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Windy Pass photo pair
Photo Credits: Stephen R. Capps (UAF, APR #83-149-2156) (1919), R.D. Karpilo (2011)
Ecoregion: Alaska Range Mountains
Change Type: Changing shrublines
Changing shrublines
Description:
This 92-year view down Windy Creek shows colonization of woody vegetation along the stream channel and melting of cirque glaciers and/or perennial snowfields on the slopes above. Also notice the increase of shrubline in elevation towards the pass.