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Little Petroglyph Canyon
A piece of land is like a book. A wise person can look at stones and mountains and read stories older than the first living thing that crawled on the earth. Hidden in the land are the bones of giant animals and plants that died before the first people lived. And since the first people made homes on the land, many people and tribes have come and gone. The land still remembers, however... The land even holds secrets about how people might live in the future.
            -Between Sacred Mountains

Little Petroglyph Canyon is part of the Coso Rock Art District, one of the largest concentrations of petroglyphs in North America and a National Historic Landmark. The canyon lies within the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake near Ridgecrest, California.
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