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Right Hand Creek




Plate 1349X. Right Hand Creek 1934 – 2006 Viewed south up Right Hand Creek from just above its confluence with Coal Creek east of Cedar City. The road up Right Hand Creek has been realigned, widened, and paved. Woody riparian vegetation appears to have increased as have pinyon, juniper, oakbrush, and other mountain brush species. In the distance, conifers have increased, while aspen has declined.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken in 1934; retake by Charles E. Kay on July 17, 2006 - - Photo No. 5697-14. Original photograph held by Southern Utah University Archives and Special Collections, Cedar City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Riparian, Pinyon, Juniper, Conifer, Mountain Brush


South West: Section 24, Range 10 West, Township 36 South; UTM 324800 E, 4168975 N; elevation 6,510 ft.

January 2018