Chert site Southwest of Byers Canyon, Colorado

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Chert for long ago Ute and Arapaho Indians can be found on this site. The Chert was carried in by the Indians and used to make arrow and spear heads and scrapping tools.

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Chert site Southwest of Byers Canyon, Colorado

  1. 1. Collecting Chert in Grand County, COExercise Unit #2 Opt. #1 Planning ahead – thinking localPhoto is from Google Maps
  2. 2. Photo is from Google Maps
  3. 3. The Site is on a Plateau Overlooking the Colorado River.
  4. 4. This is Where You Turn Off Hwy 40 and Enter the State Wildlife AreaHot Sulphur Springs Wildlife Area
  5. 5. Looking South From the Plateau and Over The Colorado River and Valley
  6. 6. Typical Example of the Ground on the Chert SitePhoto by Steve Batty
  7. 7. Indian Paint Brush FlowerPhoto by Steve Batty
  8. 8. Trusted Chert Dog CompanionPhoto by Steve Batty
  9. 9. The First Chert Rock FindPhoto by Steve Batty
  10. 10. A Closer Look at the ChertPhoto by Steve Batty
  11. 11. The Second Find After a Few More StepsPhoto by Steve Batty
  12. 12. A Close Look at the Third FindPhoto by Steve Batty
  13. 13. Probably the Scapula From a DeerPhoto by Steve Batty
  14. 14. The Scapula Appears to Have Been Gnawed on by Small AnimalsPhoto by Steve Batty
  15. 15. A Few More Days of Flowers then it’s all over and back to SagePhoto by Steve Batty
  16. 16. Temperature and Moisture as RecordedBy www.weather.com Kremmling, CO USA

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