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USGS Topographers at Work
USGS Topographers at Work
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Title: USGS Topographers at Work

Description: Two topographers working with an alidade and plane table. The man on the right is believed to be Roland Whitman Burchard, who was the topographer for the USGS Grand Canyon Expedition of 1923. Author Lewis Freeman described Burchard as a man of "powerful physique, great endurance, and a cool, steady hand."

Location: NM, USA

Date Taken: Jan 1 1926

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Photographer Organization: U.S. Geological Survey

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Type: JPEG image - 2.59 MB
Dimensions: 2075 x 2859
Resolution: 72 dpi

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