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At the summit of Idora Mine Canyon, at about 2500 feet elevation, is a flat area, perhaps flattened by mining

At the summit of Idora Mine Canyon, at about 2500 feet elevation, is a flat area, perhaps flattened by mining A little further is a small tunnel dug into the side of the hillThumbnailsAlong the road is a post with a white object attached to itA little further is a small tunnel dug into the side of the hillThumbnailsAlong the road is a post with a white object attached to itA little further is a small tunnel dug into the side of the hillThumbnailsAlong the road is a post with a white object attached to itA little further is a small tunnel dug into the side of the hillThumbnailsAlong the road is a post with a white object attached to itA little further is a small tunnel dug into the side of the hillThumbnailsAlong the road is a post with a white object attached to it

I'm enjoying the commanding views across the Devil's Playground below and over to the hills in the Kelso Dunes Wilderness, beyond the Mojave National Preserve boundaries. The post at left is a claim marker, I think.