Accession Number : ADA288596

Title :   An Archaeological Survey of Hunting Area 4, Fort Knox, Hardin and Meade Counties, Kentucky.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Dec 92-Mar 93,

Corporate Author : ARMY ARMOR CENTER AND FORT KNOX KY

Personal Author(s) : Ruple, Steven D.

PDF Url : ADA288596

Report Date : MAY 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 56

Abstract : Hunting Area 4, Fort Knox was intensively surveyed for cultural resources from December 1992 to March 1993 in preparation for an impending timber sale. The area surveyed comprises approximately 813 acres (329 ha), of which 270 acres (109.3 ha) will he affected by this project. The survey was conducted by the author as Staff archeologist for Fort Knox. Four new sites (15Md335 and 15Hd479-15Hd481) were recorded in the survey. Two sites (15Md335 and l5Hd480) lie outside the timber sale area and two sites (15Hd479 and 15Hd481) lie inside. 15Hd480 is a prehistoric site of indeterminate cultural affiliation. 15Hd479 has both prehistoric and historic components. 15Hd481 and 15Md335 are historic sites. Sites 15Hd479 and 15Hd481 will be avoided during the timbering operations.

Descriptors :   *HISTORIC SITES, *ARCHEOLOGY, ARMY FACILITIES, TOPOGRAPHY, HYDROLOGY, GEOLOGY, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, CLIMATE, CULTURAL RESOURCES, KENTUCKY, ARTIFACTS, SITE INVESTIGATIONS, LAND USE, LUMBER, SOIL CLASSIFICATION, WILDLIFE.

Subject Categories : Humanities and History

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE