The Marion Great Bend aspect sites: Floodplain settlement on the Plains

@inproceedings{Roper2002TheMG,
  title={The Marion Great Bend aspect sites: Floodplain settlement on the Plains},
  author={Donna C. Roper},
  year={2002}
}
The settlement pattern of the Great Bend aspect site group at Marion, Kansas includes both flood-plain and upland sites and has always been considered something of an enigma. Recent studies show that sites are linearly arranged and are strung along a natural levee and bluff edge where the bluff is near the river Access to large expanses of soil suitable for cultivation with a bone hoe technology is the key to understanding the settlement pattern, however. The Marion group settlement pattern is… CONTINUE READING