Geo-pedological and climatic impact on the distribution and organization of Neolithic settlements in Eastern Croatia (Western Syrmia)
Keywords: Eastern Croatia, Neolithic, loess, ravines, settlements
AbstractThis paper analyzes a sampling of settlement patterns in the extreme eastern periphery of Croatia during the prehistoric period. The layout of present-day settlements from Vukovar to Ilok and the local, very specific relief, indicate a degree of mutual interaction. The combination of a series of components such as deep ravines (known locally as surduk) and high loess terraces indicates a unique structure which has been apparent from prehistory to the most recent history.
How to Cite
Burić, M., & Težak-Gregl, T. (2009). Geo-pedological and climatic impact on the distribution and organization of Neolithic settlements in Eastern Croatia (Western Syrmia). Documenta Praehistorica, 36, 337-346. https://doi.org/10.4312/dp.36.22
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