OAUSA Net - January 11, 2018 - Destinations

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Re: OAUSA Net - January 11, 2018 - Destinations

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Re: OAUSA Net - January 11, 2018 - Destinations

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Post by k9atk » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:30 pm

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Re: OAUSA Net - January 11, 2018 - Destinations

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Post by KK6DYO » 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.
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 174 times
chapposprings.jpg
chapposprings.jpg (187.35 KiB) Viewed 173 times
chapposprings 2.jpg
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Area where trilobites can be found
Trilobites.jpg
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Some trilobites found there
trilobite2.jpg
trilobite2.jpg (2.48 MiB) Viewed 161 times
trilobite1.jpg
trilobite1.jpg (1.2 MiB) Viewed 161 times

Noonday and War Eagle Mines
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noonday_Camp,_California
Noonday and War Eagle Mines.jpg
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Old Tecopa (site) / Tecopa Pass
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tecopa,_California
OldTecopa.jpg
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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 174 times

Fire Opal Area
Fire Opal.jpg
Fire Opal.jpg (279.49 KiB) Viewed 161 times
opals.jpg
opals.jpg (186.65 KiB) Viewed 161 times

Sleeping Circles
Sleeping Circles.jpg
Sleeping Circles.jpg (203.22 KiB) Viewed 174 times
sleepingcircles1.jpg
sleepingcircles1.jpg (110.26 KiB) Viewed 173 times
sleepingcircles2.jpg
sleepingcircles2.jpg (88.69 KiB) Viewed 173 times

Ibex Spring
Ibex Spring.jpg
Ibex Spring.jpg (282.02 KiB) Viewed 174 times
ibex_springs.jpg
ibex_springs.jpg (134.83 KiB) Viewed 173 times

Saratoga Spring
Saratoga.jpg
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saratoga_springs.jpg
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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>
Last edited by KK6DYO on Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:23 pm, edited 8 times in total.

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Re: OAUSA Net - January 11, 2018 - Destinations

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Post by ag6if » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:30 pm

Great net, now that I have a 4x4, Peggy and I want to tag along! 73 AG6IF

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Re: OAUSA Net - January 11, 2018 - Destinations

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Post by Geoff » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:29 pm

Thanks for the trilobite pics. I found some off of the 40 highway at the white mountains.

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