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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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Yosemite National Park, California. Silhouette view of the gorge that separates Liberty Cap from the Nevada Fall platform. This gorge was, at one time, the channel of the Merced River and still carries off some of the flood waters in spring. The trail to the top of the Nevada Fall is laid through it. Circa 1913.
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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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Kane County, Utah. Alluvial terraces on Kanab Creek near mouth of Tiny Canyon. Excavated since 1882. 1939.
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Mosque near Jaghan (area of Gham). Iran. 1965.
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Album caption: Cape Hatteras. Oblique aerial view showing beach nourishment activity. Dare County, North Carolina. 1974. Portion published as figure 51-B, U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 1177-B (1986). Notes on album caption: None. Index card: Dolan, R. 31 - Cape Hatteras. Oblique aerial view showing artifical beach nourishment. Lighthouse visible in background. The Outer Banks of North Carolina. Dare County, North Carolina, 1974. Published as figure 51-B in U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 1177-B (1986), The Outer Banks of North Carolina. Description of Figure 51B, page 30, in U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 1177-B (1986): ..."artifical beach nourishment has long been considered...
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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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EXPLORATION: U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (Hayden Survey) Sheet number 11. Upper: Fig. 6. Limestone foldings, Bear Creek. Lower Fig. 7. Bear Creek yellow beds. Colorado, 1873.
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View over top of Stanford Buttes, a remnant of a high gravel bench, to Highwood Mountains, Palisade and Square Buttes. Fort Benton quadrangle. Judith Basin County, Montana. September 29, 1920.
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Album caption and index card: Wasatch Station, 966 miles west from Omaha, altitude 6,870 feet, on the divide between Echo Canyon and Bear River. From this point the descent is very rapid into the famous canyon. Summit County, Utah. 1869. Handwritten notes in album caption: None Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1869 Series, page 6, Nos. 21, 22: Wasatch, 966 miles west from Omaha, altitude 6,870 feet, on the divide between Echo Canyon and Bear River. From this point the descent is very rapid into the famous canyon. Two miles farther on we come to and pass slowly over an immense trestle-work,...
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Sand pit of lake Shore Sand Company showing belt incline and washer. Cary, McHenry County, Illinois. No date.
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EXPLORATION: U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (Hayden Survey) At work. Summit of Mt. Evans. James T. Gardiner (left) and George B. Chittenden (right) at work with notebook and transit, respectively. Handwritten text at right: "Wm. H. Holmes Colorado 1873". Printed in another hand: "Field Book 1873 - W.H. Holmes. Vol. 1. 1873". Colorado, July 28, 1873.
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Bedrock surface exposed by removal of auriferous gravels, old hydraulic mine near Placerville. The surface has the form of a stream valley ("channel" of the miners), and this valley trends differently from the modern drainage. El Dorado County, California. 1905.
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Album caption: Helena. A lively, thriving city of about 5,000 inhabitants, sustained chiefly by the mining operations carried on extensively all about it. Lewis and Clark County, Montana. 1872. Index card: None Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1872 Series, page 46, No. 497: Helena, Mont. A lively, thriving city of about 5,000 inhabitants, sustained chiefly by the mining operations carried on extensively all about it.
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Panorama with image 206a and 206c. The Tanana Valley downstream from confluence of Nabesna and Chisana Rivers about 10 to 15 miles west of Northway. View from Alaska Highway located on high terrace or stratified sand. Alaska Range in rear ground to south. Tok-Fortymile area, Chisana district, Yukon region, Alaska. February 21, 1950.
Categories: Image; Tags: Alaska Images, photo print
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EXPLORATION: U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (Hayden Survey) Sheet number 78A. Red Gorge - canyon of the Grand River. Forms panorama to the right with sheet number 79/87 (sketch 7448.54A). Colorado, August 28, 1873.
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San Fernando, California, Earthquake February 1971. Section of 24-inch by 3/8- inch plate pipe telescoped at a mechanically coupled joint (coupling removed) from the Maclay Reservoir outlet line on Foothill Boulevard in the Sylmar area. 1971.


map background search result map search result map Beach nourishment activity, Cape Hatteras, Dare County, North Carolina. 1974. Burma Earthquake. Destroyed temples at Pagan. Burma. 1975. Guatemala Earthquake 1976. Typical appearance of the Motagua fault rupture that caused the destructive earthquake. 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. Wasatch Station on the divide between Echo Canyon and Bear River. Summit County, Utah. 1869. Helena. Lewis and Clark County, Montana. 1872. Section of 24-inch by 3/8- inch plate pipe telescoped at a mechanically coupled joint (coupling removed). San Fernando, California, Earthquake February 1971. Colorado National Monument, Colorado. Devils Kitchen, looking north from a ridge in the middle of No Thoroughfare Canyon. 1978. Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska. "Dead ice" east of nunatak, east side of Muir Glacier.  1936. Section of 24-inch by 3/8- inch plate pipe telescoped at a mechanically coupled joint (coupling removed). San Fernando, California, Earthquake February 1971. Colorado National Monument, Colorado. Devils Kitchen, looking north from a ridge in the middle of No Thoroughfare Canyon. 1978. Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska. "Dead ice" east of nunatak, east side of Muir Glacier.  1936. Beach nourishment activity, Cape Hatteras, Dare County, North Carolina. 1974. Wasatch Station on the divide between Echo Canyon and Bear River. Summit County, Utah. 1869. Helena. Lewis and Clark County, Montana. 1872. 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. Guatemala Earthquake 1976. Typical appearance of the Motagua fault rupture that caused the destructive earthquake. Burma Earthquake. Destroyed temples at Pagan. Burma. 1975.