McKittrick Brea Pit

McKittrick Brea Pit (HMSNK)

Location: Fellows, CA 93224 Kern County
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N 35° 17.783', W 119° 37.552'

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California Historical Landmark

Located one-eigth mile west of here is ancient asphaltum seepage in which hundreds of Pleistocene (15,000 - 50,000 years ago) birds and animals were trapped. Site first explored in 1925 by the University of California, with excavation completed in 1949 by Los Angeles and Kern County Museums.
State Registered Historical Landmark No. 498

Marker placed by Kern County Historical Society, Miocene Parlor No. 228 N.D.G.W., El Tejon Parlor No. 238 N.D.G.W., and Kern County Museum.
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number498
Year Placed1952
Placed ByKern County Historical Society, Kern County Museum, Native Daughters of the Golden West Miocene (No. 228) and El Tejon (no. 238) Parlors
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 261224 N 3909074
Decimal Degrees35.29638333, -119.62586667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 17.783', W 119° 37.552'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 17' 46.98" N, 119° 37' 33.12" W
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Area Code(s)661
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 56500-56508 Blue Star Memorial Highway, Fellows CA 93224, US
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