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By Ervan G. Garrison

The archaeological geology of the Quaternary or the geological epoch within which humankind advanced is a systematic pastime with a lot to offer in the fields of archaeology and palaeoanthropology. Earth technological know-how thoughts supply different methods of characterizing the weather of previous landscapes and archaeological facies. This ebook is a survey of strategies utilized in archaeological geology for the examine of soils, sediments, rocks and minerals. The recommendations provided characterize these most ordinarily used this day. they're mentioned intimately and examples are supplied, in lots of instances, to illustrate their usefulness to archaeologists.

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