At the end of a long day exploring pictographs around the badlands of Anza Borrego, we made one last stop – the Spoked Wheel Geoglyph.
This ceremonial site is a
I was out in Panamint Valley and wanted to hunt for a geoglyph site and Native American
Mule Tank is a small, seasonal tinaja along the foothills of the Mule Mountains along the Colorado River. It is a long walk to any other source of water, so this catchment would have been
In October 2010, we visited a very isolated geoglyph way out in the Great Basin desert, all by itself, on a basalt hill. It was an interesting discovery for us. There are some other Native American camps in the area but no petroglyphs that I could find. But, besides the remoteness, what makes this interesting is the height of the rocks stacked to make the geoglyph. They are all good sized basalt boulders, typically 9 – 12 inch in diameter, and stacked three or four tall. The rock circles that are part of the geoglyph seem like they could have been used for housing rings.Continue reading