tDAR Logo tDAR digital antiquity

A Cultural Resources Sample Survey of Operation Zones, Barry M. Goldwater Range, Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, Arizona

Author(s): Jeffrey H. Altschul ; Bruce A. Jones

Year: 1989

» Downloads & Basic Metadata

Summary

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 survey located and documented 43 sites (37 prehistoric, 5 historic, and 1 multicomponent site) and 71 isolated finds. The majority of sites are located within bajada and mountain edge areas and consist of predominantly lithic and sherd scatters and cleared circles. A variety of additional site types were located in lesser numbers. Historic properties consisted largely of mining-related features near mountains and hills.

The results of the survey, together with past work in the area, were used to develop an overarching research design for the project. This design not only presents research questions and data requirements, but also specifies additional survey requirements and outlines a testing program. Based on this design, 17 sites recorded during the survey were recommended to be either eligible or potentially eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.

Document chapters include the project history and background, sample survey strategy, survey results, evaluation of survey results, and direction of future research.


This Resource is Part of the Following Collections


Cite this Record

A Cultural Resources Sample Survey of Operation Zones, Barry M. Goldwater Range, Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, Arizona. Jeffrey H. Altschul, Bruce A. Jones. Statistical Research Technical Series ,24. Tucson, AZ: SRI Press. 1989 ( tDAR id: 400872) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8ST7SDZ


Keywords


Spatial Coverage

min long: -114.664; min lat: 31.728 ; max long: -112.313; max lat: 32.843 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): SRI Press

Landowner(s): Bureau of Land Management

Prepared By(s): E. I. P. Associates, Inc.

Submitted To(s): Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Western Division


Record Identifiers

Contract No.(s): N62474-88-D-5059/0006

Notes

Redaction Note: Information in this report has been redacted. The redacted figures in this file are Figures 2 and 4.


File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
24_BMGR_Sample_Survey_Yuma_OCR.pdf 10.35mb Nov 18, 2015 Nov 18, 2015 1:57:04 PM Confidential
This document is unredacted.
24_BMGR_Sample_Survey_Yuma_OCR_Redacted.pdf 9.75mb Nov 19, 2015 Nov 20, 2015 1:34:53 PM Public
Figures 2 and 4 of this document have been redacted.

Accessing Restricted Files

At least one of the files for this resource is restricted from public view. For more information regarding access to these files, please reference the contact information below

Contact(s): SRI Press

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America