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Diamond Valley




Plate 739X. Diamond Valley 1919 – 2005 Viewed south across Diamond Valley to the cinder cones in Snow Canyon State Park. New roads have been built and a center-pivot irrigation system installed. Pinyon and juniper have increased. Shrubs appear unchanged.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken by J.B. Reeside (No. 80) in 1919; retake by Darrell McMahon on August 6, 2004 - - Photo No. DM-42-28A. Original photograph held by the U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver, CO.

Vegetative Community:

Pinyon, Juniper


South West: Section 27, Range 16 West, Township 40 South; UTM 266740 E, 4129152 N; elevation 5,035 ft.

January 2018