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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.)
    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); San Juan County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Canyons--San Juan County--Utah--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--San Juan County--Utah--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--San Juan County--Utah--1870-1880.; Geographical and Geological...
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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...
    • Merced River (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Yosemite Valley (Calif.)--1870-1880.; Cliffs--California--Yosemite National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--California--Yosemite National Park 1870-1880.; Pack animals--California--Yosemite National Park...
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    • Group of Pah-Ute Indians, Nevada

    • Native American (Paiute) men, women and children sit or stand and pose in rows under a tree at (probably) Cottonwood Springs, near Las Vegas (Clark County), Nevada. Men wear woven shirts, necklaces, scarves, ties and hats. Women wear dresses or...
    • Indians of North America--Nevada--1870-1880.; Paiute Indians--Nevada--1870-1880.; Clark County (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Nevada--1870-1880.; People--Nevada--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • Snake River Bridge

    • A view of the Snake River near Taylors Bridge in Idaho. Shows a man on a rock at the edge of the river.
    • Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--1870-1880.; Rivers--Idaho--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • [1871?]
    • Hidden Cascades on Rock Creek, Elk Mountain

    • A view of a waterfall on a stream identified as Rock Creek, on Elk Mountain in Wyoming. The cascade is surrounded by a forest and boulders.
    • Expeditions & surveys--Wyoming--1870-1880.; Streams--Wyoming--1870-1880.; Waterfalls--Wyoming--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • 1871?
    • Among the rocks of Pleasant Park, South of Denver

    • View of Perry Park (Pleasant Park) in Douglas County, Colorado. Shows rock formations in a barren landscape with areas of brush nearby.
    • Perry Park (Colo. : Flat)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--Douglas County--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Colorado--Douglas County--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • [1871?]
    • Northern central Colorado

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    • Geology--Colorado--Maps.; Colorado--Historical geography--1881.; Colorado--Surveys--Maps.
    • 1881]
    • Fortified Rock on the McElmo

    • A view of Native American ((Ancestral Puebloan) ruins in McElmo Canyon in Hovenweep National Monument in Colorado. Shows a desert landscape with shrubbery near an ancient ruin integrated into a natural rock formation. People are seen at the summit...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Hovenweep National Monument--1870-1880.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Hovenweep National Monument--1870-1880.; Hovenweep National Monument...
    • 1874
    • Sinching [sic] on the pack

    • Two men adjust the load on the back of a donkey in Colorado; shows a campsite with a tent, supplies, pots and pans.
    • Donkeys--Colorado--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--1870-1880.; Pack animals--Colorado--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • [1871?]
    • Cunningham Gulch, from the Highland Mary Mine

    • A view of Cunningham Gulch from the Highland Mary Mine in San Juan County, Colorado shows Cunningham Creek and an encampment with tents. A miner stands near a tent and holds a tool or implement on his shoulder.
    • Cunningham Creek (San Juan County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; Cunningham Gulch (San Juan County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--Hinsdale County--1870-1880.; Mining--Colorado--San Juan...
    • 1871?
    • Cascades at the head of Cunningham Gulch

    • A view of the cascades at the head of Cunningham Gulch shows a heavily forested area in San Juan County, Colorado.
    • Cunningham Gulch (San Juan County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Waterfalls--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the...
    • [between 1871 and 1878?]
    • Cunningham Gulch, Tail to the North Star Mine

    • A view of the trail to the North Star Mine in Cunningham Gulch in the San Juan Mountains in San Juan County, Colorado. A man with a horse crouches on a ledge on a steep cliff and aims a rifle.
    • Cunningham Gulch (San Juan County, Colo.)--1870-1880.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Hunting--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.;...
    • [1871?]
    • View from the summit of King Solomon Mt.

    • A view of a group of men and a horse at the summit of King Solomon Mountain in San Juan County, Colorado. Shows a mountainous snow-covered landscape with the peaks of the San Juan Mountain range in the distance.
    • King Solomon Mountain (Colo.)--1870-1880.; San Juan County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; San Juan Mountains (Colo. and N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Horses--Colorado--San Juan County--1870-1880.;...
    • [1871?]
    • Head of Borens Gulch, Sierra La Plata

    • A view of Borens Gulch in la Plata County, Colorado shows snowfields and fallen trees.
    • La Plata County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; La Plata Mountains (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Arroyos--Colorado--La Plata County--1870-1880.; Mountains--Colorado--La Plata County--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • [1875]
    • Punch and Judy, isolated sandstone monuments of the San Juan

