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Alabama Hills glyph question (& rescue copter on Sunday?)

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Alabama Hills glyph question (& rescue copter on Sunday?)

Postby calipidder » Tue May 26, 2009 10:33 am

My camera and I spent Sunday poking around several Alabama Hills arches, and I came away with 2 questions.

First, it looked like a S&R helicopter was flying out over the Hills from Whitney area - just wondering if everything was okay up there.

Second, for those familiar with the petroglyphs/pictographs near the Balanced Rocks/Three Brothers - they didn't look anything like rock art I've seen before; they were far too symmetric and 'clean'. There was a lizard pictograph that looked more like something you'd see painted on fake indian pottery at a grand canyon gift shop than anything I've seen 'in the wild'.

Our group was split 1/2 and 1/2 on the opinion real vs. movie set fake. It was a very photogenic site with up in a pile of rocks with great views - it would make a great movie set, but then again, I'm sure the Native Americans appreciated the spot as well. I still need to sort through the thousands of shots I took this weekend, but I'll post some as soon as I can. If anyone knows what I'm talking about I'd love to get some info on these glyphs to settle the debate. :)



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Re: Alabama Hills glyph question (& rescue copter on Sunday?)

Postby calipidder » Thu May 28, 2009 9:37 am

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