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Navajo Lake

1939

2004

Description:

Plate 609X. Navajo Lake 1939 – 2004 Viewed southwest across Navajo Lake on the Dixie National Forest. Conifers, primarily spruce, ponderosa pine, and white fir, have increased while aspen has declined. Many spruce, however, have recently been killed by insects and disease. A new road right-of-way has been cleared on the far side of the lake.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph taken in May 1939; retake by Charles E. Kay on August 10, 2004 - - Photo No. 5383-12A. Original photograph held by Southern Utah University Archives and Special Collections, Cedar City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Conifer, Aspen, Riparian

Location:

South West: Section 8, Range 8 West, Township 38 South; UTM 344400 E, 4154400 N; elevation 9,030 ft.

January 2018