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Sentinel Rock, near the junction of Echo with the Weber Canyon. Summit County, Utah. 1869.

Dates

Date Taken
1869

Summary

Album caption: Sentinel Rock, one of the most remarkable landmarks in the canyon. It is a regular obelisk of conglomerate, standing near the junction of Echo with the Weber Canyon. It is about 250 feet in height, affords another excellent illustration of the peculiar style of weathering, by which rocks assume curious forms. This column has been very aptly called the "Dog's Head," to which it will be seen at a glance that the summit bears a resemblance. The varied structure of the strata, sometimes a firm sandstone, then a pudding stone, is remarkably well displayed in this view. Summit County, Utah. 1869. Handwritten notes on album caption: None Index card: Jackson, W.H. 30: Sentinel Rock, one of the most remarkable landmarks [...]

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Data Owner :
U.S. Geological Survey
Photographer :
Jackson, William Henry

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Type Scheme Key
name photoLibrary jwh00030
number photoLibrary 18364
batch photoLibrary btch119
number_in_book photoLibrary 30

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