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Florian
Florian
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10/4/2015
Florian
Florian
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I have heard there are exposed mammoth (mastodon?) footprints in the Font's Wash area. I've poked around a few times but haven't found them. Anyone familiar with this?

Thanks.

-Florian
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rockhopper
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10/4/2015
rockhopper
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Florian,
I have and old map of ABDSP and shows " Dinosaur tracks" near the area you are describing. I went looking and never found anything. I sure others will chime in. I do have a relative who lives in Borrego Springs full time who is a member of the paleo / fossil hunting group. He said any significant finds are buried and hidden. Only to be un-earthed for the scientific community to view and study. Bummer, as I would just take only photos anyway.
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dsefcik
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10/5/2015
dsefcik
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Unfortunately due to the sensitivity of them and the carelessness of of some folks you probably (hopefully) won't find anyone posting directions publicly to them....upset

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tommy750
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10/5/2015
tommy750
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Paul Remeika through the Anza Borrego Foundation does geology tours every so often that will show you a number of fossil prints and sites in ABDSP including possibly the site you're looking for. I don't see he's got an upcoming trip listed on their website but ABF could probably tell you when the next one would be.

I believe my post may equal or surpass Daren's in terms of being completely unhelpful. 😕
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tommy750 wrote:
I believe my post may equal or surpass Daren's in terms of being completely unhelpful. 😕
Waaay more helpful then mine...thanks Tom..! -- Good Posting

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