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restoration photo pair
Photo Credits: Technical aerial photo (1986), Technical aerial photo (2005)
Ecoregion: Yukon-Kuskokwim Bottomlands
Change Type: Human development and impacts
Human development and impacts
Description:
This aerial photo pair shows changes in a section of stream in the Kantishna Hills that was subject to major impacts from placer mining in the decades before 1986. The National Park Service set about reclaiming this site, which had been revegetated almost fully by 2005.