Basin and Range Physiographic Province (Geographic Keyword)

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Across the Western Canal: Archaeological Monitoring and Limited Data Recovery for the Ken McDonald Golf Course Irrigation Water Line Project, Tempe, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Matthew E. Hill, Jr..

The monitoring and data recovery efforts described in this report were performed in conjunction with the city of Tempe's installation of three new irrigation water lines to support operation of the Ken McDonald Golf Course, located in Tempe, Arizona. The water lines were installed beneath the Western Canal; to do this, two bore pits were required at each of the three water line bridge locations. The initiate bore pits were excavated west of the canal and measure approximately 13- by 32-foot in...


Archaeological Clearance Survey for Proposed Boundary Fencing at Sonoita Creek Natural Area Park, Santa Cruz County, Arizona (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Laurene G. Montero.

This report presents the results of a Class III archaeological survey at Sonoita Creek State Natural Area Park, Santa Cruz County, Arizona. The survey was conducted to obtain cultural resources clearance for the installation of boundary fencing on the western side of the park. The area surveyed is on land owned by the Arizona State Parks Board (ASPB), which borders private land. Proposed fencing will extend approximately 5.7 miles across the circuitous western park boundary. Four-strand barbed...


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 Data Recovery for the Santan Mountains Land Exchange (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kim Adams. Ann Valdo Howard. Barbara S. Macnider.

In December 1988, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted an archaeological survey in and around the eastern portion of the Santan Mountains in preparation for a land exchange between Julian Berry and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Phoenix District Office (Adams et al . 1989). As a result, 13 sites, 112 artifact scatters, and 284 isolated finds were recorded. Testing and data recovery measures were recommended for six of the sites.The sites are located within the Basin and...


Archaeological Investigations at the Westwing Site, AZ T:7:27 (ASU), Agua Fria River Valley, Arizona (1974)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Donald E. Weaver, Jr..

This report describes the archaeological excavations at, and subsequent laboratory analysis of material from, the Westwing Site, AZ T:7:27 (ASU), lying within the Salt River Project and the United States Bureau of Reclamation rights-of-way between the Westwing Substation and the Eastwing Substation, Maricopa County, Arizona. The excavations concentrated on the area to be impacted by construction of Tower Number 4 of the transmission line and the associated access road and support...


Archaeological Survey and Testing Plan for the City of Phoenix Sixty-Seventh Avenue Water Transmission Main, Broadway to Baseline Roads, Maricopa County, Arizona (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Tiffany C. Clark.

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 Test Excavations at La Ciudad de los Hornos: The Casa Fiesta Location (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Laurene G. Montero.

Archaeological test excavations have been conducted at a portion of La Ciudad de los Hornos (AZ U:9:71 (ASM)), a prehistoric multicomponent Hohokam village. The field work for this project, sponsored by AMCOR Investment Company, was undertaken during the fall of 1989 by Northland Research, Inc. pursuant to the proposed redevelopment of the Casa Fiesta trailer park. The Casa Fiesta project area consists of a 55-acre (22-ha), triangular lot. Archaeological testing consisted of cutting a series of...


Archaeological Testing Plan for Salt River Project Kyrene Expansion Project (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Ellen C. Ruble.

This document presents an archaeological testing plan for the Salt River Project's Kyrene Expansion located in Tempe, Arizona. Prior to the construction a new generating station, Salt River Project has requested that archaeological testing be conducted. The purpose of testing is to determine if buried cultural resources are present, and, if they are found, to evaluate them in terms of their preservation, extent, and potential to yield information that can contribute to existing knowledge of the...


The Beeline Archaeological Project (1990)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Richard W. Effland. Scott Fedick.

The Salt River Project (SRP) and Arizona Public Service Company (APS) constructed three transmission lines along a portion of the Beeline Highway on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC). SRP proposed to build a new line that connects the Pinnacle Peak, Brandow, and Papago Buttes substations. At the same time, APS proposed to realign two existing transmission lines and move them out of the Salt River channel and onto the north terrace above the river. Prior to construction,...


Boundary Delineation and Limited Testing of Several Sites on the Fort McDowell Indian Reservation, Maricopa County, Arizona (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kim Adams.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted survey of 200 acres and limited testing of cultural resources on Fort McDowell Mohave-Apache Indian Community (FMIC) land at the request of Mr. Jon Czaplicki of the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation). The work was performed to define the boundaries of archaeological sites to be avoided by agricultural development. Eight sites were slated for preservation; however, only seven sites were relocated and flagged, and two new sites were...


