Ackerman, Robert E.. Ground Hog Bay, site 2

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Title: Ground Hog Bay, site 2

Published in: American beginnings : the prehistory and palaeoecology of Beringia, edited by Frederick Hadleigh West ; with the assistance of Constance F. West ... [et al.]

Published By: American beginnings : the prehistory and palaeoecology of Beringia, edited by Frederick Hadleigh West ; with the assistance of Constance F. West ... [et al.] Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. 424-430 p.: ill., map

By line: Robert E. Ackerman

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

Culture: Late Tundra (NA45)

Subjects: Identification (101); Topography and geology (133); Lithic industries (324); General tools (412); Chronologies and culture sequences (911); Cultural stratigraphy (912);

Abstract: Ackerman describes the site of Ground Hog Bay, site 2 and its research history. He also describes the stone tool assemblage found there (wedge-shaped, frontally fluted microblade cores are considered the most diagnostic artifact type). Also discussed are the similarities between the lithic technology of this site and others throughout Alaska.

Document Number: 13

Document ID: na45-013

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-430)

Field Date: 1965, 1971-1973

Evaluation: Archaeologist-4, 5

Analyst: Sarah Berry ; 2000

Coverage Date: 8880±125 B.P. - 4155±95 B.P.

Coverage Place: Ground Hog Bay, site 2, Alaska, United States

LCSH: Paleo-Indian--Alaska

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