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This volume is one of several substantive reports detailing the results of the 1982-1984 excavations at Las Colinas. This series of reports is collectively designated Arizona State Museum Archaeological Series 162. The research design constructed to guide the investigations has been published as Volume 1. Other volumes deal with material culture, site structure, and the Mound 8 precinct. This volume presents the results of the environmental studies carried out as a part of project research.
The 1982-1984 Excavations at Las Colinas: Environment and Subsistence, Part I: Reconstruction and Interpretation of Prehistoric Salt River Streamflow (1989)
This document consists of Figures 3.2 Reconstructed Flow of the Verde River, 3.3 Reconstructed Flow of the Salt River, 3.4 Reconstructed Flow of the Salt and Verde Rivers, 3.5 Estimated Split Summer Period Flow of the Salt and Verde Rivers, and 5.2 Plots of the Recurrence Intervals for the 631-Year Period of Reconstruction. The remainder of the document (minus figures) is available on tDAR as The 1982-1984 Excavations at Las Colinas: Environment and Subsistence, tDAR ID 4531.
The 1982-1984 Excavations at Las Colinas: Special Studies and Data Tables (1989)
This is last of the seven volumes collectively designated Archaeological Series 162. In Part I of this volume, the provenience system used during the 1982-1984 excavations at Las Colinas and the computer procedures used in processing the enormous volume of data that resulted from those excavations are explained, and the results of some special analyses are presented. Artifact data are provided in tabular form in Part II. Other volumes in this series provide the project research design (Volume...
An Archaeological Assessment of the Arcadia Drive Drainage Improvements Project of Phoenix and Central Maricopa County, Arizona (2010)
In partnership with the City of Phoenix, the Flood Control District is designing a project to resolve certain hazardous flood conditions in the Arcadia area of Phoenix and central Maricopa County, Arizona. Scientific Archeological Services has been contracted to assess whether or not any further research is necessary to evaluate the effect that the Arcadia Drive Drainage Improvements Project will have on significant cultural resources.
An Archaeological Assessment of the Proposed Highline Canal Corridor Beautification Project, Phoenix, Arizona (1991)
This report presents an archaeological survey and assessment of the proposed Highline Canal Corridor Beautification Project. The project is located just north of a significant archaeological site, AZ U:9:35(PG). This site contains a Pioneer period Hohokam occupation in an unusual geographic location. An archaeological survey of the project, an area 1200 m in length and 25 m in width, revealed no surface indications of buried archaeological resources. No further archaeological investigations are...
Archaeological Excavations of a Salt River Valley Canal Bridge Crossing at the Central Station, 300 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona (1997)
This report describes the results of archaeological excavations conducted by Northland Research, Inc. at the proposed site of the City of Phoenix Central Station, 300 North Central Avenue. The investigations were prompted by the discovery during construction of a concrete feature related to the nineteenth century Salt River Valley Canal. The archaeological investigations resulted in the exposure of the concrete feature, a culvert and outfall box, and five unrelated features. Four of the five...
Archaeological Inspection of an Excavated Ramp Along Grand Canal near Pueblo Grande, Phoenix, Maricopa County (1993)
At the request of Judy Brunson of Salt River Project (SRP), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. examined an exposed ramp cut on the south side of the Grand Canal. The exposed walls were looked at to determine if cultural resources were impacted by the excavation. This cut is in an area of intensive prehistoric and historic activity.
Archaeological Investigations at La Ciudad de Los Hornos: Lassen Substation Parcel (1990)
The archaeological investigations at the Lassen Substation were designed to address four primary research issues: 1) the structure of and changes in domestic household arrangements, 2) chronology and dating of the early Hohokam occupation at Los Hornos, 3) subsistence, and 4) architectural construction and variability. The methods employed during the excavation and the subsequent analyses were selected with these research objectives in mind.
