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pond photo pair
Photo Credits: Fred Dean (1976), NPS (2005)
Ecoregion: Yukon-Kuskokwim Bottomlands
Change Type: Shrinking ponds
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The surface area of this pond had already begun to shrink by the time the 1976 photo was taken and was nearly covered with floating bog vegetation by 2005. An increase in canopy closure in the forest surrounding this pond is also apparent.