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Tarabites or Peruvian rope bridges

Tarabites or Peruvian rope bridges

Print shows a rope bridge and two transport cables spanning a river canyon; in the foreground and middle distance a person is hauled across the canyon in a hammock suspended from rope cables and a horse, suspen... more

Ponts naturels d'Icononzo / dessiné d'après une esquisse de Mr. de Humboldt ; et gravé par Gmelin à Rome.

Ponts naturels d'Icononzo / dessiné d'après une esquisse de Mr. de Hum...

Illustration showing a natural bridge spanning a deep river gorge in Icononzo, Colombia. Title from item. Illus. in: Vues des Cordillères et monumens des peuples indigènes de l'Amérique / Alexander von Humboldt... more

Chute du Tequendama / dessiné d'après une esquisse de Mr. de Humboldt ; et gravé par Gmelin à Rome.

Chute du Tequendama / dessiné d'après une esquisse de Mr. de Humboldt ...

Illustration showing a waterfall on the Bogotá River in the Tequendama Province, Colombia. Title from item. Illus. in: Vues des Cordillères et monumens des peuples indigènes de l'Amérique / Alexander von Humbol... more

Fujigawa jōryū secchū

Fujigawa jōryū secchū

Print shows two boats on the Fuji River in a steep canyon, with bridge spanning the river, in a snow-covered landscape during winter.

Sakanoshita

Sakanoshita

Print shows travelers at a rest stop admiring waterfalls in the mountains across a deep gorge at a rest stop near the Sakanoshita station on the Tōkaidō Road. Title and other descriptive information compiled by... more

Bird's eye view of river bend and bridge construction

Bird's eye view of river bend and bridge construction

Bird's eye view of river bend and bridge construction. Courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations, Archives & Research Center

Gorge between Holyoke and Tom Mrs. Hitchcock del. ; Pendleton's Lithogy. Boston

Gorge between Holyoke and Tom Mrs. Hitchcock del. ; Pendleton's Lithog...

Print shows a bird's-eye view of the Connecticut River as it passes between Holyoke and Mount Tom. Title from item. Pl. IV. Illus. from: Massachusetts. Geological Survey. Final report on the geology of Massachu... more

Yumiharizuki

Yumiharizuki

Print shows a bridge spanning a steep canyon with a crescent moon visible between the canyon walls. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Fr... more

Boulders
Environs d'Ibrîm - chaine arabique - vue d'un ravin / Félix Teynard phot.

Environs d'Ibrîm - chaine arabique - vue d'un ravin / Félix Teynard ph...

View of canyon and mountains around Qasr Ibrim. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Teynard. Paris : Goupil et Cie, [1858], pl. 1... more

Ibrîm (Premnis) - vue générale de la ville et du désert / Félix Teynard.

Ibrîm (Premnis) - vue générale de la ville et du désert / Félix Teynar...

General view of walled city and valley with the Nile in the distance. Illus. in: Égypte et Nubie : sites et monuments les plus intéressants pour l'étude de l'art et de l'histoire / Félix Teynard. Paris : Goupil... more

The glen
Kai inume tōge

Kai inume tōge

Print shows travelers on a mountain pass along a steep canyon and river, with mountains and a view of Mount Fuji in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo ... more

Kōnodai tonegawa

Kōnodai tonegawa

Print shows sightseers standing on cliff overlooking the Tone River with sailboats and a view of Mount Fuji in the background. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print... more

Entrance to Pfäffers Gorge near Ragatz

Entrance to Pfäffers Gorge near Ragatz

In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, p. 42, lower right.

Route to Old Baths, Pfäffers. The "Peirced Rock"

Route to Old Baths, Pfäffers. The "Peirced Rock"

Road along hot springs showing cliff which has been cut through for road. In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, p. 43, lower left.

Gorge of Pfäffers, near hot spring

Gorge of Pfäffers, near hot spring

In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, opposite p. 43, upper right.