    • A view of rock formations identified as Punch and Judy near the San Juan River in probably Utah. Shows two pillar formations of resistant sedimentary rock on top of a sedimentary cliff in a desert landscape.
    • Expeditions & surveys--Utah--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • [1871?]
    • Cave Ruins in the bluffs overhanging the San Juan River

    • View of Native American ((Ancestral Puebloan) ruins under a cliff overhang near the San Juan River in the Four Corners region. A man is seen near the ruins on a ledge with the river below the cliffs. Probably a camera bellows and lens is on a ledge...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Four Corners Region--1870-1880.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Four Corners Region--1870-1880.; Four Corners Region--1870-1880.; San Juan River...
    • [1871?]
    • Ruins in Montezuma Canon encircled by large stones set upright in the earth

    • A view of Montezuma (Mancos) Canyon in Montezuma County, Colorado shows a line of stone posts in an upright position at the perimeter of Native American ((Ancestral Puebloan) ruins.
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Montezuma County--1870-1880.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Colorado--Montezuma County--1870-1880.; Montezuma County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Archaeological...
    • between 1870 and 1878]
    • View in She-paul-a-wee, Moquis houses

    • A view of a pueblo building in Sipaulovi on Second Mesa, part of the the Hopi (Moqui, Moki) Indian Reservation in Arizona. Shows adobe and stone buildings with ladders against the walls.
    • Hopi Indians--Structures--Arizona--Sipaulovi--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Structures--Arizona--Sipaulovi--1870-1880.; Pueblo Indians--Structures--Arizona--Sipaulovi--1870-1880.; Hopi Indian Reservation (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Sipaulovi...
    • [between 1871 and 1878]
    • Bakers Park, milk cart

    • A view of a man and a burro with a wooden keg on its back in Bakers Park (Silverton, San Juan County), Colorado. The man dispenses milk from the keg into a small pitcher.
    • Bakers Park (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Donkeys--Colorado--Bakers Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--Bakers Park--1870-1880.; Milkmen--Colorado--Bakers Park--1870-1880.; Pack animals--Colorado--Bakers Park--1870-1880.; Geological and...
    • [1871?]
    • North Capitol Hill neighborhood

    • Report describing significant architectural and historical landmarks in the North Capitol Hill neighborhood. Includes maps, photographs, demographic information and extensive histories of people and buildings.
    • Historic districts--Colorado--Denver.
    • 1995
    • Massive sandstone, Taylor's Creek, Utah

    • View of a sandstone rock formation near Taylors Creek in Zion National Park, Utah. Shows steep cliffs, eroded rock towers and canyons.
    • Zion National Park (Utah)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Zion National Park--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--Zion National Park--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Camp Whipple, Arizona

    • Men wear suits and sit or stand near timber buildings with gabled roofs at Fort Whipple, Yavapai County, Arizona. A building has a central staircase and a cupola. A ladder is against a building with wooden shingles. Sparse trees are on hills in the...
    • Fort Whipple (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Forts & fortifications--Arizona--Fort Whipple--1870-1880.; Plank buildings--Arizona--Fort Whipple--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • [1871]
    • Fort Defiance, Arizona

    • View of Native American (Navajo) women and men at Fort Defiance, Arizona. People sit on the ground or on horseback, or stand beside an adobe wall and a timber wall. People are beneath a shaded stone shelter with vigas. Woven blankets and burlap...
    • Navajo Indians--Arizona--Fort Defiance--1880-1910.; Fort Defiance (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--Arizona--Fort Defiance--1880-1910.; Shelters--Arizona--Fort Defiance--1880-1910.; Women--Arizona--Fort Defiance--1880-1910.; Geographical...
    • [1873]
    • Wheat stack looking up the river (wall 2000 ft.)

