The primary aim of this study of The Luangwa Valley (eastern Zambia), is to assess the integrity of the archaeological record in reference to geomorphological effects to determine what remains of the human behavioural record. To achieve the primary aim of this research an archaeological landscape survey was conducted, and a geomorphological survey built into the project design. Contents: 1) Introduction; 2) Background to Archaeological Research in Zambia and the Surrounding Region; 3) Geology, Geomorphology, and Past Climate of Zambia and the Luangwa Region; 4) Geographic Information Systems and Archaeology; 5) Methodological Approach for the Archaeological and Geomorphological Survey; 6) The Past and Present Geomorphological Processes in and Around the Survey Area; 7) Distribution of Archaeological Material in the Landscape and its Relationship to the Geomorphology; 8) Summary and Discussion.
Series: British Archaeological Reports International Series
Number Of Pages: 210
Published: 1st December 2009
Publisher: BAR Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.0 x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.64