Rock Formations - Eighteen Mile Creek in Buffalo, New York

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Pictured are two men standing next to a large stacked rock formation. The formation is a remnant of shore erosion left by wave action at the mouth of Eighteen Mile Creek in Buffalo, New York. 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_I01
  • See also number SPI_1691

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7177, Image No. SIA2019-000515

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


  • Eighteenmile Creek (Niagara County, N.Y.)
  • Buffalo (N.Y.)


Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU007177 [SIA2019-000515]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints

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