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Spectacle Lake




Plate 77X. Spectacle Lake 1938-2002 Viewed southwest along the top of Spectacle Lake dam on the Aquarius Plateau (a.k.a. Boulder Top). The 1938 image was taken shortly after the original dam failed. The dam has since been rebuilt - - the structure on the present dam is the outlet control building. Spruce have increased in height, numbers and distribution.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken in 1938; retake by Charles E. Kay on July 12, 2002 - - Photo No. 4985-4. Original photograph held by Southern Utah University Archives and Special Collections, Cedar City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Conifer, Riparian


South West: Section 30, Range 4 East, Township 31 South; UTM 455400E, 4214400N; elevation 10,900 ft.

January 2018