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Remote Sensing at 45PO435, the South Flying Goose Site

Author(s): John T Dorwin

Year: 2017

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In the summer of 2014, during the course of National Register evaluation of 45PO435, a site on the Kalispel Indian Reservation along the Pend Oreille River in the mountains of eastern Washington, an isolated small burned structure was located by means of magnetometry and ground penetrating radar. Its existence was confirmed by means of soil augering. Its dimensions were delineated by a combination of augering, excavation and electrical resistance. This paper discusses the contributions made by each of these techniques to create a stronger picture of the whole. Functionality, ethnobotany and geoarchaeology of the structure were explored by Molly Carney.

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Remote Sensing at 45PO435, the South Flying Goose Site. John T Dorwin. Presented at The 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, British Columbia. 2017 ( tDAR id: 430576)


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min long: -122.168; min lat: 42.131 ; max long: -113.028; max lat: 49.383 ;

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Abstract Id(s): 16302

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