Ancient Earthquakes by Manuel Sintubin, Iain S. Stewart, Tina M. Niemi, Erhan

By Manuel Sintubin, Iain S. Stewart, Tina M. Niemi, Erhan Altunel

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Some regions with available caves and rock shelters clearly show greater concentrations of evidence than others. Open-air sites can be targeted to provide a control and are often found once they are sought out. A similar approach can be employed in relation to tectonic factors. Moreover, it is not necessarily the case that archaeological materials from very early periods will be invisible in areas that are not tectonically active because these areas are likely to have smoothed surfaces that are subject neither to accumulation of obscuring sediment nor to erosion, and artifacts once deposited are likely to remain in place for many tens or hundreds of millennia.

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