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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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Kings Canyon National Park, California. Sculpture of the south wall of Bubbs Creek canyon. The cleft has been eroded by an intermittent stream along a narrow zone of shearing in the granite. In the upper left is the path of a stream whose eroding action has not been favored by fractures. 1925.
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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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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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Yosemite National Park, California. Cascade Cliffs and Little Yosemite Valley. In few other places in the Yosemite region is the granite more continuously massive than in the Cascade Cliffs. Only one horizontal master joint divides the rock (in the lower left.) The scales on the cliffs are merely surficial features due to exfoliation. The dark streaks indicate the paths followed by the ribbon cascades which descend from the upland in the spring, when the snow is melting, and from which the cliffs take their name. In the background is Sugar Loaf (Bunnell Point). Circa 1914. Plate 45-A, U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 160. Note: The Francois E. Matthes' papers and field notebooks are housed in the Brancroft...
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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: Cliff outcrops of Cambrian and Ordovician rocks, viewed southward from Bighorn Pass, Gallatin Range. On right, lower cliff is Pilgrim Limestone; middle platy beds are Sage Limestone member of Snowy Range Formation; upper cliff is Bighorn Dolomite. Cliffs in cirque headwall (center left) are part of Indian Creek laccolith. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Circa 1967. Published as Figure 7 in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional Paper 729-A. 1972. Note: Photos ret00205 and ret00206 form a panorama.
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Isle Royale National Park, Michigan. Monument Rock, a stack associated with the shoreline of postglacial Lake Minong. Photo by T. Haas, U.S. National Park Service, circa 1971. Figure 17, U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 754-A; Figure 67, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1309.
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Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana. Storms with high winds and waves create steep narrow beaches, like this one where winter storms are frequent and especially destructive. Page 28 (bottom left), U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1085.
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Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Mouth of the Colorado Canyon. 1904. Plate 7-B, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 352.
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View toward the Carnegie Institution Marine Biological Laboratory aquarium and wharf, showing the amount of retreat of the beach line during the October 1910 storm. The line formerly extended seaward on the piles that support the aquarium. Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida. June 1911.
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Album Caption: Glacial cirque at head of last branch of West Tensleep Creek, Big Horn Mountains. Taken from 10,100 feet A.T. looking toward peak 12,292 feet. Shows typical frost rock, especially to left of foreground. One half sec. f 32, 12M., Roll NC. O. Cloud Peak quadrangle, Big Horn County, Wyoming. Published in U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 51, Plate 31-A. 1906. Published in U.S. Geological Survey Folio 142, figure 14. 1906.
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Album caption: Index and Pilot. From Archaen Hill: Upper valley of Clarks Fork, looking west. July 28, 1893. Handwritten information on album caption: Wyo. Caption from Figure 8 in the U.S.Geological Survey Folio 52, Sunlight Glacier, this glacier occupies the amphitheater of Sulphur Creek, a lateral moraine and a deep crevasse across the glacier is shown in the view. Yellowstone National Park. Wyoming. August 1893.
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Album caption: Tower reflected in the Virgin River. [Zion National Park] Utah. n.d. Index card unavailable.
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Album caption: Tuolumne River, California, view of the Hetch Hetchy Valley, photograph taken by J.G. Staack, topographer, spring of 1912 while making profile survey. Handwritten notes on album caption: Yosemite quad Calif. Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne County. No index card Note on photograph: Negative destroyed by authority of administrative geologist, July 20, 1916.
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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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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.


map background search result map search result map Avalanche tracks visible on Boundary Mountain. Glacier National Park, Montana. 1979. Storms with high winds and waves create steep narrow beaches. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Porter County, Indiana. Tower reflected in the Virgin River. Zion National Park, Utah. No Date. Monument Rock, a stack associated with the shoreline of postglacial Lake Minong. Isle Royale National Park, Michigan. 1971. 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. Sunlight Glacier. Yellowstone National Park. Wyoming. 1893. Mouth of the Colorado Canyon. Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. 1904. Ladder Creek Monocline and Redlands Fault. Colorado National Monument, Colorado. 1976. Sculpture of the south wall of Bubbs Creek canyon. Kings Canyon National Park. Fresno County, California. 1925. Looking down stream north 45 degrees west at Rainbow Bridge. Rainbow Bridge National Monument, Utah. 1921. Cliff outcrops of Cambrian and Ordovician rocks. View is south from Bighorn Pass in the Gallatin Range. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Circa 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. View toward the Carnegie Institution Marine Biological Laboratory. Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida. 1911. View of Hetch Hetchy Valley, California. 1912. Needles Overlook. Canyonlands National Park, Utah. No date. Looking down stream north 45 degrees west at Rainbow Bridge. Rainbow Bridge National Monument, Utah. 1921. Ladder Creek Monocline and Redlands Fault. Colorado National Monument, Colorado. 1976. View toward the Carnegie Institution Marine Biological Laboratory. Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida. 1911. Mouth of the Colorado Canyon. Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. 1904. Storms with high winds and waves create steep narrow beaches. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Porter County, Indiana. Tower reflected in the Virgin River. Zion National Park, Utah. No Date. Needles Overlook. Canyonlands National Park, Utah. No date. Avalanche tracks visible on Boundary Mountain. Glacier National Park, Montana. 1979. Sunlight Glacier. Yellowstone National Park. Wyoming. 1893. View of Hetch Hetchy Valley, California. 1912. 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. Sculpture of the south wall of Bubbs Creek canyon. Kings Canyon National Park. Fresno County, California. 1925. Cliff outcrops of Cambrian and Ordovician rocks. View is south from Bighorn Pass in the Gallatin Range. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Circa 1967.