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snowsearcher MEMBER September 16, 2008
I am not advocating unofficial visits to this place, please do not, you may be causing more damage than you realise - even just by walking up the sides of the crater. You can die out in the desert. Be patient, it will open, and your time will come.

Group Description

Any photographs relating to James Turrell's Roden Crater in Arizona. Some say that this, when completed, will be one of the wonders of the world.

One of the largest examples of Land Art. A series of "light observatories" carved into an extinct volcano in Arizona's Painted Desert.

Artist James Turrell purchased the 400,000 year old, 3km wide crater in 1979 and has been transforming it into into a massive naked-eye observatory, designed specifically for the viewing of celestial phenomena. He stated that he plans to to open the crater for public viewing in 2011.

I AM NOT ADVOCATING UNOFFICIAL VISITS TO THIS PLACE. PLEASE DO NOT DO SO. YOU MAY BE CAUSING MORE DAMAGE THAN YOU REALISE - EVEN JUST BY WALKING UP THE SIDES OF THE CRATER. ALSO,, YOU CAN DIE OUT IN THE DESERT. BE PATIENT. IT WILL OPEN. YOUR TIME WILL COME.

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