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SEP19480 SEP 1948 1

Photo Archive No. 274.1.1948.09

A48-222. Photo station 274, pasture 12B, looking northeast. Little perennial grass. Scattered bushes of Krameria. Fair cover annual grasses. 9/7.

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APR19600 APR 1960 1

Photo Archive No. 274.1.1960.04

T-207. 6 Apr. 60. SRER, P.S. 274 looking NE. 10H3b.

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OCT19840 OCT 1984 1

Photo Archive No. 274.1.1984.10

PS 274. Azimuth 85. Oct. 24, 1984. RFB. Honeywell Pentax 35mm camera. 35mm WA lens. f:11-16 1/125 20'. 9:05 A.M. Robert F. Buttery.

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FEB19880 FEB 1988 1

Photo Archive No. 274.1.1988.02

PS 274. Az 85. Feb. 2, 1988. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera. 35mm WA lens. f:8 1/125 Inf. 11:45 AM. Robert F. Buttery.

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APR20001 APR 2000 1

Photo Archive No. 274.1.2000.04

PS 274. April 10, 2000, 4:35 p.m. Facing east. Azimuth 85. Pasture 12B. Plus X, 125 ASA film. 35mm lens focal length. Winess 200' south of road. Ocotillos obvious; calliandra flowering; Zinnia pumila, Aristida; Eragrostis lehmanniana in background. Heteropogon contortus on far left; Krameria parvifolia. M. McClaran.

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274_1_2007_03 MAR 2007 1

Photo Archive No. 274.1.2007.03

PS. 292. 21 March 2007. Facing east, Azimuth 85. Pasture 12B. Elevation 945 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above witness. Mesquite alive, small shrubs mainly Krameria but some Calliandra. Ocotillo foreground and background. Cholla and pricky pear cacti. Ephedra right midground. Bouteloua aristidoides, Lehmann lovegrass, Rothrock grama, and tanglehead grasses. Windy and cloudy conditions. Compared to 2000, more grass and Ephedra now. M. McClaran photographer, A. Nafus assistant.

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274_1_2010_05 MAY 2010 1

Photo Archive No. 274.1.2010_05

PS. 292. 27 May 2010. Facing east, Azimuth 70. 2:40 PM. Pasture 12B. Elevation 937 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above witness. Mesquite alive, small shrubs mainly Krameria but some Calliandra. Ocotillo foreground and background. Cholla and pricky pear cacti. Ephedra right midground. Bouteloua aristidoides, Lehmann lovegrass, Rothrock grama, and tanglehead grasses. Fate of four large ocotillo present in 2007: left plant large in 1948 and alive in 2007 is now dead; left center plant alive now; right center plant remains large in 2010; and far right ocotillo was small in 1948 and now is alive and large. Breezy conditions. Compared to 2007, less grass, and more cholla and Calliandra and Krameria now. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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SEP19481 SEP 1948 2

Photo Archive No. 274.2.1948.09

A48-223. Photo station 274, pasture 12B, looking southeast. Little perennial grass. Scattered bushes of Krameria. Fair cover annual grasses, all dry. Note clump Adi around dead cholla in center of photo.

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APR19601 APR 1960 2

Photo Archive No. 274.2.1960.04

T-206. 6 Apr 60. SRER, P.S. 274 looking SE. 10H3b.

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OCT19841 OCT 1984 2

Photo Archive No. 274.2.1984.10

PS 274. Azimuth 160. Oct. 24, 1984. RFB. Honeywell Pentax camera (35mm). 35mm WA lens. f:16 1/125 20'. 9:00 A.M. Robert F. Buttery.

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FEB19881 FEB 1988 2

Photo Archive No. 274.2.1988.02

PS 274. Az 160. Feb. 2, 1988. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera. 35mm WA lens. f:5.6 1/125 Inf. 11:50 A.M. Robert F. Buttery.

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APR20002 APR 2000 2

Photo Archive No. 274.2.2000.04

PS 274. April 10, 2000, 4:40 p.m. Facing south. Azimuth 160. Pasture 12B. Plus X, 125 ASA film. 35mm lens focal length. Winess 200' south of road. Prosopis velutina alive. Eragrostis lehmanniana in distance; Aristida in foreground. Calliandra flowering. Zinnia pumila, Krameria parvifolia. M. McClaran.

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274_2_2007_03 MAR 2007 2

Photo Archive No. 274.2.2007.03

PS. 292. 21 March 2007. Facing south, Azimuth 160. Pasture 12B. Elevation 945 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above witness. Mesquite alive, small shrubs mainly Krameria but some Calliandra and Zinnia. Midground left is whitethorn acacia, blue paloverde, and catclaw acacia. Cholla, pricky pear, and barrel cacti. Ephedra right midground. Bouteloua aristidoides, Lehmann lovegrass, Rothrock grama, and tanglehead, annual threeawn grasses. Ephedra center distant with barrel cactus. Windy and cloudy conditions. One buffelgrass found in wash and pulled. Compared to 2000, more grass and less cholla now. M. McClaran photographer, A. Nafus assistant.

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274_2_2010_05 MAY 2010 2

Photo Archive No. 274.2.2010_05

PS. 292. 27 May 2010. Facing south, Azimuth 150. 2:35 PM. Pasture 12B. Elevation 937 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Mark II Digital Camera. Witness present, camera above witness. Mesquite alive, small shrubs mainly Krameria and Calliandra with some Zinnia. Midground left is whitethorn acacia, blue paloverde, and catclaw acacia. Cholla, pricky pear, and barrel cacti. Ephedra right midground. Bouteloua aristidoides, Lehmann lovegrass, Rothrock grama, and tanglehead, annual threeawn grasses. Ephedra center distant with barrel cactus. Breezy conditions. One buffelgrass found in wash and pulled. Cholla skeleton in right foreground died between 2007-2010, and it appeared first in 1998 photo. Compared to 2007, less grass and less cholla, but more Calliandra and Krameria now. M. McClaran photographer, A. Dalke assistant.

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