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Article category: Environmental Geology

On January 4th, 2012, AZGS geologists Ann Youberg and Joe Cook traveled to Emigrant Canyon at the north end of the Chiricahua Mountains to assess post-fire erosion following the 2011 Horseshoe 2 Fire 

Article category: Environmental Geology

The summer of 2011 saw huge wildfires burning across Arizona. The Wallow Fire (538,049 acres) set a new state record, burning a larger area than the 2002 Rodeo-Chediski Fire (468,638 acres). The Horseshoe 2 Fire (222,954 acres) burned approximately 70% of the Chiricahua Mountains and became the 4th largest fire in Arizona history.

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