TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Stanyukovich, A.K.; Chernosvitov, P. Yu.
PUB. DATE
September 1994
SOURCE
Arctic Anthropology;1994, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9501101309

 

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