c. Mount Philo at 400 ft (photo
Gary Salmon, VDFPR).
d. Near Swanton at 100 ft (photo
e. Two miles west of Lake Champlain near Beekmantown,
New York, at 200 ft (photo Mulherin).
Figure 12 (cont'd).
tion of 100 ft. That damage occurred with an ice load of 0.2 in. (Throughout this report we report
ice loads in terms of the equivalent uniform ice thickness, as described in Sections 3 and 4.) The
damaged trees in Fig. 12d were photographed at 11:15 a.m. on January 8 at the Beekmantown
rest area on I-87 in New York, just north of Plattsburgh, two miles west of Lake Champlain at
an elevation of 200 ft. The damage was caused by an ice load of 0.5 in.
In New Hampshire, forest damage assessments similar to Vermont's were completed by the
White Mountain National Forest (WMNF) and the New Hampshire Division of Forests and
Lands (NHDFL). The information was compiled by the U.S. Forest Service Northeastern Area
GIS Group, in the map shown in Fig. 11b. Preliminary ground surveys have indicated that the
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