George Sternberg Album #2 - Early Canadian Views
 

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Identifier

sa2-065-00

Approximate Date

1915

Description

This page is from George Sternberg's personal photo album. Four pictures are placed on a black background. Each of the photos presents a black-and-white image of landscapes and geological formations. The top-left photo features brown sandstone cliffs along a river in the Paskapoo formation. The top-right photo depicts a rock cliff along a river in the Edmonton Formation. The bottom-left photo is a second picture of the Paskapoo Formation along a river near Red Deer, Alberta. The bottom-right photo is a rock formation covered in vegetation with a river running in front of cliffs in the background. Below each photo, George Sternberg has written an inscription.

Physical Description

11 x 15 inch post-bound photographic scrapbook

Language

eng

Publisher

Digitized by Forsyth Digital Collections

Rights

Copyright University Archives, Fort Hays State University

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For questions or to request permissions, contact ScholarsRepository@fhsu.edu

Transcription

35088-16. Perpendicular cliffs of brown sand stone [sic] [sandstone] on right bank of river Paskapoo formation. R.-24, T.-38. ; 35091-16. A vein of Lignite about 8 feet thick, nearly two thirds [sic] [two-thirds] of the way up the bank. Top of the Edmonton formation near Lignite Alta. R.-23, T.-38. ; F.-33921-16. Paskapoo formation about thirty miles by river below Red Deer. ; 35092-16. The formation along here is nearly all covered with grass and bush and there are no large exposures here. R.-33. T-36 S-13.

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