    • View of calm water in the Colorado River in the Canyon of Lodore (Moffat County), Colorado. Shows a dead tree and steep, layered canyon walls.
    • Green River (Wyo.-Utah)--1870-1880.; Lodore, Canyon of (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Moffat County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Colorado--Moffat County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--Moffat County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--Moffat...
    • [1871]
    • Plateau of the Grand Canon

    • Trees, brush and flat rocks are in on a plain near the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Shows mountains and a mesa slope in the distance.
    • Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Plains--Arizona--1870-1880.; Trees--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon; Sheavwitz crossing

    • Eroded canyon walls and talus are in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona, at Shivwits Plateau. Shows steep rock cliffs at the edge of the canyon.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Shivwits Plateau (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand...
    • 1872
    • Kanab Wash, Colorado Basin

    • View of Kanab Creek in Kanab Canyon near the confluence with the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows steep rock canyon walls, and loose rock in the narrow valley.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Creek (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Streams--Arizona--Coconino...
    • 1872
    • Kanab Wash, Colorado Basin

    • View of Kanab Creek in Kanab Canyon probably near the confluence with the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows brush on eroded slopes near the rim of the canyon, and a curve in the course of the creek.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Creek (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Streams--Arizona--Coconino...
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon; Sheavwitz crossing

    • Sunlight reflects off the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona, at Shivwits Plateau. Shows steep rock cliffs at the edge of the canyon.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Shivwits Plateau (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand...
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon; Sheavwitz Crossing

    • A man, probably a member of the geological survey, wears a hat and stands on a rocky ridge at the edge of the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona, at Shivwits Plateau. Shows layered canyon walls in the distance.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Shivwits Plateau (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand...
    • 1872
    • Mouth of Kanab Wash

    • View of steep rock walls, a narrow valley and Kanab Creek in Kanab Canyon (Coconino County), Arizona. Rocks and a structure, possibly a tent, are beside the creek bed.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Creek (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Streams--Arizona--Coconino...
    • 1872
    • Headland, Colorado Basin

    • Members of the survey crew with beards and wide-brimmed hats pose on barren sandy ground in probably Utah. Shows eroded sandstone pillars and a butte in what is identified as the "headland" of the Colorado Basin.
    • Buttes--Utah--1870-1880.; Deserts--Utah--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
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    • The Bath, Kanab Wash [sic]

    • Members of the survey crew sit beside a pool of water identified as "the pool" on Kanab Creek in Kanab Canyon (Coconino County), Arizona. Shows smoke from a camp fire and camp supplies near the men. Steep, layered canyon walls are in the distance.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Creek (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Pools--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Camping--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino...
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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.
    • Carbon County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Desolation Canyon (Utah)--1870-1880.; Green River (Wyo.-Utah)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--Carbon County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Carbon County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Utah--Carbon County--1870-1880.;...
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    • Title page of the Wheeler album

    • Title page from the Wheeler album reads: "Photographs showing landscapes, geological and other features, of portions of the western territory of the United States. Obtained in connection with Geographical and Geological Explorations and Surveys...
    • Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1876
    • Cap of Liberty, Mammoth Hot Springs

    • View of Liberty Cap, a calcium carbonate cone near Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Shows trees and mountains.
    • Calcium carbonate--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Liberty Cap (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Mammoth Hot Springs (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • [between 1871 and 1872?]
    • Cascades from Mt. Blackmore M.T.

    • View of waterfalls on Mount Blackmore, Gallatin County, Montana. Shows a narrow creek (possibly Blackmore Creek) on a steep slope beside boulders and trees.
    • Blackmore, Mount (Mont.)--1870-1880.; Gallatin County (Mont.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Montana--Gallatin County--1870-1880.; Streams--Montana--Gallatin County--1870-1880.; Waterfalls--Montana--Gallatin County--1870-1880.; Geological and...
    • [between 1871 and 1874?]
    • Explorations in Nevada & Arizona; water rhyolites, near Logan Springs, Nevada

    • Men and women stand and pose in front of one-story stone buildings with arched doorways and timber roofs in the mining town of Logan (Lincoln County), Nevada. Layered volcanic (rhyolite) rock formations are behind buildings. A structure with a...
    • Logan (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Nevada--Logan--1860-1880.; Mining--Nevada--Logan--1860-1880.; People--Nevada--Logan--1860-1880.; Stone buildings--Nevada--Logan--1860-1880.; Volcanic rock--Nevada--Logan--1860-1880.; Geographical...
    • [between 1867 and 1871?]
    • Fred W. Loring

    • Fred W. Loring poses with his arm over a mule's withers and holds the bridle reins near Prescott (Yavapai County), Arizona. Loring has a beard, and wears a top hat and a buttoned tunic under a worn coat. Shows a man beside a tepee in the distance.
    • Yavapai County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Authors--Arizona--Yavapai County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Yavapai County--1870-1880.; Mules--Arizona--Yavapai County--1870-1880.; Loring, Frederic W. (Frederic Wadsworth), 1848-1871.;...
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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...
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Mohave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Pearce Ferry (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Mohave...
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