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The “Historical Aerial Photographs of Maryland, 1988-1989, Quad-Based Infrared Collection” is a special collection which consists of 196 9”x9” quadrangle-based infrared aerial photographs dating from 1988-1989. These photographs were primarily flown or acquired by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Aerial Photograph Program (NAPP). The scale of these photographs is approximately 1:40,000. The Maryland counties covered by these photographs include Anne Arundel, Allegany, Calvert, Cecil, Charles, Dorchester, Kent, Prince George’s, Queen Anne’s, St. Mary’s, Somerset, Talbot, and Washington Counties. The 7.5-minute USGS quadrangles covered by these photographs include Alexandria, Artemas, Barren Island,...
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The “Historical Aerial Photographs of Washington, D.C., MD, and VA, 1935-1939 and ca. 1950 Collection” is a special collection which consists of 1,706 9”x9” black-and-white aerial photographs from Washington, D.C. and vicinity dating from 1935-1939 and ca. 1950. These photographs cover portions of Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. The counties in Maryland covered by these photographs include Anne Arundel, Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George’s Counties. The scale of these photographs is not printed on the photographs; however, Maryland Geological Survey (MGS) calculates the scale to be approximately 1:20,000. The source agency of these photographs is unknown. These photographs are being scanned to...
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The U.S. Geological Survey's Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (UMESC) collects aerial photography of the Upper Mississippi River System (UMRS) floodplain on a regular basis. These data are used to support the Center's long-term goals of understanding the UMRS and developing useful products for the Long Term Resource Monitoring Program (LTRMP). In 2000, 1:16,000-scale true color aerial photos were collected on the Mississippi River from Cairo, IL to Minneapolis, MN and the on Illinois River from its confluence with the Mississippi near Grafton, IL to Lake Michigan/Chicago, IL. The photos were collected using a 60% stereo overlap between photos in the same flight line and a 30% overlap between flight lines....
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Album caption: Eskimo houses, Chinik, Gologin Bay. Index card: Eskimo houses at Chinik (Golovin) by Golovnin Bay. Council district, Seward Peninsula region, Alaska. ca. 1900. (Spots on negative)
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Aerial view looking north at Cheyenne Mountain from an altitude of 10,000 feet above Lytle, Cheyenne Mountain, type locality of the Cheyenne Mountain erosion surface, is a mass of Pre-Cambrian rock that has been thrust eastward onto Cretaceous strata at the south end of the Ute Pass fault. The fault line is marked by the abrupt termination of the foothills. El Paso County, Colorado. Circa 1932. Figure 16, with sketch, in U.S.Geological Survey Professional paper 223. 1950.
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Aerial view looking north along the foothills from an altitude of 7,100 feet half a mile south of Morrison, shows the common topographic expression of the post Mississippian sedimentary formations and some of the younger erosion surfaces. Colorado. Circa 1932. Figure 6 with sketch, in U.S.Geological Survey Professional paper 223. 1950.
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Main vein of Wellington mine, Oro third level, cut by flat fault dipping south vein follows intrusive contact of porphyry; shale above porphyry and vein to right; jasper (?) to left. Breckenridge district, Summit County, Colorado. ca. 1926.
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Yosemite National Park, California. Bold exposure of unjointed Half Dome Granodiorite (in sun) capped by mostly well-jointed tonalite (in shade) making up Glacier Point. The contact between the two rock types angles upward to the left. Figure 38, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1595.
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Bare Buttes, of the Fort Union formation on the south side of Hans Creek. Dunn County, North Dakota. 1913. Plate 18-A in U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 726. 1922.
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Avezzano, Italy, Earthquake of January 13, 1915. Scene of Avezzano, Italy, Earthquake.
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Long Beach, California, Earthquake March 10, 1933, killed 115 people, with hundreds of injured and about $40 million in damages. The epicenter was located just offshore near Newport Beach, Magnitude 6.3 at 5:54pm. Looking at the damage to the Long Beach Polytechnic High School Auditorium. Photo from H.M. Engle.
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Album caption and index card: Young Eskimos and mission swing, Shungnak. Index card: Shungnak quadrangle, Kobuk district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. ca. 1914. Handwritten notes on album caption: Alaska - Northern Alaska reg - Kobuk dist. Shungnak quadr.
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Roches moutonnees forms imposed on granite dome. Floor of canyon of South Fork of San Joaquin River below Blaney Meadows, Ice movement left to right. Sierra Nevada. Mount Goddard quadrangle, Fresno County, California. 1908.
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Natives [Indians] and dwelling. Ounalaska, Aleutian region, Alaska. cc 1891.
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Pele's hair from the south side of Mauna Ulu summit. Photo by D.W. Peterson, November 17, 1970.
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Glaciated surfaces in basin of Mill B, a tributary to Big Cottonwood Creek. Utah County, Utah. 1908, Published in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional paper 61, Plate XV-B. 1909.
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Salt crystal cavities in a bed of marlstone suggesting interlock plates of anhydrite. Rio Blanco County, Colorado. circa 1925. Plate 6-B, U.S. Geological Survey. Professional paper 168. 1931.
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Calcite. Pen for scale. Mineral collection of Brigham Young University Department of Geology, Provo, Utah. Photograph by Andrew Silver. BYU index 6-1001, CaCO_3. This image is in the public domain pursuant to an agreement dated August 10, 2006 between Peter J. Modreski, USGS Communications and Outreach, and the Brigham Young University (BYU) Geology Department. Please credit the Brigham Young University Geology Department and the individual photographer.
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Textures of intrusive breccias, composed of various rock fragments in a matrix of fine- grained rock: From Daisy Mine, fragments consist of mudstone, sandstone and altered porphyry. Colorado. Circa 1936. Plate 5-B, in U.S.Geological Survey Professional paper 219. 1949.


map background search result map search result map Young Eskimos and mission swing.  Kobuk district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. ca. 1914. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Headquarters of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.1979. Chinik Village, Golovnin Bay. Council district, Seward Peninsula region, Alaska. circa 1900. 2000 Aerial Photo Mosaics - Upper Mississippi River System -- Dresden Historical Aerial Photographs of Maryland, 1988-1989, Quad-Based Infrared Collection Historical Aerial Photographs of Washington, D.C., MD, and VA, 1935-1939 and ca. 1950 Collection 2000 Aerial Photo Mosaics - Upper Mississippi River System -- Dresden Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Headquarters of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.1979. Historical Aerial Photographs of Maryland, 1988-1989, Quad-Based Infrared Collection Historical Aerial Photographs of Washington, D.C., MD, and VA, 1935-1939 and ca. 1950 Collection Young Eskimos and mission swing.  Kobuk district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. ca. 1914. Chinik Village, Golovnin Bay. Council district, Seward Peninsula region, Alaska. circa 1900.