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Lava Point Lookout

1957

2007

Description:

Plate 1453X. Lava Point Lookout 1957 – 2007 Viewed south-southwest to the lookout at Lava Point in Zion National Park. This lookout was built after an earlier structure was consumed by fire - - see Plate 1452x. The 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 7971) taken by C.E. Jepson on September 23, 1957; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 22, 2007 - - Photo No. 5815-26. 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