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Geophysics and Historical Archaeology: A Collaboration Between Two Departments

Author(s): Brendan Pelto ; Sam R. Sweitz ; Jeremy Shannon ; Timothy Scarlett

Year: 2016

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In June and July of 2015, Industrial Archaeologists from Michigan Technological University working with MTU's geophyics field school conducted field work that consisted of the use of ground penetrating radar, magnetometry, resistivity testing, and LIDAR, to help identify the location of features associated with the earliest African American pioneers of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. This poster details the process and discusses the findings.

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Geophysics and Historical Archaeology: A Collaboration Between Two Departments. Brendan Pelto, Sam R. Sweitz, Jeremy Shannon, Timothy Scarlett. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Washington, D.C. 2016 ( tDAR id: 434835)


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

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