Catskill Mts., N.Y

Catskill Mts., N.Y

On mount: American Views. No. 223. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Kishū kumano iwatake tori

Kishū kumano iwatake tori

Print shows two men in large baskets suspended by ropes into a canyon, gathering mushrooms growing on the sides of the canyon walls. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo... more

Gorge of Pfäffers

Gorge of Pfäffers

Walkway through gorge with hot springs below. In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, opposite p. 43, upper left.

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. Basmandinskoe ushchel'e bliz g. Ura-Tiube

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. Basmandinskoe ushchel'e bliz g. Ura-Tiube

Title from item. Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 2, pl. 134.

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. Ilan Utinskoe Ushchel'e [sic]

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. Ilan Utinskoe Ushchel'e [sic]

Illus. in: Turkestanskīi al'bom, chast' arkheologicheskaia ..., 1871-1872, part 1, vol. 1, pl. 16. Title from item.

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. Kulan'skoe ushchel'e v Kara-Tauskikh gorakh

Syr-dar'inskaia oblast'. Kulan'skoe ushchel'e v Kara-Tauskikh gorakh

Title from item. Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 2, pl. 102.

[Truckee River, below Big Bend, Nevada]

[Truckee River, below Big Bend, Nevada]

Stereograph showing canyon. Title from published version of same stereograph. On published version: Explorations of the 40th Parallel 1867 to 1873. From California to Colorado. No. 106. U.S. Engineer Departmen... more

Garnet Cañon, Uinta Mts. / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Garnet Cañon, Uinta Mts. / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Photograph showing rugged mountains.

Summit of Humboldt Cañon, H[umboldt] Mts., Nev. / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Summit of Humboldt Cañon, H[umboldt] Mts., Nev. / T. H. O'Sullivan, ph...

Title from item. Plate 116 from: Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel / United States Army Corps of Engineers; Clarence King, geologist in charge. [Washington, D.C.; 187-?]. Published in: Framing the... more

Bloody Cañon, Cal. / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Bloody Cañon, Cal. / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Photograph showing snow-capped canyon. Title from item. Plate 104 from: Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel / United States Army Corps of Engineers; Clarence King, geologist in charge. [Washington, ... more

Limestone Cañon, Humboldt Mts., Nevada / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.
Shoshone Cañon, Idaho / T.H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Shoshone Cañon, Idaho / T.H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Photograph shows cliffs along the Shoshone Canyon looking up the Snake River from a point to the left of the Shoshone Falls. Title from item. Plate 141 from: Geological exploration of the fortieth parallel : Ph... more

Limestone Cñ, Humboldt Mts. / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Limestone Cñ, Humboldt Mts. / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Title from item. Plate 113 from: Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel / United States Army Corps of Engineers; Clarence King, geologist in charge. [Washington, D.C.; 187-?]. Published in: Framing the... more

City Creek Cañon - Wasatch Mountains, Salt Lake Valley

City Creek Cañon - Wasatch Mountains, Salt Lake Valley

Photograph shows a waterfall and creek in City Creek Canyon, Salt Lake Valley, Utah. Title from item. Illus. in: Sun pictures of Rocky Mountain scenery, with a description of the geographical and geological fea... more

Echo Cañon, Utah / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Echo Cañon, Utah / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Photograph showing a canyon. Title from item. Plate 16 from: Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel / United States Army Corps of Engineers; Clarence King, geologist in charge. [Washington, D.C.; 187-?].

American Cñ, Wahsatch Mts. [Utah] / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

American Cñ, Wahsatch Mts. [Utah] / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Photograph showing a mountain. Title from item. Plate 156 from: Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel / United States Army Corps of Engineers; Clarence King, geologist in charge. [Washington, D.C.; 18... more

Echo Cañon, Utah / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Echo Cañon, Utah / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Photograph showing a part of the canyon.

Big Cottonwood Cañon, Utah / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Big Cottonwood Cañon, Utah / T. H. O'Sullivan, phot.

Photograph showing rugged mountains. Title from item. Plate 145 from: Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel / United States Army Corps of Engineers; Clarence King, geologist in charge. [Washington, D.... more