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Historic Images (Virginia)

Dates

Repository Updated
2017-08-31
Repository Updated
2018-11-30
Repository Updated
2020-08-31

Summary

The Historic Images Collection includes approximately 15,500 photographs, slides, lantern slides and digital media in this collection were taken during the course of geologic, mineral resource, and geologic hazard investigations carried out by Division of Geology and Mineral Resources? geoscientists and Division of Mineral Mining staff beginning in the first half of the 20th century. The collection includes images of important rock outcrops that demonstrate key features of stratigraphic units, fossils indicative of the age of rock formations, outcrop-scale geologic structures such as faults and folds, economically significant minerals and mine sites, and geologic hazards such as landslides and sinkholes. Images are available online [...]

Child Items (2010)

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Attached Files

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HistoricPhotos2.xml
“XML”
7.51 MB
HistoricPhotosDataDictionary.xlsx
“ Data Dictonary”
12.34 KB
HistoricImages.csv
“2018”
17.31 MB
LS_0237.jpg thumbnail 949.46 KB
HistoricImages.csv
“2018Revised”
17.33 MB
HistoricPhotos2020.csv 1.07 MB

Material Request Instructions

High resolution TIFF or JPG images are available upon request. Contact the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, Division of Geology and Mineral Resources at (434) 951-6341. Additional information and reports may be available using the OnlineResource Link. Contact the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, Division of Mineral Mining at (434) 951-6322.

Purpose

The images provide a visual record of nearly eight decades of geoscience work and supplement our published maps and reports.
Preview Image

Map

Spatial Services

ScienceBase WMS

Communities

  • National Digital Catalog

Tags

Provenance

Photographs and Slides are obtained from Virginia Division of Geology and Mineral Resources and Division of Mineral Mining staff.

Additional Information

Identifiers

Type Scheme Key
sourceSystem CSC 1089015
UniqueKey State Inventory P1232

NGGDPP Collection Extension

collectionGrowthYes, minor

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