George Sternberg Album #2 - Early Canadian Views
 

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Identifier

sa2-070-00

Date

1915

Description

This page is from George Sternberg's personal photo album. These sepia-toned photos were collected by paleontologist George Sternberg. The top two side-by-side photos serve as a panorama that Sternberg took of the Edmonton formation at the Red Deer River, which shows the many spruce trees scattered throughout the area. The highest point of the formation is right at the midpoint of the panorama. The bottom left photo shows more of the Edmonton formation, as well as a small section of the Red Deer River. The bottom right photo was taken from the bottom of a large coulee. Underneath each of these photos is an inscription written by Sternberg.

Physical Description

11 x 15 inch post-bound photographic scrapbook

Rights

© University Archives, Fort Hays State University

Publisher

Digitized by Forsyth Digital Collections

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For questions contact ScholarsRepository@fhsu.edu

Language

eng

Transcription

R.-21, T.-34, S.-32. ; 35099-16/35100-16. Panarama [sic] [panorama] view of one of the largest exposures of rock (Edmonton formation) along with the Red Deer river. Taken from a point near the center of the section and looking west. ; 35098-16. Looking south-west. Note the river course also numerous little patches of spruce trees. ; 35097-16. Looking north-west up a large coulie [coulee].

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