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“Birthday Canyon” Petroglyphs

Back in the fall of 2006 I met up with Cori and Lewis for a hike up “Birthday Canyon” to visit several panels of Coso Style petroglyphs. The moderate hike was an interesting one up a remote desert canyon that opened and closed itself freely making the overall trek a real joy with its ever changing topography. Both sandy washes and boulders graced this canyon and as nearing its head, basalt cliffs and basalt boulders, a favorite palette of the Coso people, rise out of the canyon floor and quickly draw the canyon to a close.
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Toquima Petrogylphs

Back in the summer of 2008 I had the pleasure of traveling some of Nevada’s back roads with some good friends who knew the country well. One of the sites we visited during the trip was a petrogylph site located in the Toquima Mountains. This site with two large panels and multiple smaller panels occurs on some welded tuff boulders high above the canyon below.
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