South Cub Creek/Split Rock Area

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South Cub Creek/Split Rock Area

Post Number:#1  Postby InspectorClueSo » Mon Oct 16, 2006 3:37 pm

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Keep your eyes open for indian camp sites, arrowheads, or any other signs of life!
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Re: South Cub Creek/Split Rock Area

Post Number:#2  Postby InspectorClueSo » Mon Oct 16, 2006 3:42 pm

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I think that this was an instructional panel on an exercise class? Something like ~Jumping Jacks~ I would think?

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Re: South Cub Creek/Split Rock Area

Post Number:#3  Postby InspectorClueSo » Mon Oct 16, 2006 3:44 pm

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This was a ~Big Foot~ or maybe TWO?
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Re: South Cub Creek/Split Rock Area

Post Number:#4  Postby InspectorClueSo » Mon Oct 16, 2006 3:46 pm

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I don't know why I threw this picture in until it is worked on to bring out the details?

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Re: South Cub Creek/Split Rock Area

Post Number:#5  Postby InspectorClueSo » Mon Oct 16, 2006 3:48 pm

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~Duck Man~ and side kick?

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Re: South Cub Creek/Split Rock Area

Post Number:#6  Postby Terry L Carter » Mon Oct 16, 2006 4:10 pm

Nice images!
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Cool Pictures

Post Number:#7  Postby PSursa » Mon Oct 16, 2006 11:16 pm

I like the pictures, where is South Cub Creek, Split Rock area?
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Re: Cool Pictures

Post Number:#8  Postby PTCarroll » Tue Oct 17, 2006 3:30 am

I'm not really sure I can think of any examples in Uintah County that appear similar to those figures. I do think they can be found in Southern Utah or Northern Arizona, though.

Either Tim got out his chisel a few weeks back or maybe there was some migration from further South than I would have expected. Perhaps there is something to a Hopi migration in the early 1700s after all.
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Re: Cool Pictures

Post Number:#9  Postby avantais » Tue Oct 17, 2006 7:40 am

Very cool! Thanks for sharing, Oxman. Is that a diamondback?
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Re: Cool Pictures

Post Number:#10  Postby InspectorClueSo » Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:59 pm

The snake is a 'Pigmy Rattler'. One of several kinds of rattlers found in Utah. This is also one of the most posionous. The snake was about two and a half feet long and had five rattles. The coloring on the snake was beautiful.
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Re: Cool Pictures

Post Number:#11  Postby PTCarroll » Tue Oct 17, 2006 3:52 pm

How do we know it is the most poisonous? You apparently didn't test it on your son, so now we'll never know...
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Re: Cool Pictures

Post Number:#12  Postby InspectorClueSo » Wed Oct 18, 2006 6:17 am

The reason that I know it was a pygmy rattler is because it was only about two and a half feet long--it had five rattles and after we threw Jeff in with it about three or four times it finally bit him--the doctor said-~looks like a pygmy rattler bite! Those things are very poisonous-it's a good thing that he didn't die." We responded--~Whatever~.
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then I couldn't access that login for some reason so I changed to 'oxman776' but ezboard will not let me login using that name from a second computer so I have added a third name of 'InspectorSmith'. All three of us are one-and-the-same.
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Re: Cool Pictures

Post Number:#13  Postby InspectorClueSo » Wed Oct 18, 2006 6:22 am

PSurza--South Cub Creek/Split rock is about 2 miles east of the Green River in the North East corner of Utah--just outside of the Dinosaur National Monument. There are other good petroglyph panels nearby. Two very good ones are the kokapella and lizard clan panels just north of cub creek on the way to Josie Morris's (Butch Cassidy's girlfriend) cabin. These petroglyphs are on the Dinosaur National Monument Property. Down on the cliffs on Cockleburr are some more great petroglyphs including a lizard clan shield and further south is a pregnant goat.
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Re: Cool Pictures

Post Number:#14  Postby InspectorClueSo » Wed Oct 18, 2006 4:23 pm

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A lot of dinosaur footprints up above the petroglyphs if you know where to look. Some were three toed and some were four toed.

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Re: Cool Pictures

Post Number:#15  Postby PTCarroll » Thu Oct 19, 2006 1:03 am

Hum, it looks like you get some claw definition on those footprints. Not bad (if they all are similar to that photo).
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Re: Cool Pictures

Post Number:#16  Postby InspectorClueSo » Thu Oct 19, 2006 3:00 am

They are not all that good. A few have claw prints--most don't. There are a number of different size print paths criss-crossing each other from silver dollar size to salad plate size. We have seen much better in the St. George area and near the Arizona border.
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Note: This photo is taken looking up at the lid of an overhang. You can look down and see the negative or up and see the positive where the rock slabs have flaked off the ceiling.
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Re: Cool Pictures/More

Post Number:#17  Postby InspectorClueSo » Fri Oct 20, 2006 4:24 am

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This guy is real cool!! A butch haircut, large medalion, and huge feet. Probably my youngest son! :rofl:

I also think that he is a male? Something missing though. Notice the peck marks coming down from the medallion/breastplate?

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Re: Cool Pictures/More

Post Number:#18  Postby InspectorClueSo » Fri Oct 20, 2006 4:25 am

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I think that this one is a male also? Notice that they carved him some shorts in short arc's? He probably wasn't very fast--look at his short legs and knobby knees--the kind of guy you take camping just in case your attacked by a bear--you can probably run faster than this guy. :rofl:

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Re: Cool Pictures/More

Post Number:#19  Postby InspectorClueSo » Fri Oct 20, 2006 4:27 am

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This guy was really interesting! Notice the dots/pecks going up from his hands? They go up quite a ways and then back down in one continuous loop. Any ideas?

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Re: Cool Pictures/More

Post Number:#20  Postby InspectorClueSo » Fri Oct 20, 2006 4:29 am

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PT--The overhang that you see at the far right of the cliffs is where the dinosaur footprints are. I'll post another picture taken off to left of where this one was taken and you can see the Green River in the backgound.

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My pics from Split Rock

Post Number:#21  Postby PTCarroll » Thu Oct 26, 2006 11:26 am

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This figure is one of 2 that is inside the crevice. It is almost impossible to get a decent shot of them.
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Re: My pics from Split Rock

Post Number:#22  Postby PTCarroll » Thu Oct 26, 2006 11:27 am

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This is the other figure in the crevice, on the opposite wall.
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Re: My pics from Split Rock

Post Number:#23  Postby PTCarroll » Thu Oct 26, 2006 11:30 am

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This partial wall is next to a rock outcropping above the cliffs. It is a short hike from the top of the crevice. There are some sheep petroglyphs nearby, just around the corner. However, I can't say how old that wall is. Maybe it is Fremont. Maybe it is Ute. Maybe it was made by a hunter who wanted to keep warm. You just can't tell without more info.
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Re: My pics from Split Rock

Post Number:#24  Postby PTCarroll » Thu Oct 26, 2006 11:32 am

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This image is on a petroglyph panel that is closer to the road.

(I took the above 4 photos earlier this week, when I finally decoded Oxman's instructions)
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Re: My pics from Split Rock

Post Number:#25  Postby InspectorClueSo » Thu Oct 26, 2006 12:19 pm

Great shots Paul! I have been trying to determine if the characters in the crevace are male or female? You would have thought that he could have found the location a lot sooner than he did--I told him to ~go east of Vernal several miles and start looking around, you shouldn't have any trouble finding them." Took him two days. If I would have known that he would have so much trouble I would have given him some GPS coordinates!!
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