An Archaeological Survey of Certain Lands Adjacent to the Galisteo Dam, New Mexico.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV BALTIMORE MD DEPT OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND GENETICS
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The survey methods employed were basically those conventional to intensive site-inventory surveys conducted by the Contract Archaeology Program of the School of American Research. The 430.38-acre area was traversed in a series of parallel, linear transects, 150 to 200 feet wide depending on the number of field workers participating, with each member of the survey party being responsible for covering a surface area 50 feet wide and of variable length as dictated by the study area boundaries. Upon discovery of an archaeological site, all members of the party took part in examining it and in determining its primary locus and outlying manifestations potentially associated with it and while one crew member was selected to map the site configuration and establish precise site location within the survey area, each of the others recorded his or her individual observations. Upon completion of site recording, crew members realigned themselves in their positions at the time of site recognition, and transect coverage was resumed.
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