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The Lake Nipissing Transgression in the Saginaw Bay region, MI

Part of the Weber I Site, MI (20SA581) project

Author(s): G. William Monaghan ; William A. Lovis ; Leslie Fay

Year: 1986

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Summary

The paper addressing Quaternary levels of the Great Lakes, specifically the Lake Nipissing maximum through consideration of radiocarbon dates, sediment analysis, and geomorphology for the Weber I site. The data supports an estimated date of 4600-4800 BP for the Lake Nipissing maximu.


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The Lake Nipissing Transgression in the Saginaw Bay region, MI. G. William Monaghan, William A. Lovis, Leslie Fay. Canadian Journal of Earth Science. 23: 1851-1854. 1986 ( tDAR id: 399348) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8XP768J


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Temporal Coverage

Radiocarbon Date: 3100 to 2880 (2990+/-110 RCYBP; Uncalibrated; Occupation Zone 1; Feature 226; BETA5473; charcoal)

Radiocarbon Date: 5017 to 4901 (4959+/-58 RCYBP; Uncalibrated; Occupation Zone 2; sheet midden; D-AMS020948; calcined bone)

Radiocarbon Date: 3050 to 2930 (2990+/-60 RCYBP; Uncalibrated; Occupation Zone 1; Feature 227; BETA5474; charcoal)

Radiocarbon Date: 6420 to 6040 (6230 +-/190 RCYBP; Uncalibrated; Occupation Zone 2; bone concentration; BETA6804; calcined bone)

Radiocarbon Date: 4760 to 4360 (4560 +/-200 RCYBP; Uncalibrated; Occupation Zone 2; Feature 233; SI5596; charcoal)

Radiocarbon Date: 2980 to 2840 (2910+/-70 RCYBP; Uncalibrated; Occupation Zone 1; Feature 201;BETA5472; charcoal)


Spatial Coverage

min long: -83.771; min lat: 43.308 ; max long: -83.744; max lat: 43.356 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Beverley Smith


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Can.J.EarthScience.1986.pdf 380.51kb Sep 27, 2015 9:58:56 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