An egg-shaped head with little hair, edgy features and a nose resembling a truffle, the stone that appeared in the 1930s also has a name and a number caved onto its face: "John Colter", "1808". Was the stone carved by the John Colter, former member of the Lewis and Clark expedition on a lone exploration of Jackson Hole, or was it a joke left by surveyors much later?
Hoax or relic, the Colter stone was found just west of the iconic mountain range we see here from the east:
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