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By Thomas J. Connolly

The learn during this quantity derives from investigations carried out in reference to proposed widening and realignment of the Paulina-East Lake road, positioned in the caldera of Newberry Volcano. Formal evaluate of thirteen localities and information recovers at 4 websites produced a wealth of data concerning human makes use of of the caldera and area during the Holocene.Initial reviews have been performed in 1990 at 9 websites. textual content excavations the next 12 months have been performed at 4 extra localities. the result of information restoration excavations undertaken at 4 websites in 1992 are pronounced during this quantity.

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Notations for some individuals identify them as members of the Klamath Tribes (1) or of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon (2). 1990 CREW (SITE TESTING) Guy Tasa, Crew Chief John Boughton Eric Giles Michelle Kirk 1 Lynn Peterson Vivien Singer Tom Ulmschneider Nicholas Valentine Laura White Ruth Woodcook 1991 CREW (SITE TESTING) Dennis L. , Field Supervisor Eric Carlson Tim Coleman Christine Fadden Tana Hickey Russel Leighty Lara McDonald Lance Peterson Tom Ulmschneider Sandra Veeck Ruth Woodcock 1992 CREW (DATA RECOVERY EXCAVATIONS) Richard D.

107 Production Bifaces . 107 Edge-Modified Flakes and Scrapers 108 Cores 110 Cobble Tools 110 Pre-Mazama Artifact Assemblage 110 Projectile Points 110 Projectile Point Fragments and Unfinished Points 114 Other Formed Bifaces 114 Production Bifaces 114 Edge-Modified Flakes and Scrapers 123 Cores 123 Cobble Tools 123 Manuports. 126 Site Summary 126 Part IV: Specialized Analyses 10. Newberry Crater Debitage Analysis (R. Scott Byram, Thomas J. Connolly, And Robert R. Musil) 131 Principles of Lithic Reduction and Analytic Assumptions 131 General Biface Reduction Trajectory 131 Methods of Analysis 133 Mass Analysis 133 Theoretical Assumptions 133 Analytic Procedures and Data Summary.

P. , and evidence of intensive (probably winter; compare Grayson 1979:446) occupations in cave sites led Cressman (1986:122; compare Bedwell 1973) to characterize this time as a "climax of cultural development" in the northern Great Basin. In a recent review of evidence, Beck and Jones (1997:216 217) note that while the "big-game-hunting hypothesis" of terminal Pleistocene subsistence is no longer widely accepted, evidence points toward hunting-based systems, with a heavy reliance on large terrestrial fauna.

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