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Meadow Creek Pavant Mountains

1951

2000

Description:

Plate 286. MEADOW CREEK PAVANT MOUNTAINS 1951-2000 Plates 286 and 287 form a panorama from east to southeast at the head of Meadow Creek in the Pavant Mountains. In the distance is White Pine Peak (10,215 ft) where limber pine and other conifers have increased. This area was contour-trenched, gully-plugged, and reseeded by the Forest Service to control erosion. Aspen has increased in height but has not regenerated due to excessive browsing. The dark-colored shrubs in the retake are snowberry and currant, while the tall forb in the foreground is lupine. Plate 286 is viewed east.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photo (unnumbered) taken early in 1951; retake by Charles E. Kay on September 3, 2000 - - Photo No. 4714-5; Original photo held by the Fillmore Ranger District, Fishlake National Forest, Fillmore, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Conifer, Aspen, Mountain Brush

Location:

South Central: Section 30, Range 3 W, Township 22 S; UTM 392500 E, 4302400 N; elevation 9,900 ft.

January 2018