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Thorofare bar photo pair
Photo Credits: J.C. Reed (1931), R.D. Karpilo (2004)
Ecoregion: Alaska Range Mountains
Change Type: Increasing vegetation on river bars
Increasing vegetation on river bars
This photo pair faces west, where Gorge Creek joins the Thorofare River. Look to the river bars here…what types of changes do you see? Is there a difference between the change occurring on the smaller Gorge Creek bar verses the larger Thorofare River bar? Also, can you spot the road along Eielson Bluffs in the later photo? It was not yet built through this area in 1931.