Caliche (Material 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 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...


Archaeology at the Gillespie Dam Site: Data Recovery Investigations for the Palo Verde to Pinal West 500 kV Transmission Line, Maricopa County, Arizona (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Alaina Harmon

In this report, the results of data recovery efforts conducted for the Palo Verde to Pinal West transmission line project at the Gillespie Dam site, AZ T:13:18 (ASM), in the Gila Bend area of the Gila River are presented. The site is a prehistoric Hohokam-Patayan settlement with an overlay of Historic era material. Fieldwork primarily occurred within the construction staging area of a transmission tower. Although covering less than an acre, the staging area contained surprising numbers of...


A Cultural Resources Survey and Evaluation for the Construction of Phase I, a Desert Botanical Garden Within Park of the Canals, a National Register Property, Maricopa County, Arizona (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jerry B. Howard.

On March 24, 1988 a cultural resources survey was completed by Soil Systems, Inc. (SSI) for the City of Mesa, Department of Parks and Recreation and Department of Engineering, within Park of the Canals, a National Register Property administered by the City of Mesa. The four areas examined within the park have been proposed as possible sites for the construction of a Desert Botanical Garden. This report is organized into six sections. Section one presents the background of Park of the Canals...


MACROFLORAL ANALYSIS AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF A SAMPLE FROM SITE IO-544, WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, SIERRA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO (2019)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Linda Scott Cummings.

Site IO-544 comprises a scatter of burnt caliche and stain that likely represent a hearth feature situated on a low dunal ridge in the Tularosa Basin region of Sierra County, New Mexico. Epsilon Systems Solutions recorded and collected a sediment sample from Site IO-544 during archaeological investigation of the White Sands Missile Range Rhodes Canyon project. Epsilon submitted the collected sediment sample to PaleoResearch Institute for macrofloral analysis and AMS radiocarbon age...


Yuma Wall Stabilization, Yuma Territorial State Prison, Arizona (1981)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Donald E. Surface.

The State Parks Board and department personnel have expressed the desirablility of developing a wall finish over the existing caliche material that could achieve the texture and color of the original white plaster used in the early 1900s. Previous work with cast-in-place concrete on a similar wall in the New Yard area was completed at a cost of $25.00 to $32.00 per square foot of wall face. A built-up roof frame was also considered in this report. Due to the natural appearance of the other...