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Kanab Creek




Plate 871X. Kanab Creek 1939 – 2005 Viewed southeast down Kanab Creek about a half mile above the townsite. Woody riparian vegetation has increased. This includes willows, cottonwoods, tamarisk, and Russian olive. The active stream channel has narrowed and is more stable today than in the past. Sagebrush and rubber rabbitbrush are common on drier sties.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken by H.E. Gregory (No. 908) in 1939; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 19, 2005 - - Photo No. 5455-33. Original photograph held by the the U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver, CO.

Vegetative Community:

Riparian, Sagebrush


South West: Section 17, Range 6 West, Township 43 South; UTM 363200 E, 4103100 N; elevation 4,900 ft.

January 2018