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Nature and Man

James Lazell

in Island: Fact and Theory in Nature

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243521
eISBN:
9780520931596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243521.003.0048
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The earliest artifactual remains from Guana are charcoal from the cave site and a polished stone axehead, both 2,000–1,500 ybp. Gibbons regards these as later archaic from gatherers, not Saladoid. ... More


Klamath Mountains, Domain 5

Earl B. Alexander, Roger G. Coleman, Todd Keeler-Wolfe, and Susan P. Harrison

in Serpentine Geoecology of Western North America: Geology, Soils, and Vegetation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195165081
eISBN:
9780197562123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195165081.003.0023
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

Domain 5 has mountains on the west aligned in broad arcs; in the eastern Klamath Mountains this arcuate pattern is not as evident. The outer arc curves ... More


Denali-Yukon, Domain 9

Earl B. Alexander, Roger G. Coleman, Todd Keeler-Wolfe, and Susan P. Harrison

in Serpentine Geoecology of Western North America: Geology, Soils, and Vegetation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195165081
eISBN:
9780197562123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195165081.003.0027
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

The Denali-Yukon domain occupies a broad arc that, in general, follows the path of the Denali Fault along the Alaska Range and southwestward into the Yukon ... More


Northern Alaska–Kuskokwim Mountains, Domain 10

Earl B. Alexander, Roger G. Coleman, Todd Keeler-Wolfe, and Susan P. Harrison

in Serpentine Geoecology of Western North America: Geology, Soils, and Vegetation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195165081
eISBN:
9780197562123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195165081.003.0028
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

The ultramafic rocks in this domain are in the western part of the Brooks Range, the interior Alaska lowlands of the Koyukuk–Yukon Basin, the interior ... More


Igneous Rocks, Meteorites, and Fluid-Rock Interactions

Robert E. Criss

in Principles of Stable Isotope Distribution

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195117752
eISBN:
9780197561195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195117752.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

Oxygen is the most important element in common, rock-forming minerals. Earth’s crust and mantle contain about 44 wt. % oxygen, and even with its dense iron core, the ... More


Body of Evidence

Jan Zalasiewicz

in The Earth After Us: What legacy will humans leave in the rocks?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199214976
eISBN:
9780191917387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199214976.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geology and the Lithosphere

The most direct legacy that we can leave to future geology is that of our own mortal remains. Today, in reconstructing the long-vanished Jurassic landscapes, we put ... More


The Northern Provinces

Richard P. Hilton

in Dinosaurs and Other Mesozoic Reptiles of California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233157
eISBN:
9780520928459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233157.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The northern provinces encompass all of California north of the Transverse Ranges, which dissect the state in an east-west fashion just north of the Los Angeles Basin. This chapter deals with the ... More


The Pre-Clovis Occupation of the Topper Site, Allendale County, South Carolina

Albert C. Goodyear and Douglas A. Sain

in Early Human Life on the Southeastern Coastal Plain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400349
eISBN:
9781683401001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400349.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Located in a Pleistocene terrace on the Savannah River, evidence for a Pre-Clovis occupation of the Topper site is presented including radiocarbon and OSL dating of the Pleistocene sediments. Topper ... More


The Quarry Cluster Approach to Chert Provenance: A Review of the Method with Examples from Early Florida Sites

Robert J. Austin, Sam B. Upchurch, James S. Dunbar, Richard W. Estabrook, Jon C. Endonino, and Adam M. Burke

in Early Human Life on the Southeastern Coastal Plain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400349
eISBN:
9781683401001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400349.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The quarry cluster approach developed for Florida chert sources in the 1980s has continued to be a robust and reliable method of sourcing artifacts. Provenance is based on visually observable ... More


Stratigraphy

James S. Dunbar

in Paleoindian Societies of the Coastal Southeast

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062686
eISBN:
9780813051673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062686.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Terrestrial, wetland, and underwater sediment types are the focus of chapter 2, and no consideration of stratigraphy would be complete without their examination. Archaeological research has reached ... More


Artifact Analysis

I. Randolph Daniel and Michael Wisenbaker

in Harney Flats: A Florida Paleoindian Site

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781683400226
eISBN:
9781683400950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400226.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the results of the artifact analysis which consists almost exclusively of some 1,110 chipped stone tools and cores and several thousand pieces of stone debitage. Morphological ... More


Geoarchaeology Underwater and Its Challenges: An Example from Florida

Ervan G. Garrison

in New Directions in the Search for the First Floridians

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400738
eISBN:
9781683400875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400738.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter examines, in detail, the Geoarchaeological methods for both predicting and interpreting sites subjected to anthropogenic activities and taphonomic processes specific to inundated ... More


Postdepositional Corrosions in Lithic Items Recovered from Submerged Marine Contexts

James S. Dunbar

in New Directions in the Search for the First Floridians

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400738
eISBN:
9781683400875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400738.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Both chemical and mechanical weathering can heavily alter lithic artifacts from prehistoric sites. One interesting finding in the Ray Hole Spring assemblage was the use of a so-called non-traditional ... More


Stone Tools and Trade on the Southern End of Chetumal Bay

Beverly A. Chiarulli

in Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062792
eISBN:
9780813051758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062792.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines regional and long-distance trade in several types of lithic artifacts, both chert and obsidian, among communities on Corozal Bay (southern Chetumal Bay), particularly Santa Rita ... More


Postclassic Tool Production at Santa Rita Corozal: Implications for Domestic Craft Production and Regional Exchange in Flaked Stone

Marc D. Marino, Lucas R. Martindale Johnson, and Nathan J. Meissner

in Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062792
eISBN:
9780813051758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062792.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter presents a case study of a previously excavated lithic sample from Santa Rita Corozal, considering stone tool production at two structures, 216 and 218. Both exhibit a higher number of ... More


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