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The Paleoindian Component at Charlie Lake Cave (HbRf 39), British Columbia

  • Knut R. Fladmark (a1), Jonathan C. Driver (a1) and Diana Alexander (a1)

Charlie Lake Cave (HbRf 39) is a stratified site in northeastern British Columbia, Canada, containing a fluted-point component at the base of the excavated deposits. The small artifact assemblage includes a fluted point, stone bead, core tool, and retouched flake. A diverse associated fauna includes fish, birds, and mammals, indicating a more open environment than exists today. Radiocarbon dates suggest that the artifact assemblage was deposited about 10,500 years ago.

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American Antiquity
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