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Google Earth Imagery Update

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Offline trtlrock

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Re: Google Earth Imagery Update
« Reply #30 on: May 28, 2013, 07:51:08 PM »

the large triangle, I think is a concrete structure

It's a "guzzler"

Got it. Thanks.

What's a guzzler?

I believe a guzzler is a passive, automated, water-catchment & release system designed to attract wildlife (if you're a hunter, let's say), or to support wildlife (if you think you're increasing their chance of surviving a drought, let's say). I don't think they're commonly made with concrete, and I would kind of doubt BBNP would sanction/allow them, but...

...I could be wrong on all counts.  :ecomcity:
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Offline Reece

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Re: Google Earth Imagery Update
« Reply #31 on: May 29, 2013, 06:41:19 AM »
Check out the crossing. Flat bottom boat in mid-river, taxi-trucks lined up and waiting, parking maxed out.

 29.189702, -102.945151
« Last Edit: May 29, 2013, 07:55:09 AM by Reece »

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Offline RichardM

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Re: Google Earth Imagery Update
« Reply #32 on: May 29, 2013, 07:55:17 AM »
Check out the crossing. Flat bottom boat in mid river, taxi-trucks lined up and waiting, parking maxed out.

 29.189702, -102.945151
Now that's cool.

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Offline mule ears

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Re: Google Earth Imagery Update
« Reply #33 on: May 29, 2013, 08:19:45 AM »
Check out the crossing. Flat bottom boat in mid-river, taxi-trucks lined up and waiting, parking maxed out.

 29.189702, -102.945151

Nice!
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Offline Voni

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Re: Google Earth Imagery Update
« Reply #34 on: May 29, 2013, 08:47:05 AM »
Wow!  That is so very cool!

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Offline Reece

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Re: Google Earth Imagery Update
« Reply #35 on: May 29, 2013, 09:02:04 AM »
Look up river a ways you might see my jeep making a low-water crossing.

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Offline Buck

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Re: Google Earth Imagery Update
« Reply #36 on: May 30, 2013, 05:12:36 PM »
Someone has a lot of time on their hands to move rocks around.  What does it mean, though?

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Offline The Scorpion

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Re: Google Earth Imagery Update
« Reply #37 on: May 30, 2013, 08:49:50 PM »
wow, that is weird, lots of other interesting things in that area, but the swords are my favorite
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