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Canadian Archaeological Radiocarbon Database
Entry ID: Canada_GSC_ArchaeRadiocarbonDB

Abstract: This application of the Canadian Archaeological Radiocarbon Database
illustrates the locations of radiocarbon-dated archaeological and
palaeobiological sites near the time of the last glacial maximum and thereafter
for the past 14 millennia. The maps reveal the spread of ancient cultures and
animals across a continent newly released from the grip of the Laurentide and
Cordilleran Ice Sheets as ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 84.0   S: 42.0   E: -52.0   W: -141.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Government of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Geological Survey of Canada, Terrain Sciences Division
Dataset Title: Canadian Archaeological Radiocarbon Database
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1995-01-01
Stop Date: 1999-01-01
Data Center
Terrain Sciences Division,Geological Survey of Canada-Atlantic, Earth Sciences Sector, Natural Resources Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +01-613-995-4241
Fax: +01-613-992-0190
Email: mcneely at
Contact Address:
601 Booth Street
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E8
Country: Canada
Fees: Gratuit-Free
Phone: +01-613-992-4917
Fax: +01-613-992-0190
Email: dlemieux at
Contact Address:
601 Booth Street, Room 362
City: Ottawa
Province or State: Ontario
Postal Code: K1A 0E8
Country: Canada
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-08-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23
Future DIF Review Date: 2005-08-01