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JUN19230 JUN 1923 1

Photo Archive No. 108.1.1923.06

No. 175659. Temp. No. 184. "Box Canon Rim" showing stock congregated around watering rim due to lack of water. Lack of water resulted directly from having an open rim with the result that stock tramped out the cement bottom and allowed all the water to leak out and be lost. Santa Rita Range Reserve. 6-1-23. Photo Sta #108. Compare with 328829. 104-C.

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SEP19350 SEP 1935 1

Photo Archive No. 108.1.1935.09

Perm. No. 328829. Temp. No. 2046. "Box Canon Rim". Retake of 175659 taken in 1923. To be compared. Photo by Cribbs of S.R.E.R. 9/6/35. Exp. 1/5 - 8 - s - CP. Photo Sta #108. 104-C.

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NOV19860 NOV 1986 1

Photo Archive No. 108.1.1986.11

PS 108. Azimuth 360. Nov. 13, 1986. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera (35mm). 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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108_1_2007_04 APR 2007 1

Photo Archive No. 108.1.2007.04

PS. 108. 20 April 2007. Facing north, Azimuth 000. Pasture UA Cell. Elevation 1200 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Rebar present, painted white, camera above. Desert spoon bottom foreground and right foreground. Yucca baccata?? In foreground with small mesquite adjacent. Catclaw acacia present in front of far right mesquite. All foreground mesquite are alive but many dead branches. Calliandra, Zinnia, shrubby buckwheat as small shrubs. Black grama dominant grass, some Lehmann lovegrass and sideoats grama common. Location of PS 107 is in view. Compared to 2000, no major changes. M. McClaran photographer, no assistant.

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108_1_2013_03 MAR 2013 1

Photo Archive No. 108.1.2013.03

PS. 108. 25 March 2013. 11:36 am. Facing north, Azimuth 000. Pasture UA Cell. Elevation 1193 m. ISO 125, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Rebar present, painted white, camera above. Desert spoon bottom foreground and right foreground. Yucca baccata?? in foreground with small mesquite adjacent. Catclaw acacia present in front of far right mesquite. All foreground mesquite are alive but many dead branches. Calliandra, Zinnia, shrubby buckwheat, Mexican oregano, velvet pod mimosa, and ocotillo as shrubs. Black grama dominant grass, some Lehmann lovegrass, and cane beardgrass and sideoats grama common, and find Setaria under closest mesquite. In the foreground, the yucca is the same plant as in 1923 photo, as is the mesquite directly behind it. In the wash bottom, find Sporobolus cryptandrus, cottontop, graythorn, desert hackberry, cholla, and prickly pear. Location of PS 107 is in view. Compared to 2007, increase in black grama in foreground; decline in prickly ear in wash; and at least one dead mesquite in wash. M. McClaran photographer, K. Hawkes assistant.

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