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Historical Archaeology in Transportation Projects in Arizona

Author(s): Sara C. Ferland

Year: 2015

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Summary

Transportation projects come with a unique set of challenges; including the limitation of fieldwork to the right-of-way, the potential for a project to bisect entire landscapes, and sometimes the fact that the road itself is a resource. This paper will provide an overview of the types of historical resources and issues that are encountered during transportation-related projects in Arizona, and examples of how we address them.


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Historical Archaeology in Transportation Projects in Arizona. Sara C. Ferland. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Seattle, Washington. 2015 ( tDAR id: 433924)


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Temporal Keywords
1880-1960


Spatial Coverage

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

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PaperId(s): 34

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