Prehistoric Apple Valley


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Here is one of the students relaxing on some rocks that have been smoothed by water. Water in the middle of the Mojave Desert? This canyon is called Deep Tank. The Indians would close up one end of the canyon to trap the water in this "tank." The rocks at the bottom of the canyon were much smoother than the rocks higher up on the canyon walls.

Some students looking closely at a petroglyph they found in the canyon. Did the Indians come here because they could find water?