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Silas Spring

1962

1999

Description:

Plate 94. SILAS SPRING: 1962 - 1999 The 1962 photo was taken in the late fall when aspen (Populus tremuloides) was leafless. Aspen above the road in the 1999 photo has regenerated, but that around the spring and stock pond (photo right-center) has not. By 1999 the road had been reworked and the water trough seen in the 1962 photo removed. Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) appears unchanged.

Photo Information:

1962 photo was taken by the U.S. Forest Service; 1999 photo is Kay #4467-36AA, taken on Aug. 12. Forest Service photo held by the Loa Ranger District, Fishlake National Forest, Loa, UT

Vegetative Community:

Aspen, Sagebrush

Location:

South Central: Mytoge Mountain, Fishlake National Forest, Loa Ranger District, T26S, R2E, Sect. 14, UTM 4265950 N, 441750 E; elevation 9,560 ft., viewed to northeast.

January 2018