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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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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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Sequoia National Park, California. Southeast from the base of Moro Rock. Castle Rocks on the right. Great Western Divide on the left. Turtle Rock in the foreground. Photo by L. Eddy, 1925.
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Rock carved by drifting sand below Fortification Rock in Arizona. Photo by T.H. O'Sullivan.U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian (Wheeler Survey, 1871 Expedition).
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Yosemite National Park, California. Yosemite Falls and surrounding cliffs, viewed from the valley floor. Only the head of Lower Yosemite Fall is visible through the trees. Dark zones of vegetation crossing the cliffs on the left reveal narrow terraces developed along zones of sheared rock. Sparseness of vegetation in the intermediate spaces is indicative of the absence of joints in the rock. Circa 1913.
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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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Hugh D. Miser. Washington DC 1966
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February 9, 1971, San Fernando Earthquake. Demonstrating the vulnerability of the modern urban society to the damaging effects of a nearby earthquake. Overturned equipment at the Sylmar electrical converter station. Power distribution to more than 600,000 customers in southern California was disrupted because of widespread damage to electrical power facilities. Photo by T. L. Youd. Los Angeles County, California. 1971. Published in U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1360 as Figure 2-C. 1985.
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Kaoiki, Hawaii, Earthquake November 16, 1983. Details of failure of Waldron Ledge landslide. View downward from the road of the jumbled mass of rock resulting from disintegration of the slide block; the mass did not travel far from the base of the cliff. Photo by J.M. Buchanan-Banks. 1983. Figure 44.24- U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 1350.
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Yosemite National Park, California. Three-quarters profile view of Royal Arches, showing the inclination of rock sheets and in-curving of partings under the edge of the rock terrace, a feature characteristic of exfoliation. Half Dome in the background. Circa 1913.


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. 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. 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. Cunningham Gulch, from the camp of the miners of the Mountaineer and North Star lodes. San Juan County, Colorado. 1875. Colorado National Monument, Colorado. Devils Kitchen, looking north from a ridge in the middle of No Thoroughfare Canyon. 1978. 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. Colorado National Monument, Colorado. Devils Kitchen, looking north from a ridge in the middle of No Thoroughfare Canyon. 1978. 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. 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. Guatemala Earthquake 1976. Typical appearance of the Motagua fault rupture that caused the destructive earthquake. Burma Earthquake. Destroyed temples at Pagan. Burma. 1975.