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shell mound,

in archaeology, a mound consisting largely of the shells of edible mollusks. It is a kind of kitchen middenkitchen midden,
refuse heap left by a prehistoric settlement; more specifically, a deposit consisting primarily of discarded shell and related cultural material in coastal environments.
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 found in various parts of the world.
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Fourth, for those platforms where visibility was too poor for us to sample the bottom or shell mound (A, B, C, and Hillhouse), we estimated YOY bocaccio abundances only for that part of the platform (the midwater) that could be surveyed.
Contract awarded for Changwondae to (Changwon Hospital Intersection Intersection - Seongsan shell mound) Repack construction waste treatment services
Albatross Bay, near Weipa on western Cape York Peninsula, is well known for the large number of anthropogenic late Holocene shell mound sites that occur in the region.
Brats with sweet onions crisp--great with Pey-Marin 2008 "The and hot mustard spicy pork and Shell Mound" Riesling sweet-hot toppings.
He concluded that modern oysters from polluted locations (i.e., the Ashley River in Charleston, SC) were smaller than those from an unpolluted site near Sewee and prehistoric oysters from a shell mound and shell ring also near Sewee.
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The oar was unearthed from beneath a shell mound in the Mibiki ruins in the town of Tatsuruhama, the Ishikawa Archaeological Foundation said.
The shoreline just west of the primitive boat ramp at Shell Mound has been especially productive for the last few summers.
* a 12 m diameter stratified shell mound, with an apparent depth of 0.5-0.7 m, dominated by the open mudflat bivalve Anadara granosa;
Stone Age paintings in the Serra da Capivara National Park in Piaui, Brazil, are being eaten by insects, while the shell mound settlements built by the seven-thousand-year-old Warao culture on the Guyanese coast are under assault by bulldozers clearing the rain forest.
While not yet holed up in the rivers and creeks, they're moving closer to shore, especially around the old spoil bars that make up the Suwannee Reef, stretching all the way from the McGriff Channel southward to Derrick Key, off Shell Mound. As tides flood over these bars, expect trout to hunt on their westward sides, anticipating bait to wash towards them.