The Roosevelt Bajada Survey, Tonto Basin, Gila County, Central Arizona


Between October, 1990, and January, 1991, SWCA, Environmental Consultants conducted archaeological survey of approximately 1,800 acres of Tonto National Forest land in the Roosevelt Basin, central Arizona. This project, the Roosevelt Bajada Survey, was done to provide survey data on portions of the Basin that are not being investigated by Arizona State University (ASU) as part of its Roosevelt Lake Project. The survey recorded 111 new sites and rerecorded five previously known sites; four additional sites in the survey units had already been recorded adequately. In addition, 30 Isolated Occurrences were recorded.

Cite this Record

The Roosevelt Bajada Survey, Tonto Basin, Gila County, Central Arizona, 24. Richard V. N. Ahlstrom, Mark L. Chenault, Kirk C. Anderson. SWCA Archaeological Report ,91. Tucson, Arizona: SWCA, Inc. Environmental Consultants. 1991 ( tDAR id: 402032) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8639RMB


Hohokam Salado

Basalt Black-on-Whiteware Buffware Building Materials Ceramic Chalcedony Chert Chipped Stone Gila Polychrome Ware Granite Ground Stone Mineral Plainware Polychrome Ware Quartz Quartzite Red-on-Buffware Redware Sacaton Red-on-Buffware Salado Polychrome Ware Stone White Chert White Mountain Redware Whiteware

Site Name
AR-03-12-06-1044 AR-03-12-06-424 AR-03-12-06-746 AZ U:3:180/06-1806 AZ U:3:181/06-1808 AZ U:3:182/06-1821 AZ U:3:183/06-1822 AZ U:3:184/06-1825 AZ U:3:185/06-1828 AZ U:3:186/06-1829 AZ U:3:187/06-1830 AZ U:3:188/06-1831 AZ U:3:189/06-1832 AZ U:3:190/06-1833 AZ U:3:191/06-1834 AZ U:3:192/06-1835 AZ U:3:193/06-1836 AZ U:3:194/06-1837 AZ U:3:195/06-1838 AZ U:3:196/06-1839 AZ U:3:197/06-1840 AZ U:3:198/06/1841 AZ U:3:199/06/1842 AZ U:3:200/06-1843 AZ U:3:201/06-1844 Show More

Site Type
Agricultural Field or Field Feature Agricultural or Herding Archaeological Feature Artifact Scatter Bedrock Grinding Feature Check Dam Circular Rock Feature Compound Corral Domestic Structure or Architectural Complex Domestic Structures Erosion Control Feature Field Field House Grinding Slab Hearth Historic Structure Isolated Artifact Isolated Feature Lithic Scatter Midden Milling Feature Petroglyph Pit Pueblo Show More

Spatial Coverage

min long: -111.363; min lat: 33.607 ; max long: -110.917; max lat: 33.856 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office

Contributor(s): Steve Baumann; Lee Yazzie Black; Eric Chambers; Stewart Deats; David Doak; Doak McDuffie; Selina Littler; Faryl Sanders; Charles Sternberg

Field Director(s): Richard Ahlstrom; Gregory Seymour

Principal Investigator(s): Richard Ahlstrom

Landowner(s): U. S. Forest Service

Submitted To(s): Bureau of Reclamation, Arizona Projects Office, Phoenix, AZ

Record Identifiers

Project Name(s): Roosevelt Bajada Survey

Delivery Order No.(s): 9-PD-32-00600-008

Contract No.(s): 9-CS-31-00600-008

File Information

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CCRS-1991-007-The-Roosevelt-Bajada-Survey.pdf 40.44mb Apr 1, 1991 Feb 8, 2016 5:40:13 PM Confidential
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Contact(s): Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office