Archaeological Investigations at La Lomita, AZ U:9:67 (ASM) (2004)
In conjunction with plans for a sewer line to be constructed by the City of Phoenix Water Services Department under east Van Buren Street in Phoenix, Arizona, cultural resource data recovery was undertaken within a 3.9-acre portion of La Lomita, AZ U:9:67 (ASM). The site, located in south-central Arizona, is north of the Salt River within the Phoenix Basin. Additionally, construction monitoring was also conducted along portions of the sewer line south of the site boundaries, and irrigation...
Archaeological Investigations: Arizona Nuclear Power Project, BLM and Private Land, Maricopa County, Arizona: Final Report for Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station Waste Water Conveyance System (1977)
This report attempts to document, assess, and develop a plan for conserving archaeological resources along the waste water conveyance system for the Arizona Nuclear Power Project. The paper describes 13 sites which were discovered during an intensive survey of the proposed facility, evaluates these sites in relation to the archaeological resource base of the Lower Gila River Valley, and recommends procedures for mitigating the adverse effects of construction on these cultural remains. The survey...
Archaeological Investigations: Arizona Nuclear Power Project, Salt River Project, Bureau of Land Management and Private Lands, Maricopa County, Arizona: Final Report for Archaeological Investigations at NA15,137 and NA15,142: Two Sites Along the Palo Verde to Westwing Transmission System (1979)
The Museum of Northern Arizona conducted archaeological investigations at two sites along the Palo Verde to Westwing Transmission System, northwest of Phoenix, Arizona. NA15,137 is an extensive Hohokam sherd and lithic scatter dating to the late Colonial and Sedentary Periods. The remains indicate a seasonal occupation with an agricultural subsistence base. NA15,142 is the remains of a late 1920s to early 1930s homestead. Recovered material and archival research confirm these dates. Apparently...
Archaeological Survey and Testing Plan for the City of Phoenix Sixty-Seventh Avenue Water Transmission Main, Broadway to Baseline Roads, Maricopa County, Arizona (2003)
This report documents the results of an archaeological survey completed by Desert Archaeology, Inc. along a newly realigned portion of the City of Phoenix Sixty-seventh Avenue Water Transmission Main (WS85500147) in southwestern Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona. The work was requested by the Water Services Division of the City of Phoenix Street Transportation Department to determine whether any significant cultural remains are present within the redesigned portion of the water main route....
Archaeological Survey at Three Proposed Substations in Phoenix, Mesa, and Tempe, Arizona (1987)
Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an archaeological survey at three proposed substations in Phoenix, Mesa, and Tempe, Arizona at the request of the Salt River Project (SRP), Public Lands Division. The survey was performed in order to provide an Inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that would be effected by the construction of substations at each location.
Archaeological Survey of New Moreland Road, Papago Park, Phoenix, Arizona (1996)
Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) conducted an archaeological survey of a 50-ft (15-m) wide corridor that extended 2,700 ft (823 m) across lands contained within Papago Park, east of 52nd Street and west of the Papago Municipal Golf Course in east-central Phoenix, Arizona. The survey was conducted on April 17, 1996 at the request of Salt River Project (SRP) for the New Moreland Road development. 3.1 acres were examined within the surveyed corridor. The survey located no historic or...
An Archaeological Survey of the Cave Buttes Dam Alternative Site and Reservoir, Arizona (1974)
An Archaeological survey in the Cave Creek drainage was undertaken as the result of a contract agreement to assess the archaeological resource base of the proposed Cave Buttes Dam Alternative Site and Reservoir. The research strategy was operationalized by implementing a rigorous sampling program designed to extract a representative sample of existing prehistoric remains. The research area coincided generally with an open creosote terrace and the 50 percent positive recovery of archaeological...
An Archaeological Survey of the Salt River Project Lower Buckeye Road Canal Relocation Project, Maricopa County, Arizona (1988)
Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an archaeological survey in southwestern Phoenix along Lower Buckeye Road at the request of Judy Brunson of the Salt River Project (SRP). The survey was performed in order to provide an inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that would be affected by the relocation of the Lower Buckeye Road canal. The project consisted of six parcels that totaled approximately 7.1 acres (2.86 ha); all parcels, except for Parcel 3, are...
