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Meteorological phenomena in rock art

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Meteorological phenomena in rock art

  1. 1. METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA IN ROCK ART © 2011, Peter Faris
  2. 2. Mortendad ruin, near Los Alamos, NM.
  3. 3. Storm approaching across Mortendad valley, viewed from cliff top above ruin – near Los Alamos, NM.
  4. 4. Cloud petroglyph, on a boulder at the cliff top, Mortendad ruin, near Los Alamos, NM.
  5. 5. Cloud altar with rain, Galisteo, NM.
  6. 6. Cloud altar with rain, Galisteo, NM. Cloud being, Katherine Wells Ranch, NM.
  7. 7. CONCENTRIC CIRCLE SUN SIGNS Three Rivers, NM.
  8. 8. Concentric circle sun signs, Three Rivers, NM.
  9. 9. Solar halo, May 18, 2009, Aurora, CO.
  10. 10. Solar halo at Grand Canyon, AZ. Photo: J. and E. Faris, March 1990.
  11. 11. Meteorological conditions leading to a solar halo. Rain frequently follows the solar halo within a few hours.
  12. 12. “The Sun Paints His Cheeks” – Parhelia. Sun Dog with partial solar halo. Photograph: Peter Faris, Denver, CO., 1995.
  13. 13. Parhelia are also known as Sun Dogs. Photograph: Peter Faris, Littleton, CO., 1998.
  14. 14. Possible petroglyph of Sun showing parhelia. Three Rivers, NM. Photograph: 1988, J. and E. Faris.
  15. 15. Lightning strikes and rock art.
  16. 16. Thunderbird with lightning. Galisteo, NM.
  17. 17. Lightning strike on “The Hogback”, Pinyon Canyon Military Reservation, Las Animas County, CO.
  18. 18. Another lightning strike on “The Hogback”, Pinyon Canyon Military Reservation, Las Animas County, CO.
  19. 19. Rock art on “The Hogback,” Pinyon Canyon Military Reservation, Las Animas County, CO.
  20. 20. Possible lightning strike near sun signs, Three Rivers Petroglyph site, NM.
  21. 21. RAINBOWS Rainbow with supernumerary arc, Yellowstone, WY, 2007.
  22. 22. Antelope House, Canyon del Muerto, AZ, 1997.
  23. 23. Rainbow arcing over sun symbol, Red Hole Wash, UT.
  24. 24. Rochester Creek, UT, 1993.
  25. 25. San Rafael Swell, UT
  26. 26. Rainbow/Bighorn Sheep, Mortendad Canyon, NM, 2003.
  27. 27. Halos/Auras/Headdresses, Spokane, Washington, 1983.
  28. 28. Vantage, WA, 1983.
  29. 29. Dew Heiligenschein, Victoria, BC, 1995.
  30. 30. Opposition effect, Aurora, CO, 2009.

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