The Cultural Resources and Geomorphology of Coralville Lake, Johnson County, Iowa. Volume 1. Technical Report.
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This report presents the results of an investigation of the cultural resources and geomorphology of Coralville Lake, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers flood-control reservoir located on the Iowa River in Johnson County, Iowa. Work for this project was conducted in three phases which focused, respectively, on prehistoric resources, historic resources, and geomorphology. Literature review conducted for this contract resulted in the compilation of a rather large body of documentation related to prehistoric and historic resources at Coralville Lake. Geomorphic investigation led to formulation of a preliminary model of landforms in the project area. This information was synthesized, summarized, and critically evaluated, and a number of gaps in the data base were identified. A set of recommendations for further cultural resource and geomorphic research was formulated. Several months after the original contract went into effect a modification added a program of testing at two recorded sites located in Sugar Bottom Recreation Area at Coralville Lake. This testing was intended to define the size, composition, and cultural affiliation of these sites, and to determine their eligibility for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places.
- Humanities and History
- Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
- Soil Mechanics