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EXAMINATION OF BULK SOIL AND AMS RADIOCARBON AGE DETERMINATION OF MATERIAL FROM A PALEOSEISMIC TRENCH AT THE FILOLI SITE, SAN MATEO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA (2014)

DOCUMENT Peter Kováčik.

Eleven bulk soil samples from a paleoseismic trench across the San Andreas Fault at the Filoli site in San Mateo County, California, were floated to recover organic fragments suitable for radiocarbon age determination. These samples were collected from the south and north walls of the trench and range in depth between 0.2–2.5 m below ground surface. Botanic components were identified and potentially radiocarbon datable material was separated. Ten AMS radiocarbon dates were obtained on charcoal...

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America