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JUN19360 JUN 1936 1

Photo Archive No. 45.1.1936.06

Perm. No. 329066. Temp. No. 2344. Photo Station #45, in south part of pasture 12-A, south of Florida wash and just west of road leading to South tank. Looking north into Florida wash and showing heavy stand of burroweeds. 1-32-8"-G-CP. Photo by Cribbs, S.R.E.R. 6/29/36. 400B.

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JUN19481 JUN 1948 1

Photo Archive No. 45.1.1948.06

6-48. A48-29. P.S. 45--repeat photo--grass very scant. Most noticeable change since 1936 is the decrease of burroweed. 1/100 Exp. SRER. Culley. 10H(3)b. NOTE: Photo A48-28 also archived under this number but not included on the web page is the same view.

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OCT19510 OCT 1951 1

Photo Archive No. 45.1.1951.10

P.S. 45 near road to South Tank. B-51-55. 40-32-13 3/4". Repeat of 329066. Bohning, SRER. 1 Oct 1951.

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NOV19591 NOV 1959 1

Photo Archive No. 45.1.1959.11

M-642. 11/30/59. S.R.E.R. Photopoint 45 looking generally north to be compared with similar views taken earlier.

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OCT19840 OCT 1984 1

Photo Archive No. 45.1.1984.10

PS 45. Azimuth 8. Oct. 10, 1984. RFB. Honeywell Pentax 35mm camera. 35mm WA lens. f:11 1/125 20'. 1:35 P.M. Robert F. Buttery.

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JAN19881 JAN 1988 1

Photo Archive No. 45.1.1988.01

PS-45. Az 8. Jan. 26, 1988. RFB. Canon AE-1, 35mm camera. 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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MAR19901 MAR 1990 1

Photo Archive No. 45.1.1990.03

PS 45. March 23, 1990. Facing north. Azimuth 8. M. McClaran.

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SEP19931 SEP 1993 1

Photo Archive No. 45.1.1993.09

S 45. September 1993. Facing north. Azimuth 8. M. McClaran. Color print also available in archive.

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MAR19991 MAR 1999 1

Photo Archive No. 45.1.1999.03

PS 45. March 1999. Facing north. Azimuth 8. Pasture 12A. M. McClaran.

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APR20031 APR 2003 1

Photo Archive No. 45.1.2003.04

PS 45. April 16, 2003. Facing north. ASA 100 film. 35mm lens focal length. Left foreground is Acacia; center and right foreground are small mesquite. Eragrostis lehmanniana is dominant grass. Calliandra with leaves; occasional Krameria; occasional burroweed. M. McClaran.

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045_1_2007_03 MAR 2007 1

Photo Archive No. 045.1.2007.03

PS. 045. 15 March 2007. Facing north, Azimuth 08. Pasture 12C. Elevation 1056 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness replaced, camera above witness. Mesquite alive. Acacia greggii far right center ground. Barrel cactus center. Celtis pallida distant left. Zinnia mid right. Ephedra right distant. Lehmann lovegrass only perennial grass. Calliandra common low shrub with leaves emerging. Compared to 2003, less grass now. M. McClaran photographer, M. McGregor assistant.

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045_1_2013_03 MAR 2013 1

Photo Archive No. 045.1.2013.03

PS. 045. 20 March 2013. 10:53 am. Facing north, Azimuth 355. Pasture 12C. Elevation 1051 m. ISO 160, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above witness. Mesquite alive. Acacia greggii far right center ground, and a second in far left. Barrel cactus center. Celtis pallida distant left. Ephedra right distant. Lehmann lovegrass is dominant perennial grass, also bush muhly found under mesquite. Calliandra common low shrub with leaves emerging. Compared to 2007, less grass now, especially the summer annual grasses. M. McClaran photographer, K. Hawkes assistant.

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JUN19361 JUN 1936 2

Photo Archive No. 45.2.1936.06

6/29/36. Cribbs.

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JUN19482 JUN 1948 2

Photo Archive No. 45.2.1948.06

6-48. A48-27. P.S. 45--repeat photo. Grass stand scant and apparently lower than in 1936, otherwise no great change in the area. SRER. Culley. 10H(3)b.

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AUG19520 AUG 1952 2

Photo Archive No. 45.2.1952.08

P.S. 45. B-52-6. Looking south. 100-32-13-3/4". Repeat of 329067. Bohning, SRER. 18 Aug. 1952.

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NOV19590 NOV 1959 2

Photo Archive No. 45.2.1959.11

M-641. 11/30/59. S.R.E.R. Photopoint 45. Photo taken looking south to be compared with earlier pictures from the same point and direction.

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OCT19841 OCT 1984 2

Photo Archive No. 45.2.1984.10

PS 45. Azimuth 184. Oct. 10, 1984. RFB. Honeywell Pentax 35mm camera. 35mm WA lens. f:11-16 1/125 9'. 1:40 P.M. Robert F. Buttery.

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JAN19880 JAN 1988 2

Photo Archive No. 45.2.1988.01

PS-45. Az 184. Jan. 26, 1988. RFB. Canon AE-1, 35mm camera. 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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MAR19902 MAR 1990 2

Photo Archive No. 45.2.1990.03

PS 45. March 23, 1990. Facing south. Azimuth 184. M. McClaran.

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SEP19932 SEP 1993 2

Photo Archive No. 45.2.1993.09

PS 45. September 1993. Facing south. Azimuth 184. M. McClaran. Color print also available in archive.

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MAY19942 MAY 1994 2

Photo Archive No. 45.2.1994.05

PS 45. May 26, 1994. Facing south. Azimuth 184. Post fire. M. McClaran.

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MAR19992 MAR 1999 2

Photo Archive No. 45.2.1999.03

PS 45. March 1999. Facing south. Azimuth 184. Pasture 12A. M. McClaran.

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APR20032 APR 2003 2

Photo Archive No. 45.2.2003.04

PS 45. April 16, 2003. Facing south. ASA 100 film. 35mm lens focal length. Mesquite beginning to produce leaves; Eragrostis lehmanniana dominant grass. Calliandra with flowers and some leaves. Acacia greggii in foreground left; occasional Krameria; many ocotillo with flowers. M. McClaran.

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045_2_2007_03 MAR 2007 2

Photo Archive No. 045.2.2007.03

PS. 045. 15 March 2007. Facing south, Azimuth 184. Pasture 12C. Elevation 1056 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness replaced, camera above witness. Mesquite alive. Acacia greggii left foreground. Cholla, ocotillo, Zinnia and occasional Krameria present. Calliandra common low shrub with leaves and flowers emerging. Acacia greggii (3) east of road in front of large mesquite, and one velvet pod mimosa with these acacias. Lehmann lovegrass dominant with a few black grama. Compared to 2003, slightly less grass now. M. McClaran photographer, M. McGregor assistant.

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045_2_2013_03 MAR 2013 2

Photo Archive No. 045.2.2013.03

PS. 045. 20 March 2013. 11:05 am.Facing south, Azimuth 185. Pasture 12C. Elevation 1051 m. ISO 160, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above witness. Mesquite alive. Acacia greggii left foreground. Cholla, ocotillo, Zinnia and occasional Krameria present. Calliandra common low shrub with leaves emerging. Snakeweed plants on east side of road. Acacia greggii (3) east of road in front of large mesquite, and one velvet pod mimosa with these acacias. Small ocotillo emerging in midground to left of cholla. Lehmann lovegrass dominant with cane beardgrass on east side of road. Compared to 2007, slightly more grass now, but no black grama this year; cholla declining M. McClaran photographer, K. Hawkes assistant.

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