Dating sites in north america

The Topper excavation site is on the bank of the Savannah River on property owned by Clariant Corp., a chemical corporation headquartered near Basel, Switzerland.He recovered numerous stone tool artifacts in soils that were later dated by an outside team of geologists to be 16,000 years old.November 2004 — Radiocarbon dating report indicates that artifacts excavated from Pleistocene terrace in May were recovered from soil that dates some 50,000 years. GOODYEAR III University of South Carolina archaeologist Albert C.The dates imply an even earlier arrival for humans in this hemisphere than previously believed, well before the last ice age. Goodyear joined the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology in1974 and has been associated with the Research Division since 1976.He is also the founder and director of the Allendale Paleo Indian Expedition, a program that involves members of the public in helping to excavate Paleo American sites in the central Savannah River Valley of South Carolina.

Goodyear, who has garnered international attention for his discoveries of tools that pre-date what is believed to be humans' arrival in North America, announced the test results, which were done by the University of California at Irvine Laboratory, Wednesday (Nov .17).Goodyear developed his interest in archaeology in the 1960s as a member of the F1orida Anthropological Society and through avocational experiences along Florida's central Gulf Coast.He wrote and published articles about sites and artifacts from that region for The Florida Anthropologist in the late 1960s.May 2000 — Geology study done by consultants; ice age soil confirmed for pre-Clovis artifacts.May 2001 — Geologists revisit Topper and obtain ancient plant remains deep down in the Pleistocene terrace.

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