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December 31, 2017

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During the Southern Alberta Flood Investigation Program, a total of 72 radiocarbon dates were obtained from 23 archaeological sites. Radiocarbon dates submitted too late to be incorporated into final reports account for 65 per cent of the dates and are presented here. This paper provides a...


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December 31, 2017

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Macrofossils such as seeds and shells are excellent resources for reconstructing past environments. This paper reviews diagnostic characteristics and presents microphotographs of fossil and modern specimens of taxa commonly encountered in near-stream sediment samples from a southern Alberta flood...


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December 31, 2017

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This short paper offers a history of a public engagement initiative of the Archaeological Survey of Alberta called "Report A Find" that stemmed from the need to coordinate accounts of archaeological discoveries resulting from erosion during and after the 2013 floods in southern Alberta. The...


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December 31, 2017

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Assessment excavations were completed in the fall of 2016 at the Spitzee Post (EdPl-13) and the Metke Site (EdPl-10). Recognizing the value of historic resources along these drainages, these archaeological studies were conducted to assess erosional impacts of the 2013 flood on these two sites....


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December 31, 2017

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In an effort to share research outcomes with the public and heritage community across Alberta, this issue of the Archaeological Survey of Alberta’s Occasional Paper Series is dedicated to the Southern Alberta Flood Investigation Program. This 37th volume of the series consists of 18 articles...


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December 31, 2017

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Presents the findings of a study of the the private artifact collection, EdPl-40 (the Ramsfield collection), during the 2014 post-flood impact assessment of the Highwood River. The Ramsfield collection consists of a variety of artifacts including projectile points from the Middle and Late Periods...


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January 1, 1990

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The work described within this report constitutes final mitigation of impact to the Central Area of the Cranford Site, The Cranford Site is a multi-component stone circle site located on the south bank of the Oldman River in south central Alberta, consisting of 87 rings, 5 cairns, a rock...


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January 1, 1989

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This resource reports on archaeological field work at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump which was conducted in the summers of 1985 and 1986 as part of ongoing research associated with the development of a public interpretation facility at the site.


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January 1, 1989

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In 1980, the Archaeological Survey of Alberta conducted a brief test excavation programme at the Ross site, D1Pd-3, situated on a terrace on the south side of the Oldman River near Coaldale. The excavations were undertaken to determine if the site was sufficiently intact to warrant designation as...


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January 1, 1989

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This annotated bibliography includes papers, short notes, theses, conference abstracts and maps published between 1950-1988. The citations deal with surficial geology, glacial history, palaeontology and palaeoenvironments in the Western Corridor of Alberta between roughly 30,000 to 6,000 years...