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Dugi Archeological Site

Dugi Archeological Site
Nearest city Songsong, Rota, Northern Mariana Islands
Area 80 acres (32 ha)
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 85000287[1]
Added to NRHP February 11, 1985

The Dugi Archeological Site is a prehistoric latte stone site on the north side of Rota Island in the Northern Mariana Islands. The site is a rare inland site that survived the intensive sugar cane development introduced by the Japanese during the South Pacific Mandate period of the 1920s and 1930s. It consists of sixteen deteriorated latte stone structures on three high terraces. Some of the latte stones have fallen over and others are missing features normally found at these sites.[2]

The site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  2. ^ "Draft Reconnaissance Survey, Island of Rota: Resource Significance". National Park Service (via the University of Hawaii). Retrieved 2015-04-15. 
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