Cultural Resources Survey of the Salt River Project Canals, Maricopa County, Arizona

Author(s): Lourdes Aguila

Year: 1998


At the request of the Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office, Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) conducted a Class III (Intensive), non-collection cultural resources survey of approximately 170 miles of the Arizona, Arizona Crosscut, Grand, Tempe, Tempe Crosscut, Consolidated, Eastern, South, Western, Highline, and Kyrene Branch Canals in Maricopa County, Arizona. The canals, which are owned by the Reclamation, are maintained and operated by the Salt River Project (SRP). The survey was performed to provide an inventory and assessment of cultural resources located within or immediately adjacent to the canals' right-of-way that may be impacted by future development. The survey located 21 prehistoric sites, 2 historic properties , I possible prehistoric canal segment, 2 historic canal segments, and 59 isolated occurrences. Of the sites, 19 had been previously recorded.

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Cultural Resources Survey of the Salt River Project Canals, Maricopa County, Arizona. Lourdes Aguila. Tempe, Arizona: Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. 1998 ( tDAR id: 393982) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8251KBH

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Spatial Coverage

min long: -112.37; min lat: 33.264 ; max long: -111.708; max lat: 33.658 ;

Record Identifiers

Bureau of Reclamation Delivery Order No.(s): 6-PD-32-01820-036

ACS Project No.(s): 96-338; 96-399; 96-341

Bureau of Reclamation Contract No.(s): 1425-2-CS-01820

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