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pond and wetland photo pair
Photo Credits: Fred Dean (1976), Carl Roland (2005)
Ecoregion: Alaska Range Mountains
Change Type: Shrinking ponds
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Although this photo pair documents little change to the pond surface area, a dramatic growth of shrubs in the area around the pond indicates that the major period of draining and drying of the pond area likely occurred before the 1976 photo was taken.