Prospects for Detection of Ephemeral Historic Sod Structures Using Geophysical Techniques in Custer County, Nebraska
Author(s): Erin Carr
Sod houses represent one form of ephemeral historic structure that became common to portions of the Great Plains as a result of the Homestead Act of 1862. Since their construction in the late 1800s and early 1900s, sod house and out buildings have either been preserved, allowed to "melt," deliberately removed and put under cultivation. This poster examines the documentation of these structures under various post-occupation conditions through the use of surface level, non-destructive, geophysical techniques. I will report on the 2014 geophysical survey of these structure locations from Custer County, Nebraska.
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Prospects for Detection of Ephemeral Historic Sod Structures Using Geophysical Techniques in Custer County, Nebraska. Erin Carr. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 398431) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8QJ7JMM
min long: -113.95; min lat: 30.751 ; max long: -97.163; max lat: 48.865 ;
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