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Repeat photograph of a beach along the Colorado River taken in 1972 that is a match to an EC LaRue USGS 1923 Birdseye Expedition image

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A USGS repeat photograph that is a match to an E.C. LaRue USGS image from 1923, taken during the Birdseye Expedition, prior to Glen Canyon Dam. Note the increase in vegetation in this image. The 1923 image was taken along the Colorado River, at River Mile 197, from the left bank, and repeat images were taken by the USGS in 1972, 1983, 1994, and 2016. The series is stored in the SBSC's Southwest Repeat Photography Collection, stake (camera point) s0720, original numbers (LaRue) 628 and 629.


Public Domain.