SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.43 issue1Archaeological perspectives for northern Patagonia: Cueva Huenul 1 Site (Neuquén Province, Argentina)Structure and exploitation of lithic resources of Meridional sector of Central Plateau of Santa Cruz, Argentina author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand

Journal

Article

Indicators

Related links

  • On index processCited by Google
  • Have no similar articlesSimilars in SciELO
  • On index processSimilars in Google

Share


Magallania (Punta Arenas)

On-line version ISSN 0718-2244

Abstract

MARTIN, Fabiana M et al. Nuevas excavaciones en Cueva del Medio: Procesos de formación de la cueva y avances en los estudios de interacción entre cazadores-recolectores y fauna extinta (Pleistoceno Final, Patagonia Meridional). Magallania [online]. 2015, vol.43, n.1, pp.165-189. ISSN 0718-2244.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-22442015000100010.

New studies at cueva del Medio, Ultima Esperanza, Chile, are presented. Some of the main cave formation and sediment accumulation processes were identified. New excavations indicated that extinct fauna was using the cave at least since 14,000 radiocarbon years BP. Human occupations at the end of the Pleistocene were confirmed with new findings and radiocarbon dates. The importance of extinct fauna in the human subsistence was less important than previously sustained.

Keywords : Cueva del Medio; Última Esperanza; Pleistocene; geomorphology; taphonomy.

        · abstract in Spanish     · text in Spanish     · Spanish ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License