Big Bend National Park (Geographic Keyword)
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The Jeffrey Site-Area B is situated on a relatively narrow alluvial terrace, just north of Big Bend National Park in Brewster County, Texas. Feature 2 consists of a pavement type hearth/shallow basin from which charcoal was collected for AMS radiocarbon dating.
IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF CHARCOAL FROM THE CUB SPRINGS NUMBER ONE SITE (BIBE-153), BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, TEXAS (2010)
Charcoal from the fill of a shallow, basin hearth at the Cub Springs Number One Site (BIBE-153) in southern Brewster County, Texas, was collected for identification and AMS radiocarbon dating. This site contains several thermal features and a fire-cracked rock midden. This site appears to be a multicomponent site with at least Late Archaic and Transitional Late Archaic occupations, based upon recovery of dart points. Charcoal was recovered from a thin bed of charcoal underlying a pavement of...
IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF SAMPLES FROM SITES BIBE 1859, BIBE 1910, AND BIBE 1942 IN BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, TEXAS (2010)
Charcoal and charred corn cobs from sites BIBE 1859, BIBE 1910, and BIBE 1942 in Big Bend National Park, Texas, were submitted for identification and AMS radiocarbon dating. Site BIBE 1859 is a prehistoric open campsite, while sites BIBE1910 and BIBE 1942 are prehistoric sites with historic components. AMS radiocarbon dates were obtained on four charcoal samples and two charred corn cobs.
POLLEN AND MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS OF THERMAL FEATURES AT SITE 41BS611, BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, TEXAS (2010)
Fill from six features at site 41BS611 in Big Bend National Park, Texas, were examined for pollen and macrofloral remains. These features represent shallow, basin-shaped hearths/thermal features capped with fire-cracked rock. This site is noted to be a large, multicomponent, open campsite containing surface features and deposits of flaked stone and ground stone artifacts. Pollen and macrofloral analyses will be used to provide information concerning plant resources utilized by the occupants of...
POLLEN, PROTEIN, AND MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS AT 41BS611, BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, TEXAS (2003)
Fill from two features at Site 41BS611 in Big Bend National Park, Texas, were examined for pollen and macrofloral remains. Two ground stone samples also were washed to recover pollen/starches, while 20 flaked stone artifacts were analyzed for possible protein residues. This site is noted to be a large, open campsite containing stone-paved hearths and a lithic scatter. Diagnostic artifacts suggest Middle Archaic, Late Archaic, and Late Prehistoric occupations, while radiocarbon dates from three...