Fire and Archaeology

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Stratified archaeological deposits from the Little Tennessee River watershed have yielded a 10,000-year record of vegetational cahnge reflecting both geomorphic events and the utilization of plant resources by American Indians. Changes in composition...

Person: Chapman, Delcourt, Cridlebaugh, Shea, Delcourt
Year: 1982
Type: Document

From the text ... 'Charcoal is largely unaffected by fungi or other woods destroying organisms. Consequently, it will persist in soil for great periods of time and often turns up in archaeological diggings and paleobotanical studies. The...

Person: Koeppen
Year: 1972
Type: Document

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Person: Hough
Year: 1926
Type: Document