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    • Cataract in a cleft

    • Deer Creek Falls waterfall is in rock wall fissure at the mouth of Deer Creek beside the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon (Coconino County), Arizona (later Grand Canyon National Park).
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
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    • Mojave Indians caught napping

    • View of a geologist, probably G.K. Gilbert, a member of the U.S.G.S. survey crew in probably Arizona. The man has a beard and wears a shirt, pants, and suspenders. He holds a tool in his hand. Native American (Mohave Apache) guides, in loincloths...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • View across the Grand Canon, from Grotto Spring

    • Men sit and pose beside rocks at the edge of the Colorado River at what is identified as "Grotto Spring", in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows a wooden row boat and sand beside the river, and steep canyon walls in...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • Expedition of 1873, Yale College, in northern Utah

    • Students, members of the Yale College Scientific Expedition of 1873 pose beside tents at a campsite in northern Utah. Men hold rifles and wear wide-brimmed hats, neckerchiefs and pants tucked into tall leather boots. Shows saddles, camp gear and a...
    • Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909.
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    • Bonita Bend, in Stillwater Cañon

    • View of the Green River and a rock formation on Bonita Bend in Stillwater Canyon, San Juan County and Wayne County, Utah. Reflections of trees and shrubs are in the river.
    • Beaman, E. O.
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    • View across the crater of San Francisco Mountain

    • View of a crater and the pointed summit of San Francisco Mountain in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows sparse trees and snow on the mountain.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • The canon, from To-ro-weap Valley (looking up)

    • View of the Colorado River in a valley identified as To-ro-weap Valley in the Grand Canyon (Coconino County), Arizona (later Grand Canyon National Park). Shows shrubs at the canyon rim, and steep, eroded rock walls.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
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    • Leaping Water

    • View of the Virgin River in probably Utah. Shows rock canyon walls, trees and brush beside the river.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
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    • Monument Cañon Series, side cañon

    • View of water in a narrow section of Monument Canyon (Glen Canyon, later Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Lake Powell) in Utah or Arizona. Shows a sandbar in the water probably near the Colorado River.
    • Beaman, E. O.
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    • Lieut. Wheeler's Surveying Party in the Yo Semite

    • Members of the survey crew pose at a campsite in Yosemite Valley (later Yosemite National Park) in Maricopa County, California. Men wear sack suits and hats and pose with pack horses and mules. Men stand beside survey equipment that includes a...
    • Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916.
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    • Expedition of 1873, Yale College in northern Utah

    • Yale College students and members of O.C. (Othniel Charles) Marsh's survey expedition (Yale College Scientific Expedition of 1873) pose on a rock formation in northern Utah. Men collect fossil and rock samples for the Peabody Museum. Saddled horses...
    • Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909.
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    • Cataract Cañon, a rapid

    • View of a white water rapid on the Colorado River in Cataract Canyon, Utah. Shows layered rock canyon walls and loose rocks beside the river.
    • Beaman, E. O.
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    • Yale Party in the Wasatch Mts.

    • Students from the Yale College Scientific Expedition of 1871 pose on rocks, timber and a bridge beside a waterfall in a ravine in the Wasatch Mountains in Utah. The men wear tall leather boots, wide brimmed hats and hold rifles and pistols. One man...
    • Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909.
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    • Grand Canon, junction of Diamond and Colorado Rivers

    • A man stands beside rounded rocks and a pool of still water in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park) near Diamond Creek in Lower Granite Canyon, Mohave County, Arizona. Shows sand beside the Colorado River and canyon walls in the...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • Rain sculpture, Salt Creek Canon, Utah

    • View of sandstone rock spires, formations identified as "rain sculpture," in a canyon on Salt Creek (later Canyonlands National Park) in San Juan County, Utah.
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
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    • Needle Butte

    • View of the eroded edge of the Green River near Firehole Canyon in Sweetwater County (later Flaming Gorge Reservoir), Wyoming. Shows sagebrush in the valley and the eroded rock spires North Chimney Rock (Needle Butte) and South Chimney Rock in the...
    • Beaman, E. O.
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    • Crossing of the Platte mouth of Deer Creek

    • Reproduction shows a lithographic rendering of the Howard Stansbury expedition crossing the North Platte River at the mouth of Deer Creek, in Converse County, Wyoming. Men and a covered wagon are on a raft; horses swim in the background.
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    • Rock carved by drifting sand, near mouth of Grand Wash, Utah

    • Close up view of a rock marked with striations from wind (eolian) erosion near Grand Wash in Wayne County (later Capitol Reef National Park), Utah. Shows a glass bottle and probably a metal cup beside the rock for scale.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • Camp at Green River City

    • Men, members of the expedition, sit and pose at a table under a tent canopy in Green River (Sweetwater County), Wyoming. Cups and plates are on the table, frying pans and a rifle are nearby, meat hangs from a tent pole, and a cooking pot is over a...
    • Beaman, E. O.
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    • Light-house rock

    • Wooden boats are at the edge of the Green River in Desolation Canyon near Peters Point (Carbon County or Uintah County), Utah. Shows eroded sandstone and a rock spire, identified as Light-house Rock, across the river. Shows oars in the boats, and...
    • Beaman, E. O.
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    • Moo-av Cañon, from the Pai-Yu-Ni Toom-Pin Woo-Neir

