Seventy Years of Archaeological Research on California’s Farallon Islands

@article{Rick2019SeventyYO,
  title={Seventy Years of Archaeological Research on California’s Farallon Islands},
  author={Torben C. Rick and Todd J. Braje and Thomas A. Wake and Gabriel M. Sanchez and Robert L. Delong and Kent G. Lightfoot},
  journal={California Archaeology},
  year={2019},
  volume={11},
  pages={183 - 203}
}
ABSTRACT The Farallon Islands are a cluster of small islands ∼32 km off the coast of San Francisco Bay. These islands total < 1 km2 in area and lack surface freshwater, but are home to scores of breeding seabirds and seals and sea lions. At least three archaeological projects have been conducted on Southeast Farallon, focusing on the islands’ two known archaeological sites (CA-SFR-1 and CA-SFR-24), both primarily related to an early nineteenth century Russian fur trade hunting camp with no… Expand
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