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Normal lunar crater / J. Nasmyth.

Normal lunar crater / J. Nasmyth.

Illus. in: The moon : considered as a planet, a world, and a satellite / By James Nasmyth, C.E. and James Carpenter, F.R.A.S [...]. 2nd. ed. London : J. Murray, 1874, plate XXI, facing p. 156. Title from item. ... more

Tikitere
Crater of Periodical Hot Lake and Leaf Formation in Limestone Series. Crater. First View

Crater of Periodical Hot Lake and Leaf Formation in Limestone Series. ...

No. 110. Title from item. Part of series: Yellowstone National Park, illustrated by 122 views. Variant image in LOT 11959-6, no. 33.

Hawaii album, p. 16, Honolulu, Hilo, idol statues and landscapes

Hawaii album, p. 16, Honolulu, Hilo, idol statues and landscapes

Photographs show scenes in Hawaii including an overview of Honolulu, the crater of Kilauea, a waterfall, a lava field, Hilo, people near Diamond Head, and statues of idols. Some images are reproductions of draw... more

Hawaii album, p. 15, Honolulu scenes, structures and landscapes

Hawaii album, p. 15, Honolulu scenes, structures and landscapes

Photographs show scenes in Hawaii including Fort Street, Waikiki coconut groves and a courthouse at Honolulu; Queen Emma's house, Keahukikau Bay, Kafuna Falls, the Crater of Haliakala "30 miles in circumference... more

View in crater, Popocatapetl sic

View in crater, Popocatapetl sic

Attribution to Jackson based on Catalogue of the W.H. Jackson Views (1898). Detroit Publishing Co. no. X 8639. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The Waiketi Craters at Hot Springs

The Waiketi Craters at Hot Springs

Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

Réunion from "Crags and Craters: rambles in the Island of Réunion ... With illustrations and a map"

Réunion from "Crags and Craters: rambles in the Island of Réunion ......

This image has been taken from scan 000099 from "Crags and Craters: rambles in the Island of Réunion ... With illustrations and a map". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, ... more

map from "Crags and Craters: rambles in the Island of Réunion ... With illustrations and a map"

map from "Crags and Craters: rambles in the Island of Réunion ... Wit...

This image has been taken from scan 000237 from "Crags and Craters: rambles in the Island of Réunion ... With illustrations and a map". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, ... more

The "Paint Pot," Yellowstone National Park

The "Paint Pot," Yellowstone National Park

Copyright 1898 by Photochrom Co. Title from item. Title on inventory list: Paint Pot, Yellowstone. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53311". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Phot... more

Volcanoes - Craters - Washington

Volcanoes - Craters - Washington

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History

Volcanoes - Craters - Washington

Volcanoes - Craters - Washington

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History

Volcanoes - Craters - Washington

Volcanoes - Craters - Washington

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History

Volcanoes - Craters - Washington

Volcanoes - Craters - Washington

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History

Eldborg and the lava from the North.

Eldborg and the lava from the North.

Collection: Icelandic and Faroese Photographs of Frederick W.W. Howell, Cornell University Library..Title: Eldborg and the lava from the North...Date: ca. 1900..Place: Eldborg (Snæfellsnes- og Hnappadalssýsla, ... more

The Paint Pot, Yellowstone National Park

The Paint Pot, Yellowstone National Park

Copyright 1902 by Detroit Photographic Co. Title from item. Title on inventory list: Paint Pot, Yellowstone. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "53327". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information abou... more

Crater of Kilauea, Hawaii

Crater of Kilauea, Hawaii

H19705 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Melvin Vaniman; July 3, 1902; DLC/PP-1902:41747. Copyright claimant's address: Honolulu.

Volcano House (small)

Volcano House (small)

H19704 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Melvin Vaniman; July 3, 1902; DLC/PP-1902:41747. Copyright claimant's address: S.F.

On the cinder-strewn edge of Pichincha's smoking crater, Ecuador

On the cinder-strewn edge of Pichincha's smoking crater, Ecuador

Stereograph shows a man and a mule standing on the edge of a volcanic crater.

Cross roads blown up by the Germans near Tincourt

Cross roads blown up by the Germans near Tincourt

A large water-filled crater where, according to the existing caption, there was once a crossroads. Next to the crater a group of soldiers stand and look at the devastation caused...Scenes such as this were comm... more

Mine blown by the Germans under a roadway through a newly captured village

Mine blown by the Germans under a roadway through a newly captured vil...

