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JAN19490 1949 1

Photo Archive No. 299.1.1949

A49-72. Photo station 299, looking southwest. Afr, cacti, and Pve. Some Pmu but shows rapid dying out due to drought.

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AUG19600 AUG 1960 1

Photo Archive No. 299.1.1960.08

T-292. 2 Aug 60. SRER, P.S. 299, SW. 10H3b.

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JAN19870 JAN 1987 1

Photo Archive No. 299.1.1987.01

PS 299. Azimuth 236. Jan. 28, 1987. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera (35mm). 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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JUL19870 JUL 1987 1

Photo Archive No. 299.1.1987.07

PS 299. Azimuth 236. July 8, 1987. RFB. Canon AE-1 35mm camera. 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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APR20001 APR 2000 1

Photo Archive No. 299.1.2000.04

PS 299. April 3, 2000, 3:30 p.m. Facing southwest. Azimuth 236. Pasture 5S. Plus X, 125 ASA film. 35mm lens focal length. Go to end of Desert Station road; witness present, marked, spray-painted, and located about 30' north of Desert Station sign. Two Ferocactus wislizenii from 1987are present. Eragrostis lehmanniana is dominant grass. No Pappophorus mucronulatum that was found in 1949. M. McClaran.

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299_1_2007_03 MAR 2007 1

Photo Archive No. 299.1.2007.03

PS. 299. 13 March 2007. Facing southwest, Azimuth 236. Pasture 3. Elevation 944 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness post present, camera above witness. Mesquite alive. Bouteloua aristidoides, Lehmann lovegrass dominant. Bush muhly and cottontop under shrubs and cacti. Prickly pear, cholla, barrel and hedgehog are cacti. Ephedra under large chainfruit cholla right midground. More than half of burroweed are dead. Compared to 2000, less grass, dead cholla, and larger prickly pear. M. McClaran photographer, no assistant.

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299_1_2009_03 MAR 2009 1

Photo Archive No. 299.1.2009.03

PS. 299. 16 March 2009. Facing southwest, Azimuth 236. Pasture 3. Elevation 944 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Stop on road ~100 m short because cactus growing in road. Witness post present, camera above witness. Mesquite alive. Bouteloua aristidoides dominant grass. Bush muhly and cottontop under shrubs and cacti. Prickly pear, cholla, barrel and hedgehog are cacti. Ephedra under large chainfruit cholla right midground. Compared to 2007, less Lehmann lovegrass, more Chloris and cottontop under chainfruit cholla. Note presence of 25 cm tall mesquite and two 20 cm tall saltbush plants immediate left of prickly pear in center midground; those saltbush were not apparent in 2007, but small mesquite was present in 2007. M. McClaran photographer, A. Peterson assistant.

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JAN19491 1949 2

Photo Archive No. 299.2.1949

A49-73. Photo station 299, looking northwest. Afr, cacti, and Pve. Some Pmu but shows rapid dying out due to drought.

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AUG19601 AUG 1960 2

Photo Archive No. 299.2.1960.08

T-291. 2 Aug 60. SRER, P.S. 299, NW. 10H3b.

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DEC19870 DEC 1987 2

Photo Archive No. 299.2.1987.12

PS-299. Azimuth 316. Dec. 3, 1987. RFB. Canon AE-1 camera. 35mm WA lens. Robert F. Buttery.

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APR20002 APR 2000 2

Photo Archive No. 299.2.2000.04

PS 299. April 3, 2000, 3:30 p.m. Facing northwest. Azimuth 316. Pasture 5S. Plus X, 125 ASA film. 35mm lens focal length. Go to end of Desert Station road; witness present, marked, spray-painted, and located about 30' north of Desert Station sign. Mesquites alive; mesquite growing up northwest side of witness. Dominant grass Eragrostis lehmanniana. Creosote between large mesquites in center of photo. No Pappophorum mucronulatum present that was found in 1949. M. McClaran.

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299_2_2007_03 MAR 2007 2

Photo Archive No. 299.2.2007.03

PS. 299. 13 March 2007. Facing northwest, Azimuth 316. Pasture 3. Elevation 944 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Witness post present, camera above witness. Looking through small mesquite. Mesquite alive. Zinnia common. Bouteloua aristidoides, Lehmann lovegrass dominant. Chloris common. Bush muhly and cottontop in open and under shrubs and cacti. Buffelgrass single plant left of large mesquite left distant, and four wing saltbush to left of that tree. One creosote between large distant mesquite. Prickly pear, cholla, and hedgehog are cacti. Ephedra left of far left mesquite. More than half of burroweed are dead. Compared to 2000, less grass, dead cholla, and larger prickly pear. M. McClaran photographer, no assistant.

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299_2_2009_03 MAR 2009 2

Photo Archive No. 299.2.2009.04

PS. 299. 16 March 2009. Facing northwest, Azimuth 316. Pasture 3. Elevation 944 m. ISO 100, 35mm focal length, Canon 5D Digital Camera. Stop on road ~100 m short because cactus growing in road. Witness post present, camera above witness. Looking through small mesquite. Mesquite alive. Zinnia common. Bouteloua aristidoides dominant grass. Cottontop in open and under shrubs and cacti. Buffelgrass single plant left of large mesquite left distant is still present from 2007, and four wing saltbush to right (not left as stated for 2007 photo) of that tree. One creosote between large distant mesquite is flowering. Prickly pear, cholla are cacti. Ephedra left of far left mesquite. Compared to 2007, less Lehmann lovegrass and chloris, not bush muhly in open, no live hedgehog cactus, and Zinnia more vigorous than 2007.. M. McClaran photographer, A. Peterson assistant.

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