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MAR19370 MAR 1937 1

Photo Archive No. 131.1.1937.03

Perm. No. C-4. Photo Sta. No. 131. General view of area cleared of mesquite and burroweed in Past. No. 3, near Encl. No. 20. Looking N. along the W side of the cleared area. Area on left not treated. Area on right has had mesquite and burroweed grubbed. A few clumps of Ch and Cg may be visible in the foreground. 3/31/37. Compare C-5. 400-D. S.A. 108.

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JUN19480 JUN 1948 1

Photo Archive No. 131.1.1948.06

6-48. A48-92. P.S. 131 repeat photo. Area 108 looking N. along W. side. (Photo #C4) area cleared of mesquite and burroweed (on right) has come back to heavy stand of Afr. Scattering of grass has come in chiefly Agl, and Bro with Tca under cacti and shrubs. Cholla has come into the area. SRER. Culley. 10H(3)b.

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SEP19510 SEP 1951 1

Photo Archive No. 131.1.1951.09

P.S. 131. B-51-61. Looking NE along edge of Area 108. 50-32-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-92. Bohning, SRER. 20 Sept. 1951.

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APR19600 APR 1960 1

Photo Archive No. 131.1.1960.04

T-216. 15 Apr 60. SRER, P.S. 131. 10H3b. Not exact field of view as in earlier photos.

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JUL19850 JUL 1987 1

Photo Archive No. 131.1.1987.07

PS 131. Azimuth 35. July 8, 1987. RFB. Canon AE-1 35mm camera. 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery. Not exact field of view as in earlier photos.

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APR20001 APR 2000 1

Photo Archive No. 131.1.2000.04

PS 131. April 7, 2000. Facing northeast. Azimuth 35. Pasture 3. Plus X, ASA 125 film. 35mm lens focal length. 1951 position is basis for 2000 photo location; painted rebar placed at 1951 relocation; across road toward Rincon Peak. Lehmann lovegrass, cholla, prickly pear, burroweed. M. McClaran.

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131_1_2007_03 MAR 2007 1

Photo Archive No. 131.1.2007.03

PS. 131. 12 March 2007. Facing northeast, Azimuth 35. Pasture 3. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Painted rebar found, camera above, located 15 m north of Road 487. Mesquite alive, most burroweed is dead, six-weeks needle grama is dominant grass, chainfruit cholla and pricky pear present. Compared to 2003, much less grass and less burroweed. M. McClaran photographer, S. Kurc assistant.

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131_1_2011_03 MAR 2011 1

Photo Archive No. 131.1.2011.03

PS. 131. 15 March 2011. 1:15 PM. Facing northeast, Azimuth 40. 998 m elev. Pasture 3. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Painted rebar found, camera above, located 15 m east of Road 487. Mesquite alive, six-weeks needle grama is dominant grass, chainfruit cholla and prickly pear present. Compared to 2007, more annual grass, dead burroweed are gone, and prickly pear in poor condition. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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MAR19371 MAR 1937 2

Photo Archive No. 131.2.1937.03

Perm. No. 351909. C-5. Photo Sta. No. 131. Mesquite and burroweed cleared area near Encl. No. 20 in Past. No. 3. General view looking N E from the S W corner of the cleared area. Cholla is now the dominant plant but a few clumps of Cg, Ch, Rg, Ad, and Ac are left, mostly at base of mesquite. 3/31/37. Compare C-4. 400-D. S.A. 108.

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JUN19481 JUN 1948 2

Photo Archive No. 131.2.1948.06

6-48. A48-94. P.S. 131 area 108 repeat photo looking NE across flat that was cleared of Afr and Pve in spring of 1937. Heavy stand of Afr has come in. Cholla has increased noticeably. Grass density has increased somewhat but is still low. Agl, Bro, Tca, and others. A few Pve are resprouting. w/k2 filter. 10H(3)b. NOTE: Photo A48-93 also archived under this number but not included on the web page is the same view taken w/o a filter.

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SEP19511 SEP 1951 2

Photo Archive No. 131.2.1951.09

P.S. 131. B-51-60. Looking east across Area 108. 50-32-13 3/4". Repeat of A-48-94. Bohning, SRER. 20 Sept. 1951.

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APR19601 APR 1960 2

Photo Archive No. 131.2.1960.04

T-217. 15 Apr 60. SRER, P.S. 131. 10H3b. Not exact field of view as in earlier photos.

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JUL19871 JUL 1987 2

Photo Archive No. 131.2.1987.07

PS 131. Azimuth 84. July 8, 1987. RFB. Canon AE-1 35mm camera. 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery. Not exact field of view as in earlier photos.

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APR20002 APR 2000 2

Photo Archive No. 131.2.2000.04

PS 131. April 7, 2000. Facing east. Azimuth 84. Pasture 3. Plus X, ASA 125 film. 35mm lens focal length. 1951 position is basis for 2000 photo location; painted rebar placed at 1951 relocation; across road toward Rincon Peak. Lehmann lovegrass, cholla, prickly pear, burroweed. M. McClaran.

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131_2_2007_03 Mar 2007 2

Photo Archive No. 131.2.2007.03

PS. 131. 12 March 2007. Facing east, Azimuth 85. Pasture 3. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Painted rebar found, camera above, located 15 m north of Road 487. Mesquite alive, chainfruit cholla larger than in 2000, cholla at right is dead, six-weeks needle grama is dominant grass, one cottontop immediately behind chainfruit cholla in foreground. Compared to 2003, less grass and burroweed. M. McClaran photographer, S. Kurc assistant.

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131_2_2011_03 Mar 2011 2

Photo Archive No. 131.2.2011.03

PS. 131. 15 March 2011. 1:30 PM. Facing east-northeast, Azimuth 75. 998 m elev. Pasture 3. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Painted rebar found, camera above, located 15 m north of Road 487. Mesquite alive, chainfruit cholla larger than in 2007. Compared to 2007, less grass, one cottontop immediately behind chainfruit cholla is missing, about 10 small burroweed plants in foreground. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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