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Isidore Adler, chemist, operates a gonimeter used for x-ray fluorescence analysis of individual grains of mineral specimens, Geologic Division, U.S. Geological Survey, Washington, D.C. 1958. Lower right photograph page 36, Images of the U.S. Geological Survey, 1879-1979.
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Album caption: Turner emerald mine, 4¾ miles S. 30° W. of Shelby. Sorting loose vein material on washing screens. Nov. 12, 1912. 5x7. Cleveland Co., North Carolina. Index card: Sorting loose vein material on washing screens. Note: This image was scanned from the glass plate negative.
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Album caption: Residual boulders in weathering in basalt beneath 550-feet erosion terrace, cut on Molalla-Oregon City road in the NE1/4 sec. 21, T. 3 S., R. 2 E. Oregon City quadrangle, Clackamas County, Oregon. July 25, 1929.
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Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona. Detail of structure in De Chelly Sandstone. June 1913.
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California earthquake. Landslides 2 1/2 miles northwest of Bolinas Lagoon, looking east-northeast. Earthquake cracks made in April, 1906, caught water from rains the following winter. The saturated earth flowed as liquid mud. Marin County, California. March 29, 1907. (Panorama with photo no. 3049)
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Taken at elevation 6500 [feet] in Georgetown Canyon. Showing Meade Peak (elevation 9953 feet) in distance. Slug Creek quadrangle. Idaho. June 1915.
Categories: Image; Tags: Idaho Images, photo print
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Siderite. White Raven Mine, Boulder County, Colorado. Bureau of Mines, Mineral Specimens C1641.
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Album caption: Yellowstone Lake, a birds-eye view, taken from the high hills on the east side of the southeast arm, near where the Upper Yellowstone empties into the lake. View looking south, and shows the high range that separates the waters of the Yellowstone from those of Wind River. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. (Panorama with photo numbers 104b - 104d; jwh0104b, jwh0104c, and jwh0104d.) Notes on album caption: None Index card: Yellowstone Lake, a bird's-eye-view, taken from the high hills on the east side of the southeast arm, near where the Upper Yellowstone empties into the lake. View looking south, and shows the high range that separates the waters of the Yellowstone from those of Wind...
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Album caption: Yellowstone Lake, a bird's-eye panoramic view, taken from the high hills on the east side of the southeast arm, near where the Upper Yellowstone empties into the lake. View looking east and northeasterly across the southern arms of the lake and Promontory Point to the distant mountains on the farther side. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. (Panorama with photo nos. 104a, 104c-104d ofr jwh0104a, jwh0104c, jwh0104d.) Notes on album caption: None. Index card: Jackson, W. H. 104b-104c - Yellowstone Lake, a bird's-eye panoramic view, taken from the high hills on the east side of the southeast arm, near where the Upper Yellowstone empties into the lake. View looking east and northeasterly...
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Quartzite at north side of Stony Island, 4 miles northeast of Waterloo, showing glacially smooth surface. Waterloo quadrangle, Dodge County, Wisconsin. October 17, 1903. Plate 8-B in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional paper 106. 1918.
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Scott Glacier and polar ice plateau, Queen Maud Mountains, Antarctica. 1960. Published in the U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 591, “A descriptive catalog of selected aerial photographs of geologic features in areas outside the United States” Most of the Antarctic sets are single oblique photographs taken as part of the U.S. Antarctic Research Program sponsored by the National Science Foundation.
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Album Caption: Astragalus pattersoni A. Gray. Family : Pea, Legurninosae. Subgenus: Jonesiella Flowers : Cream-colored irregular flowers with purple clot on keel, growing in tall clusters which extend beyond the foliage. Blooms in April and May. Leaves : Pinnate with numerous oval leaflets. Fruit : Fat pods mounted on short stem. Seeds rattle in pod when dry (then called rattleweed). Root : Very long taproot, commonly 30 feet or more in length. Plant : Perennial, 1-4 feet high. Garliclike odor common to foliage owing to presence of selenium. Published in U.S.Geological Survey Bulletin 1030-M, figure 76. 1957.
