Recent Examples of excavation from the Web
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.
Ice chalk, sidewalk puffy paint, bubble blower art, face painting, rubber ducky excavations and more are among the activities for families.
The excavation project uncovered 16 new Homo sapiens fossils along with stone tools and animal bones.
The find announced Wednesday by archaeologist Eduardo Matos was made in excavations done in 2009-2016.
Excavations for train projects have turned up bison and camel bones as well as mastodon teeth and tusk fragments.
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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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