|Site Name||English Camp|
|Description||English Camp site is located on the eastern shore of Garrison Bay inside the San Juan Island National Historic Park, English Camp. The site is a deep, highly stratified shell midden with complex layers of whole and broken shells, rocks, charcoal, animal bones, and stone and bone tools.|
|Radiocarbon Dates||500 to 1800 AD|
Latitude/Longitude 123.1491°W ( 48°, 35', 11.4" N; 123°, 8', 56.8" W )
The legal description is: Washington, Willamette Meridian T36N,R4W,sec25
UTM zone 10 (X,Y) 489004 , 5381501
The elevation is 34 m ( 112 ft )
The gradient is: 9.2 percent
The aspect direction is: 210.5 degrees or SW
The local roughness is: 9.5 or moderate
The location as decimal degrees (X,Y;Z) = -123.1491, 48.5865; 34 m
The state and county are Washington: San Juan County 53055
The HUC is San Juan Islands 17110003; Place point in HUC
The Omernik ecoregion is Puget Lowland (more typical) 2
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Washington, Willamette Meridian T36N,R4W,sec25
|Elevation in Feet||112|
|Project Name||San Juan Island Archaeological Project|
|Project Type||Research Project|
|Principal Investigator/Collectors||Stein, Dr. Julie K.|
|Principal Investigator Affiliation||University of Washington|
Deciphering a Shell Midden. Academic Press. 1992.
Exploring Coast Salish Prehistory. University of Washington Press. 2000.
Triangular stemmed bifacial projectile point made from dacite or basalt. The point is asymetrical in shape having one barb larger than the other. The stem is formed by pressure flaking producing curved basal notches. There is cortex on the dorsal side.
Projectile point made of gray banded chert. The point is bifacially worked with small pressure flakes along both edges. It is notched at the base. There is a small remnant of the original cortex surface near the base where the body of the point flares.