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North Canyon




Plate 147X. North Canyon 1921-2003 Viewed southeast across the head of North Canyon to Powell Point (10,188 ft). Plates 146x and 147x form a panorama. Conifers, primarily ponderosa pine, spruce, pinyon, and juniper, have increased, as has curlleaf mountain mahogany. Oakbrush appears unchanged except where it has been over-topped by conifers.

Photo Information:

U.S. Geological Survey photograph taken by R.C. Moore (No. 141) in 1921; retake by Charles E. Kay on June 23, 2003 - - Photo No. 5171-33. Original photograph held by U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver, CO.

Vegetative Community:

Conifer, Pinyon, Juniper, Mountain Brush, Oakbrush


South West: Section 30, Range 2 West, Township 35 South; UTM 408000 E, 4176800 N; elevation 8,490 ft.

January 2018