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In August, 1973 a major forest fire swept through 17,470 acres of the western slopes of the Sierra Mountain Range near Sonora. Trees still burn on fringe of cleared area. This part of the burn area is called "granite fire," September 1973 | by The U.S. National Archives
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In August, 1973 a major forest fire swept through 17,470 acres of the western slopes of the Sierra Mountain Range near Sonora. Trees still burn on fringe of cleared area. This part of the burn area is called "granite fire," September 1973

Original Caption: In August, 1973 a major forest fire swept through 17,470 acres of the western slopes of the Sierra Mountain Range near Sonora. Trees still burn on fringe of cleared area. This part of the burn area is called "granite fire," September 1973

  

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-11102

 

Photographer: O'Rear, Charles, 1941-

  

Subjects:

Yosemite National Park (Mariposa County) national park

Environmental Protection Agency

Project DOCUMERICA

  

Persistent URL: research.archives.gov/description/553561

 

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

 

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Taken in September 1973