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Green Lake

1936

2006

Description:

Plate 1331X. Green Lake 1936 – 2006 Viewed southwest to Green Lake below Square Mountain. The original photopoint is now blocked by woody vegetation so the retake was made 50 feet further south. Note how heavily grazed the area was in 1936. The area is now part of an up-scale housing development and plant cover has increased. The willows on the north end of Green Lake have declined. Oakbrush, mountain brush, and conifers have increased, while aspen has declined.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken in 1936; retake by Charles E. Kay on July 15, 2006 - - Photo No. 5693-5. Original photograph held by Southern Utah University Archives and Special Collections, Cedar City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Mountain Brush, Pinyon, Juniper

Location:

South West: Section 36, Range 11 West, Township 36 South; UTM 320450 E, 4167200 N; elevation 8,120 ft.

January 2018