Plate II - Ogden Canyon in the Wasatch Mountains

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Pictured is Ogden Canyon in the Wasatch Mountains in Utah. 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.


  • Hayden, F. V (Ferdinand Vandeveer) 1829-1887
  • Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
  • Geological Survey (U.S.)


  • See also number SIA_007177_B14_F16_I04
  • See also number SPI_1518
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7177, Image No. SIA2018-111387

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1873
  • C. 1873

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  • Scientific expeditions
  • Geology
  • Geologists


  • Ogden Canyon (Utah)
  • Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho)
  • Yellowstone River


Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU007177 [SIA2018-111387]

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