Accession Number:

ADA127292

Title:

The Indian Hill Petroglyph Site, 14EW1, Kanopolis Lake: Development of Alternative Mitigation Plans

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GRAND RIVER INST GRAND JUNCTION CO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

107.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the study were to 1 conduct a review of the literature, government reports, and other sources of information on the Indian Hill site 2 perform an on-site inspection of the site, examining the present condition of the petroglyphs and evaluating the structure and stability of the rock into which they are incised and 3 develop alternative mitigation measures for the site and make appropriate recommendations. The literature search involved reviewing previous archaeological reports for the Kanopolis Lake are a and consulting library sources to determine the cultural background of this central Plains region. The on-site inspection was performed on 7 and 8 September 1979 under permission of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and under Purchase Order No. DACW 41-79-M-1799. This report presents the findings of both literature search and the on-site inspection and discusses various mitigation alternatives for the protection and preservation of the Indian Hill petroglyph site.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Sociology and Law
  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE