Santa Catalina Mountains (Geographic Keyword)

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Archaeological Clearance Survey for Segment of Proposed Arizona Trail within Oracle State Park, Pinal County, Arizona (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Laurene G. Montero.

This report presents the results of a Class III archaeological survey for a proposed hiking/equestrian trail that is within the Oracle Center for Environmental Education State Park, Arizona. The area surveyed is on land owned by the Arizona State Parks Board (ASPB). Survey was conducted to obtain cultural resources clearance for construction of an approximately 5 3/4-mile segment of the proposed Arizona Trail. In entirety, the Arizona Trail will be over 700 miles, originating in Mexico and...

Archaeological Survey in Catalina State Park with a Focus on the Romero Ruin (1987)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark D. Elson. William H. Doelle.

Catalina State Park is situated approximately 22 km (14 miles) north of Tucson, Arizona. Within this beautiful and pristine desert area lie a large number of relatively undisturbed archaeological sites. The park has witnessed a long and varied history. Sometime after 5000 B.C. Archaic period hunters and gatherers first roamed through the park area in their search for game and edible plants. During the following Hohokam period the park area was intensively occupied. A wide range of sites are...

Archaeological Testing at Eight Sites on the Fetzer Ranch Property, Pima County, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Gavin H. Archer.

The Fetzer Ranch property is located in the northeastern Tucson Basin. Development of the property by the owner, Saguaro Utah, is subject to cultural resources management for Pima County permitting. A research design and plan of work for archaeological testing at eight sites on the private Fetzer Ranch property was approved by Pima County (Archer 1999). PAST conducted an archaeological survey of the Fetzer Ranch property in 1993 and recorded nine archaeological sites. One site was the subject...

Archaeological Testing at the Romero Ruin: Part 2 (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Deborah L. Swartz.

Limited archaeological testing was conducted at the Romero Ruin, AZ BB:9:1 (ASM), during the spring of 1993 by archaeologists from the Center for Desert Archaeology. The site is a large prehistoric Hohokam village with an overlying historic component, located in Catalina State Park approximately 10 miles north of Tucson, Arizona. The purpose of the testing program was threefold: 1) to expose archaeological features along the interpretive trail prior to the features' being stabilized, 2) to...

Cultural Resources Survey and Evaluation of Forest Highway 39, Santa Catalina Mountains, Pima County, Arizona (1983)
DOCUMENT Citation Only David A. Phillips, Jr.. P. Castalia. G. Bronitsky.

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The El Paso Natural Gas Line No. 2000 Conversion Project: An Archaeological Re-Survey of the Former All American Pipeline Across La Paz, Yuma, Maricopa, Pinal, Pima, and Cochise Counties, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Chris D. North.

In April and May 2000, SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants (SWCA) conducted cultural resource surveys for EPNG's Line No. 2000 Project, surveying the former All American Pipeline in Cochise, La Paz, Maricopa, Pima, and Pinal counties for the Arizona segment. At the request of EPNG, SWCA began the cultural resources survey for this project in April 2000 in support of an Environmental Assessment (EA) being prepared by ENSR, Inc., in conjunction with a pipeline acquisition, conversion, operation...

Investigations at Sunset Mesa Ruin: Archaeology at the Confluence of the Santa Cruz and Rillito Rivers, Tucson, Arizona (1999)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Grant Snitker

Data recovery at Sunset Mesa Ruin, AZ AA:12:10 (ASM), uncovered a segment of a single-component Rincon phase settlement dating between A.D. 1000 and 1100, as well as the remains of a turn-of-the-century adobe homestead. Excavations were confined to a 7,500-m2 area in the northwestern corner of the site, primarily within the proposed Corps of Engineers overbank protection area along the Rillito River. The prehistoric component consisted of a discrete residential cluster of five pit houses that...

Preliminary Results of Archaeological Testing and Data Recovery Plan for AZ BB:9:360 (ASM), Pima County, Arizona (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text S. Jerome Hesse.

This document combines the preliminary results of archaeological eligibility testing at AZ BB:9:360 (ASM) with a data recovery plan-of-work based on the results of testing. This document was prepared at the request of Merry, Carnell, Schlecht, Inc., on behalf of the Tanque Verde Unified School District. Archaeological testing at AZ BB:9:360 (ASM) involved controlled surface collection and the excavation of three backhoe trenches totaling 77 m in length. Three archaeological features including...

Stabilization at the Romero Ruin (AZ BB:9:1 [ASM]) (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text S. Adrian White.

In March and April 1993, a preservation/stabilization assessment plan was developed and subsequent stabilization of the Romero Ruin (AZ BB:9:1 [ASM]) was conducted by Soil Systems, Inc. (SSI) under contract to the Center for Desert Archaeology and Catalina State Park. The architectural recording forms were completed in conjunction with minimal excavation from April 5 through April 23. The actual stabilization occurred from May 3 through May 14. The Romero Ruin is a Hohokam site with an...