Investigation of the earliest settlement with stone tools on the Commander Islands

Stanyukovich, A.K.; Chernosvitov, P. Yu.
September 1994
Arctic Anthropology;1994, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p45
Academic Journal
Provides clue to the existence of ancient settlement on Commander Islands, Russia prior to their discovery by Vitus Bering's crew. Discovery of bones and stone tools at excavations of Dwelling No. 4 at Bering's camp; Unearthing of two stone flakes made from obsidian and chalcedony; Kamchatka Peninsula as source of obsidian.


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