McKITTRICK BREA PITS


Located one-eighth mile west of here is an ancient asphaltum seepage in which hundreds of Pleistocene Age (15,000-50,000 years ago) birds and animals were trapped. The site was first explored in 1928 by the University of California – excavation was completed in 1949 by the Los Angeles and Kern County museums.

Designation:
• State Historical Site (498)
Visited: 07/19/2015
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