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Johnson Mountain




Plate 1205X. Johnson Mountain 1872 – 2006 Viewed north-northwest to Johnson Mountain (6,080 ft). The foreground is privately owned and was recently leveled to create a new irrigated field. The hillside in the left foreground has been removed. The distant slopes are in Zion National Park. Pinyon and juniper appear largely unchanged. The photopoint is about 500 yards west of Shunesburg.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken by John Hillers (No. 520) in 1872; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 7, 2006 - - Photo No. 5640-7. Original photograph held by the U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver, CO.

Vegetative Community:

Pinyon, Juniper


South West: Section 4, Range 10 West, Township 42 South; UTM 324150 E, 4114100 N; elevation 3,920 ft.

January 2018