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Through an opportunity afforded by a survey conducted by the North Carolina Department of Transportation, archaeologists some of the most remote and culturally conservative portions of the traditional Cherokee lands in the western part of the State. Through ethnographic and archaeological investigations, researchers now better understand the effect the natural environment had on the cultural characteristics of the Cherokee in this area.
In the past few decades, archaeological expeditions of the Inner Coastal Plain of the South Atlantic Slope have justified the development of a new soil phosphate analysis to determine soil site integrity. Noted by the authors were reasons for the importance of this innovative soil analysis, such as its dependability as a chemical indicator of past human activity.