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Brian Head




Plate 1121X. Brian Head 1948 – 2005 Viewed north-northwest to Brian Head (11,307 ft.). The shrubs in the distance are currants, which appear largely unchanged. Spruce too appear unchanged except for some older trees that have recently been killed by insects and disease. Stipa spp. in the foreground appears to have increased. The area was actively being grazed by domestic sheep in 2005.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken on September 7, 1948; retake by Charles E. Kay on September 4, 2005 - - Photo No. 5551-17. Original photographs, negatives, and narrative reports held in the range files on the Cedar City Ranger District, Dixie National Forest, Cedar City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Dry Meadow, Conifer


South West: Section 13, Range 9 West, Township 36 South; UTM 339100 E, 4170950 N; elevation 10,680 ft.

January 2018