    • Two tall, eroded rock spires are at probably the rim of the Grand Canyon in Coconino County, Arizona (later Grand Canyon National Park). A man stands beside the rock formations, at what is identified as "Moo-Av Canon."
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
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    • Echo rock

    • View of Steamboat Rock (Echo Rock), a sheer sandstone monolith in Echo Park, on the Green River at the confluence with the Yampa River in Moffat County, Colorado (later Dinosaur National Monument). Shows a boat and a tarp near the water's edge.
    • Beaman, E. O.
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    • Chocolate Butte, Paria Creek, Arizona

    • Two men, survey crew members in hats and pants tucked into tall leather boots, stand on barren sandy ground in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows an eroded sandstone pillar identified as "Chocolate Butte" and eroded slopes in probably Paria Creek...
    • Bell, William, 1830-1910.
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    • View down the Black Canon, from Mirror Bar

    • Men, members of the survey crew, stand or sit beside the Colorado River in Black Canyon, probably in Mohave County, Arizona or Clark County, Nevada (later Lake Mead National Recreation Area). Shows steep, rock walls reflected on the surface of the...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • Mary's veil in Bullion Cañon

    • View of a waterfall identified as "Mary's Veil" on Pine Creek in Bullion Canyon, in the Tushar Mountains (Paiute County), Utah. Shows trees and sheer rocks in the canyon.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
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    • Triangulation station

    • Members of the survey crew in hats, sit or stand at the sandy edge of the Colorado River near Pearce Ferry in Mohave County, Arizona. One man stands beside a tripod and transit. Shows probably a photographer's blind on a wooden boat, and survey...
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • Upper fall, Bullion Canon

    • View of a waterfall on Pine Creek in Bullion Canyon, in the Tushar Mountains (Paiute County), Utah. Shows trees and rock walls in the canyon.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
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    • South side of Inscription Rock, N.M.

    • View of steep rock spires at Inscription Rock in Cibola County (later El Morro National Monument), New Mexico. Shows sparse brush and trees beside the rock.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • The cañon, from To-ro-weap valley (looking down)

    • View of the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows eroded canyon walls and talus and the Toroweap (To-ro-weap) Cliffs in the Toroweap Valley in Mohave County, Arizona.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
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    • The race, Bullion Canon (looking up)

    • View of a waterfall in Bullion Canyon on Pine Creek, in the Tushar Mountains (Paiute County), Utah. Shows rocks in the canyon and trees near the river.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
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    • Types of Mohave Indians

    • Two Native American (Mohave Apache) men pose in Arizona. The men have long braids in front and long hair down their backs. They wear loincloths and pose beside rocks and the Colorado River.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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    • Canyon

    • View of eroded canyon walls and crags, and a river in a canyon in probably Coconino County, Arizona. Shows talus and possibly Kanab Creek or the Colorado River in the valley.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
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    • Falls at camp no. 41

    • View of the Green River and eroded rock walls in Desolation Canyon near Steer Ridge Canyon, Carbon County, Utah. Shows layered rock formations, scattered rocks in the river, and bushes and sand at the river's edge.
    • Beaman, E. O.
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    • Grand Canyon

    • View of the Colorado River near the mouth of Escalante Creek in the Grand Canyon (Coconino County), Arizona (later Grand Canyon National Park). Shows rocks in the valley beside the river. Steep, layered rock formations in the distance include...
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
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    • Granite buttresses

    • View of the Colorado River at the mouth of Monument Creek in the Grand Canyon (Coconino County), Arizona (later Grand Canyon National Park). Eroded canyon walls are beside the river. Shows sand in the Monument Creek streambed.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
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    • Glen Cañon

    • View of rounded, weathered rocks in Glen Canyon, Utah or Arizona (later Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Lake Powell). Shows grass, shrubs and an eroded rock beside still water, probably from the Colorado River.
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    • The last of the colodion

    • View of East Fork Virgin River and steep rock walls in the narrow Parunuweap Canyon in Kane County or Washington County, Utah.
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
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    • Water pocket in a glen

    • View of still water in a pond, grass, and trees near an eroded cliff, possibly Music Temple Bar, in Glen Canyon, San Juan County, Utah (later Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Lake Powell.)
    • Fennemore, James.
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    • Repairing boats in Granite Gorge

    • Members of the survey crew stand beside wooden boats overturned for repair beside the Colorado River in Granite Gorge (Coconino County), Arizona (later Grand Canyon National Park). Shows survey provisions on the ground at camp 100. Men wear hats...
    • Hillers, John K., 1843-1925.
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    • Mountain creek

    • View of a mountain creek in probably Utah or Arizona. Shows a fallen tree over the water, dense trees and rock cliffs.
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    • Indian Pueblo, Zuni, N.M. view from the south

    • View of multi-story stone and adobe pueblos at Zuni, New Mexico. Buildings have ladders, roofs with timber rafters (vigas), gutters, chimney pots and fences made of narrow wooden posts. Men pose near walled gardens.
    • O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
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