Archaeological excavation in Cora beach, Desolation Island
Entry ID: 157-93_06

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Summary
Abstract: A survey of Cora beach was conducted and resulted in the finding 3 sealer
settlements and one from the beginning of this century. A recollection of
superficial cultural material together with the excavation of one settlement
was conducted. Aboriginal remains together with metallic appliances, pipes,
wine glass bottles, gin ceramic bottles of English origins were found.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -62.28   S: -62.28   E: -60.21   W: -60.21

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-01-07
Stop Date: 1995-01-20
ISO Topic Category
Quality During this campaign, the following activities were conducted: excavation,
strain of sediments, sample selection, cleaning, restoration, conservation,
identification, classification, wood identification.
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Centro Nacional de Datos Antarticos, Instituto Antartico Chileno, Chile Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.inach.cl/

Data Center Personnel
Name: RICARDO JANA
Phone: ++56 /61/ 298135
Fax: ++56 /61/ 298149
Email: rjana at inach.cl
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Plaza Munoz Gamero 1055
XII Region
City: Punta Arenas
Country: Chile
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 56-61-298100
Fax: 56-61-298149
Email: pvicuna at inach.cl
Contact Address:
Plaza Munoz Gamero 1055
City: Punta Arenas
Country: Chile
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Publications/References
Stehberg R, and V. Lucero 1995. Evidencia de coexistencia entre cazadores de
lobos y aborigenes fueguinos en Isla Desolacion, Shetland del Sur, Antartica, a
principios del siglo 19. Serie Cientifica, INACH. 45: 67-88.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-03-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-10-15
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