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Paria Canyon




Plate 456X. Paria Canyon 1944 – 2004 Viewed northwest up the Paria River 500 yards below Calf Spring Canyon - - see Plate 455x. Tamarisk has increased. The area is fenced to exclude livestock, as it is now officially designated wilderness. Due to the extended drought, the Paria was dry at this point in 2004.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken by H.E. Gregory (No. 1220) in 1944; retake by Charles E. Kay on May 16, 2004 - - Photo No. 5317-7. Original photograph held by the U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver, CO.

Vegetative Community:



South West: Section 23, Range 1 West, Township 43 South; UTM 421750 E, 4101950 N; elevation 4,270 ft.

January 2018