Archaeological Reconnaissance

An activity largely based upon using documents and records
desktopstudy
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the new name of the sites and monuments record
historicenvironmentrecord
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used on maps and plans to indicate the presence of slopes
hachures
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a key cartographer of the 17th century
johnspeed
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powerful databases which can store multiple layers of data against individual map references
GIS
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this term can be used to encompass fieldwalking, surveying and planned aerial photography
surfacesurveys
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a sampling line which could be across a single site or an entire landscape
transect
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used to sample the subsoil and can display stratigraphy
coring
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involves passing an electric current through the ground and noting differences in the ability of the subsoil to conduct electricity
resistivitysurvey
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the cropmark that often reveals plans of buildings or routes of Roman roads
negative
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Card 2

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the new name of the sites and monuments record

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historicenvironmentrecord

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used on maps and plans to indicate the presence of slopes

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Card 4

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a key cartographer of the 17th century

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Card 5

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powerful databases which can store multiple layers of data against individual map references

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