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Petroglyphs, Nevada

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   This trip in the desert was originally published by "Bud" Sanders for the St. George Jeepers and is published here with Bud Sanders permission. The St. George Jeepers is a group of off-road enthusiasts that have their base of operations in St. George, Utah.
   A very neat trip to two big petroglyph sites in the desert of Nevada. The trip starts in Bunkerville just south of Mesquite, Nevada. The one site "Falling Man Petroglyph" is pretty famous and well known. This trip will take you very near to Lake Mead.
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"Newspaper Panel" near the "Falling Man".

   Very scenic trip with the added bonus of hundreds of petroglyphs. And that's not all. While you're in this area you could also visit ------

Black Butte Topography Map

Larger version of this map  HERE

A picturesque arch in the "21 Sheep Panel" area.

Newspaper Petroglyph Panel
Desert Arch
Keyhole, Nevada

View looking West through the "Keyhole".

Black Butte Topography Map
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