The devastation caused by an exploded mine. Perched on the edge of a vast crater are the ruined remains of a church. A few soldiers pick through the debris. Apart from a few buildings that have survived the exp... more

One of the thousands of shell dumps to be seen everywhere

One of the thousands of shell dumps to be seen everywhere

Six soldiers are sitting in a crater, the sides of which have been lined with empty shell casings. They are fully equipped but laughing amongst themselves. A horse-drawn gun is passing behind them and the bare ... more

Transport going over a wooden road built round a mine crater

Transport going over a wooden road built round a mine crater

Two carts, each pulled by a team of six horses, are travelling along a hastily constructed road. The road has been built to allow passage through a heavily cratered area. For every two horses, there is one unif... more

On the road to Gheluvelt

On the road to Gheluvelt

Destruction on the Menin Road, Belgium, 1917. The picture is one of chaos and devastation. On top of the rise which is visible on the horizon, men, horses and carriages are silhouetted. Some of the men seem to ... more

Holding the front line on the edge of a mine crater

Holding the front line on the edge of a mine crater

Soldiers are standing in a crater made by a mine. The man in the foreground is about to fire a Lewis machine gun. The Lewis gun, weighing 29 pounds (13.1 kilos), was a relatively light machine gun, useful when ... more

French and British soldiers resting

French and British soldiers resting

British and French soldiers pausing for a cigarette in a trench or crater. The ground is very hilly and uneven. Most of the men are wearing steel helmets and some of them are holding rifles with bayonets...Scen... more

In Bethune showing a shell hole

In Bethune showing a shell hole

With branchless trees framing this photograph and debris scattered all over the ground, these two British soldiers look into a bomb crater in a street in the shell-damaged town of Bethune. Behind the soldiers, ... more

General view of Athie as the Germans left it

General view of Athie as the Germans left it

The seven soldiers in the middle of the photograph are dwarfed by the size of the buildings. The buildings themselves have no roofs left and a few are derelict. In the space in the middle of the buildings is a ... more

Mine blown by the Germans to impede the British advance

Mine blown by the Germans to impede the British advance

A view from within a crater so the view is at ground level. On the rim of the crater a ruined church stands. To the right side of this is a chunk of room where part of the church just split away...It was import... more

View of Courcelles showing the mine crater in centre of cross roads

View of Courcelles showing the mine crater in centre of cross roads

A single British soldier standing in a huge crater of rubble with the ruined buildings of a village or town in the background. This is identified by the name Courcelles but there are several villages of that na... more

Bridging a mine crater on a road

Bridging a mine crater on a road

This scene of busy activity is thought to have been captured by the official war photographer, John Warwick Brooke. Although not strictly a useful propaganda image, such records of everyday war activity have re... more

Effect of a high explosive shell on the ground alongside a road

Effect of a high explosive shell on the ground alongside a road

Almost as if a meteor had smashed into the earth, this image shows two British soldiers surveying the damage following the explosion of a large shell. The soldier standing in the bomb crater helps to give a goo... more

Ice broken up by shell fire

Ice broken up by shell fire

Two officers can be seen looking at slabs of ice which appear to be at least four to six inches (ten to twelve centimetres) thick. According to the original caption, the ice, which seems to have formed over a ... more

Some men in a shell hole 5 kilometres beyond the old German front line

Some men in a shell hole 5 kilometres beyond the old German front line

Six men are sitting in a mud crater in a field. Two of them are standing in a deeper, round pit. Across the middle of the hollow a temporary roof has been erected and there are more men under this...Scenes such... more

Cavalry officer negotiates a mined road

Cavalry officer negotiates a mined road

A cavalry officer casually smoking a pipe as his horse picks its way down the steep slope of a mine crater. A great degree of horsemanship must have been needed to control horses in the extreme noise and diffic... more

Cavalrymen resting in a shell hole waiting for the order to move up

Cavalrymen resting in a shell hole waiting for the order to move up

Cavalrymen sit in a shell hole. Their horses stand at the side of the hole in a circle. All the men are wearing steel helmets and the horses are laden down with equipment. The legs of the horses are very muddy.... more

Desolation!

Desolation!

A lone soldier sitting on a fractured piece of old-fashioned farm machinery, with a waterproofed rifle perched on his shoulder...Much of the literature, music and art that emerged from the conflict, concentrate... more

Gordon Highlanders

Gordon Highlanders

As the British army became increasingly desperate for men, the various Highland regiments that constituted the Gordon Highlanders were ordered to expand rapidly during World War I. By 1918 the regiment had expa... more

Working party in a mine crater

Working party in a mine crater

Soldiers take a break from their work and pose for the camera. According to the existing caption they are standing in a mine crater. Most of the men are wearing steel helmets and holding shovels. One man on the... more

View in Beaumont Hamel

View in Beaumont Hamel

The remains of the French village, Beaumont-Hamel...Beaumont-Hamel and the surrounding area, due to its proximity to the Front, was the scene of much fighting throughout the war. On 1 July 1916 a large mine was... more

