Plate IV - Red Rock Butte

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Summary

Pictured is Red Rock Butte. 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.

Subject

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

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7177, Image No. SIA2018-111389

Repository Loc.

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

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Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Geology
  • Geologists

Place

Yellowstone River

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU007177 [SIA2018-111389]

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