Previous photo pair1976 - 2005: Glaciated Lowlands near West Fork Chulitna6/12Next photo pair
Chulitna River photo pair
Photo Credits: Fred Dean (1976), Carl Roland (2005)
Ecoregion: Cook Inlet lowlands
Change Type: Changing treelines
Changing treelines
Description:
This photo pair shows two views of the open subalpine landscape of the upper West Fork of the Chulitna River. The main fork of the river bends to the north in the background. What changes are visible in the vegetation or landscape between these two photos? Hint: Look to the river bar and to the rocky knoll in the foreground.