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An Archaeological Survey of the Tucson Aqueducts, Central Arizona Project

Author(s): D. W. Kayser ; D. C. Fiero

Year: 1969

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Summary

The Central Arizona Project (CAP) was authorized by the Colorado River Basin Act (P.L. 90-537) in 1968. The following year, the Cultural Resources Management Division of the Arizona State Museum conducted a survey of the preliminary alignment of the Tucson Aqueduct and portions of the Salt-Gila Aqueduct for the Bureau of Reclamation and under a National Park Service contract. The feasibility alignment extended 140 miles from the abandoned town of Charleston, north to the Gila River. The field crew conducted the survey partially by car and partially on foot. Twenty-four archaeological sites were identified, eight of which were recommended for further investigation. The results of this survey were included in the general programmatic environmental statements on the Central Arizona Project (U.S. Bureau of Reclamation 1972).


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An Archaeological Survey of the Tucson Aqueducts, Central Arizona Project. D. W. Kayser, D. C. Fiero. Tucson, Arizona: Cultural Resource Management Division, Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona. 1969 ( tDAR id: 406212) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8Z89F87


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Spatial Coverage

min long: -111.877; min lat: 31.697 ; max long: -109.999; max lat: 33.314 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

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

Field Director(s): William W. Wasley

Sponsor(s): USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office

Prepared By(s): Cultural Resource Management Division, Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona

Submitted To(s): USDI, National Park Service


Record Identifiers

National Park Service Contract No.(s): 931-146

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