#147. Upper Valley of the Bear River - Uinta Range - Utah. 6 x 8.5, chromolithograph. Title on plate. This picture is Plate VII in Clarence King's Systematic Geology, published in 1878 as part of the record of his Geological Survey of the 40th Parallel, 1867-1872. The plate is based on a sketch by Gilbert Munger. He was guest artist on the survey in 1869 and 1870. In all, ten chromos by Munger are used in the book. Go to this site page for more complete information about them and a display of all ten. Munger was in this area with King in 1869. The tallest peak is Mt. Agassiz viewed from the north. Tweed 2003 Exhibition n.38. Image is a direct scan of the plate.
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