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Kanab Creek




Plate 539X. Kanab Creek 1938 – 2004 Viewed northeast across Kanab Creek about a mile above Three Lakes Canyon. Cottonwoods and willows have increased dramatically despite yearly livestock grazing. Pinyon and juniper have also increased.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken by J.C. Anderson (No. 60) in 1938; retake by Charles E. Kay on July 1, 2004 - - Photo No. 5358-10. Original photograph held in the U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver, CO.

Vegetative Community:

Riparian, Pinyon, Juniper


South West: Section 29, Range 6 West, Township 42 South; UTM 363120 E, 4110350 N; elevation 5,240 ft.

January 2018