Buena Vista Lake (Other Keyword)
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Perhaps the earliest Federal Civil Works Administration (CWA) archaeological project in California was conducted during the winter of 1933-34 at five sites along Buena Vista Lake in Kern County by the Bureau of American Ethnology (BAE), Smithsonian Institution. The project location was chosen for several reasons: mild winter climate, high number of unemployed men from nearby oil towns, and large, deep prehistoric sites. At the height of the excavations, the labor force amounted to 187 men. BAE...
POLLEN, PHYTOLlTH, AND STARCH ANALYSIS OF SAMPLES NEAR A HEARTH, CA-KER-2049 (2001)
Site CA-KER-2049 is located in the southern San Joaquin Valley near Buena Vista Lake. A hearth was the focus of sampling. Pollen, phytolith, and starch analysis was conducted on two samples collected from the edge of this hearth.