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North Creek

1933

2004

Description:

Plate 499X. North Creek 1933 – 2004 Viewed northeast to the confluence of North Creek (photo left) and the Escalante River (photo right). The 1933 image shows a complete absence of woody riparian vegetation. Today, however, there is a dense growth of willows, cottonwoods, and Russian olive, despite continued livestock grazing on this private property.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph taken by an unknown photographer ca. 1933; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 10, 2004 - - Photo No. 5341-12. Original photograph held by Southern Utah University Archives and Special Collections, Cedar City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Riparian

Location:

South West: Section 16, Range 2 East, Township 35 South; UTM 439850 E, 4179850 N; elevation 6,100 ft.

January 2018