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Re: OAUSA Net - January 11, 2018 - Destinations

Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:21 pm
by JackM-KK6WXQ
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Re: OAUSA Net - January 11, 2018 - Destinations

Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:30 pm
by k9atk
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Re: OAUSA Net - January 11, 2018 - Destinations

Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:06 pm
by KK6DYO
Ground pictures and narration provided by Scott KM6HRM. Note that the Google Map aerial views contain coordinates.


Amargosa Valley area (red waypoint markers) is between Death Valley and Mojave National Preserve, near the intersection of 176 and 127. The Old Spanish Trail runs through the area.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amargosa_Valley
Amargosa Valley Area.jpeg
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More detail of the area, located between wilderness areas.
Amargosa Valley.jpeg
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Chappo Springs
Chappo Spring.jpg
Chappo Spring.jpg (237.48 KiB) Viewed 175 times
chapposprings.jpg
chapposprings.jpg (187.35 KiB) Viewed 174 times
chapposprings 2.jpg
chapposprings 2.jpg (218.6 KiB) Viewed 174 times

Area where trilobites can be found
Trilobites.jpg
Trilobites.jpg (341.11 KiB) Viewed 162 times
Some trilobites found there
trilobite2.jpg
trilobite2.jpg (2.48 MiB) Viewed 162 times
trilobite1.jpg
trilobite1.jpg (1.2 MiB) Viewed 162 times

Noonday and War Eagle Mines
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noonday_Camp,_California
Noonday and War Eagle Mines.jpg
Noonday and War Eagle Mines.jpg (267.68 KiB) Viewed 162 times

Old Tecopa (site) / Tecopa Pass
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tecopa,_California
OldTecopa.jpg
OldTecopa.jpg (293.92 KiB) Viewed 162 times

China Ranch Date Farm
https://www.chinaranch.com/
China Ranch Date Farm.jpg
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Tecopa Hot Springs (County Park)
http://www.tecopahotsprings.org/TecopaH ... /Home.html
Tecopa Hot Springs.jpg
Tecopa Hot Springs.jpg (326.12 KiB) Viewed 175 times

Fire Opal Area
Fire Opal.jpg
Fire Opal.jpg (279.49 KiB) Viewed 162 times
opals.jpg
opals.jpg (186.65 KiB) Viewed 162 times

Sleeping Circles
Sleeping Circles.jpg
Sleeping Circles.jpg (203.22 KiB) Viewed 175 times
sleepingcircles1.jpg
sleepingcircles1.jpg (110.26 KiB) Viewed 174 times
sleepingcircles2.jpg
sleepingcircles2.jpg (88.69 KiB) Viewed 174 times

Ibex Spring
Ibex Spring.jpg
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ibex_springs.jpg
ibex_springs.jpg (134.83 KiB) Viewed 174 times

Saratoga Spring
Saratoga.jpg
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saratoga_springs.jpg
saratoga_springs.jpg (107.98 KiB) Viewed 174 times
saratoga_sprigs2.jpg
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GPX File of Waypoint Locations

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no"?>
<gpx xmlns="http://www.topografix.com/GPX/1/1" creator="GaiaGPS" version="1.1" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:schemaLocation="http://www.topografix.com/GPX/1/1 http://www.topografix.com/GPX/1/1/gpx.xsd">
  <wpt lat="35.877807" lon="-116.285076">
    <ele>452.6</ele>
    <time>2018-01-12T03:22:20Z</time>
    <name>Sleeping Circles (along north-south line)</name>
  </wpt>
  <wpt lat="35.772226" lon="-116.410497">
    <ele>345.2</ele>
    <time>2018-01-12T03:08:48Z</time>
    <name>Ibex Spring</name>
  </wpt>
  <wpt lat="35.800692" lon="-116.194047">
    <ele>381.1</ele>
    <time>2018-01-12T03:03:04Z</time>
    <name>China Ranch Date Farm</name>
  </wpt>
  <wpt lat="35.872052" lon="-116.232470">
    <ele>425.1</ele>
    <time>2018-01-12T03:06:55Z</time>
    <name>Tecopa Hot Springs County Park</name>
  </wpt>
  <wpt lat="35.947268" lon="-116.189956">
    <ele>592.3</ele>
    <time>2018-01-12T03:01:44Z</time>
    <name>Chappo Spring</name>
  </wpt>
  <wpt lat="35.829618" lon="-116.096536">
    <ele>883.8</ele>
    <time>2018-01-12T03:18:02Z</time>
    <name>Noonday Mine</name>
  </wpt>
  <wpt lat="35.880782" lon="-116.284381">
    <ele>447.8</ele>
    <time>2018-01-12T03:04:28Z</time>
    <name>Fire Opal</name>
  </wpt>
  <wpt lat="35.683299" lon="-116.421463">
    <ele>61.3</ele>
    <time>2018-01-12T03:21:22Z</time>
    <name>Saratoga Spring</name>
  </wpt>
  <wpt lat="35.821074" lon="-116.091679">
    <ele>827.7</ele>
    <time>2018-01-12T03:11:28Z</time>
    <name>War Eagle Mine</name>
  </wpt>
  <wpt lat="35.800366" lon="-116.102059">
    <ele>638.1</ele>
    <time>2018-01-12T03:19:01Z</time>
    <name>Old Tecopa (Tecopa Pass)</name>
  </wpt>
  <wpt lat="35.885026" lon="-116.064977">
    <ele>838.9</ele>
    <time>2018-01-12T03:23:50Z</time>
    <name>Trilobites</name>
  </wpt>
</gpx>

Re: OAUSA Net - January 11, 2018 - Destinations

Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:30 pm
by ag6if
Great net, now that I have a 4x4, Peggy and I want to tag along! 73 AG6IF

Re: OAUSA Net - January 11, 2018 - Destinations

Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:29 pm
by Geoff
Thanks for the trilobite pics. I found some off of the 40 highway at the white mountains.