Alberta’s Lower Athabasca Basin

Archaeology and Palaeoenvironments

by Brian M. Ronaghan (Editor)

Athabasca University Press

2014

Non-Fiction: Environment and Ecology, Sociology

CDN $: 39.95

978-1-926836-90-4

Alberta’s Lower Athabasca Basin details how a catastrophic ice age flood left behind a unique landscape in the Lower Athabasca Basin. Less well known than the basin’s deposits of bitumen is the discovery that this flood also produced an environment that supported the intensive use of boreal forest resources by prehistoric Native peoples.

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