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Aquia Creek Sandstone
Aquia Creek Sandstone
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Title: Aquia Creek Sandstone

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This Aquia Creek Sandstone originated from a quarry about 40 miles south of Washington, D.C., in Stafford County, Va. This type of stone was used in the construction of many of D.C.'s most famous landmarks, including the White House and the U.S. Capitol building.

Location: Washington, DC, USA

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Photographer: Laura Corey
Photographer Email: lcorey@usgs.gov
Photographer Organization: USGS


Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.

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Type: JPEG image - 9.20 MB
Dimensions: 4000 x 3000

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