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Pink Cliffs

1909

2005

Description:

Plate 1119X. Pink Cliffs 1909 – 2005 Viewed east along the Pink Cliffs below Navajo Peak on the Dixie National Forest. Plates 1119x and 1120x form a panorama. Spruce, white fir, Douglas fir, ponderosa pine, oakbrush, and greenlead manzanita have increased, while aspen has declined. Forest fuels have increased accordingly. The spire visible in the 1909 image - - photo lower-right center - - is still present.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken by G.B. Richardson (No. 185a) in 1909; retake by Charles E. Kay on September 3, 2005 - - Photo No. 5551-6. Original photograph held by the U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver, CO.

Vegetative Community:

Conifer, Oakbrush, Mountain Brush, Aspen

Location:

South West: Section 13, Range 9 West, Township 38 South; UTM 341150 E, 4152400 N; elevation 9,100 ft.

January 2018