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Gahew Spring

1930

2000

Description:

Plate 209. GAHEW SPRING 1930-2000 Viewed east to Gahew Spring on the southwest flank of Fishlake Hightop. The water trough in the original was replaced, but has since filled with material washed from the slope. The spring has seen additional development and other watering devices are now available for the domestic sheep that still graze this allotment. Conifers have increased in height and density. The shrub, which provides most of the ground cover, is currant (Ribes sp.). USFS Road 352 is now located below the spring.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photo 253154 by Shipp and Parkinson in 1930; retake by Charles E. Kay on July 29, 2000 - - Photo No. 4646-16; Original photo (G-Improvements, water) held by Forest Service Regional Office Photographic Collection housed at Weber State University, Ogden, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Conifer, Mountain Brush

Location:

South Central: Section 1, Range 1 E, Township 26 S; UTM 434450 E, 4269350 N; elevation 10,800 ft.

January 2018