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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 a few surviving trees. Forest drought stress is strongly correlated with tree 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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