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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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Turkey Earthquake September 6, 1975. A high school building in Lice with structural damage after the earthquake. Photo by P.I. Yanev. Earthquake Information Bulletin, v. 8, no. 2, back cover.
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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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Outer Banks of North Carolina. New lands are created as tidal deltas become vegetated. Floodtide delta in the upper right; ebbtide delta in the lower left. Photo by J. Fisher, circa 1980. Figure 12-A, U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 1177-B.
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North Cascades National Park, Washington. Glaciers at the head of Luna Creek in Picket Range. This complex of ice patches illustrates the difficulty of counting and classifying individual glaciers. A glacier fed by ice avalanches ends in Luna Lake on the left. Avalanches from the large irregular hanging glacier that clings to the cliffs feed the debris-covered ice upslope from another lake (foreground, right center). A small ice patch fed by snow avalanches lies at the base of the cliffs in right center. September 27, 1960. Plate 3-D, U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 705-A. 1971.
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A September 3, 2000, north-looking photograph taken from near the head of Harvard Arm, College Fiord, Prince William Sound, Chugach National Forest, Alaska. The photograph shows the advancing terminus of Harvard Glacier at the head of the fiord. Baltimore Glacier, a retreating hanging glacier is at the left side of the photo. Compare with a 1909 photograph from the same location - gus00208.
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Mosque near Jaghan (area of Gham). Iran. 1965.
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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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Album caption: Narrow gorge of Havasu Creek. 9-13-23. E.C.L. Index card: Narrow gorge of Havasu Creek. Grand Canyon National Park. Coconino County, Arizona. September 13, 1923.
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Pyrolusite. Pen for scale. Mineral collection of Brigham Young University Department of Geology, Provo, Utah. Photograph by Andrew Silver. BYU index 4-5054, MnO_2. This image is in the public domain pursuant to an agreement dated August 10, 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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Owl Creek Mountains. South end of Upper Big Horn or Wind River canyon south of Thermopolis. Inner gorge cut in pre-Cambrian granitic rocks. Cambrian and Ordovician rocks above in background. Auto road at right. Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad at left, irrigation dam in middle. Fremont County, Wyoming. July 24, 1924.
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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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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.
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Wood north slope of the Cypress Hills plateau looking east form top at 4650 A.T. (barometer) T. 9 N., R. 3 W. Cypress Hills, Alberta, Canada. August 4, 1920.
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Abandoned ten-stamp mill, Johnson Creek. Abajo Mountains. San Juan County, Utah. 1915. (Photo by M.R. Thorpe)


map background search result map search result map Burma Earthquake. Destroyed temples at Pagan. Burma. 1975. Turkey Earthquake September 6, 1975. A high school building in Lice with structural damage after the earthquake. 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. Section of 24-inch by 3/8- inch plate pipe telescoped at a mechanically coupled joint (coupling removed). San Fernando, California, Earthquake February 1971. Narrow gorge of Havasu Creek. Grand Canyon National Park, Coconino County, Arizona. 1923. Breaking camp, Marsh Creek. Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. 1908. Colorado National Monument, Colorado. Devils Kitchen, looking north from a ridge in the middle of No Thoroughfare Canyon. 1978. Glaciers at the head of Luna Creek in Picket Range. North Cascades National Park, Washington. 1960. 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. Glaciers at the head of Luna Creek in Picket Range. North Cascades National Park, Washington. 1960. 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. Narrow gorge of Havasu Creek. Grand Canyon National Park, Coconino County, Arizona. 1923. Guatemala Earthquake 1976. Typical appearance of the Motagua fault rupture that caused the destructive earthquake. Turkey Earthquake September 6, 1975. A high school building in Lice with structural damage after the earthquake. Burma Earthquake. Destroyed temples at Pagan. Burma. 1975. Breaking camp, Marsh Creek. Canning district, Northern Alaska region, Alaska. 1908.