How fast does a dart go?

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

Year: 2007


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

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Atlatl Hunting Weapon

Geographic Keywords

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


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