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An archaeological survey of the Litchfield Road Reserve, chainage 14 - 44 km.



An archaeological survey of the Litchfield Road Reserve, chainage 14 - 44 km.


Woolfe, Richard; Guse, Daryl; Campbell Project Management Services; Earth Sea Heritage Surveys

Commissioned by

Northern Territory. Department of Planning and Infrastructure


E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; TR 17/05




The aim of this survey was to locate and record any prescribed archaeological objects or places as defined under the Northern Territory of Australia Heritage Conservation Act 1991; to assess the nature, distribution and significance of archaeologic materials; identify historic places resulting from early non-indigenous settlement, mining and pastoral activities; provide advice and recommendations regarding mitigative procedures and short and long term management strategies for any materials located during the survey. Ensure to the greatest extend possible that sites protected within the terms of the Heritage Conservation Act are not damaged or destroyed by the proposed works. - Introduction


Earth Sea Heritage Surveys was engaged by the Construction Division of IPE through Peter Campbell Project Managers; Prepared for: Campbell Project Management Services and Construction Division, Department of Planning and Infrastructure.; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Table of contents

Executive summary -- Results summary -- Introduction -- Environmental and cultural setting -- Background archaeological information -- Methodology -- Archaeological results -- Heritage significance assessment -- Recommendations -- References -- List of attachments




Archaeological surveying; Roadworks

Publisher name

Earth Sea Heritage Surveys

Place of publication



TR 17/05


68, [7] pages : colour illustrations, colour mapS : 30 cm

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Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government



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Site ID Chainage (km) and Offset (m) Easting (GDA94) Northing (GDA94) Assessment of significance Risk of locating additional archaeological materials 22AS1 East side of road. Ch 37.5 km LHS 120m. 690475 8564250 Low Low 22AS2 West side of road. Ch 37.4 km RHS 100 690456 8564642 Low Low 22BS1 East side of road Ch 37.4km LHS 400 690739 8564040 Low Low 25AS1 West side of road 688244 8560686 Low Low 25AS2 West side of road 688454 8560800 Low Low Archaeological Survey Page 61 15/11/2005 Litchfield Rd, 14-44 km.

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