On Sunday morning [June 21, 2015] about a dozen subscribers were determined to rise early to witness the summer solstice at Belfast—best known for its petroglyphs. However, it is known internationally among those in archeoastronomy field. Upon our arrival, were a group of three from San Francisco who had the same intentions.
Amazingly, its discovery as an ancient solar observatory is of recent origin. It was Professor Robert Connick and his wife, Dr. Frances Connick that were the first to observe and report about this unique event back in the 1980s. Among their other discoveries are the petroglyphs at Winnemucca Lake, considered to be some of the oldest in North America.
What has captured the attention of many in this field is that the glyphs depicted are strikingly similar to ancient Chinese symbols as well as that of the Aztecs.
If you like to learn more, you can subscribe for as little as five dollars month to receive John Rudolph’s paper on this topic, as well as partake in future tours.