Rock Formations - Man Stands before Granite Boulders

ID: SIA RU007177 [SIA2019-000516]


Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1870

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7177, Image No. SIA2019-000516

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Pictured is a man standing before residual granite boulders on the summit of Quanah Ridge in the Wichita Mountains, Oklahoma.This image is part of a series of photographs depicting rock formations at sites in New York, Wyoming, Colorado, Virginia, Oklahoma, and Canada.


  • See also number SIA_007177_B15_F40_I02
  • See also number SPI_1692
  • See also number 405 Willis

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7177, Image No. SIA2019-000516

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1870
  • C. 1870

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  • Scientific expeditions
  • Geology


  • Oklahoma
  • Wichita Mountains (Okla.)


Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU007177 [SIA2019-000516]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints

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