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Album caption and index card: This view, taken in March, shows a greatly diminished flood-line community, but this reduction in plant biomass is more apparent than real-the shrubs comprising the community are leafless at this season, whereas in the 1923 photograph, taken in September, the plants were in full leaf. The streamside plants that were present in 1923 and which persist to the present are willows. Unlike the condition in 1923, the beach at Granite Park now supports a dense growth of plants. The dominant species on the beach are willow, arrowweed, saltcedar, camelthorn, red brome, and Bermuda grass. All but the first two species have been introduced to this continent from other parts of the world. Feral...
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View from Ophir, looking eastward up the Howard Fork from the San Miguel River Telluride Quadrangle. Dolores County, Colorado. 1896.
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Album Caption: From trail pass between Cleveland and Horseshoe Basins, looking west at the rock glacier, head of Horseshoe basin. In the center is the divide between Horseshoe and Hurricane basins. Silverton quadrangle, Hinsdale County, Colorado. September 1, 1901. Published in U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 166, Plate 29-B. 1932. Panorama with ccw00557.
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Veined character of sheared sandstone caused by faulting. NW 1/4 SEC 29, T 15 W., R 8 E. Bristow Quadrangle. Creek County, Oklahoma. ca 1915.
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Album caption: View Yukon River from confluence point at mouth of Koyukuk River on Yukon. Looking S. 25 deg. E. No index card.
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Album caption: The Powell-Ingalls Special Commission meeting with Southern Paiutes near St. George. Standing figure at far left is Major John Wesley Powell - note empty shirt sleeve. Washington County, Utah. September 1873. (Photo from Smithsonian Institution: BAE neg. no. 1662-A, Paiute). Published as "Indian Tribal Conference" in U. S. Geological Survey General Information Product, John Wesley Powell: soldier, explorer, scientist, pp.12-13. 1970. Notes on album caption: None. Notes on back of photo: Photo Credit, U. S. Department of the Interior, Geological Survey, Photo File No. PIO-HIST 119. Index card: Hillers, J.K. 1039 - Various Indian tribes in conference with the U. S. Commission, near the...
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Album caption and index card: Digging fossils at the Lamb Ranch. Littleton, Arapahoe County, Colorado. July 1961. Smithsonian River Basin Studies.
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Album caption: Plane-table station on a prominent summit west of Bridge Creek. No index card.
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Album caption: Great memorial valley on the Arkansas at the mouth of the La Plata. Colorado. No date. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1873 Series, page 58, No. 91, "Moraines on La Plata Creek. A grand display of great glacial power. Upon either side of the creek are two lateral moraines a half mile apart, three miles in length, and averaging 500 feet in height, as regular as if plowed up by Titans. The granite walls of the canyon above are ground and polished so smoothly as to glisten in the sunlight. Ages past a glacier filled this canyon five hundred to eight hundred feet in depth, and...
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Album caption: Young hawks on branch of Koyuk River. Handwritten notes on album caption: Alaska - Seward Peninsula region. - Koyuk dist. Nulato quad. Index card: Young hawks on branch of the Koyuk River. Nulato quadrangle, Koyuk district, Seward Peninsula region, Alaska. ca. 1915.
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Index card: Paricutin Volcano: pilot, Ruben Diaz, and George Ruhle at Uruapan airport, all three standing in front of a plane. Michoacan, Mexico. February 18, 1948.
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Album caption and index card: Erosion caused by the flood of December 1966 in Outlet Canyon, Kaibab Plateau. Renewed arroyo cutting in Outlet Canyon between a point about 0.50 mi (0.8 km) downstream from the Point Sublime Trail and the edge of the plateau; the cutting deepended the old channel 1-2 ft (0.3-0.6 m). Grand Canyon National Park, Coconino County, Arizona. ca. 1966. Published as Figure 21 in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional Paper 980. 1977.
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Album caption: Interbedded quartzite and micaceous metasandstone of the Snowbird group, Ocoee series, late Precambrian. Eastern Great Smoky Mountains, east of Knoxville, Tennessee. Lat. 35°45' N.; long. 33°00' W. 1953. No index card. Published as Figure 7C in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional Paper 349-B. 1963.
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Album caption and index card: Augen gneiss of the basement complex. Coarse augen gneiss in the bed of Raven Fork below Breakneck Ridge. Knife, 3.3 inches long, lies on metasandstone inclusion; other fine-grained layers are mylonitic. Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Ravensford quadrangle, Swain County, North Carolina. ca. 1950. Published as Figure 3-A in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional Paper 349-B. 1963.
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Album caption: Kobuk Valley. View to the north from one stabilized dune to another dune (E-W line of deciduous trees) 1 mile SW of Shungnak. June 26, 1952. (No index card)
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Album caption and index card: View of Watrous, New Mexico, from a bluff, 1250 feet S. 5° W. of BM 6416. Watrous quadrangle, Mora County, New Mexico. June 7, 1976. (Stereopair) (Repeats J.R. Riddle photo 118)


map background search result map search result map Burro Mesa. Big Bend National Park, Texas. 1970. The Powell-Ingalls Special Commission meeting with Southern Paiutes near St. George, Washington County, Utah. 1873. Bryce Temple. Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah. n.d. Young hawks on branch of Koyuk River.  Koyuk district, Seward Peninsula region, Alaska.  1915. Puente Las Vegas over the Rio Yauco. Puerto Rico. 1935. Plane-table station on a prominent summit west of Bridge Creek. Oregon. 1923. No caption. Alaska. circa 1899. View of Watrous. Mora County, New Mexico. 1976. View up Yukon River. Alaska. circa 1900. Interbedded quartzite and micaceous metasandstone of the Snowbird group, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee. 1953. Augen gneiss of the basement complex, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Ravensford quadrangle, Swain County, North Carolina. Circa 1950. Ruben Diaz and George Ruhle at Uruapan airport. Michoacan, Mexico. 1948. Erosion caused by the flood of December 1966 in Outlet Canyon, Kaibab Plateau. Grand Canyon National Park, Coconino County, Arizona. Circa 1966. View of Granite Park and the dominant plant species of willow, arrowweed, saltcedar, camelthorn, red brome, and Bermuda grass. Grand Canyon National Park, Mohave County, Arizona. 1974. Bryce Temple. Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah. n.d. Interbedded quartzite and micaceous metasandstone of the Snowbird group, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee. 1953. Augen gneiss of the basement complex, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Ravensford quadrangle, Swain County, North Carolina. Circa 1950. Burro Mesa. Big Bend National Park, Texas. 1970. Puente Las Vegas over the Rio Yauco. Puerto Rico. 1935. View of Granite Park and the dominant plant species of willow, arrowweed, saltcedar, camelthorn, red brome, and Bermuda grass. Grand Canyon National Park, Mohave County, Arizona. 1974. Erosion caused by the flood of December 1966 in Outlet Canyon, Kaibab Plateau. Grand Canyon National Park, Coconino County, Arizona. Circa 1966. Ruben Diaz and George Ruhle at Uruapan airport. Michoacan, Mexico. 1948. The Powell-Ingalls Special Commission meeting with Southern Paiutes near St. George, Washington County, Utah. 1873. View of Watrous. Mora County, New Mexico. 1976. Plane-table station on a prominent summit west of Bridge Creek. Oregon. 1923. Young hawks on branch of Koyuk River.  Koyuk district, Seward Peninsula region, Alaska.  1915. No caption. Alaska. circa 1899. View up Yukon River. Alaska. circa 1900.