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Coffman Cove Ferry Terminal, 49-PET-556

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Faunal data generated by Madonna Moss from Northern Land Use Research, Inc. excavations at the Coffman Cove Ferry Terminal Site, 49-PET-556.

This Resource is Part of the Following Collections

Cite this Record

Coffman Cove Ferry Terminal, 49-PET-556. ( tDAR id: 390956) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8N017XV


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 2006 to 2008 (project dates)

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): University of Oregon

Principal Investigator(s): Madonna L. Moss

Collaborator(s): Northern Land Use Research

Landowner(s): State of Alaska


General Note: Like many Northwest Coast sites, over 80% of the bones from this site are fish bones. Terrestrial and marine mammals and birds are also represented. Shellfish remains were recovered from bulk samples and are quantified in separate spreadsheets.

Source Collections

The collections were studied at U Oregon, but are being processed by Northern Land Use Research to be curated at University of Alaska Museum of the North.

Related Comparative Collections

University of Oregon North Pacific Comparative Collection was the main collection used in identification.
Some specimens were transported to University of Victoria where Moss used the collections of Pacific Identifications, Inc.

No resources have been associated with this project.
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America