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Meadow Creek Pavant Mountains

1953

2000

Description:

Plate 290. MEADOW CREEK PAVANT MOUNTAINS 1953-2000 Viewed southeast at the head of Meadow Creek in the Pavant Mountains. This area was contour-trenched, gully-plugged, and reseeded by the Forest Service to control erosion. Conifers have increased in the distance, but aspen has not regenerated due to repeated browsing by wild and domestic ungulates. The shrubs are big sage, snowberry, and currant.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photo 476193 by Lowell J. Farmer on August 11, 1953; retake by Charles E. Kay on September 4, 2000 - - Photo No. 4714-24; Original photo held by Utah Historical Society, Reed W. Bailey Collection, Salt Lake City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Conifer, Aspen, Mountain Brush, Sagebrush

Location:

South Central: Section 30, Range 3 W, Township 22 S; UTM 392400 E, 4302400 N; elevation 9,960 ft.

January 2018