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Geological formations near Gallup, New Mexico, circa 1915-1930

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Summary:Geological formations near Gallup, New Mexico, circa 1915-1930. Caption reads: "These curiously shaped rocks are of red sandstone in places capped with lava and interstratified with red sandy shale and bluish gray limestone, 'carved by the scant rains and more liberal winds of immemorial centuries.' into these fantastic shapes and 'towering across the bare land like the mile stones of forgotten giants." Postcard number: 79287.
Provider:Detroit Publishing Co.
Fred Harvey (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Michigan
Place of origin – Settlement:Detroit
Temporal subject: 1911-1920
1921-1930
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:New Mexico
Geographical subject – Settlement:Gallup
Topical subjects:Rock formations
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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