The Area II Quarry (26Ck4984) Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada

Part of the Nellis Air Force Base (DRAFT) project

Author(s): Vikki Gaskill

Year: 2002


Site 26Ck4984 is a prehistoric chert quarry located in Area II on Nellis Air Force Base. A detailed core analysis and debitage study, including core type, flake type, and comparisons of core facet to flake measurements was performed in order to determine if the site had been utilized by hunter-gatherer subsistence strategy. An adjunct to this project was the collection of raw material for the purpose of building a database of geochemical signatures of raw material people or by people traveling long distances. Research results suggest that the site was used predominantly by local inhabitants, probably as an embedded activity in their h

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The Area II Quarry (26Ck4984) Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Vikki Gaskill. 2002 ( tDAR id: 456080) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8456080

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min long: -117.728; min lat: 36.054 ; max long: -114.082; max lat: 38.36 ;

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