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Artifacts from quarry workshops and other sites (LeroiGourhan & Brezillon 1972; Singer 1975; Schild 1976). The study area is located in the desert region of southeastern California, in and around the Chuckwalla Valley in eastern Riverside County (fig. 1). Situated in the southwestern corner of the greater Colorado Desert, Chuckwalla Valley drains eastward into the Colorado River near Blythe. The natural and cultural resources of the region have been described in several recent publications (King & Casabier, 1976; Davis, Brown, & Nichols 1980; Warren et al.
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