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Bellyache Canyon




Plate 240. BELLYACHE CANYON 1954-2000 Viewed southwest across the Bellyache Canyon mule deer winter range north of Junction, Utah. Pinyon and juniper have increased despite the fact much of the area was treated to remove those species since the original photograph was taken. This is why pinyon and juniper trees do not match-up in the two photos; i.e. many of the trees visible in the original were pushed-over and killed. Sagebrush appears unchanged and this area is still heavily used by livestock.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photo 477353 taken by Julander on September 20, 1954; retake by Charles E. Kay on August 3, 2000 - - Photo No. 4659-34; Original photo held by the Utah Historical Society, Reed W. Bailey Collection, Salt Lake City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Pinyon, Juniper, Sagebrush


South Central: Section 18, Range 3 W, Township 29 S; UTM 390700 E, 4238000 N; elevation 6,320 ft.

January 2018