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Re: OAUSA Net - January 11, 2018 - Destinations

Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:21 pm
by JackM-KK6WXQ
Please check me in.
Thank you!


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
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.
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More detail of the area, located between wilderness areas.
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Chappo Springs
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Area where trilobites can be found
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Some trilobites found there
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Noonday and War Eagle Mines,_California
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Old Tecopa (site) / Tecopa Pass,_California
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China Ranch Date Farm
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Tecopa Hot Springs (County Park) ... /Home.html
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Fire Opal Area
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Sleeping Circles
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Ibex Spring
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Saratoga Spring
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GPX File of Waypoint Locations

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no"?>
<gpx xmlns="" creator="GaiaGPS" version="1.1" xmlns:xsi="" xsi:schemaLocation="">
  <wpt lat="35.877807" lon="-116.285076">
    <name>Sleeping Circles (along north-south line)</name>
  <wpt lat="35.772226" lon="-116.410497">
    <name>Ibex Spring</name>
  <wpt lat="35.800692" lon="-116.194047">
    <name>China Ranch Date Farm</name>
  <wpt lat="35.872052" lon="-116.232470">
    <name>Tecopa Hot Springs County Park</name>
  <wpt lat="35.947268" lon="-116.189956">
    <name>Chappo Spring</name>
  <wpt lat="35.829618" lon="-116.096536">
    <name>Noonday Mine</name>
  <wpt lat="35.880782" lon="-116.284381">
    <name>Fire Opal</name>
  <wpt lat="35.683299" lon="-116.421463">
    <name>Saratoga Spring</name>
  <wpt lat="35.821074" lon="-116.091679">
    <name>War Eagle Mine</name>
  <wpt lat="35.800366" lon="-116.102059">
    <name>Old Tecopa (Tecopa Pass)</name>
  <wpt lat="35.885026" lon="-116.064977">

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.