Cultural Resource Programs at San Nicolas Island

Navy staff at San Nicolas Island maintain a field station, which includes the Archaeological Curation Facility. More than 500 archaeological sites have been located and mapped on San Nicolas Island. These sites have been entered into a central database and are considered before conducting Navy activities.

Archaeologists excavating on San Nicolas Island

Corral Harbor Ranch Building (1907)

Cave of the Whales

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Projectile Point

Projectile Point

Perforator Artifact

San Nicolas Island North Side Light (1945)