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EXPLORATION: U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (Hayden Survey) At work. Summit of Mt. Evans. James T. Gardiner (left) and George B. Chittenden (right) at work with notebook and transit, respectively. Handwritten text at right: "Wm. H. Holmes Colorado 1873". Printed in another hand: "Field Book 1873 - W.H. Holmes. Vol. 1. 1873". Colorado, July 28, 1873.
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EXPLORATION: U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (Hayden Survey) Sheet number 78A. Red Gorge - canyon of the Grand River. Forms panorama to the right with sheet number 79/87 (sketch 7448.54A). Colorado, August 28, 1873.
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PUBLISHED SOURCE: U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 7th Annual Report (1873), Illustration B opposite page 326. EXPLORATION: U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (Hayden Survey) Sheet number 7. "Ill. B. Chapt. III. Endlich p. 149." Two sketches of rock strata and outcrops. "Red carboniferous sandstones capped by volcanic strata" is caption in publication.
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EXPLORATION: U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (Hayden Survey) Sheet number 32. Panorama from Big Sandy Butte, including the Wind River Mountains. Bonneville Peak(?) labeled in center. Forms panorama to the left with sheet number 31 (SKETCH 830e.9a) and to the right with sheet number 33 (SKETCH 830e.9c). Wyoming, August 3, 1878.
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EXPLORATION: U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (Hayden Survey) Sheet number 76. Teton Range from Lower Gros Ventre Butte. Forms panorama to the left with sheet number 75 (sketch 830e.25a) and to the right with sheet number 77 (sketch 830e.25c). Wyoming, August 14, 1878.
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EXPLORATION: U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (Hayden Survey) Sheet number 22. Panoramic view looking north from Golden Peak. Longs Peak identified on horizon at right. Forms panorama to the left with sheet number 21A (sketch 7448.19A) and to the right with sheet number 20 (sketch 7448.19C) Colorado, 1873.
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EXPLORATION: U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (Hayden Survey) Sheet number 46. Old crater on the summit of North Table Mountain, Golden. A.R. Marvine at work on hill; pack animals on crater floor. Colorado, 1873.
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EXPLORATION: U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (Hayden Survey) Sheet number 17. Scenic view along the Arkansas River. Colorado, 1873.
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EXPLORATION: U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (Hayden Survey) Sheet number 18. View of the Wind River Mountains from North Pilot Butte. Wind River Mountains on horizon; Wind River Peak in center, and Atlantic Peak at right. Leucite Mesa and drainage to Sweetwater River labeled at center left. Forms panorama to the left with sheet number 17 (SKETCH 830e.5a) and to the right with sheet number 19 (SKETCH 830e.5c). Wyoming, July 27, 1878.
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EXPLORATION: U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (Hayden Survey) Sheet number 9. Sketch with watercolor(?) added, of rugged mountain peaks with snow. Colorado 1873.
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Album caption and index card: The panorama from Point Sublime. View is about southeast along the axis of the Kaibab upwarp. In the distant skyline, right, is San Francisco Mountain and other volcanoes in the volcanic field south of the Grand Canyon. The plateau surface is Permian limestone (Kaibab Limestone); the canyon walls seen in this view are mostly the Permian, Pennsylvanian, and Mississippian Formation. Altitude of the rim here is about 8,200 feet; bottom of the canyon (out of sight) is below 3,000 feet. San Francisco Mountain, about 70 miles away, is above 12,600 feet. Grand Canyon National Park. Coconino County, Arizona. n.d. (Sketch by W.H. Holmes). Published as Plate 28, U.S. Geological Survey. Monograph...
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EXPLORATION: U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (Hayden Survey) Sheet number 116. Red Mountain Range from Lewis Lake. Red Mountain at left, and Mt. Sheridan at right; Lewis Lake in foreground. Forms panorama to the right with sheet number 117 (sketch 830e.35a) Wyoming, 1878.
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Niagara Falls, New York and Canada. Horseshoe Falls, viewed from the Canadian side. The camera stood on a temporary scaffolding to bring it as nearly as possible to the position occupied by Captain Basil Hall when he made his camera lucida sketch in 1828. 1895. Plate 4, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 306.
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The Eastern Temple of the Virgin. Illustration from unidentified source. Utah. No date.
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EXPLORATION: U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (Hayden Survey) Sheet number 85. Two sketches. Smaller sketch in upper left shows upper portion of Mt. Moran with some snow. Larger sketch at right of "Ye Grand Teton", showing some snow on upper peaks, and Snake River in the foreground. Descriptive text accompanies each sketch. Wyoming, August 16, 1878.
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Death Valley National Park, California. Typical stand of burroweed near the road along Furnace Creek Wash, above Corkscrew Canyon. This shrub grows on the high parts of the gravel fans above the main stands of creosote bush. Burroweed grows in washes between bare surfaces on the fans with desert pavement. Commonly, desert holly grows along the sides of the washes, and burroweed on the bottom. Photo by J.R. Stacy, circa 1960. Figure 18, U.S. Geological Survey Professional paper 509. Sketch of photo.
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ARTIST: Holmes, William Henry. Sketch 8990.4 PUBLISHED SOURCE: EXPLORATION: U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (Hayden Survey) Sheet number 4. View of Hog Backs between Box Elder Creek and the Cache a la Poudre River, which runs in the distance. Colorado, 1873(?).
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Album caption and index card: Restoration of a pueblo community house in Parunuweap Canyon, based on a study of ruins. Zion National Park. Washington County, Utah. n.d. (Sketch by B. Wetherill, National Park Service). Published as Figure 19 in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional Paper 220. 1950.
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EXPLORATION: U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (Hayden Survey) Sheet number 12. Panoramic view along mountain range. Peaks identified, left to right: Mt. Ouray, Shavano, Antero, Princeton. Forms panorama to the right with sheet number 12A (sketch 7448.13A). Colorado, 1873.
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EXPLORATION: U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (Hayden Survey) Sheet number 88/107. Panorama from Park View Mountain. X. Spur of Park Peak labeled in foreground; Arapahoe Peak labeled on horizon. Forms panorama to the left with sheet number 87A/106 (sketch 7448.58H). Colorado, September 5, 1873.


map background search result map search result map Sketch of the restoration of a pueblo community house in Parunuweap Canyon, Zion National Park, Washington County, Utah. n.d. Panorama from Point Sublime. Sketch shows a view about southeast along the axis of the Kaibab upwarp. Grand Canyon National Park, Coconino County, Arizona. No date. Sketch of the restoration of a pueblo community house in Parunuweap Canyon, Zion National Park, Washington County, Utah. n.d. Panorama from Point Sublime. Sketch shows a view about southeast along the axis of the Kaibab upwarp. Grand Canyon National Park, Coconino County, Arizona. No date.