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    • Colorado River, above the Paria

    • A man, a member of the geological survey in a hat with a curled brim and a vest, sits on a rock near the Colorado River probably near the confluence with the Paria River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows layers of sediment on canyon walls and...
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Geographical...
    • 1872
    • Weathered sandstone, Kanab Wash

    • View of eroded rock pillars in a valley along Kanab Creek in Arizona or Utah. A man in a hat, probably a member of the geological survey team, reclines near brush in the valley.
    • Kanab Creek (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Rock formations--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Mud puffs on Yellowstone Lake

    • View of bubbling mud springs near the shores of Yellowstone Lake, close to the Hayden Survey (U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories, 1871) encampment, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Shows a denuded area with cracked mud, surrounded by...
    • Yellowstone Lake (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Mud--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • [1871.]
    • Grand Canon of the Colorado

    • A man with a hat and tall boots, a member of the Corps of Engineers, sits and poses on a rock at probably Toroweap Point on the edge of a chasm at the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), in Arizona. Shows rounded sandstone rocks and...
    • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Camp at Ogden Utah, Wasatch Mountains

    • View of a tent camp and members of the Hayden Survey (U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories, 1871) at the base of the Wasatch Mountains near Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Men stand near tents and covered wagons; survey tripods and equipment is by...
    • Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho)--1870-1880.; Weber County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Camping--Utah--Weber County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Weber County--1870-1880.; Tents--Utah--Weber County--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey...
    • [1871.]
    • Emigrant Peak

    • View of the Hayden Survey encampment (U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories, 1871) on a grassy plain at the base of Emigrant Peak, an ancient caldera near the east bank of the Yellowstone River in Park County, Montana. Shows canvas tents and...
    • Emigrant Peak (Mont.)--1870-1880.; Park County, (Mont.)--1870-1880.; Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone River--1870-1880.; Camping--Montana--Park County--1870-1880.; Covered wagons--Montana--Park County--1870-1880.; Expeditions...
    • [1871.]
    • Cross-bedded sandstone, Kanab, Utah

    • View of cross-bedded sandstone rock formations near Kanab (Kane County), Utah. Shrubs and grass are in a ravine. Shows a rock overhang or a cave.
    • Kanab (Utah)--1870-1880.; Kane County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Kane County--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--Kane County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Geological sections, sheet XVII

    • Sections to accompany Sheets XI, XIV, and XV.
    • Geology--Arizona--Maps.; Geology--Colorado--Maps.; Geology--New Mexico--Maps.; Geology--Utah--Maps.; Arizona--Historical geography--1881.; Arizona--Surveys--Maps.; Colorado--Historical geography--1881.; Colorado--Surveys--Maps.; New...
    • 1881]
    • Geological sections, sheet XVIII

    • Sections to accompany Sheets XII, XIII, and XVI.
    • Geology--Arizona--Maps.; Geology--Colorado--Maps.; Geology--New Mexico--Maps.; Geology--Utah--Maps.; Arizona--Historical geography--1881.; Arizona--Surveys--Maps.; Colorado--Historical geography--1881.; Colorado--Surveys--Maps.; New...
    • 1881]
    • The Annie, first boat ever launched on Yellowstone Lake

    • Members of the Hayden Survey (U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories of 1871), sit in a boat, with a tent-fly as a sail and oars, near the shore of Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. A canvas drape on the side of the boat...
    • Yellowstone Lake (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Sailboats--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • 1871
    • Weathered limestone, Grass Valley, Utah

    • Close-up view of a limestone rock formation in what is identified as "Grass Valley" in probably the Wasatch Range, Utah.
    • Wasatch Range (Utah)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • First boat on Yellowstone Lake

    • Two members of the Hayden Survey (U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories, 1871) sit in a boat with oars and a sail near a rocky shore on Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. A canvas drape on the side of the boat reads:...
    • Absaroka Range (Mont. and Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone Lake (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • [1871.]
    • Camp on Yellowstone Lake

    • A group of fifteen men from the 1871 Hayden Survey (U.S. geological Survey of the Territories) stand by Yellowstone Lake, near the mouth of Bridge Creek, opposite Stevenson's Island, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Shows canvas tents, gear and...
    • Yellowstone Lake (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Camping--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Sailboats--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • [1871.]
    • Range west of Grass Valley

    • View of boulders, rock formations and rock pillars possibly in the Wasatch Range, near what is identified as "Grass Valley" in Utah.
    • Expeditions & surveys--Utah--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • 1872
    • Elk "Cervus Canadenis"

    • View of a two year old elk with horns covered in "velvet" lying near a fallen tree, shot by members of the Hayden Survey (U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories, 1871), possibly in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
    • Elk--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • [1871.]
    • Emigrant Peak

    • View of Emigrant Peak and a ranch on the Yellowstone River, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Frederick and Phillip Bottler owned this ranch where the Hayden Survey (U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories, 1871) left wagons and extra baggage...
    • Emigrant Peak (Mont.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Ranches--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Bottler, Frederick--Homes and haunts.; Bottler, Phillip--Homes...
    • [1871.]
    • Camp on the Divide, between Yellowstone Lake and the East Fork

    • View of the Hayden Survey (U.S Geological Survey of the Territories, 1871) encampment on Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Nineteen people stand ready for work near a camp fire. Shows a canvas tent, the wood wheeled odometer...
    • Yellowstone Lake (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Camping--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • [1871.]
    • Western Colorado and part of Utah

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    • Geology--Colorado--Maps.; Geology--Utah--Maps.; Colorado--Historical geography--1881.; Colorado--Surveys--Maps.; Utah--Historical geography--1881.; Utah--Surveys--Maps.
    • 1877
    • Southern central Colorado and part of New Mexico

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    • Geology--Colorado--Maps.; Geology--New Mexico--Maps.; Colorado--Historical geography--1881.; Colorado--Surveys--Maps.; New Mexico--Historical geography--1881.; New Mexico--Surveys--Maps.
    • 1877
    • North-western Colorado and part of Utah

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    • Geology--Colorado--Maps.; Geology--Utah--Maps.; Colorado--Historical geography--1881.; Colorado--Surveys--Maps.; Utah--Historical geography--1881.; Utah--Surveys--Maps.
    • [1881]
    • Panoramic views, sheet XIX

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    • Geology--Colorado--Maps.; Panoramas--Colorado.; Colorado--Pictorial works.; Colorado--Historical geography--1881.; Colorado--Surveys--Maps.
    • [1881.]
    • Panoramic views, sheet XX

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    • Geology--Colorado--Maps.; Panoramas--Colorado.; Colorado--Pictorial works.; Colorado--Historical geography--1881.; Colorado--Surveys--Maps.
    • [1881.]
    • Northern central Colorado

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    • Geology--Colorado--Maps.; Colorado--Historical geography--1881.; Colorado--Surveys--Maps.
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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
    • Northern central Colorado

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    • Geology--Colorado--Maps.; Colorado--Historical geography--1881.; Colorado--Surveys--Maps.
    • 1881]
    • Central Colorado

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    • Geology--Colorado--Maps.; Colorado--Historical geography--1881.; Colorado--Surveys--Maps.
    • [1881]
    • Near Jacob's Pool

    • A man in a hat, probably from the geological survey, stands and faces the Vermilion Cliffs, sandstone formations in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows wagon ruts and footprints in the clay soil on a hill near Jacobs Pool.
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Vermilion Cliffs (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.;...
    • 1872
    • S.W. Colorado and parts of New Mexico, Arizona and Utah

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    • Geology--Arizona--Maps.; Geology--Colorado--Maps.; Geology--New Mexico--Maps.; Geology--Utah--Maps.; Arizona--Historical geography--1881.; Arizona--Surveys--Maps.; Colorado--Historical geography--1881.; Colorado--Surveys--Maps.; New...
    • [1881]
    • The Cañon of Kanab Creek

    • A man in a hat, from the geological survey, holds a stick and sits on a rock near Kanab Creek. Shows steep, layered rock walls in Kanab Canyon near the confluence with the Colorado River in Coconino County, Arizona. Shows loose rocks in the river...
    • 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 County--1870-1880.; Geographical...
    • 1872
    • Grand Canon, mouth of Kanab Wash

    • Two members of the geological survey stand or sit on boulders beside the Colorado River near the confluence with Kanab Creek in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. One of the men is wrapped in a woven blanket, and holds...
    • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Boulders--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Grand Canyon--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Grand...
    • 1872
    • Jose and Joe Clark, Hunters of U.S.G.S.

    • Two hunters for the Hayden Survey (U.S. Geological Survey of the U.S. Territories) identified as Jose and Joe Clark, pose on horseback after a successful hunt in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. One of the men is Black (African American). Shows...
    • African Americans--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Horseback riding--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Hunting--Yellowstone National...
    • 1871
    • Crags of Mille-Crag Bend, looking across the river

    • Rocky crags and cliffs are above the Colorado River at Mille Crag Bend in Cataract Canyon, Garfield County, Utah (later Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Lake Powell). Shows a narrow river bed and large rocks beside the water.
    • Cataract Canyon (San Juan County-Wayne County, Utah)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Garfield County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Mill Crag Bend (Utah)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--Garfield County--1870-1880.; Expeditions &...
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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."
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Geographical...
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    • Cañon of Desolation series, river view

    • Three wooden boats, with oars, are at the edge of the Green River in Desolation Canyon near Peters Point (Uintah County), Utah. Shows eroded sandstone canyon walls and a rock spire across the river; the canyon is reflected on the surface of the...
    • Desolation Canyon (Utah)--1870-1880.; Green River (Wyo.-Utah)--1870-1880.; Peters Point (Uintah County, Utah)--1870-1880.; Boats--Utah--Uintah--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--Uintah--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--1870-1880.;...
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    • View down the cañon

    • View of Kanab Creek and layered rock walls in Kanab Canyon (Coconino County), Arizona. Shows jagged cliffs in the canyon and loose rocks near the riverbed.
    • Kanab Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Kanab Creek (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Cliffs--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.;...
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    • Lower-Pa-Ro-Gunt (Largest Cave Lake)

    • Two members of the U.S.G.S. survey crew sit on rocks beside water identified as Lower-Pa-Ro-Gunt, or Largest Cave Lake, probably on Kanab Creek, under an eroded rock cave or arch in Utah or Arizona.
    • Kanab Creek (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Caves--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--1870-1880.; Lakes & ponds--1870-1880.; Rock formations--1870-1880.; Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)
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    • Side gulch

    • A man in a hat stands at the edge of a deep gorge in probably Utah. Shows rock walls and a narrow creek at the bottom of the canyon in Glen Canyon, Utah (later Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Lake Powell.)
    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--1870-1880.; Rock formations--Utah--1870-1880.; Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)
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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.
    • Bullion Canon (Paiute County, Utah)--1870-1880.; Paiute County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Pine Creek (Paiute County, Utah)--1870-1880.; Tushar Mountains (Utah)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--Paiute County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Paiute...
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    • White Mountain Hot Springs, group of Upper Basins

    • A man examines geyserite silica accretions at Mammoth Springs (White Mountain Hot Springs) a geothermal spring in the Upper Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
    • Mammoth Hot Springs (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Upper Geyser Basin (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Springs--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Geological and...
    • [between 1870 and 1879]
    • The over-hanging wall

    • View of the Virgin River in probably The Narrows, a narrow canyon lined with steep walls in probably Washington County, Utah.
    • Narrows, The (Washington County, Utah)--1870-1880.; Virgin River--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--Washington County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Washington County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Utah--Washington County--1870-1880.; Rock...
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    • Great Falls of Yellowstone

    • View of the Great Falls (Upper Falls) of the Yellowstone River, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Shows balsalt cliffs, rock formations, pine forests and talus slopes to the river edge.
    • Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Yellowstone River--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Rivers--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • [1871.]
    • White Mountain Hot Springs, Cap of Liberty, distant view

    • A man walks across accreted silica terraces at Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Shows a denuded landscape, dead trees, and Liberty Cap, an extinct hot spring cone. Mountains are in the distance.
    • Liberty Cap (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Mammoth Hot Springs (Wyo.)--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Springs--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Geological and Geographical...
    • [1871.]
    • Mouth of Bishop's Creek

    • View of Jones Hole Creek (Bishop Creek) near Whirlpool Canyon in Uintah County, Utah (later Dinosaur National Monument). Shows rocks in the creek, dense shrubs, probably Box Elder trees, and a steep rock formation in the distance.
    • Dinosaur National Monument (Colo. and Utah)--1870-1880.; Jones Hole Creek (Utah)--1870-1880.; Uintah County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Uintah County--1870-1880.; Streams--Utah--Uintah County--1870-1880.; Geographical and...
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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.
    • Green River (Wyo.-Utah)--1870-1880.; Moffat County (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Steamboat Rock (Moffat County, Colo. : Cape)--1870-1880.; Yampa River (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Colorado--Moffat County--1870-1880.;...
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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.
    • Cataract Canyon (San Juan County-Wayne County, Utah)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--1870-1880.; Rapids--Utah--1870-1880.; Rivers--Utah--1870-1880.; Geographical and...
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    • Heart of the cañon

    • View of rocks partly submerged in the Green River in Red Canyon, Daggett County, Utah. Shows trees and layered rock canyon walls.
    • Daggett County (Utah)--1870-1880.; Green River (Wyo.-Utah)--1870-1880.; Red Canyon (Daggett County, Utah)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--Daggett County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--Daggett County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Utah--Daggett...
    • [between 1872 and 1875]
    • The chasm of the Colorado

    • A man stands on a rock precipice at the edge of the Grand Canyon in Coconino County, Arizona (later Grand Canyon National Park). Shows weathered rock surfaces and steep, layered canyon walls in the distance. The man wears a hat and holds a canvas...
    • Coconino County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Grand Canyon (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Coconino County--1870-1880.; Geographical and...
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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...
    • Desolation Canyon (Utah)--1870-1880.; Green River (Wyo.-Utah)--1870-1880.; Boats--Utah--1870-1880.; Canyons--Utah--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Utah--1870-1880.; Reflections--Utah--1870-1880.; Rivers--Utah--1870-1880.; Rock...
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    • Lower Falls of the Yellowstone, distant view

    • View of the Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Shows steep cliffs, rock formations, talus, trees.
    • Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River--1870-1880.; Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Yellowstone River--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.; Rivers--Yellowstone National Park--1870-1880.;...
    • [1871.]

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