Recent Examples of excavation from the Web
The dates, based on new excavations and state-of-the-art methods, push back the earliest solid evidence for humans in Australia by 10,000 to 20,000 years and suggest that modern humans left Africa earlier than had been thought.
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The excavation, the first of its kind in Oceanside, had been scheduled to start last fall, but became bogged down in the permitting process.
The recent excavation has also revealed that the skulls came from men, women, and children.
Excavations at Soro revealed the graves of 16 people ranging from children to a man of at least 50.
Construction of a landfill cell is complex and involves excavation, lining the sides and bottom with clay and a plastic liner as well as the installation of a pipe system to capture leachate - water or material that breaks down into a liquid.
After excavation work is completed on a property, interior dust sampling is done, Haag said.
His rapid-response excavations have resulted in more than 90 papers since 2010.
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First Known Use of excavation
EXCAVATION Defined for Kids
Definition of excavation for Students
1 : the act of excavating
2 : a hollow place formed by excavating
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