Plate 1253X. Ponderosa Canyon 1966 – 2006 Viewed southeast across the South Fork of Ponderosa Canyon in Bryce Canyon National Park. The balanced rock in the foreground has fallen. Pinyon, juniper, conifers, and mountain brush species have increased. Many of the older spruce, though, have recently been killed by insects and disease.
U.S. Forest Service Photograph (unnumbered) taken by Robert L. Jacobsen on April 29, 1966; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 22, 2006 - - Photo No. 5660-19. Original photograph held in the range files on the Panguitch Ranger District, Dixie National Forest, Panguitch, UT.
Pinyon, Juniper, Conifer, Mountain Brush
South West: Section 18, Range 4 West, Township 38 South; UTM 388900 E, 4150750 N; elevation 8,720 ft.