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How fast does a dart go?

Author(s): John C. Whittaker ; Kathryn A Kamp

Year: 2007

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Summary

J. Whittaker: With a radar gun, measured JW throws using Whittaker, Berg, and Perkins equipment. Velocities from 45 mph (20 m/sec) to 57 (25) with Berg gear slowest. Comparisons to other experiments.


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Cite this Record

How fast does a dart go?. John C. Whittaker, Kathryn A Kamp. The Atlatl. 20 (2): 13-15. 2007 ( tDAR id: 423128)


Keywords

General
Atlatl Hunting Weapon

Geographic Keywords
USA

Temporal Keywords
Newest Era


Spatial Coverage

min long: -129.199; min lat: 24.495 ; max long: -66.973; max lat: 49.359 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): EXARC Experimental Archaeology Collection Manager


Record Identifiers

ExArc Id(s): 9918

Notes

Rights & Attribution: The information in this record was originally compiled by Dr. Roeland Paardekooper, EXARC Director.


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