#150. Washakie Bad-Lands - Wyoming. 6 x 8.5, chromolithograph. Title on plate. This chromolithograph is Plate XV in Clarence King's Systematic Geology, published in 1878 as part of the record of the US Government's Geological Survey of the 40th Parallel, 1867-1872. The plate is one of ten based on a Munger sketches by Gilbert Munger, who was a guest artist of the survey. Go to this site page for more complete information.
The Washakie Badlands are part of the Washakie Basin in Wyoming, which is located about 30 miles south of Green River City, WY, where the railroad crosses the Green River.
Image is a direct scan of the plate.
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