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Album caption: Camp study. Smith, topographer. This man was on only the 1871 expedition. 1871. Index card: Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1874 Series, page 72, Nos. 173 to 239: Camp-Studies; are a miscellaneous collection of views of the camp and its personnel, showing fully the interior working of the survey while in the field.
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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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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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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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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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Looking downstream from about same point as photos 296-297, showing mesquite thicket due to shallow ground water, as opposed to barren waste further upstream in photos 296-297. San Bernardino County, California. November 11, 1919.
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San Fernando, California, Earthquake February 1971. Side views of sections of a 49.5-inch (outside) diameter x 1/4-inch welded steel pipe A 283 Gr.C., showing a mechanically coupled joint failure with 2-inch diameter rods (on exterior) from the Granada Trunk line in the Metropolitan Water District corridor. 1971.
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Album caption: Section of spruce tree showing wave damage, Lituya Bay. Mount Fairweather quadrangle, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. 1954. Index card: Section cut in 1953 from spruce tree growing just above trimline of 1936 giant waves. There are 17 growth rings outside injury on right. Mount Fairweather quadrangle, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. 1954. Published as Plate 8-B in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional paper 354-C. 1960.
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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 Greenand 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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The Apollo 12 Tool Carrier prototype being carried by Apollo 12 astronaut Pete Conrad during field test at Flagstaff in October 1969. No index card. Published as Figure 29C in U.S. Geological Survey. Open-File Report 2005-1190. 2005.
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Canyon of the San Juan. A few miles below the mouth of the Rio de Chelly immense great walls of dark brown sandstone hem the river closely in, and which grow in height and crowd still closer upon the river until they colminate in the great canyon of the Colorado. San Juan County, Utah. 1875.
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Damaged approach and abutment of the bridge linking the Moss Landing spit to the mainland near the Moss Landing Marine Laboratory. Liquefaction of the beach and Salinas River deposits caused ground cracking and differential settlement. Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake October 17, 1989. Moss Landing. Slide XV-2, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-547.
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Album caption and index card: Camps of the Geological Survey, near Fort Ellis, preparatory to moving over on the Yellowstone. Gallatin County, Montana. 1871. Descriptive Catalog of the Photographs of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, W. H. Jackson, Photographer, Second Edition, Illustrated, 1871 Series, page 23, Nos. 194, 195: Camps of the Survey, near Fort Ellis, preparatory to moving over on the Yellowstone.
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Album caption: San Miguel Co, Colo. Index card: View of mining operations at Pandora, about a mile east of Telluride. San Miguel County, Colorado. September 1974.
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Album caption and index card: California earthquake. East side of Howard Street between Seventeenth and Eighteenth Streets, San Francisco. House shifted to the left on its foundation 25 inches. San Francisco County, California. 1906.
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Alvord Mountains at right, Coyote "dry lake" Valley in center; Calico Mountains at left. Looking north (right) northwest, and west (left) from about same point as 310-311 with which it is nearly continuous. San Bernardino County, California. November 13, 1919.
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Ash beds included in varved silts and clays in a 125-foot bluff on the east side of Richardson Highway at mile 75. The ash points up the high contortion of beds within the undisturbed horizontal varves. Alaska. 1954. Figure 162.1, U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 400-B.


map background search result map search result map Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska. Distant view of Gilbert Glacier. August 13, 1924. Mining operations at Pandora, about a mile east of Telluride. San Miguel County, Colorado. 1974. Beach nourishment activity, Cape Hatteras, Dare County, North Carolina. 1974. Earthquake damage to houses on east side of Howard Street between Seventeenth and Eighteenth Streets. San Francisco County, California. 1906. Wasatch Station on the divide between Echo Canyon and Bear River. Summit County, Utah. 1869. Helena. Lewis and Clark County, Montana. 1872. Camps of the Geological Survey, near Fort Ellis. Gallatin County, Montana. 1871. Canyon of the San Juan. San Juan County, Utah. 1875. Cunningham Gulch. San Juan County, Colorado. 1875. Camp study, Smith, topographer. Colorado. 1874. Street view in Corinne. Box Elder County, Utah. 1869. Section of 24-inch by 3/8- inch plate pipe telescoped at a mechanically coupled joint (coupling removed). San Fernando, California, Earthquake February 1971. Side views of sections of a welded steel pipe, showing a mechanically coupled joint failure. San Fernando, California, Earthquake. 1971. Section of damaged spruce tree cut in 1953, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. 1954. Ash beds included in varved silts and clays. Alaska. 1954. The Apollo 12 Tool Carrier prototype being carried by Apollo 12 astronaut Pete Conrad during field test. Flagstaff, Arizona. 1969. Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska. "Dead ice" east of nunatak, east side of Muir Glacier.  1936. Mesquite thicket. San Bernardino County, California. 1919. Alvord Mountains at right. San Bernardino County, California. 1919. Damaged approach and abutment of the bridge linking the Moss Landing spit to the mainland near the Moss Landing Marine Laboratory. Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake. 1989. Section of 24-inch by 3/8- inch plate pipe telescoped at a mechanically coupled joint (coupling removed). San Fernando, California, Earthquake February 1971. Side views of sections of a welded steel pipe, showing a mechanically coupled joint failure. San Fernando, California, Earthquake. 1971. Damaged approach and abutment of the bridge linking the Moss Landing spit to the mainland near the Moss Landing Marine Laboratory. Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake. 1989. Earthquake damage to houses on east side of Howard Street between Seventeenth and Eighteenth Streets. San Francisco County, California. 1906. Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska. Distant view of Gilbert Glacier. August 13, 1924. Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska. "Dead ice" east of nunatak, east side of Muir Glacier.  1936. Cunningham Gulch. San Juan County, Colorado. 1875. Beach nourishment activity, Cape Hatteras, Dare County, North Carolina. 1974. Mining operations at Pandora, about a mile east of Telluride. San Miguel County, Colorado. 1974. Wasatch Station on the divide between Echo Canyon and Bear River. Summit County, Utah. 1869. Camps of the Geological Survey, near Fort Ellis. Gallatin County, Montana. 1871. Street view in Corinne. Box Elder County, Utah. 1869. Helena. Lewis and Clark County, Montana. 1872. Canyon of the San Juan. San Juan County, Utah. 1875. Mesquite thicket. San Bernardino County, California. 1919. Alvord Mountains at right. San Bernardino County, California. 1919. Section of damaged spruce tree cut in 1953, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. 1954. Camp study, Smith, topographer. Colorado. 1874. The Apollo 12 Tool Carrier prototype being carried by Apollo 12 astronaut Pete Conrad during field test. Flagstaff, Arizona. 1969. Ash beds included in varved silts and clays. Alaska. 1954.