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Lava Point Lookout

1957

2007

Description:

Plate 1452X. Lava Point Lookout 1957 – 2007 Viewed east to the old, fire-ravaged lookout on Lava Point in Zion National Park. After the original structure was destroyed by fire, the Park Service built a new lookout on Lava Point - - see Plates 1451x and 1453x. That lookout has since been removed and the area turned into a viewpoint by the Park Service. In the distance, white fir, spruce, ponderosa pine, oak, mountain brush, pinyon, and juniper have increased.

Photo Information:

Original photograph (Zion 8660) taken by C.E. Jepson on May 29, 1957; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 22, 2007 - - Photo No. 5815-23. Original photograph held by the National Park Service, Zion National Park, Springdale, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Conifer, Mountain Brush, Pinyon, Juniper

Location:

South West: Section 31, Range 10 West, Township 39 South; UTM 320418 E, 4139369 N; elevation 7,880 ft.

January 2018