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Mount Carmel Junction

1939

2004

Description:

Plate 540X. Mount Carmel Junction 1939 – 2004 Viewed east up an unnamed canyon about a mile south of Mount Carmel Junction on U.S. Highway 89. Seen in the distance are the White Cliffs. Pinyon and juniper have increased. In addition, the wash is more heavily vegetated today than in earlier times. Other shrubs include oakbrush, Wyoming big sage, and birchleaf mountain mahogany.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken by H.E. Gregory (No. 951) in 1939; retake by Charles E. Kay on July 1, 2004 - - Photo No. 5358-14. Original photograph held in the U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver, CO.

Vegetative Community:

Pinyon, Juniper, Oakbrush, Sagebrush, Mountain Brush

Location:

South West: Section 30, Range 7 West, Township 41 South; UTM 363120 E, 4110350 N; elevation 5,200 ft.

January 2018