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South Mountain




Plate 1207X. South Mountain 1929 – 2006 Viewed southeast across the Virgin River to South Mountain (6,696 ft) near Springdale, Utah. The foreground is privately owned. Cottonwoods and other woody riparian vegetation have increased along the Virgin River. Pinyon and juniper have increased in the distance.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken by Grant (Z-105) on September 7, 1929; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 7, 2006 - - Photo No. 5640-17. Original photograph (Zion 12366) held by the National Park Service, Zion National Park, Springdale, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Riparian, Pinyon, Juniper


South West: Section 5, Range 10 West, Township 42 South; UTM 321200 E, 4115000 N; elevation 3,640 ft.

January 2018