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Describes excavations conducted from 1962 to 1964 of three shell middens in the Ocala National Forest, Florida. Middens no. 1 and no. 2 are located within the Bowers Bluff Archaeological Area; midden no. 3 is more commonly known as the Kimball Island Midden. Radiocarbon analyses date human inhabitation at Midden no. 2 to about 3000 B.C. with abandonment approximately 1,000 years later. Midden no. 1 is dated at about 1690. B.C.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Geographical background -- Field work. Midden no. 1. Midden no. 2. Midden no. 3. (Kimball Island) -- Discussion and dating -- References cited.


Color illustrations on inside front and back covers.
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2004. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically digitized by the University of Central Florida from a book held in the Main Library at the University of Central Florida, Orlando.


Kitchen-middens -- Florida -- Lake County; Excavations (Archaeology) -- Florida -- Lake County; Florida -- Antiquities; Ocala National Forest (Fla.) -- Antiquities; Lake -- 12069; Florida Before Columbus, through 1492; Indians of North America


Springfield, Vt.


William L. Bryant Foundation


vi, 30 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 cm



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55694302 (oclc), CF00001637 (IID), ucf:15201 (fedora)


Three archaic sites in the Ocala National Forest, Florida.



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