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Geologic and Related Photographs of the Grand Canyon Region (1967–2010)

A photograph collection by George Billingsley


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Billingsley, G.H., Goodwin, G., Nagorsen, S.E., Erdman, M.E., and Sherba, J.T., 2019, Geologic and related photographs of the Grand Canyon region (1967–2010): U.S. Geological Survey data release, accessed [Month Day, Year], at


The Grand Canyon geologic field photograph collection contains 1,211 geotagged photographs collected during 43 years of geologic mapping from 1967 to 2010. The photographs document some key geologic features, structures, and rock unit relations that were used to compile nine geologic maps of the Grand Canyon region published at 1:100,000 scale, and many more maps published at 1:24,000 scale. Metadata for each photograph include description, date captured, coordinates, and a keyword system that places each photograph in one or more of the following categories: arches and windows, breccia pipes and collapse structures, faults and folds, igneous rocks, landslides and rockfalls, metamorphic rocks, sedimentary rocks, sinkholes, and springs [...]

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Point of Contact :
George Billingsley
Metadata Contact :
Monica E Erdman
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
SDC Data Owner :
National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program
USGS Mission Area :
Energy and Minerals

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Public domain. Photograph credit: George Billingsley, U.S. Geological Survey. Acknowledgment of the U.S. Geological Survey would be appreciated in products derived from this data.

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DOI doi:10.5066/F7WS8SHW

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