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An Archaeological Survey of the Buckskin Mountain Tunnel Project

Author(s): Thomas B. Renk

Year: 1972

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Summary

During April 1972, the Arizona State Museum, under contract with the National Park Service, conducted an archaeological survey of the Buckskin Mountain Tunnel portion of the Granite Reef Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project. Funds for this investigation were provided by the Bureau of Reclamation.

Archaeologists surveyed over 8 linear miles of the proposed tunnel, including the intake and outlet portals. Only one archaeological site, AZ L:16:1 (ASM), a tool quarry site with a trail crossing through it was identified within the project right-of-way. The survey crew recorded the site the collected the artifacts on the surface. No further investigation of the site was recommended.


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Cite this Record

An Archaeological Survey of the Buckskin Mountain Tunnel Project. Thomas B. Renk. Arizona State Museum Archaeological Series No. 9. Tucson, Arizona: Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona. 1972 ( tDAR id: 425645) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8377BP6


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Spatial Coverage

min long: -114.14; min lat: 34.233 ; max long: -114.04; max lat: 34.302 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

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

Principal Investigator(s): R. Gwinn Vivian

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

Prepared By(s): Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona

Submitted To(s): USDI National Park Service


Record Identifiers

National Park Service Contract No.(s): 4940P20720

Notes

General Note: Collections from this survey are curated at the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona, Tucson.


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

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