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The Digital Legacy of Public Archaeology in the Phoenix Basin, Arizona (2015)
DOCUMENT Full-Text M. Scott Thompson. Jon Czaplicki. Lauren Jelinek.

Federal undertakings, particularly flood control and water transmission projects, have served as the impetus for some of the largest public archaeology projects in Arizona since the 1950s. The Central Arizona Project, a 336 mile diversion canal that distributes water from the Colorado River into central and southern Arizona, was the largest and most costly transmission system constructed in the United States. It took nearly 25 years to identify and mitigate the cultural resources within the...