Ackerman, Robert E.. Mid-holocene occupation of interior southwest Alaska

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Title: Mid-holocene occupation of interior southwest Alaska

Published in: Man and the mid-holocene climatic optimum, edited by Neil A. McKinnon and Glenn S. L. Stuart

Published By: Man and the mid-holocene climatic optimum, edited by Neil A. McKinnon and Glenn S. L. Stuart Calgary, Alberta, Canada: The University of Calgary Archaeological Association, 1987. 181-192 p.: ill.

By line: Robert E. Ackerman

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2002. Computer File

Culture: Late Tundra (NA45)

Subjects: Identification (101); Climate (132); Historical reconstruction (174); Lithic industries (324);

Abstract: Ackerman discusses the climatic and vegetational changes in southwest Alaska just before and after the start of the Holocene period. He also describes the material culture (lithic tools) of the mid-Holocene in southwest Alaska, with an emphasis on the Kagati Lake site and the Kagati Lake culture, and the possible origins of this culture.

Document Number: 1

Document ID: na45-001

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-192)

Field Date: 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982

Evaluation: Archaeologist-4, 5

Analyst: Sarah Berry ; 2000

Coverage Date: 8000 B.P. - 6500 B.P.

Coverage Place: southwest Alaska, United States

LCSH: Paleo-Indian--Alaska

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