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Geophysical Prospection for Late Holocene Burials in Coastal Environments: Possibilities and Problems from a Pilot Study in South Australia

Moffat, Ian; Wallis, Lynley A.; Hounslow, Mark W.; Niland, Katrina; Domett, Kathryn M; Trevorrow, George


Geophysical techniques have been widely employed for the noninvasive location of burial sites in archaeological and forensic investigations. This approach has met with varying degrees of success, depending on factors such as equipment choice, survey methodology, burial type, and geological setting. This paper reports the results of a multitechnique geophysical survey carried out immediately prior to the salvage excavation of two Indigenous burials from an eolian dune in coastal South Australia....[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Geoarchaeology: An International Journal
DOI: 10.1002/gea.20321


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