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Elephant Gap




Plate 1189X. Elephant Gap 1936 – 2006 Viewed south-southeast to Elephant Gap. Pinyon and juniper now block the original camera station, so the retake was made from the nearest open area. Pinyon and juniper have increased, as have ponderosa pine and oakbrush. Sagebrush has declined, as pinyon and juniper have increased.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken by J.C. Anderson (No. 6) in 1936; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 4, 2006 - - Photo No. 5630-28A. Original photograph held by the U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver, CO.

Vegetative Community:

Pinyon, Juniper, Conifer, Sagebrush


South West: Section 1, Range 8 West, Township 43 South; UTM 339750 E, 4107450 N; elevation 5,920 ft.

January 2018