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Atlatl Rock Engraving Marks Equinoxes

Valley of Fire State Park, NV, USA

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Atlatl Rock Maps and Localization

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Atlatl Rock is one of the many beautiful sites in the "Valley of Fire" State Park in Nevada, USA. The state park is located about 90 km north-east of Las Vegas (55 miles; 1 hour drive on I 15 N, exit 75).

Atlatl Rock coordinates from Google Earth:

Longitude Latitude Elevation
114°33' 03.23" W 36°25' 25.39" N 686 m (2250 ft)
114°.55090     W 36°.42372     N
7h 38m 12.2s   W  



Atlatl Rock in Google Maps
(Atlatl Rock is at the center of the map)


Valey of Fire state park map:

SP Map

Scetch of Atlatl Rock area:

map



Aerial photograph of Atlatl Rock area:

aerial photograph   aerial photograph
(Credit: G. Rank; taken 2012-09-05 during a transcontinental flight passing south of the area)



Panorama of the Atlatl Rock location from North-East:
Atlatl Rock Panorama
(Sept 21, 2010; ~7:00 am PDT)


Panorama of the Atlatl Rock location from East:
Atlatl Rock Panorama
(June 24, 2011; ~7:00 am PDT)


Panoramic view from Atlatl Rock looking towards East at the center:
Atlatl Rock Panorama
(June 24, 2011; ~11:45 am PDT)


Sunrise location near equinox:
Sunrise in September
(detail)


Sunrise location near solstice:
Sunrise in June
(detail)


Sunrise markers:
Sunrise markers
(modified Google-Maps image)


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last update 2013-09-13 by   Helmut Steinle