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The Contemporary Ecology of Arroyo Hondo New Mexico


N. Edmund Kelley

From 1971 to 1974, the School of American Research conducted a major multidisciplinary program of excavation and research at Arroyo Hondo Pueblo, one of the largest fourteenth-century Rio Grande sites. This first volume in the series covers the area’s topography, geology, soil, climate, hydrology, vegetation, and animal life.

1983. 160 pp., 25 black-and-white illustrations, 6 maps, 21 tables, 3 appendices, references, 6 x 9

Contributors: N. Edmund Kelley

“[These] volumes have each met the criteria of being able to stand alone as contributions to northern Rio Grande prehistory. Each contributes to the advancement of archaeology in terms of methodology or results.”
—American Antiquity

  1. Introduction
  2. Physiography and Geology
  3. Hydrology
  4. Climate
  5. Soils
  6. Vegetation
  7. Summary and Conclusions

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