Shell middens in the United States
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:03:45 -0800
Location is known for maritime forests, salt pannes, shell middens. Launch fee: $3 at Point o' Pines. Lunch: $3. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org. Sit, Stay, Read! program: 10 a.m.-noon, Pass Christian Public Library, 111 Hiern Ave. Children can improve ...
The Globe and Mail
Fri, 09 Jan 2015 15:03:45 -0800
Nearby, he points out the faint footprints of ancient fortifications, shell middens, places where camas lilies were farmed as indications of a much earlier occupation. Amid those signs of life, he is looking for patterns in the rocks that reveal graves ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 14:04:25 -0700
In this study, the authors report that three of these islands are shell middens, mounds of seashells left by settlers in the early Holocene period, approximately 10,400 years ago. Samples of soil from these three mounds revealed a dense accumulation of ...
Juneau Empire (subscription)
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:03:45 -0700
Shell middens,up to several thousand years old, have been found in the Aleutians, on the North Slope, and all over coastal Southeast, except where long sandy beaches are common. On Prince of Wales Island, middens composed mostly of barnacle and ...
Sun, 07 Dec 2014 04:13:19 -0800
The oldest signs of the rivers' first occupants are shell middens. Scattered north and south, the hundreds of middens represent encampments where stone-age peoples heaped up thousands of mussel shells to make dry spots in the swampy bottomlands ...
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 20:07:30 -0800
The Twin Mounds site is two large shell middens near the northwesterly shore of the Wekiva River. Author, documentary filmmaker and FOWR board member Bill Belleville will lead the excursion, providing background on earlier archaeological excavations ...
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:49:08 -0700
Rising seas are threatening salt marshes as well as 5,000-year-old native American archeological sites called shell middens. “A huge task for the park is to try . . . to meet increased flows and to try to plan for the unknown — what the future under ...
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:03:10 -0700
The vast areas of shell middens are not the prehistoric middens found in so many places along the Maine coast, Devine said. Archaeologists determined they were trash piles cast aside from the island community in the late 19th century. The middens ...
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