W9JIM - Jim Doss

W9JIM - Jim Doss

Posted on 02/07/2017


Photo taken on March  3, 2016

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Death Valley National Park Death Valley National Park


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U2 Joshua Tree


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Dead U2 Joshua Tree

Dead U2 Joshua Tree
This is all that is left of the Joshua tree made famous by the band U2. It was featured on the cover of their 5th studio album, titled Joshua Tree. Many people think this tree is located in Joshua Tree National Park, but that is not correct. It's located a short jaunt (0.3 miles as the crow flies) off Hwy 190 about halfway between Darwin, CA and Owens Lake. GPS coordinates are N36 19.852 W117 44.722.

I'm not really a fan of U2. We stopped here out of curiosity. I was surprised to see all the junk people had left behind as some sort of memorial.

Google Map link: goo.gl/maps/R36Yxa2Xe6m

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Clint
Clint
Huh ... I was hoping we'd come across that someday, but I still haven't found what I'm looking for.
2 years ago.
W9JIM - Jim Doss has replied to Clint
LOL! Keep looking! :-)
2 years ago.
GrahamH has replied to Clint
Don't get so moody and blue.
2 years ago.
Pam J
Pam J
I hate the trash !!!
2 years ago.
RHH
RHH
Hate to see any place messed up like this. Didn't even know there was an album about a Joshua tree
2 years ago.