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Topics: Environment Information Type: publications Tags: archaeological sites

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June 17, 2019

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The listing of historic resources identifies lands that contain or are believed to contain historic resources, including primarily archaeological and palaeontological sites, Aboriginal traditional use sites of a historic resource nature, and historic structures. Issued twice a year, it provides...


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April 18, 2018

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The listing of historic resources is a tool that may assist developers, industry representatives and municipalities in determining if a proposed development might affect historic resources. The listing identifies lands that contain or have a high potential to contain historic resources, including...


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December 31, 2017

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This paper reports on the use of terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) to digitally capture the Wearmouth buffalo jump site located (EgPp-26) in south-central Alberta. The resulting datasets provide a lasting digital record of the site, as it appeared in September of 2016 and 2017. The digital data...


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December 31, 2017

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The 2013 flood has presented an unparalleled opportunity to document historic resources sites exposed by the flood event. In a 2015 flood assessment survey along Tongue Creek, 20 new archaeological sites and 12 palaeontological and palaeoenvironmental sites were documented. This survey has shed...


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December 31, 2017

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The FM Ranch Campsite (EfPk-1), one of the province’s most highly valued archaeological sites, was damaged by the 2013 catastrophic floods along the Bow River in southern Alberta. This study recovered archaeological data that was exposed along eroded riverbanks and at risk of further loss. The...


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December 31, 2017

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In 2016, preliminary excavations were conducted at EdPm-7 and EePl-261 along the Highwood River south of Calgary. The sites were heavily impacted by the 2013 floods and continue to be threatened by future flood events. Excavations, diagnostic artifacts, and radiocarbon dating confirmed that...


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December 31, 2017

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During mitigative and exploratory studies undertaken at the FM Ranch Campsite (EfPk-1) in 2015, near-surface geophysical assessment was implemented to help focus archaeological and geoarchaeological studies in a selected area of the site. The purpose of the study was to locate culturally-derived...


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December 31, 2017

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Excavations at three archaeological sites located on the Bow River in Calgary or in relatively close proximity to the east were commissioned in 2016 in response to the floods of 2013. These three sites were impacted by the floods and are in imminent threat of further erosion and information loss....


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December 31, 2017

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Excavations in 2015 at EePj-103, Margaret’s Site, revealed a stratified Protohistoric and Historic Period site. A unique feature of this site is that it has two stratigraphically separate protohistoric occupations, neither of which are mixed with earlier Precontact Period materials nor later...


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December 31, 2017

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As a result of the program initiated by Alberta Culture and Tourism in response to the widespread flooding of 2013, a series of previously unidentified archaeological sites were recorded northwest of Calgary on a tributary of the Bow River, Jumpingpound Creek, near the confluence of the two...