Archaeological Test Excavations at Two Sites In the Vicinity of the Lake Pleasant Regional Park (1990)
During the summer of 1988, archaeologists from Archaeological Consulting Services of Tempe, Arizona, conducted an archaeological survey of 220 acres in the vicinity of Lake Pleasant Regional Park located northwest of Phoenix. This survey was conducted in order to provide inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that might be affected by the proposed exchange of this parcel to the Maricopa County Water Conservation District by the Bureau of Reclamation. This survey resulted in the...
The Archaeological Test Excavations of Five Sites in the Lake Pleasant Regional Park (1989)
During the summer of 1988, archaeologists from Archaeological Consulting Services of Tempe, Arizona, conducted an archaeological survey of seven miles of 250-foot wide road right-of-way in Lake Pleasant Regional Park located northwest of Phoenix. This survey was conducted in order to provide inventory and assessment of the cultural resources that might be affected by the construction of additional internal roads within the park boundary. This survey resulted in the identification of nine...
Archaeology in the City: A Hohokam Village in Phoenix Arizona (1986)
During 1982, 1983, and 1984, archaeologists from the Arizona State Museum at the University of Arizona excavated parts of Las Colinas that were to be affected by the construction of Interstate 10. This research, sponsored by the Arizona Department of Transportation in cooperation with the Federal Highways Administration, was accomplished in accordance with the federal and state laws that govern and protect our nation's cultural resources. By sponsoring the research at Las Colinas, these agencies...
Arizona Department of Transportation Archaeological Testing Program: Part 2, East Papago Freeway (1988)
This document is a report upon cultural resources found in the western portion of the East Papago Freeway corridor. It represents the second phase of testing to be reported for the entire corridor, data recovery at three small sites suspected of being Hohokam fieldhouse loci (AZ T:12:48(ASM), AZ T:12:50(ASM), and AZ T:12:51(ASM)), and testing at El Caserío (AZ T:12:49 (ASM)) and La Lomita (AZ U:9:67(ASM)). The investigations reported herein were conducted by Soil Systems, Inc. of Phoenix for the...
A Cultural Resource Survey for the Proposed Pinnacle Peak Substation Project, Maricopa County, Arizona (2008)
Arizona Public Service Company (APS) retained Environmental Planning Group (EPG) to conduct a cultural resource study of their proposed Pinnacle Peak Substation project. These studies are intended to assist APS in compliance with the City of Phoenix Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 8, Section 802.
A Cultural Resource Survey of a Proposed Substation for the Salt River Project, Phoenix, Arizona (1993)
Northland Research, Inc. was contracted by Salt River Project to perform a Class III cultural resources survey of a proposed substation site as a prelude to providing archaeological clearance for its construction. The project site covered an area of 1.86 acres.
A Cultural Resource Survey of the 47th and Arizona Canal Purchase 8.6E/14.4N, Salt River Project, Phoenix, Arizona (1994)
Northland Research, Inc. was contracted by Salt River Project to perform a Class III cultural resource survey of a land acquisition as a prelude to providing archaeological clearance for future development. The project area measures approximately 2 acres in size.
Cultural Resource Survey of the Conovaloff, Glenn, Wasser, and Cashion Substations (1987)
This report describes the results of archaeological surveys conducted at four Salt River Project substation sites. These include the Cashion, Conovaloff, Wasser, and Glenn Substations, all located on the west side of the Phoenix metropolitan area. Descriptions of the project areas are initially presented below, followed by a discussion of survey methodology and results and recommendations.
Cultural Resources Overview for the Papago Park Planning Area (2016)
Cella Barr Associates contracted with Soil Systems, Inc. to prepare an overview of the cultural resources in the Papago Park planning area. A survey of pertinent literature and site record files was conducted and the results were summarized in this report. Recommendations for documentation and assessment of cultural resources within the park area conclude this report. A review of the archaeological and historical material encompassing the Papago Park planning area has revealed 20 archaeological...