Velarde Community Ditch Project (Other Keyword)

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Tewa Rock Art in the Black Mesa Region: Cultural Resources Investigations, Velarde Community Ditch Project, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Douglas K. Boyd. Bobbie Ferguson.

Archeological surveys of riprap borrow areas on the lower eastern slopes of Black Mesa, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, were conducted from 1984 to 1988 for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's Velarde Community Ditch Project and San Juan Pueblo Diversion Projects, and for river channel stabilization by the Upper Rio Grande Project Office. Eight separate borrow areas have been investigated to date, and findings are almost exclusively petroglyphs, images pecked into basalt rocks and boulders. A total...

Velarde Community Ditch Project - New Mexico Phase III (Ditch Rehabilitation): Cultural Resources Investigations (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Alaina Harmon

The on-the-ground survey of the ditches was designed to locate any remnants of prehistoric activities and to note the historic and historic/modern structures and use areas which reflect the past and intertwine with the ditches and fields to create the ambient that is the San Juan Valley. The notations and locations have been used to ensure that carrying out Stage III of the project would disturb or destroy as few resources as possible and to contribute to the general knowledge of the history of...