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lakes photo pair
Photo Credits: Fred Dean (1976), Carl Roland (2005)
Ecoregion: Alaska Range Mountains
Change Type: Shrinking ponds
Shrinking ponds
Description:
This photo pair shows two views of a pond above Clearwater Creek (which is seen in background) taken three decades apart. What differences do you see in these two photos? Look closely at the shoreline of the pond - what is different in 2005 relative to the earlier photo? Can you see many more rocks exposed along the shore in 2005? What about differences in the vegetation ringing this small pond?