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Pine Valley

1948

2004

Description:

Plate 769X. Pine Valley 1948 – 2004 Viewed south to the Pine Valley Mountains. The photopoint is in the Mountain View Administration Site horse pasture - - see Plates 695x to 697x, and as such was interseeded with crested wheatgrass in 1936. Mountain big sage has declined, as crested wheatgrass has increased. Pinyon and juniper have increased, as have ponderosa pine, white fir, spruce, and mountain brush.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken on October 6, 1948; retake by Darrell McMahon on August 14, 2004 - - Photo No. DM-55-28. Original photograph held by Southern Utah University Archives and Special Collections, Cedar City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Dry Meadow, Sagebrush, Pinyon, Juniper

Location:

South West: Section 23, Range 15 West, Township 39 South; UTM 278176 E, 4140597 N; elevation 6,599 ft.

January 2018