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Park Wash

1940

2004

Description:

Plate 461X. Park Wash 1940 – 2004 Viewed east-southeast from Calf Pasture Point across Park Wash to the north end of No Mans Mesa and the Jepsen Goat Trail. Pinyon, juniper, and ponderosa pine have increased. Wyoming big sage and rubber rabbitbrush are the most common shrubs along the canyon bottoms, while Gambel’s oak, Utah serviceberry, bitterbrush, birchleaf mountain mahogany, and greenleaf manzanita are found on the steeper slopes. The canyon bottoms were actively being grazed by cattle in 2004. Plates 461x and 462x form a panorama. Access roads have been added.

Photo Information:

Original photograph taken by H.E. Gregory (No. 986) in 1940; retake by Charles E. Kay on May 17, 2004 - - Photo No. 5319-8. Original photograph held by the U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library, Denver, CO.

Vegetative Community:

Pinyon, Juniper, Conifer, Sagebrush, Oakbrush, Mountain Brush

Location:

South West: Section 9, Range 3 West, Township 40 South; UTM 398900 E, 4133700 N; elevation 6,720 ft.

January 2018