West Angelas Deposit C and D Stage 1 Excavations

Gavin Jackson Cultural Resource Management has completed numerous projects with Rio Tinto Iron Ore and Rio Tinto Exploration in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Following on from surveys, assessment and detailed recording in 2016 of a large number of rockshelter sites within Deposit C and D at West Angelas, GJCRM carried out research driven excavations and cultural salvage of rockshelter sites in 2018.

This project was carried out in partnership with Yinhawangka Aborignal Corporation and involved specialists in usewear residue analysis and stone artefact analysis.