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Re: CHAT: Place names (was: Pascua)

From:Marcus Smith <smithma@...>
Date:Friday, May 5, 2000, 23:52
Barry Garcia wrote:

>However, Antelope Valley may have been named after the Prong Horn >Antelopes that are native to California.
Sounds reasonable. Many of the old folk like to say they remember when there were antelope in the valley. My archeology professor, on the other hand, told us that he has never seen a single antelope bone, hide, or carving in the decades he has been studying the area -- not a single sign that they were ever there. Marcus