Accession Number:

ADA179052

Title:

Archeology in the Arkansas River Valley: A Cultural Resources Survey in the Central Arkansas River Valley, Lake Dardanelle and Ozark Lake, Arkansas,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARCHEOLOGICAL ASSESSMENTS INC NASHVILLE AR

Report Date:

1986-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

308.0

Abstract:

An extensive reconnaissance level survey designed to locate and to describe cultural resources within selected areas of Lake Dardanelle and Ozark Lake, Arkansas, was conducted for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock, by Archeological Assessments, Inc., in the summer and fall of 1985. This project examined some 5,797 acres within Lake Dardanelle and 4,290 acres in Ozark Lake. Lands investigated included all fee-owned land within Ozark Lake as well as all public use areas and selected of shoreline within Lake Dardanelle. The effort involved an extensive background and literature review, geomorphological reconnaissance, pedestrian survey, artifact analysis, and data synthesis. A total of 93 sites ranging in cultural affiliation from the Early Archaic Period to the Historic Period were examined. A discussion of site distribution within this portion of the Arkansas River Valley is presented. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE