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    • Park near head of Conejos canon, Col.

    • Panoramic view of a valley and the Conejos River in Conejos County, Colorado. Shows a camp with tents, a pack horse and smoke from a fire. Trees and sagebrush are in the valley and rocky cliffs are nearby in the San Juan Mountains.
    • Conejos County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Conejos River (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Valleys--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys...
    • 1874
    • Grand Canon of the Colorado River, mouth of Kanab Wash, looking east

    • Aerial view of layered, eroded rock cliffs in Kanab Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. Shows rounded rocks above the canyon, and talus beside the Colorado River.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • Lake in Conejos Canon, Col.

    • A man stands beside a lake, probably Beaver Lake, in Conejos County, Colorado. Trees and grass are nearby in the San Juan Mountains.
    • Conejos County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1874
    • Black Canon, Colorado River, looking below near Camp 7.

    • View of the Colorado River and steep rock walls and cliffs in Black Canyon, probably in Mohave County, Arizona.
    • Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Mohave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Mojave County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Mohave...
    • 1871
    • "Lost" Lakes, near Meigs Peak, Col.

    • Aerial view of summits and high mountain lakes, identified as "Lost Lakes" near "Meigs Peak", probably near Stunner Pass in Conejos County, Colorado. Shows dense forest, boulders and snow above timberline in the San Juan Mountains.
    • Conejos County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1874
    • Parowan Canon

    • View of trees on eroded Black Mountains rock formations and towers in Parowan Canyon, Iron County, Utah.
    • Iron County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Parowan Canyon (Utah)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th...
    • 1872
    • Ruins in ancient pueblo of San Juan, Colorado [sic]

    • A man stands beside stone and adobe Native American Ancestral Puebloan (Anasazi) ruins, Salmon Ruins, near Bloomfield (San Juan County), New Mexico. A man's jacket hangs on a ruin wall and a ruler is on the ground near a box of possibly supplies....
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Salmon Ruins (N.M.)--1870-1880.; San Juan County...
    • 1874
    • 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
    • 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
    • Aboriginal life among the Navajoe [sic] Indians, near old Fort Defiance, N.M. [sic]

    • Native American (Navajo) men and women sit or stand beside a loom near old Fort Defiance (McKinley County), New Mexico. A man wears a woven shirt, leather leggings and moccasins and holds a bow and arrow. A man wears a loin cloth and leans against...
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Navajo Indians--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Fort Defiance (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--Fort Defiance--1870-1880.; Looms--New Mexico--Fort...
    • 1873
    • Iceberg Canon, Colorado River, looking above

    • A man sits on a rocky shore beside the Colorado River in Iceberg Canyon, on the border of Mojave County, Arizona, and Clark County, Nevada. Shows steep rock cliffs.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Iceberg Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Rivers--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • Snake River Canon, Idaho

    • Panoramic view of the Snake River and the top of Shoshone Falls (Twin Falls County), Idaho. Shows island boulders in the river and steep cliff walls in the canyon.
    • Shoshone Falls (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)--1860-1870.; Twin Falls County (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Idaho--Twin Falls...
    • 1874
    • Historic Spanish record of the conquest south side of Inscription Rock, N.M.

    • Close-up view of a Spanish inscription carved in the sandstone at Inscription Rock (El Morro National Monument), New Mexico. The English translation reads: "By this place passed Ensign Don Joseph de Payba Basconzelos, in the year in which he held...
    • El Morro National Monument (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Inscription Rock (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--El Morro National Monument--1870-1880.; Graffiti--New Mexico--El Morro National Monument--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West...
    • 1873
    • Section of south side of Zuni pueblo, N.M.

    • A Native American (Zuni) man stands and poses beside multi-story stone and adobe pueblos at Zuni, New Mexico. Buildings have ladders, roofs with timber rafters (vigas), gutters and chimney pots.
    • Indians of North America--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-188o.; Pueblo Indians--Structures--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni Indians--Structures--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.; Zuni (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--Zuni--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873
    • Ancient ruins in the Canon de Chelle [sic]

    • View of the White House, Ancestral Puebloan Native American (Anasazi) ruins at Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona. Men stand and pose on cliff dwellings in a cliff wall niche and on ruins on the canyon floor. Climbing ropes connect the...
    • Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Arizona--Canyon de Chelly National Monument--1870-1880.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--Arizona--Canyon de Chelly National Monument--1870-1880.; Canyon de Chelly...
    • 1873
    • Canon de Chelle [sic]

    • Panoramic view of tents and a camp identified as "Camp Beauty", rock towers and canyon walls in Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona. Tents and possibly a lean-two shelter are on the canyon floor near trees and talus.
    • Canyon de Chelly National Monument (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Camping--Arizona--Canyon de Chelly National Monument--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Canyon de Chelly National Monument--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Canyon de Chelly National...
    • 1873
    • Black Canon, Colorado River, from camp 8 looking above

    • A man sits in a wooden boat with a mast on the edge of the Colorado River in the Black Canyon, Mojave County, Arizona. Shows rocks on a shore beside the river, and steep cliff walls of the Black Canyon near what is identified as "camp 8".
    • Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Mojave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Boats--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions &...
    • 1871
    • Cereus Giganteus, Arizona

    • View of Saguaro cacti, Cereus Giganteus, in probably the upper Sonoran desert in southern Arizona. Tall and straight ribbed cactus plants have spines and multiple arms. Bushes and grass are on a hillside.
    • Saguaro--Arizona--1870-1880.; Cactus--Arizona--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • Grand Canon, Colorado River, near Paria Creek, looking west

    • View of the Colorado River and probably Marble Canyon near the confluence with the Paria River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows eroded sandstone walls and talus near the river bed.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Marble Canyon (Coconino County, Ariz. : Canyon)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • Cooley's Park, Sierra Blanca Range, Arizona

    • View of log buildings and fences at Corydon Eliphalet Cooley's Ranch, Navajo County (later Fort Apache Indian Reservation) Arizona. Livestock, crops and log farm buildings are in a meadow near trees and hillsides of the White Mountain Range.
    • Cooley, Corydon Eliphalet--Homes & haunts.; Cooley Ranch (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Navajo County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Navajo County--1870-1880.; Ranches--Arizona--Navajo...
    • [1873]
    • Cańon of Kanab Wash [sic], Colorado River, looking south

    • View of steep rock walls, a narrow valley and Kanab Creek in Kanab Canyon (Coconino County), Arizona. A timber structure is beside a creek bed near boulders.
    • 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, Colorado River, near Paria Creek, looking east

    • Aerial view of eroded sandstone towers and talus in probably Marble Canyon on the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Marble Canyon (Coconino County, Ariz. : Canyon)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • Limestone walls, Kanab Wash [sic]

    • View of limestone, layered rock walls and talus in a narrow section of Kanab Canyon above Kanab Creek (Coconino County), Arizona.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Creek (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Streams--Arizona--Coconino...
    • 1872
    • 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
    • Grand Canon of the Colorado River, mouth of Kanab Wash [sic], looking west

    • Panoramic view of layered, eroded sandstone rock in Kanab Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. A man wears a hat, coat and boots, holds probably a pad of paper, and sits on a rock above Kanab Creek in a valley.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon National...
    • [1872]
    • Rain sculpture, Salt Creek Canon, Utah

    • View of geologic rock formations, possibly a basalt flow, in Salt Creek Canyon (Iron County), Utah.
    • Iron County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Salt Creek Canyon (Utah)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the...
    • 1872
    • Bluff opposite big horn camp, Black Canon, Colorado River

    • View of a steep rock cliff and the Colorado River in Black Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. A wooden boat with a mast is on a sandbar and men stand beside gear and supplies at what is identified as "big horn camp".
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon National Park--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Grand...
    • 1871
    • Looking across the Colorado River to mouth of Paria Creek

    • Panoramic view of eroded sandstone columns and canyon walls, talus slopes and the confluence of the Colorado River and Paria River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows possibly Vermilion Cliffs in Paria Canyon.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Paria River (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Paria River Valley (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions &...
    • 1873
    • Shoshone Falls, Snake River, Idaho, full lateral view-on upper level

    • Panoramic view of Shoshone Falls on the Snake River in Twin Falls County, Idaho. A man stands and poses near the edge of a cliff. Shows boulders in the river and eroded rock walls of the canyon.
    • Shoshone Falls (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)--1860-1870.; Twin Falls County (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Idaho--Twin Falls...
    • 1874
    • Shoshone Falls, Snake River, Idaho

    • A man stands and poses in a rock crevice beside the Snake River and waterfalls at Shoshone Falls in a canyon in Twin Falls County, Idaho. Shows eroded canyon walls, rocky shores and island boulders in the river.
    • Shoshone Falls (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.)--1860-1870.; Twin Falls County (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Idaho--Twin Falls...
    • 1874
    • Distant view of Camp Apache, Arizona

    • Panoramic view of log or frame buildings with gabled roofs at Fort Apache, Arizona. Shows a flagpole, dirt roads, livestock and a building, possibly a barn, under construction. Trees are on mesas.
    • Fort Apache (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Forts & fortifications--Arizona--Fort Apache--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1873
    • View near head of Conejos River, Col.

