Plate XXVII - Column Rocks
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Pictured is Column Rocks at the foot of the Grand Canyon. This image was taken as part of the Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Surveys of the Territories. William Henry Jackson, then a budding photographer, took thousands of photographs for the survey, most notably the first images of the headwaters of the Yellowstone River.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7177, Image No. SIA2018-057020
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
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