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By Brian M Ronaghan,Alwynne B. Beaudoin,Janet Blakey,Luc Bouchet,James A. Burns,Grant M. Clarke,Gloria J. Fedirchuk,Timothy G. Fisher,Duane G. Froese,Eugene M. Gryba,John W. Ives,Raymond J. Le Blanc,Murray Lobb,Thomas V. Lowell,Brian O. K. Reeves,Elizabeth C

ISBN-10: 1926836901

ISBN-13: 9781926836904

over the last twenty years, the oil sands zone of northeastern Alberta has been the location of unparalleled degrees of improvement. Alberta's reduce Athabasca Basin tells a desirable tale of the way a catastrophic ice age flood left in the back of a special panorama within the decrease Athabasca Basin, person who made deposits of bitumen on hand for floor mining. much less popular is the invention that this flood additionally produced an atmosphere that supported probably the main extensive use of boreal woodland assets by way of prehistoric local humans but well-known in Canada. stories undertaken to fulfill the conservation standards of the Alberta old assets Act have yielded a wealthy and sundry list of prehistoric habitation and job within the oil sands sector. facts from among 9,500 and 5,000 years ago—the results of numerous significant excavations—has proven large human use of the region’s assets, whereas vital contextual details supplied through key geological and palaeoenvironmental reports has deepened our knowing of the way the region’s early population interacted with the landscape.
Touching on numerous components of this wealthy environmental and archaeological checklist, the members to this quantity use the facts received via learn and compliance experiences to provide new insights into human and normal background. additionally they study the demanding situations of coping with this irreplaceable historical past source within the face of ongoing development.

Contributors: Alwynne Beaudoin, Angela Younie, Brian O.K. Reeves, Duane Froese, Elizabeth Roberston, Eugene Gryba, Gloria Fedirchuk, furnish Clarke, John W. Ives, Janet Blakey, Jennifer Tischer, Jim Burns, Laura Roskowski, Luc Bouchet, Murray Lobb, Nancy Saxberg, Raymond LeBlanc, Robert R. younger, Robin Woywitka, Thomas V. Lowell, and Timothy Fisher

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Alberta's Lower Athabasca Basin: Archaeology and Palaeoenvironments (Recovering the Past) by Brian M Ronaghan,Alwynne B. Beaudoin,Janet Blakey,Luc Bouchet,James A. Burns,Grant M. Clarke,Gloria J. Fedirchuk,Timothy G. Fisher,Duane G. Froese,Eugene M. Gryba,John W. Ives,Raymond J. Le Blanc,Murray Lobb,Thomas V. Lowell,Brian O. K. Reeves,Elizabeth C


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