LINKS

 

These are sites that I have found useful:

 

http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/a-guide-to-hiking-around-phoenix-az/

A link to hiking in the Phoenix area. A first time visitor to the state found it to be very helpful and suggested that I should add it to my list. Included are tips for traveling in the desert.

 

 

http://www.mindat.org

A mineral and locality database. I use this site to find basic info on mine sites that I might be interested in visiting. Listings provide lat/long co-ordinates.

 

http://store.usgs.gov

A USGS site that I use to download topo maps especially those outside Arizona.

 

http://hikearizona.com/

A site that specializes in listings of places to hike in Arizona

 

http://www.gf.state.az.us/h_f/edits/lake_levels.shtml#river

An Arizona game and fish department site that reports lake levels and river flows for the larger lakes and rivers of the state.

 

http://waterdata.usgs.gov/az/nwis/current/?type=flow

A site with comprehensive listings for streamflows in Arizona

 

http://forums.ghosttowns.com/index.php

Discussion forum that includes history and current status of ghost towns and old mines

 

http://www.panamintvalley.com/forum/

http://www.death-valley.net/

http://www.deathvalley.com/dvtalk/dvtalk.shtml

Discussion forums that specialize in the areas around Death Valley. That part of the country is extremely rich in old mining locations!

 

http://www.paddling.net/

This is a site for kayakers and canoers. I look in on the message boards particularly the one that answers questions and dispenses advice

 

http://www.virtualjeepclub.com/index.php

A virtual jeep club forum that specializes in Arizona.

 

http://forum.ih8mud.com/az-copper-state-cruisers

A Toyota(mainly land cruisers) that focuses on Arizona

 

http://starbuck.org/exploring/

http://dzrtgrls.com/index.htm

http://www.ghosttownexplorers.org/

http://www.ripleysghosttowns.com/

Really well-developed websites by folks who have been to a lot of old historical sites around the Southwest. They rarely give-out the real names of the places that they describe. You really have to be a detective
to get useful information from these sites!

 

http://www.experience-az.com/index.html

A four-wheeling, hiking, biking website that includes detailed descriptions of Arizna trips with gps co-ordinates

www.exploreforums.com

A site dedicated to outdoor exploring with an emphasis on exploring ghosttowns. There is a forum, blog and directory. Contributors seem to be mainly from Nevada and California but other states are represented

http://calbricks.netfirms.com/brickcollection.html

This website provides information on the history of firebricks.

 

http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic

I use this site to look up the lat/long co-ordinates for named features on topographic maps

 

http://booksgeology.com/mining_history_illustrations.htm

I really find stamp mills to be interesting. This site describes the various kinds and identifies the parts and functions of those mills.

 

http://159.233.69.3/perl/pima.pl

When it rains in Tucson, this site reports rainfall totals from remote rain gauges spread around the town and the surrounding area.

 

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