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


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Site Name
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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 Resource Extraction / Production / Transportation Structure or Features Roasting Pit Roasting Pit / Oven / Horno Rock Alignment Rock Art Rock Pile Room Block / Compound / Pueblo Sherd Scatter Stone Cluster Stone Structure Structure Terrace Trash Dump Trash Midden Water Control Feature 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

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