A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
B-8 Know which objects in your Federal museum collections have been featured in publications
By knowing which objects of your collection have been featured in publication, you can efficiently focus research efforts on artifacts and specimens that have not yet been thoroughly investigated and avoid duplicate efforts. Tracking use of collections in publications may also increase the efficiency of current projects involving similar items. For example, knowing the history of use may aid in understanding archaeological materials from the same geographic area or the same time period.