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NOAA Photo Library Image - amer0184

Big Hole Battlefield. Site of the Nez Perce encampment in 1877. The village is marked by bare lodgepoles. The Nez Perce could not bury their dead, and the site is a graveyard. Looking north from State Road 43.

Image ID: amer0184, NOAA's Small World Collection
Location: Montana, Big Hole Battlefield
Photo Date: 2011 July 3
Photographer: Dr. David Goodrich, NOAA (ret.)

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