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East Creek

1935

2006

Description:

Plate 1262X. East Creek 1935 – 2006 Viewed northeast up the North Fork of East Creek in Bryce Canyon National Park. The early image was taken shortly after the area had been graded, reseeded, and check dams installed to combat erosion. The park road is on the right. Shrubs have increased and include bitterbrush, black sage, rubber rabbitbrush, and shrubby cinquefoil. Ponderosa pine has increased, as have native grasses. There is no sign of recent erosional events.

Photo Information:

Original photograph (Acc. 395, Cat. 3933, Photo 23) taken in 1935; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 23, 2006 - - Photo No. 5662-21. Original photograph held by the National Park Service, Bryce Canyon National Park, Bryce Canyon, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Mountain Brush, Sagebrush, Conifer, Dry Meadow

Location:

South West: Section 1, Range 4 West, Township 37 South; UTM 395900 E, 4163400 N; elevation 8,020 ft.

January 2018