• Fort Irwin, Calif., archaeologist and cultural resources chief Luz Ramirez de Bryson traces a geoglyph formation in the expansion area April 9 2008. U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

    Following geoglyphs on Fort Irwin

    Fort Irwin, Calif., archaeologist and cultural resources chief Luz Ramirez de Bryson traces a geoglyph formation in the expansion area April 9 2008. U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

  • Fort Irwin, Calif., archaeologist and cultural resources manager Luz Ramirez de Bryson walks beside a straight line geoglyph formation in the expansion area. April 9, 2008. U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

    A line from the past

    Fort Irwin, Calif., archaeologist and cultural resources manager Luz Ramirez de Bryson walks beside a straight line geoglyph formation in the expansion area. April 9, 2008. U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

  • Fort Irwin Archaeologist Luz Ramirez de Bryson visits abstract petroglyphs on a Fort Irwin, Calif., hillside.

    Petroglyph rocks at Fort Irwin

    Fort Irwin Archaeologist Luz Ramirez de Bryson visits abstract petroglyphs on a Fort Irwin, Calif., hillside.

  • Fort Irwin, Calif., archaeologist and cultural resources chief Luz Ramirez de Bryson looks at a circular abstract petroglyph on basalt formation, Fort Irwin, Calif., April 9 2008. U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

    Fort Irwin abstract petroglyphs

    Fort Irwin, Calif., archaeologist and cultural resources chief Luz Ramirez de Bryson looks at a circular abstract petroglyph on basalt formation, Fort Irwin, Calif., April 9 2008. U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder...

  • Petroglyphs are often faint. Fort Irwin, Calif., archaeologist and cultural resources chief Luz Ramirez de Bryson points to a circular abstract petroglyph on basalt formation, Fort Irwin, Calif., April 9 2008. U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

    Fort Irwin petroglyph circle

    Petroglyphs are often faint. Fort Irwin, Calif., archaeologist and cultural resources chief Luz Ramirez de Bryson points to a circular abstract petroglyph on basalt formation, Fort Irwin, Calif., April 9 2008. U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by...

  • Fort Irwin, Calif., archaeologist and cultural resources chief Luz Ramirez de Bryson points to an abstract petroglyph on basalt formation, Fort Irwin, Calif., April 9 2008. U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

    Fort Irwin petroglyphs

    Fort Irwin, Calif., archaeologist and cultural resources chief Luz Ramirez de Bryson points to an abstract petroglyph on basalt formation, Fort Irwin, Calif., April 9 2008. U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

  • A line of rocks, part of a geoglyph (rock art) on the Fort Irwin, Calif., expansion area U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

    Geoglyph on Fort Irwin

    A line of rocks, part of a geoglyph (rock art) on the Fort Irwin, Calif., expansion area U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

  • Close shot of rocks in a geoglyph on Fort Irwin, Calif., expansion area looking toward Avawatz Mountains. U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

    Fort Irwin Geoglyph rocks

    Close shot of rocks in a geoglyph on Fort Irwin, Calif., expansion area looking toward Avawatz Mountains. U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

  • Rock Formation on Fort Irwin, Calif., where Native Americans left pictographs. April 10, 2008 U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

    Pictograph formation

    Rock Formation on Fort Irwin, Calif., where Native Americans left pictographs. April 10, 2008 U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

  • Fort Irwin, Calif., archaeologist and cultural resources chief Luz Ramirez de Bryson holds arrowheads associated with Native American pictographs on a nearby rock formation. Photo April 10, 2008 U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

    Fort Irwin pictograph-era arrowheads

    Fort Irwin, Calif., archaeologist and cultural resources chief Luz Ramirez de Bryson holds arrowheads associated with Native American pictographs on a nearby rock formation. Photo April 10, 2008 U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder...

  • Pictographs left on a rock formation on Fort Irwin, Calif. Photo April 10, 2008 U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

    Fort Irwin pictograph

    Pictographs left on a rock formation on Fort Irwin, Calif. Photo April 10, 2008 U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

  • Fort Irwin, Calif., archaeologist and cultural resources chief Luz Ramirez de Bryson examines Native American pictographs left on a rock formation. Photo April 10, 2008 U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

    Fort Irwin pictographs

    Fort Irwin, Calif., archaeologist and cultural resources chief Luz Ramirez de Bryson examines Native American pictographs left on a rock formation. Photo April 10, 2008 U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

  • Rocks in a geoglyph formation on the Fort Irwin, Calif., expansion area, curve and branch below the Avawatz range. Most prominent: a snakelike shape in the right half of the picture. U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder (neal.snyder@us.army.mil)

    Shadow of a Geoglyph on Fort Irwin

    Rocks in a geoglyph formation on the Fort Irwin, Calif., expansion area, curve and branch below the Avawatz range. Most prominent: a snakelike shape in the right half of the picture. U.S. Army Environmental Command photo by Neal Snyder...

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