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MAR3811 MAR 1938 1

Photo Archive No. 179.1.1938.03.1

C-220. Photo Station 179, Study Area #133, SE corner contour trenching area, 18 inch contours. Rg main grass with density of approximately 0.03. Photo prior to trenching. See C-257. 3/10/38. 301.

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MAR3812 MAR 1938 1

Photo Archive No. 179.1.1938.03.2

C-257. P.S. 179. Study Area #133, SE corner of 18 inch contour terraces. See C-220. 3/28/38. 301.

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SEP19871 SEP 1987 1

Photo Archive No. 179.1.1987.09

PS-179. Azimuth 272. Sept. 22, 1987. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera. 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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NOV20001 NOV 2000 1

Photo Archive No. 179.1.2000.11

PS 179. November 21, 2000, 11:15 a.m. Facing west. Azimuth 272. Pasture 2S. ASA 125 Plus X film. 35mm lens focal length. Zizyphus on left remains from 1938 photos. Eragrostis lehmanniana is dominant grass; burroweed and snakeweed are present; Mimosa dysocarpa in front of Zizyphus. Setaria, Digitaria californica under Zizyphus and Mimosa; Muhlenbergia porteri under mesquite behind Zizyphus; some calliandra in open areas, about 15 paces west of road 486. M. McClaran.

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179_1_2007_03 MAR 2007 1

Photo Archive No. 179.1.2007.03

PS. 179. 23 March 2007. Facing west, Azimuth 272. Pasture 2SW. Elevation 1127 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above. Mesquite alive, less than half of burroweed dead. Many Krameria and scattered Calliandra. Catclaw and Zizyphus midground left. Prickly pear present. Small Lehmann lovegrass dominate open areas with some cottontop. Cottontop, bush muhly and Setaria under larger mesquite. Cloudy conditions. Compared to 2000, less grass and burroweed now. M. McClaran photographer, no assistant.

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179_1_2009_03 MAR 2009 1

Photo Archive No. 179.1.2009.03

PS. 179. 17 March 2009. Facing west, Azimuth 272. Pasture 2SW. Elevation 1124 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above. Mesquite alive, burroweed present. Many Krameria and scattered Calliandra. Mimosa (not catclaw as mentioned in 2007 description) and Zizyphus midground left. Prickly pear present. Lehmann lovegrass dominant grass with some cottontop. Cottontop, bush muhly and Setaria under larger mesquite. Trees present in 1938 photo are still present in area but not visible in this photograph or photo in 2007. Compared to 2007, increase in cottontop, and extensive stem girdling on mesquite. M. McClaran photographer, A. Peterson assistant.

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