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Lab number
Material dated
charcoal; charbon de bois
northwest of Courtenay, at Sandwick, on the Tsolum River, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Map sheet
92 F/11
Date submitted
May 10, 0098
Date uploaded
February 14, 2020
Normalized Age
1650 ± 70
δ13C (per mil)
mound III, upper level, 12-18" depth
Additional information
Capes (1964: 18) cites this date as S-102 bis: 1980 +/- 70 BP.
DkSg-2B, Mission Hill: About 30 hillocks are collectively known as the Comox Valley mounds. Three were excavated by Capes, with Mounds I and II being located at the Tsolum River Mound site (DkSg-1) and Mound III at the Mission Hill Mound site (DkSg-2B). Radiocarbon dates were obtained for Mounds I and III.