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McDonald Lake




Plate 885X. McDonald Lake 1925 – 2005 Viewed west to McDonald Lake. The road to Alton, Utah, which has been realigned and paved, is on the right. Pinyon, juniper, and ponderosa pine have all increased, while aspen has increased in height. Sagebrush has declined. The field on the left is no longer cultivated.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken ca. 1925; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 21, 2005 - - Photo No. 5459-33. Original photograph held by the Kanab Museum, Kanab, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Pinyon, Juniper, Conifer, Aspen, Sagebrush


South West: Section 9, Range 6 West, Township 39 South; UTM 365000 E, 4143250 N; elevation 7,000 ft.

January 2018