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Bald Knoll




Plate 1428X. Bald Knoll 1940 – 2006 Viewed east to Bald Knoll (7,004 ft) at the head of Johnson Canyon. The foreground has been chained, root-plowed, and planted to crested wheatgrass, but rubber rabbitbrush and sagebrush have started to reinvade the treated area. Pinyon, juniper, oakbrush, currant, and Utah serviceberry have all increased.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken by Gregory (No. 1000) in 1940; retake by Charles E. Kay on August 30, 2006 - - Photo No. 5732-12. Original photograph held by the U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver, CO.

Vegetative Community:

Dry Meadow, Pinyon, Juniper, Mountain Brush


South West: Section 16, Range 5 West, Township 40 South; UTM 374200 E, 4131900 N; elevation 6,640 ft.

January 2018