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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

File type



Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government



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70 11 40 70 21 40 70 01 40 0 0.4 Kilometers 0.8 69 91 40 Area 17 to L itc hf ie ld P ar k 69 81 40 8574180 8575180 17AS6 17AS8 17AS7 17BS4 17AS4 17AS3 17AS2 17AS1 17BS1 Location Map 2Location Map 2 Gravel Search Area 17, Litchfield Rd 14 km to 44 km. Mapping by Earth Sea Heritage Surveys October 2005 Base map: 1:100,000 scale Bynoe 5072 Legend Boundary of Gravel Search Area Archaeological site Access track Alternative gravel search area

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