Folsom culture


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Noun1.Folsom culture - the Paleo-American culture of Central America and North America; distinguished chiefly by a thin finely made flint projectile point having the shape of a leaf
archaeology, archeology - the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
Paleo-American culture, Paleo-Amerind culture, Paleo-Indian culture - the prehistoric culture of the earliest human inhabitants of North America and South America
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His work was cited by a group of researchers who in 2007 put forward a theory that the transition from Clovis to Folsom culture, about 13,000 years ago in North America, was brought about by traumatic climate change.