Mine Tunnels (Site Type Keyword)

Parent: Mine

An excavation made in the earth for the purpose of digging out metallic ores, coal, salt, precious stones or other resources. Includes portals, adits, vent shafts, prospects, and haulage tunnels.

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Across the Colorado Plateau: Anthropological Studies for the Transwestern Pipeline Expansion Project, Volume XX: Conclusions and Synthesis- Communities, Boundaries, and Cultural Variation (1994)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Joseph C. Winter.

The Transwestern Pipeline Expansion Project resulted in the discovery of 448 archeological sites and 174 current cultural resources, along a series of discontinuous pipeline transects and ancillary work areas between the San Juan River Valley near Bloomfield, New Mexico, and the Colorado River Valley, near Needles, California. One hundred and sixty-seven of the sites were excavated, while 51 of the current cultural resources were the subject of intensive ethnological investigations. Three...

Archaeological Data Recovery at the Sunset Mesa Ruin (AZ AA:12:10 ASM) (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Deborah L. Swartz. Jenny L. Adams.

Phase 1 Data Recovery was conducted at the Sunset Mesa Ruin, AZ AA:12:10 (ASM), to evaluate the archaeological resources that will be impacted by the gravel mining operations of Tucson Ready Mix, Inc. The information gathered from the excavated backhoe trenches, added to previous archaeological investigations at the site, has identified several loci where prehistoric and historic or modern features cluster. Two areas were also identified that may be cremation cemeteries. The historic features...

Archaeological Investigations, Southern California Edison, Palo Verde - Devers 500 kV Transmission Line Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station to the Colorado River, Maricopa and Yuma Counties, Arizona, Bureau of Land Management, Private, and State: Final Report for Archeological Survey of Alternate Transmission Line Corridors between Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station and the Colorado River (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Claudia Berry.

From September 13 to December 13, 1976, an archeological crew from the Museum of Northern Arizona surveyed the Arizona portions of two alternate corridors proposed for a 500 kV transmission line by Southern California Edison Company. The two routes are located in southern Arizona stretching from the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station west of Buckeye to the Colorado River near Ehrenberg. The purpose of this survey was to locate all archeological sites along the two corridors and to assess the...

An Archaeological Survey of the Mead-Davis-Parker 230 KV Transmission Line #2 (1973)
DOCUMENT Full-Text George A. Bondley. Richard H. Brooks.

At the request of the Arizona Archaeological Center, National Park Service, Tucson, Arizona, an archaeological inventory was made of a proposed 230 Kv transmission line right-of-way corridor for the Central Arizona Project. This survey was undertaken in support of the initial environmental assessment of the Granite Reef Aqueduct portion of the Central Arizona Project. The survey corridor stretched from Boulder City, Nevada, to Davis Dam, Nevada, and from there to Parker Dam, Arizona. Six...

Archaeological Testing Report for the Cyprus Miami Leach Facilities Expansion Project, Gila County, Central Arizona (1997)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Thomas D. Yoder.

SWCA, Inc., Environmental Consultants (SWCA) has conducted archaeological testing at 24 sites at the request of Tonto National Forest (TNF), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and the Cyprus Miami Mining Corporation (CMMC). The Leach Facilities Expansion Project (CMMC Project), whose purpose is to extend CMMC's mining operations, will impact 31 archeological sites located within the proposed project study areas. Seven of these are Native American sites that were considered eligible for the...

A Cultural Resource Inventory of the Santan Expansion Project Natural Gas Pipe Line, Maricopa and Pinal Counties, Arizona (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John M. Lindly. Douglas R. Mitchell. Cynthia Keller.

The project involves an archaeological survey conducted along a proposed 36-mile natural gas pipeline corridor and associated facilities. The proposed gas line is part of the Salt River Project Santan Expansion Project. The corridor includes lands under the jurisdiction of the Arizona State Land Department (state-owned and leased), Maricopa and Pinal Counties, private land, Municipalities, and SRP-owned land.

A Cultural Resources Sample Survey of Operation Zones, Barry M. Goldwater Range, Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, Arizona (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Jeffrey H. Altschul. Bruce A. Jones.

From June to September 1989, Statistical Research conducted a non-collection Class II cultural resources survey of 5,200 acres within the R2301W segment of the Barry M. Goldwater Range in Yuma County, Arizona. The areas targeted for survey conformed to topographic surfaces on which archaeologists had found sites in the past. These areas were concentrated in the Baker Peaks and northern Copper Mountain regions as well as the eastern flanks of the Tinajas Altas and Gila Mountain ranges. The...

Elizabeth Mine: Protecting People, Ecosystems, and Heritage - A Shared Legacy (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text United States Environmental Protection Agency.

The Elizabeth Mine Superfund site is an abandoned copper and copperas (ferrous sulfate) mine located in the Vermont Copper Belt in the east-central part of the state. The ore body was first discovered in the late 1700s and copperas production began soon after in the early 1800s. Mining activities continued at Elizabeth Mine for nearly 150 years. Over the years, historic tailing piles and waste piles have become a substantial source of acid mine drainage (AMD). The historic significance of the...

Historic Cultural Resources in Relation to the Central Arizona Water Control Study (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lyle M. Stone. James E. Ayres.

Flooding along the Salt, Gila, Verde, and Agua Fria Rivers in February and March of 1978 resulted in extensive damage to property in Central Arizona and in the disruption of ground transportation and commerce in the greater Phoenix area. Major flooding also occurred along these rivers in December, 1978 and February, 1980. The recognition of this flooding problem, and of requirements for the regulatory storage of Central Arizona Project (CAP) water, prompted the U.S. Department of the Interior,...

Preliminary Case Report, Concerning Cultural Resources Along the Granite Reef Aqueduct and Granite Reef Aqueduct Transmission System, Central Arizona Project (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Uploaded by: Sulgi Lotze

This report only contains the Appendices A - J. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is requesting proposals for supplementary inventory survey and mitigation of cultural resources to be impacted by construction of the Granite Reef Aqueduct and Granite Reef Aqueduct Transmission System. This aqueduct and transmission system are features of the Central Arizona Project (CAP), which is a multipurpose water resource development and management project designed to provide supplemental water to central and...

A Work Plan for Further Investigations of Archaeological Sites Along the 500kV Tonto National Forest Boundary to Kyrene Transmission Line Route, Coronado Station Project, Pinal and Maricopa Counties, Arizona (1977)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John M. Antieau.

An intensive survey of approximately 67 km (42 mi) of transmission line right-of-way between Kyrene and the Tonto National Forest boundary was completed by a 3-man crew in 15 days. A total of 144 field numbers were assigned to cultural materials encountered, ranging from a single flake or sherd to a large site or component thereof. Material recovered is summarized in Table 1, and locations are plotted on accompanying aerial photos. Isolated artifacts and small scatters were collected; samples (1...