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Last Chance Creek




Plate 36. LAST CHANCE CREEK: 1912 - 1996 Pinyon (Pinus edulis) and juniper (Juniperus sp.) have increased since 1912 throughout the photograph, as would be expected in the absence of fire. This view is down a tributary of Last Chance Creek and shows the Limestone Cliffs and Deer Peak with the Wasatch Plateau in the distance. Judging from pellet groups, the area in the for-ground and mid-ground received little use by cattle but was heavily utilized by elk.

Photo Information:

1912 photo taken by Lupton #331; 1996 photo is Kay #4069-7, taken on Sept, 20. Lupton’s photo held by U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Archives, Denver, CO

Vegetative Community:

Pinyon, Juniper, Sagebrush


South Central: Limestone Cliffs and Deer Peak, Fishlake N. F., Loa R.D., T25S, R5E., Sect. 19, UTM 4280300 N, 468300 E; elevation 8,485 ft.; view to north-northeast.

January 2018