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Album caption: North Fork of American River, California, view 5 miles above Mumford Bar, taken spring of 1912 by T.P. Pendleton, Asst. Topgr., when making profile survey. Handwritten notes on album caption: Colfax quad, Calif. Placer County Index card: North Fork of American River above Mumford Bar. Placer County, California. 1912.
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Valley near Devils Tower, Wyoming, just east of the Tower. Crook County, Wyoming. July 1950.
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Album caption: Up Gens de Large River and Valley from Station 12, near mouth of Portage Creek and Camp 28, about 194 miles above mouth of river, looking N. 43 DE. east. Index card: View of Chandalar Valley from near Portage Creek. 1899.
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Album caption and index card: Fossils and sedimentary features in stratified rocks of Grand Canyon. Tabular-planar cross-strata in Tapeats Sandstone at Forster Canyon. Grand Canyon National Park. Coconino County, Arizona. n.d. Published as Figure 20-D in U.S. Geological Survye. Professional Paper 669-B. 1969.
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South slope of Jackson Divide. (All south slopes are barren or grassed; all north ones are forested). Abajo Mountains. San Juan County, Utah. 1915. (Photo by M.R. Thorpe)
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Lower Magnesian limestone exposed in a quarry near the top of the hill on which stands the brick church, northeast part of the village of Markesan, Wisconsin. Mackford Township, Sec. 6, T. 14 N., R. 13 E. The rock is of very rough, uneven texture, much broken, carries much chert and has many small cavities lined with quartz crystals. Green Lake County, Wisconsin. September 1, 1909.


map background search result map search result map Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona. Detail of structure in De Chelly Sandstone. June 1913. Yellowstone Lake, viewed from the high hills on the east side of the southeast arm.  Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. Yellowstone Lake, viewed from the high hills on the east side of the southeast arm, near where the Upper Yellowstone empties into the lake. 1871. The Animas River, Bakers Park, near the mouth of Arastra Gulch, looking down toward Sultan Mountain. San Juan County, Colorado. 1875. Stereo studies about Mt. Blackmore, M.T. Upper canyon of Middle Creek. Gallatin County, Montana. 1872. View of Mumford Bar, North Fork of American River, Placer County, California. 1912. Turner emerald mine, southwest of Shelby. Cleveland County, North Carolina. 1912. Up Gens de Large River and Valley from Station 12, near mouth of Portage Creek and Camp 28. Chandalar district, Southwestern Alaska region, Alaska. 1899. Residual boulders in weathering in basalt. Clackamas County, Oregon. 1929. Fossils and sedimentary features in stratified rocks of Grand Canyon. Grand Canyon National Park, Coconino County, Arizona. No date. Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona. Detail of structure in De Chelly Sandstone. June 1913. The Animas River, Bakers Park, near the mouth of Arastra Gulch, looking down toward Sultan Mountain. San Juan County, Colorado. 1875. Residual boulders in weathering in basalt. Clackamas County, Oregon. 1929. View of Mumford Bar, North Fork of American River, Placer County, California. 1912. Yellowstone Lake, viewed from the high hills on the east side of the southeast arm.  Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 1871. Yellowstone Lake, viewed from the high hills on the east side of the southeast arm, near where the Upper Yellowstone empties into the lake. 1871. Stereo studies about Mt. Blackmore, M.T. Upper canyon of Middle Creek. Gallatin County, Montana. 1872. Fossils and sedimentary features in stratified rocks of Grand Canyon. Grand Canyon National Park, Coconino County, Arizona. No date. Turner emerald mine, southwest of Shelby. Cleveland County, North Carolina. 1912. Up Gens de Large River and Valley from Station 12, near mouth of Portage Creek and Camp 28. Chandalar district, Southwestern Alaska region, Alaska. 1899.