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Death Valley National Park, California. Tubular orifices in the fine sediments at Salt Springs near the north side of Borax Camp allow discharge of water to the valley floor. Light areas are accumulations of salts from previous discharges. Circa 1960. Figure 10, U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 494-B.
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Guatemala Earthquake 1976. Typical appearance of the Motagua fault rupture that caused the destructive earthquake. Earthquake Information Bulletin, v. 8, no. 3., p. 7.
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Burma Earthquake July 8, 1975. Destroyed temples at Pagan. Earthquake Information Bulletin, v. 7, no. 5., p. 20.
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Colorado National Monument, Colorado. Devils Kitchen, looking north from a ridge in the middle of No Thoroughfare Canyon. An erosional remnant of the Wingate Sandstone capped by the lowermost sandstone of the Kayenta Formation. Photograph by T.F. Giles, December 15, 1978. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1508. Figure 57.
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Gower Gulch at the north end of the Black Mountains. Borate-bearing fanglomerate partly sheared across steeply tilted borate beds. Basalt flow in playa clays in the distance. Mine portal at left of center. Death Valley National Park, California. 1938. Panorama in two parts. Photo 48 and 49. (see ttp00049)
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Brecciated Ordovician (?) quartzite in basaltic fanglomerate at the north end of Artist Drive Hills near Mushroom Rock. Death Valley National Park, California. 1938.
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Kane Co., Utah Averett Wash at place where it crosses the Carmel, Entrada, and Curtis formations and descends into Navajo Sandstone (Background). 1940.
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Kane Co., Utah. Gypsum on Curtis Formation (Top) Overlying Entrada Sandstone. Gypsum Wash. 1940.
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Yellow-red sandstone above gypsiferous shales, Morrison(?) formation 3 miles southeast of Cannonville. Garfield County, Utah. 1924.
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Cunningham Gulch, from the camp of the miners of the Mountaineer and North Star lodes, on the south side of the gulch, 1,000 feet above the valley. At the left is King Solomon Mountain, and on the right Green and Galena Mountains, with Rocky Gulch between, up which is the route of the Bakers Park and Del Norte wagon road. San Juan County, Colorado. 1875.
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Album caption: Flathead Co, Mont. Index card: Aerial view of Boundary Mountain-avalanche tracks visible. Glacier National Park. Flathead County, Montana. July 3, 1979.
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Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska. The iceberg projects 75 feet above the water. The nearer face, black with rock debris, was probably part of the base of the parent glacier. Harriman Expedition, 1899.
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Sequoia National Park, California. Glacier polish, striae, and grooves above the head of Kern Canyon. The rock is aplite, which weathers more slowly than the coarser granite and, therefore, holds its glacial markings longer. Since being glaciated, the aplite has been somewhat disrupted into angular blocks by repeated frost action. Circa 1935. Figure 23, U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 504-A.
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Colorado National Monument, Colorado. Ladder Creek Monocline and Redlands Fault. View is northwest from a point near Little Park Road east of the monument. No Thoroughfare Canyon in the foreground, which is bordered on the left by northeastward-dipping beds of Wingate Sandstone at the northwest end of Ladder Creek Monocline. Old Serpents Trail, the lower part of which is barely visible, ascends this dipping block of rock. The dark Proterozoic rocks form the flat-topped bluff on the right and are exposed by the Redlands Fault which lies just above the sharply upturned remnants of the Wingate Sandstone. 1976. Figure 29, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1508.
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Album caption and index card: Extinct Soda Spring Basin. About 3 miles up the valley of a small tributary of the Bear River we come to a most remarkable formation, consisting of the basins of old springs long extinct. They are called the "petrifying springs" by the settlers, from the abundance of calcareous tufa which exists in the basins. Some of them are 6 feet in depth, and contain large masses of plants coated with a calcareous material, which retains perfectly the form of the leaf and stem. Caribou County, Idaho. 1871. Notes on album caption: None. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1871...
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Album caption: Flow failure down a hillside slope on the Nunez Ranch 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Half Moon Bay. Note the man standing at the base of the deposited debris and a second man standing on the lower edge of the cavity at the top of the slide. Additional incipient flow failures with much smaller movements also occurred on the convex hill to the left of the principal landslide. Photograph previously published in Lawson and others (1908, pl. 133B) with caption "Earth-flow 4 miles east of Half Moon Bay." San Mateo County, California. 1906. Published as figure 22 in U. S. Geological Survey Professional paper 993. 1978. (Not available from U.S.G.S. Photo Library. Photograph by R. A. Anderson, J.C. Branner...
