|Occurred : 12/9/2006 12:00 (Entered as : 12/09/06 12:00)
Reported: 6/12/2007 3:40:42 PM 15:40
Location: California (southern), CA
|simple explanation of " rings " in dry lake bed as seen by biplane piloit during flight .
this in answer questions about your report of circles on the ground in a dry lake bed on the front page of your site. " Two pilots, flying a Boeing "Stearman" biplane from Lake Havasu City, AZ, to Palm Springs, California, witnessed a peculiar, ring-shaped formation on the ground. . When they landed, to inspect the formation, they could not detect it from ground level. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 09, 2006 " the answer is that rings in dry lake beds , of this type , are commonly found all around the western USA. they are used / were used during WWII and the Korean and are still used in places as bombing range target markers, for pilots to practice with, to drop bombs. dozens of places like this exist , the ones that are hard to see ( like these ) are older ones that haven't been used in a long time ( see B on the map I included ). look at the acme map I provided , at locations B , C, and D for other examples of these types of circles. these particular circles are found on Nellis Ranges in Nevada.
hough they look unusual, the rings are a common sight to experienced desert rats.