Land Sinks in Dry Fork

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Title Land Sinks in Dry Fork
Identifier VE2777
Subject Dry Fork; Sinks
Spatial Coverage Vernal (Utah)
Description A 200-yard square section of field on the Aris and Forest Caldwell ranch in Dry Fork canyon was left with gaping hole. The Dry Fork community was left in darkness thtaevening caused by a toppled power pole. The field sunk to a depth ranging from seven to 30 feet. The unusual occurance was attributed to constant soaking of the subsoil, which suddenly flowed out from under the topsoil like thick soup into nearby Ashley Creek.
Donor Vernal Express
Source Collection Vernal Express
Publisher Digital Uintah County Regional History Center
Date 1968-08-01
Type Image/StillImage
Format image/jpeg
Owning Institution Uintah County Regional History Center
Language eng
Rights Digital Image, Copyright 2021 Uintah County Regional History Center
Archival Resolution 700 dpi, 3891 x 4280 pixels
Low Resolution 800 x 600 pixels
Bit Depth 8
Scanning Device Epson Perfection V800
Scanning Technician Elaine Carr
Metadata Cataloger Elaine Carr
ARK ark:/87278/s6cw08p5
Setname ucl_vep
Date Created 2021-01-07
Date Modified 2021-01-07
ID 1636477
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