Cultural Resource Clearance Survey: Archaeological Survey for Boat Camp Improvements at Lake Havasu and Cattail Cove State Parks, Mohave County, Arizona (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Laurene G. Montero.

This report presents the results of a Class III cultural resources survey of 41 areas along the east coast of Lake Havasu in Mohave County, Arizona. The survey areas are all on land owned by the United States Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management (BLM), leased to the Arizona State Parks Board (ASPB). This survey was conducted to obtain cultural resources clearance for a project designed to develop new camp sites and improve existing campsites for boaters enjoying the resources of...


A Cultural Resources Evaluation for the City of Mesa ITS Infrastructure Along Broadway Road, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Cara Lonardo.

The City of Mesa, in conjunction with ADOT and FHWA, is preparing an Environmental Determination Report for the improvement of the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) infrastructure. The project will be located within the City of Mesa's right-of-way (ROW) along Broadway Road. Because the project is federally funded, ITS Engineers and Constructors, Inc. on behalf of the City of Mesa, requested that Logan Simpson Design Inc. (LSD) perform a cultural resources evaluation of the project area and...


Cultural Resources Survey for Two Proposed 230-kV Electrical Towers near First Street and Ash Avenue, Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Scott Kwiatkowski.

At the request of the Salt River Project (SRP), Archaeological Research Services, Inc. (ARS), completed a Class III cultural resources survey at two small parcels that are the planned locations of two 230-kV power poles in downtown Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona. SRP plans to lease these parcels from their current landowners/administrators: the Union Pacific Railroad, the City of Tempe, and the Arizona State Land Department. The state land part of the survey was completed under the authority of...


A Cultural Resources Survey of 17.5 Miles of State Route 88, the Apache Trail, Between Apache Junction and Tortilla Flat, Pinal and Maricopa Counties, Arizona (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Andrew I. Duff.

Between April 15 and June 14, 1993, Archaeological Research Services, Inc. performed a cultural resources survey of State Route 88 (the Apache Trail). The right-of-way varies from 66 to 200 feet, but construction as-builts were not available. Therefore, the Arizona Department of Transportation requested that a 200 foot wide right-of-way be surveyed for the entire project length unless clearly marked property boundaries or other right-of-way indications were present. The 17.5 mile long survey...


A Cultural Resources Survey of 7.5 Acres for the Expansion and Rehabilitation of Wetlands Within the Arlington Wildlife Area, Maricopa County, Arizona (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text David A. Bild.

Salt River Project (SRP) requested that Logan Simpson Design Inc. (LSD) perform a Class III cultural resources survey of a portion of the Arlington Wildlife Area (AWA), Maricopa County, Arizona. The project area is located on Arizona Game and Fish Department (AGFD) and private land on the west side of the Gila River. The project area includes a 33-ft-wide and 2,560-ft-long corridor centered on the main access road through private land and a 27.10-acre AGFD parcel that measures 2,360 ft...


The Old Crosscut Canal Archaeological Inventory Project of Eastern Phoenix and Central Maricopa County, Arizona (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James B. Rodgers.

Scientific Archeological Services has just completed an archeological inventory of a small parcel situated immediately east of the Old Crosscut Canal in eastern Phoenix, Arizona. This parcel is to be impacted by the construction of two main surface channel features of the Old Crosscut Canal Project. This overall drainage project is to be a joint venture of the Flood Control District of Maricopa County and the city of Phoenix itself, and its development will involve certain reconstruction of the...


Report on National Register of Historic Places Nomination Investigation for the Pimeria Alta Archaeological District on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Kim Adams. Karolyn Jackman Jensen. Margerie Green.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) served as consultant to the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) on the Pimeria Alta Project, which is a National Park Service Historic Preservation Survey and Planning Grant-in-Aid awarded to the SRPMIC by the Arizona State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) (Federal ID Number: 04-91-60000; Project Identification Number: SP 9102-50). ACS conducted mapping and a 40% survey of a parcel of Community land in order to nominate the parcel...


Trail Survey of Specific Areas of Patagonia Lake State Park, Sonoita Creek State Natural Area. Santa Cruz County, Arizona (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Catherine B. Johnson.

Arizona State Parks proposes to add several hiking and equestrian trails in Patagonia Lake State Park that will also lead to the Sonoita Creek State Natural Area, in Santa Cruz County, Arizona. The land surveyed is partially owned by Arizona State Parks with other areas leased from the Arizona State Land Department. This report represents the results of a Class III cultural resources survey completed under ASM Blanket Permit #2001-22bl. Included is a resurvey of a proposed trail segment that...