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IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF CHARCOAL FROM SITE DcRt-69, VANCOUVER ISLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA

Author(s): Linda Scott Cummings

Year: 2013

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Summary

Site DcRt-69 is a shell midden extending approximately 100 m along the shoreline of a small bay on southeastern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. The site has been heavily impacted by residential development, and no absolute dates are yet known. A single charcoal sample, recovered from an intact portion of the stratified shell midden deposit during construction monitoring at site DcRt-69, was submitted for identification and AMS radiocarbon dating.


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IDENTIFICATION AND AMS RADIOCARBON DATING OF CHARCOAL FROM SITE DcRt-69, VANCOUVER ISLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA. Linda Scott Cummings. PRI Technical Report ,2013-098. 2013 ( tDAR id: 391780) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8BR8T2Z


Keywords

Material
Wood

Site Type
Shell Midden

Investigation Types
Data Recovery / Excavation

General
Charcoal & C-14 Sample

Geographic Keywords
Vancouver Island


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13-098_Final.pdf 906.55kb Dec 13, 2013 Dec 13, 2013 10:02:22 AM Public
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America