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Album caption: Lakes Peters and Lake Schrader, Sadlerochit River, Alaska. Index card: Lakes Peters and Schrader, Sadlerochit River. Arctic Slope, Canning District, Alaska. ca. 1910. Notes: Published in U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 109, Plate XI-B. 1919. Panorama with lek0002a.
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Album caption: Section of spruce tree showing wave damage, Lituya Bay. Mt. Fairweather quadrangle, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. 1954. Index card: Section cut in 1953 from spruce tree growing just above trimline of 1853-54 giant wave. There are 100 growth rings outside injury on right. Mount Fairweather quadrangle, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. Published as Plate 10 in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional paper 354-C. 1960.
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El Capitan from south, the cliff of El Capitan lies near the center, with Guadalupe Peak concealed behind it. Numbers (on published photo; progressing down the mountain) refer to original section by Shunard; White limestone (Capitan); upper dark limestone (Pinery); yellow sandstone (Delaware Mountain); basal black limestone (Bone Spring). Letters (on published photo progressing downward) refer to Quaternary deposits; older slope deposits; younger slope deposits: Oblique aerial photo by U.S. Army Air Corps. Culberson County, Texas. Circa 1945. Plate 1, in U.S.Geological Survey Professional paper 215. 1948.
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Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, Earthquake February 3, 1931. Earthquake-damaged buildings in Napier, looking toward the Clarendon Hotel. 1931. Page 17 (lower photo), Earthquake Information Bulletin, v.16, no.1.
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Album caption: (Also, see #723) Panoramic view of front of Hugh Miller Glacier. July 28, 1919. No index card available.
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Album caption: Aerial view of Lituya Bay from point off entrance; showing 1958 wave damage. Mt. Fairweather quadrangle, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. August 29, 1958. Index card: View of Lituya Bay. A giant wave generated on July 9, 1958, by a rockslide from the cliff at the head of the bay destroyed the forest over the light areas to a maximum altitude of 1,720 feet and to a maximum distance of 3,600 feet in from high-tide shore line at Fish Lake. A fishing boat anchored in the cove was carried over the spit in the foreground; a boat underway near the entrance was sunk and a third boat, anchored, rode out the wave. Mount Fairweather quadrangle, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. Published...
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Panorama with image 082. Structure in Twin Creek formation. SE1/4, NW 1/4, Sec. 4, T. 12 S., R. 45 E. Montpelier quadrangle. Bear Lake County, Idaho. August 25, 1911.
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Guatemala Earthquake 1976. South along a secondary fault of the Mixco zone that intersects an excavation for a sedimentation basin in Guatemala City's new water treatment plant. The fault, which dips 60 degrees west (to the right) is visible in the wall of the excavation in the background and was exposed in the line of pits in the floor of the excavation. Soil horizons in the Pleistocene tephra in the wall of the excavation are offset at least 7 meters, indicating repeated movement on this same strand during late Quaternary time. Because of the faulting, the design of the settling basin had to be changed to avoid the fault trace. Available information suggests that at least part of the 5 centimeters displacement...
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Ragay Gulf, Philippines, Earthquake 1973. Left lateral offset of the beach line (3.2 meters) at the time of the 1973 Ragay Gulf earthquake. The offset was confirmed by numerous other displaced features nearby, such as rows of coconut trees. The break followed the low pre-existing scarp. Page 9, Earthquake Information Bulletin, v.10, no.1.
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Turkey Earthquake September 6, 1975. Totally collapsed house in Lice. Photo by P.I. Yanev. Front cover, Earthquake Information Bulletin, v.8, no.2.
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Unconformity between Triassic and Jurassic formations t head of Nikolai creek; the two views placed side by side would form a panorama. Chitina district, Copper River region, Alaska. 1908. Plate 7-A and 7-B respectively, in U.S. Geological Survey 448. 1911
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Death Valley National Park, California. Furnace Creek Formation at the north end of the Black Mountains. View is southwest and west of Zabriskie Point, an overlook by Highway 190 about 3 miles up Furnace Creek Wash from Furnace Creek Inn. The base of the Furnace Creek Formation is at the topographic break between the badlands and the rougher, higher ground in the distance on the left. Light-colored playa beds about 2,500 feet thick extend to the base of a conglomerate which forms the dark cliff at the right. The beds are dipping to the right (north) into the Texas Spring Syncline. The center of the photograph looks west across Death Valley to the Panamint Range at Aguereberry Point; Tucki Mountain on the right....
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Peru Earthquake May 31, 1970. Destruction of adobe houses in central Huarez. 1970. Back cover, Earthquake Information Bulletin, v.12, no.2.
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Album caption: Scar of rockslide, head of Lituya Bay, that generated 1958 giant wave. Mt. Fairweather quadrangle, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. August 7, 1958. Index card: Northeast wall of Gilbert Inlet; shows scar of rockslide. Head of slide about 3,000 feet altitude, was just below snowfield in upper center. Front of Lituya Glacier at lower left corner. Mount Fairweather quadrangle, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. July 10, 1958. Published as Plate 4-A in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional Paper 354-C. 1960. Figure 21 in Seismological Society of America. Bulletin, v. 50, no. 2, p. 290. 1960.
