Archaeological investigations in the DeLong Mountains, northwest Alaska, 1979-1980
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Published by Bureau of Land Management in Alaska .
Written in English


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Statementby Howard L. Smith
SeriesBLM-Alaska open file report -- 2, BLM-Alaska open file report -- 2.
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Land Management
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p. :
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25498672M

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Cite this Record. Archaeological Investigations in the Delong Mountains, Northwest Alaska, Howard L. Smith. (tDAR id: ). Cite this Record. Archaeological Investigations in the Delong Mountains Howard L. Smith. (tDAR id: ). Archaeological investigations in Alaska since - Volume 6 Issue 45 - Helge LarsenCited by: 5. Brumbaugh, W.G., and May, T.W., , Elements in mud and snow in the vicinity of the DeLong Mountain Regional Transportation System Road, Red Dog Mine, and Cape Krusenstern National Monument, Alaska, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report , 30 p.

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