Plate 139X. Red Canyon 1936-2003 Viewed north-northeast at the mouth of Red Canyon. The Sevier fault seaparates the dark-colored basalt on the left form the light-colored Wasatch limestone, or Bryce formation, on the right. Wyoming big sage appears largely unchanged, but pinyon, juniper, and ponderosa pine have increased.
U.S. Geological Survey photograph taken by J.C. Anderson (No. 34) in 1936; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 23, 2003 - - Photo No. 5160-14. Original photograph held by U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver, CO.
Sagebrush, Pinyon, Juniper, Conifer
South West: Section 27, Range 4½ West, Township 35 South; UTM 382800 E, 4178150 N; elevation 7,060 ft.