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Old 11-13-2011, 06:30 PM
 
Location: Bliss Township, Michigan
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That surely would be a fascinating place to visit Starlite! know of any photos around of that area??
I have seen photos of the fossils, but not of any plants. But in no way do I dis-believe about the plants, I've read of this happening elsewhere.
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Old 11-13-2011, 08:36 PM
 
Location: Interior alaska
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Well not having been there, I can only tell you about the bone yard from my friends visits there in years past. I will ask him if he has photos of the area tomorrow at coffee that I can post.

Where the Yukon River banks are undercut, the bank overhangs out twenty to thirty feet or more over the water. I told some guys that would dig bones there that if the bank breaks off, their boat and them wont be seen till the next ice age! But they take the fossilized ivory and do carvings with it.

I think one of these years I'm going to make a trip down that way!

I've heard of dozens of people that have told me about the plants and that there is a strange smell over the area that they put off.

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Old 11-13-2011, 09:13 PM
 
Location: Interior alaska
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Sounds like a fascinating place to visit Star...

Devils lake, in Wisconsin is another example of the glacier and the ice age.. some of the oldest explosed rock in the lower 48 on many of the trails there.

It's a shame we don't see more about the weather in your areas. I, for one, would like to see what it's like. I'm just going to have to experience it for my self I suppose

The weather in Alaska is pretty widely spread out, one part may have rain, another snow and yet another Hurricane force winds. Pretty hard to really say what is going on where, just dealing with where you're at may be an issue on its own merit.
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Old 11-14-2011, 07:05 PM
 
Location: Wisconsin
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Alaska is so vast and the landscape so diversified.. I can only imagine.. that's why I love the stories. I've read a few books but would love to read more. Nothing like "live" experiences and that will happen sooner then I think.
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