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Calf Creek

ca. 1935



Plate 48X. Calf Creek ca. 1935-2002 Viewed north up Calf Creek approximately one-half mile above its confluence with the Escalante River. The original shows the Boulder to Escalante road under construction - - now Utah Highway 12. Note how denuded Calf Creek once was and how abundant woody riparian vegetation is today. The plants are primarily willows and cottonwoods, very few tamarisk or Russian olive are present. Beaver have now colonized the site and have cut a great deal of woody vegetation.


Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken ca. 1935; retake by Charles E. Kay on July 10, 2002 - - Photo No. 4970-19. Original photograph held by Southern Utah University Archives and Special Collections, Cedar City, UT.

Vegetative Community:



South West: Section 12, Range 4 East, Township 35 South; UTM 463200E, 4181350N; elevation 5,220 ft.

January 2018