Accession Number:

AD0772870

Title:

Archaeological Reconnaissances North of the Brooks Range in Northeastern Alaska.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

CALGARY UNIV (ALBERTA) DEPT OF ARCHAEOLOGY

Report Date:

1973-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

115.0

Abstract:

The area north of the Brooks Range in extreme northeastern Alaska and adjoining northwestern Canada presents a challenge to archaeological research. All east-west traffic must funnel between the mountains and the sea at this point. One of the express objectives of the Columbia University 1961 summer project was to explore the unglaciated treeless tundra in this narrow constricted zone between the mountains and the sea. It was desired to test the hypothesis that this was a natural route for prehistoric man through this part of the northland. The objective was achieved by the team through intensive reconnaissances in two areas. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE