Delineation of the Arroyo Hondo Sustaining Area


Delineation of the Arroyo Hondo Sustaining Area, D. Bruce Dickson, 1979, School of American Research Press, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Arroyo Hondo Archeological Series, Appendix AVolume 2

     Appendix A in the Arroyo Hondo New Mexico Site Survey defines “sustaining area as the territory around any human settlement from which the primary sustenance of the community is drawn. For Pueblo sites this area would have been capable of supporting certain wild and domestic plants and animals known from archeological evidence to have been used by inhabitants. The Appendix describes the sustaining area of Arroyo Hondo Pueblo.