A Cultural Resource Survey of Realigned Portions of the Liberty-Parker and Parker-Havasu Transmission Lines and Harcuvar Substation
Part of the Archaeological Survey and Investigations Along the Liberty-Parker-Hassayampa Transmission Line, Granite Reef Aqueduct, Central Arizona Project, La Paz and Maricopa Counties, Arizona project
Author(s): Ed Dobbins
Under contract with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Office of Cultural Resource Management (OCRM), Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, completed an archaeological survey of the realigned portions of the Liberty-Parker and Parker-Havasu 230kV transmission lines and the Harcuvar Substation. The Liberty-Parker 230kV Transmission Line of the Granite Reef Aqueduct extends from the Liberty Substation to the Hassayampa Tab Substation.
This report describes the results of the archaeological surveys conducted along the Liberty-Parker and Parker-Havasu 230kV transmission lines and at the Harcuvar Substation of the Granite Reef Aqueduct. Results suggest that the project area was part of a secondary resource zone, an area which apparently did not support a permanent population, but was utilized intermittently, probably on a seasonal basis. The transmission line traverses the Buckskin Mountains, Cactus Plain, Butler Valley, Harcuvar Mountains, McMullen Valley, Harquahala Mountains, Aguila Valley, Vulture Mountains, and the Hassayampa Plain.
Four field loci and 2 isolated artifacts were recorded during the survey. No sites were designated. Most of the loci are of indeterminate age, although they are likely associated with the Hohokam or Yuman traditions.
Cite this Record
A Cultural Resource Survey of Realigned Portions of the Liberty-Parker and Parker-Havasu Transmission Lines and Harcuvar Substation. Ed Dobbins. 1978 ( tDAR id: 436235) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8VX0JPK
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min long: -114.326; min lat: 33.285 ; max long: -112.423; max lat: 34.162 ;
Individual & Institutional Roles
Contact(s): USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office
Field Director(s): Edward A. Dobbins
Principal Investigator(s): Glen Rice
Project Director(s): Patricia Eyring Brown
Sponsor(s): USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office
Prepared By(s): Office of Cultural Resource Management, Arizona State University
Submitted To(s): USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office
Bureau of Reclamation Contract No.(s)(s): 8-07-32-V0039
Granite Reef Aqueduct Task No.(s): 8
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