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What is the name of this formation?

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Offline Miles of Texas

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What is the name of this formation?
« on: March 28, 2012, 06:58:17 PM »
Does anyone know the name of this formation?  Photo taken at Sotol Vista.

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Offline bhodges85

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Re: What is the name of this formation?
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2012, 07:03:04 PM »
We've always called it "The Carousel".

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Offline Miles of Texas

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Re: What is the name of this formation?
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2012, 07:09:21 PM »
Thanks!

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Offline RichardM

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Re: What is the name of this formation?
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2012, 08:22:13 PM »
It's most often called Carousel Mountain, but I don't know if that name's official.

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Offline Flash

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Re: What is the name of this formation?
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2012, 08:24:07 PM »
I have read about also having been called Signal Mountain.  :icon_cool:

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Offline Hoodoo

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Re: What is the name of this formation?
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2012, 08:30:17 PM »
It's most often called Carousel Mountain, but I don't know if that name's official.

According to the USGS it is called Carousel Mountain.

A view from the Blue Creek/Homer Wilson Overlook.


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Don
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Offline Lance

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Re: What is the name of this formation?
« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2012, 09:03:35 AM »
A view from the south side looking north. You can see the resemblance to a carousel.  :icon_smile:



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Offline Flash

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Re: What is the name of this formation?
« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2012, 09:13:08 AM »
I have read about also having been called Signal Mountain.  :icon_cool:

Correction - I just started reading Beneath the Window last night. The Wilson's referred to it as Signal Peak.

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Offline Stevieray

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Re: What is the name of this formation?
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2012, 10:13:22 AM »
I was told it was once called 'Signal'

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Offline madikama

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Re: What is the name of this formation?
« Reply #9 on: September 27, 2012, 04:53:31 AM »
I think that this is Carousel Mountain, a friend of mine snd me few pictures to see. He was there in a trip, last summer.

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Offline Homer67

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Re: What is the name of this formation?
« Reply #10 on: September 28, 2012, 12:50:32 PM »
Ooh, so long as we have a chance to get some photos out, here's a couple of my photos of Carousel Mtn!  (Shameless, I know...)


Looking West from the Dodson  Nov 2011 by Superhomer670, on Flickr

The OML was a golden time for me and my girl:

Sandi on the Dodson  Nov 2011 by Superhomer670, on Flickr
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Ah Big Bend, we will soon return to reacquaint ourselves in our ritual of blood, exhaustion and dehydration. How can we resist the temptation to strip ourselves of the maladies of civilization?

 


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