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Paria Townsite

1915

2005

Description:

Plate 853X. Paria Townsite 1915 – 2005 Viewed north at old Paria. The townsite has been abandoned for many years and is now dominated by greasewood, rubber rabbitbrush, and other dryland shrubs. To the west, the Paria River has stabilized and is more heavily vegetated today than in earlier times - - see Plate 854x.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken ca. 1915; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 18, 2005 - - Photo No. 5450-21. Original photograph held by the Kanab Museum, Kanab, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Riparian, Salt Desert Shrub

Location:

South West: Section 18, Range 1 West, Township 41 South; UTM 415500 E, 4122900 N; elevation 4,740 ft.

January 2018