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North Cascades National Park, Washington. Swirled banded gneiss made up of layers of dark and light-colored biotite quartz gneiss. The white rock, under the pick handle and in the upper left corner, is light-colored diorite. View is from the south ridge of Davis Peak. Circa 1967. Figure 5-A, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1359.


map background search result map search result map Avalanche tracks visible on Boundary Mountain. Glacier National Park, Montana. 1979. Burma Earthquake. Destroyed temples at Pagan. Burma. 1975. Guatemala Earthquake 1976. Typical appearance of the Motagua fault rupture that caused the destructive earthquake. The iceberg projects 75 feet above the water. Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska. 1899. Chinle formation, Division D, near Chinle School, Canyon de Chelly quadrangle. Apache County, Arizona. 1913. Yellow-red sandstone above gypsiferous shales. Garfield County, Utah. 1924. Another view of Winsor formation, Winsor Cove. Kane County, Utah. 1939. Averett Wash at place where it crosses the Carmel, Entrada, and Curtis formations. Kane County, Utah. 1940. Gypsum on Curtis Formation Overlying Entrada Sandstone. Kane County, Utah. 1940. Carmel Formation and Entrada (upper right) near mouth of Deep Creek. Washington County, Utah. 1940. Death Valley National Park, California. Tubular orifices in the fine sediments at Salt Springs near the north side of Borax Camp allow discharge of water to the valley floor.  Circa 1960. Extinct Soda Spring Basin. Caribou County, Idaho. 1871. Cunningham Gulch, from the camp of the miners of the Mountaineer and North Star lodes. San Juan County, Colorado. 1875. Ladder Creek Monocline and Redlands Fault. Colorado National Monument, Colorado. 1976. Colorado National Monument, Colorado. Devils Kitchen, looking north from a ridge in the middle of No Thoroughfare Canyon. 1978. Glacier polish, striae, and grooves above the head of Kern Canyon. Sequoia National Park, California. 1935. Swirled banded gneiss made up of layers of dark and light-colored biotite quartz gneiss. North Cascades National Park, Washington. 1967. Gower Gulch at the north end of the Black Mountains. Death Valley National Park, California. 1938. Brecciated Ordovician (?) quartzite in basaltic fanglomerate. Death Valley National Park, California. 1938. Flow failure down a hillside slope on the Nunez Ranch, east of Half Moon Bay. San Mateo County, California. 1906. Ladder Creek Monocline and Redlands Fault. Colorado National Monument, Colorado. 1976. Colorado National Monument, Colorado. Devils Kitchen, looking north from a ridge in the middle of No Thoroughfare Canyon. 1978. Glacier polish, striae, and grooves above the head of Kern Canyon. Sequoia National Park, California. 1935. Cunningham Gulch, from the camp of the miners of the Mountaineer and North Star lodes. San Juan County, Colorado. 1875. Swirled banded gneiss made up of layers of dark and light-colored biotite quartz gneiss. North Cascades National Park, Washington. 1967. Extinct Soda Spring Basin. Caribou County, Idaho. 1871. Carmel Formation and Entrada (upper right) near mouth of Deep Creek. Washington County, Utah. 1940. Avalanche tracks visible on Boundary Mountain. Glacier National Park, Montana. 1979. Another view of Winsor formation, Winsor Cove. Kane County, Utah. 1939. Averett Wash at place where it crosses the Carmel, Entrada, and Curtis formations. Kane County, Utah. 1940. Gypsum on Curtis Formation Overlying Entrada Sandstone. Kane County, Utah. 1940. Yellow-red sandstone above gypsiferous shales. Garfield County, Utah. 1924. The iceberg projects 75 feet above the water. Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska. 1899. Death Valley National Park, California. Tubular orifices in the fine sediments at Salt Springs near the north side of Borax Camp allow discharge of water to the valley floor.  Circa 1960. Gower Gulch at the north end of the Black Mountains. Death Valley National Park, California. 1938. Brecciated Ordovician (?) quartzite in basaltic fanglomerate. Death Valley National Park, California. 1938. Chinle formation, Division D, near Chinle School, Canyon de Chelly quadrangle. Apache County, Arizona. 1913. Guatemala Earthquake 1976. Typical appearance of the Motagua fault rupture that caused the destructive earthquake. Burma Earthquake. Destroyed temples at Pagan. Burma. 1975.