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Drought and Beetle-Killed Piņon Pines in Arizona
Drought and Beetle-Killed Piņon Pines in Arizona
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Title: Drought and Beetle-Killed Piņon Pines in Arizona

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Drought and beetle-killed piñon pines in Walnut Canyon National Monument near Flagstaff, Arizona, amid some surviving trees. Forest drought stress is highly correlated with mortality from poor growth, bark beetle outbreaks, and high-severity fire.

Location: Flagstaff, AZ, USA

Date Taken: 05/04/2005

Photographer: Craig D. Allen , usgs


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Dimensions: 3264 x 2448
Resolution: 180 dpi

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