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On the ridge above the scree/talus slope on the south side of the peak. Scientists say that these ancient Bristlecone pines can stand after dying for as long as a thousand years or more before falling over and in this high, dry environment, slowly disappear due to erosion from wind driven ice rather than rot away.


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Don NelsenSubmitted by Don Nelsen
on Mar 13, 2007 1:54 am

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Lat/Lon: 36.29940°N / 115.6478°W
Object Title: Mummy