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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

during the last 20 years, the oil sands area of northeastern Alberta has been the positioning of remarkable degrees of improvement. Alberta's reduce Athabasca Basin tells a desirable tale of ways a catastrophic ice age flood left at the back of a distinct panorama within the decrease Athabasca Basin, one who made deposits of bitumen to be had for floor mining. much less popular is the invention that this flood additionally produced an atmosphere that supported maybe the main in depth use of boreal woodland assets via prehistoric local humans but famous in Canada. stories undertaken to fulfill the conservation requisites of the Alberta ancient assets Act have yielded a wealthy and sundry list of prehistoric habitation and job within the oil sands quarter. proof from among 9,500 and 5,000 years ago—the results of numerous significant excavations—has proven wide human use of the region’s assets, whereas vital contextual info supplied via key geological and palaeoenvironmental stories has deepened our realizing of ways the region’s early population interacted with the landscape.
Touching on numerous parts of this wealthy environmental and archaeological list, the participants to this quantity use the facts won via learn and compliance reviews to provide new insights into human and average heritage. in addition they study the demanding situations of handling this irreplaceable background 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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