Thesaurus / excavation

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The criticisms got even worse when military excavations in the new Marine base revealed dozens of sites containing human remains and cultural artifacts.
The team also found remains of several large mammals at the excavation site, including taruca, or Andean deer, and vicuña, which are related to alpacas.
The book’s strength lies not in any innovative, broad analysis but in its excavation of important episodes of the early years.
Upstream from Etzanoa sites, excavations have uncovered remnants of a separate Wichita town that ran for about three kilometers, he says.
Blakeslee plans to explore more underground features of the Kansas site with additional remote sensing techniques before starting excavations so that digging can precisely target the earthwork and any surrounding remains.
PG&E, whose transmission lines were determined to have sparked the blaze, launched a major cleanup effort, including hiring a fleet of hydrovac trucks — special excavation equipment for digging around buried wires and gas lines.
While filling in the excavation, the pipe represented in Fig. 22 was found in the dirt which had been removed from it.
The rule is, the excavation must be made in a reasonable manner.
The excavation was done mostly at night, the ground being illuminated by magnesium light.
Calculating an average monthly excavation of a million cubic yards, the task would have required 17 years to complete.
THE PANAMA CANALFREDERIC JENNINGS HASKIN

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