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Cameron Wash

1952

2005

Description:

Plate 1073X. Cameron Wash 1952 – 2005 Viewed southeast across upper Cameron Wash south of Rock Canyon. The 1952 image was made shortly after the foreground had been root-plowed and reseeded with smooth brome and crested wheatgrass by the Forest Service to improve range conditions. Today, three-tipped sage, mountain big sage, and rubber rabbitbrush have invaded the seeding. Pinyon, juniper, ponderosa pine, Douglas fir, and spruce have increased in distance, as have snowberry, currant, Utah serviceberry, and bitterbrush.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken by Grant G. Williams in September 1952; retake by Charles E. Kay on August 7, 2005 - - Photo No. 5531-10. Original photograph held by Southern Utah University Archives and Special Collections, Cedar City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Dry Meadow, Sagebrush, Pinyon, Juniper, Conifer, Mountain Brush

Location:

South West: Section 19, Range 6 West, Township 36 South; UTM 361950 E, 4169400 N; elevation 7,950 ft.

January 2018