    • Panoramic view of tents and a camp near the Conejos River in Conejos County, Colorado. The river has islands between channels. Sagebrush and trees are nearby and the foothills of the San Juan Mountains are around the valley.
    • Conejos County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Conejos River (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Colorado--Conejos County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1874
    • Black Canon, Colorado River, looking above, from camp 7

    • A man sits on a boulder beside the Colorado River in the Black Canyon in Mohave County, Arizona. A wooden boat with a mast is beside camping provisions, wooden boxes, oars, a canvas bag, bedrolls, ropes, and a hat. Sand and rocks are next to the...
    • Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Mohave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Boats--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Mohave...
    • 1871
    • Canon of the Colorado River

    • Panoramic view of mesa tops and canyon walls near the confluence of the San Juan River and the Colorado River in Kane County and San Juan County, Utah (later Glen Canyon National Recreation Area). Shows probably Navajo Mountain in San Juan County.
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Navajo Mountain (Utah)--1870-1880.; San Juan River (Colo.-Utah)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--1870-1880.; Rivers--Utah--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the...
    • 1873
    • Shoshone Falls, Snake River, Idaho

    • View of the Snake River and the top of Shoshone Falls, Twin Falls County, Idaho. Island boulders are in the river between several waterfalls, and steep rock walls in the canyon are in the distance.
    • Shoshone Falls (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Snake River (Wyo.-Wash)--1870-1880.; Twin Falls County (Idaho)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Idaho--Twin Falls County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Idaho--Twin Falls...
    • 1874
    • View on Apache Lake, Sierra Blanca Range [sic], Arizona

    • Men sit or stand and pose beside what is identified as Apache Lake in the White Mountains in Apache County or Navajo County (later Fort Apache Indian Reservation), Arizona. Some wear hats and carry rifles, one wears a shirt with piping on the...
    • Indian scouts--Arizona--1870-1880.; Indians of North America--Arizona--1870-1880.; Western Apache Indians--Arizona--1870-1880.; White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Arizona--1870-1880.;...
    • 1873
    • Alpine lake, Cerro Blanco Mountains, Col.

    • Panoramic view of a high mountain lake, sparse trees, the Sierra Blanca ridge (Cerro Blanco), and Blanca Peak in probably Costilla County or Alamosa County, Colorado. Shows a rocky ridge and possibly Lake Como.
    • Blanca Peak (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Colorado--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1874
    • Apache Lake, Sierra Blanca range [sic], Arizona

    • A man wears a hat, holds a rifle and stands near what is identified as Apache Lake in the White Mountains in Navajo County or Apache County (later Fort Apache Indian Reservation), Arizona. Shows steep basalt bluffs and trees on a hillside.
    • White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Arizona--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1873
    • Hieroglyphic Pass, opposite Parowan, Utah

    • Close-up view of the Parowan Gap Petroglyphs in Iron County, Utah. Native American (probably Fremont) petroglyphs include geometric shapes, concentric circles, horned animals, probably a snake, and animal tracks symbols. Stones and grass are beside...
    • Iron County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Parowan Gap Petroglyphs (Utah)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Rock art--Utah--Iron County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Snow peaks, Bull Run Mining District, Nevada

    • View of snow covered mountains with sparse trees in the Aura Mining District in the Bull Run Mountains, Elko County, Nevada. A trail in the snow traverses the hillside.
    • Bull Run Mountains (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Elko County (Nev.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Nevada--Elko County--1870-1880.; Mountains--Nevada--Elko County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1871
    • Cooley's Park, Sierra Blanca Range, Arizona

    • View of log buildings and fences at Corydon Eliphalet Cooley's Ranch, Navajo County (later Fort Apache Indian Reservation) Arizona. Livestock, crops and log farm buildings are in a meadow near trees and hillsides of the White Mountains.
    • Cooley Ranch (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Navajo County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; White Mountains (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Navajo County--1870-1880.; Ranches--Arizona--Navajo County--1870-1880.; Cooley, Corydon Eliphalet--Homes &...
    • 1873

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