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Outcrop of Camarones conglomerate member of San Luis formation, in bed of Rio Barrancas 4.8 km. southeast of La Maya. Geology of South-central Oriente, Cuba. Oct. 1940-Oct. 1945. Published as Fig. 37, U.S.G.S. Bulletin 975-D. 1955.
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Panorama with image 019 and 020. Type of locality of Nakaibito formation. Figuerdo Wash, 4000 feet above Highway 666. Mexican Springs Experimental Station, San Juan County, New Mexico. Circa 1949.
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Unconformity between Temple Butte limestone and Muav limestone in west wall of canyon of Slate Creek. Shinumo quadrangle. Graphics from top to bottom identify Redwall limestone, Temple Butte limestone, Muav limestone; y, z, subdivisions A, B of Muav limestone. This print is a halftone. Coconino County, Arizona. ca. 1920. Plate 22-B in U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 131. 1923.
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Photomicrograph of metaconglomerate of the Weisner formation: with plain light, showing sharp outlines of pebbles. Bartow County, Georgia. Circa 1944. Plate 2-C, in U.S.Geological Survey Professional Paper 224. 1950.


map background search result map search result map Spanish coquina quarries. Anastasia Island, St Johns County, Florida. 1907. Totally collapsed house in Lice. Turkey Earthquake, 1975. Left lateral offset of the beach line (3.2 meters) at the time of the 1973 Ragay Gulf earthquake. Ragay Gulf, Philippines, Earthquake 1973. Destruction of adobe houses in central Huarez. Peru Earthquake, 1970. Earthquake-damaged buildings in Napier, looking toward the Clarendon Hotel. Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, Earthquake, 1931. South along a secondary fault of the Mixco zone that intersects an excavation for a sedimentation basin in Guatemala City's new water treatment plant. Guatemala Earthquake 1976. Furnace Creek Formation at the north end of the Black Mountains. Death Valley National Park, California. Circa 1960. Photomicrograph of metaconglomerate of the Weisner formation: with plain light, showing sharp outlines of pebbles. Bartow County, Georgia. Circa 1944. El Capitan from south, the cliff of El Capitan lies near the center, with Guadalupe Peak concealed behind it. Culberson County, Texas. 1945. Lake Peters and Lake Schrader, Sadlerochit River. Canning District, Northern Alaska Region, Alaska. circa 1910. Type of locality of Nakaibito formation. San Juan County, New Mexico. 1949. Outcrop of Camarones conglomerate member of San Luis formation, in bed of Rio Barrancas 4.8 km. southeast of La Maya. Cuba. 1940. Structure in Twin Creek formation. Bear Lake County, Idaho. 1911. Front of Hugh Miller Glacier. Alaska. 1919. Section of spruce tree showing wave damage, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. 1954. Northeast wall of Gilbert Inlet, showing scar of rockslide, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. 1958. Aerial view of Lituya Bay from point off entrance, showing 1958 wave damage. Mt. Fairweather quadrangle, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. 1958. Unconformity between Triassic and Jurassic formations t head of Nikolai creek. Copper River region, Alaska. 1908. Unconformity between Temple Butte limestone and Muav limestone. Coconino County, Arizona. Circa 1920. Wolf is a half-breed wolf dog. Alaska. circa 1925. Photomicrograph of metaconglomerate of the Weisner formation: with plain light, showing sharp outlines of pebbles. Bartow County, Georgia. Circa 1944. El Capitan from south, the cliff of El Capitan lies near the center, with Guadalupe Peak concealed behind it. Culberson County, Texas. 1945. Type of locality of Nakaibito formation. San Juan County, New Mexico. 1949. Furnace Creek Formation at the north end of the Black Mountains. Death Valley National Park, California. Circa 1960. Unconformity between Temple Butte limestone and Muav limestone. Coconino County, Arizona. Circa 1920. Section of spruce tree showing wave damage, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. 1954. Northeast wall of Gilbert Inlet, showing scar of rockslide, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. 1958. South along a secondary fault of the Mixco zone that intersects an excavation for a sedimentation basin in Guatemala City's new water treatment plant. Guatemala Earthquake 1976. Unconformity between Triassic and Jurassic formations t head of Nikolai creek. Copper River region, Alaska. 1908. Outcrop of Camarones conglomerate member of San Luis formation, in bed of Rio Barrancas 4.8 km. southeast of La Maya. Cuba. 1940. Totally collapsed house in Lice. Turkey Earthquake, 1975. Left lateral offset of the beach line (3.2 meters) at the time of the 1973 Ragay Gulf earthquake. Ragay Gulf, Philippines, Earthquake 1973. Destruction of adobe houses in central Huarez. Peru Earthquake, 1970. Aerial view of Lituya Bay from point off entrance, showing 1958 wave damage. Mt. Fairweather quadrangle, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. 1958. Lake Peters and Lake Schrader, Sadlerochit River. Canning District, Northern Alaska Region, Alaska. circa 1910. Front of Hugh Miller Glacier. Alaska. 1919. Wolf is a half-breed wolf dog. Alaska. circa 1925. Earthquake-damaged buildings in Napier, looking toward the Clarendon Hotel. Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, Earthquake, 1931.