At home in a mine crater on the Somme

At home in a mine crater on the Somme

Four tepee-like tents are precariously perched half way down a crater. Steps, walk-ways and barriers have been built into the crater. Two soldiers are standing outside the tents. Ground level is visible in the ... more

Mr. Massey and his party on the lip of a huge mine crater

Mr. Massey and his party on the lip of a huge mine crater

Taken from the bottom of a huge crater, the photographer has pointed his camera skyward and captured Mr Massey, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, and his entourage standing at the edge of the crater looking do... more

Mine craters at St. Eloi

Mine craters at St. Eloi

Aerial photograph, St Eloi, near Ypres, Belgium, 27 March 1916. This aerial photograph was taken on 27 March 1916 after the British had exploded six very large mines at the same time, to knock out the German de... more

Germans mined the road but our transport easily got round this difficulty

Germans mined the road but our transport easily got round this difficu...

Despite the massive crater caused by a German mine in the middle of this road, the supply line still seems to be operating effectively. Although the road looks navigable, the ground underneath the light railway... more

Shell holes covered with thick ice and this one has just been hit by another shell

Shell holes covered with thick ice and this one has just been hit by a...

This photograph is taken from the edge of a large crater. In the bottom of the crater there are large, thick chunks of broken ice. On the far edge of the crater, one soldier is helping lower another man in. ..... more

How the Germans thought they would stop the British advance

How the Germans thought they would stop the British advance

What is left of a mined roadway. It appears in the foreground as a huge crater. There is a soldier standing to the left, with a bicycle, providing us with a scale for the size of the crater. In the background t... more

Artillery resting by the roadside

Artillery resting by the roadside

A number of artillerymen have paused for a rest by the roadside. Unfortunately, the original caption does not say where on the Western Front this photograph was taken. The men in the foreground, reclining by th... more

Tommy washing in a shell hole

Tommy washing in a shell hole

A laughing young soldier who has clearly just washed his hair with the muddy water from a puddle that has collected in the bottom of a shell hole. The light hearted image does not show the reality that the wate... more

Mr. Massey at La Boisselle

Mr. Massey at La Boisselle

Mr Massey, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, talking to a high ranking military official. According to the existing caption he is visiting La Boiselle, France. La Boiselle is best known for the huge crater, st... more

Latest prisoner

Latest prisoner

A relaxed but dirty soldier with a coat slung over his arm is leading a tiny dog away from an out-of-focus group of soldiers. In the background the group are standing around a deep crater. The skeletons of bomb... more

Messenger dog in the front area jumping across shell holes with a message for headquarters behind the lines

Messenger dog in the front area jumping across shell holes with a mess...

Messenger dog leaping across shell holes on its way to headquarters, in France, during World War I. The collie dog bounding its way across the shell holes is carrying messages to company headquarters. Rolled up... more

Summer has been changed to winter by the British guns

Summer has been changed to winter by the British guns

Battlefield on Messines Ridge, Belgium, 1917. The landscape is dominated by broken off and stripped trees. The ground is very muddy and full of craters. The entrance and supports to a dugout are outlined in the... more

Mine crater which was blown up on the 1st July at Beaumont Hamel

Mine crater which was blown up on the 1st July at Beaumont Hamel

A mine crater at Beaumont-Hamel, France. In the foreground the shadow of the photographer is visible...It was the explosion of a large mine close to the German line at Beaumont-Hamel that marked the beginning o... more

Scene in one of the German trenches in front of Guillemont, showing the havoc wrought by the British bombardment

Scene in one of the German trenches in front of Guillemont, showing th...

The image is taken end-on, looking down a shallow trench in a mud field. A short hill runs right across the back of the photograph while the rest of the flat battlefield is visible just in front of this. The st... more

One of the mine craters at La Bassee

One of the mine craters at La Bassee

Ruined La Bassee, France. Two soldiers stand in the middle of a ruined La Bassee street. The soldiers are dwarfed by the crater which dominates the image. The scene is one of destruction and chaos. ..The Battl... more

Constructing the road to Menin

Constructing the road to Menin

Construction work at Menin, Belgium, during World War I. In the distance the stripped landscape is visible. A large crater dominates the front of the photograph, filled with wet, churned mud. Teams of men work ... more

View form Lunar Module of surface of the moon near where LM touched down

View form Lunar Module of surface of the moon near where LM touched do...

AS11-37-5458 (20 July 1969) --- This excellent view from the right-hand window of the Apollo 11 Lunar Module (LM) shows the surface of the moon in the vicinity of where the LM touched down. Numerous small rocks... more

First Picture Clearly Showing Craters on Mars

First Picture Clearly Showing Craters on Mars

Description (August 15, 1965) With a range of 13,600 km and a sun angle of 29 degrees from zenith, this Mariner 4 image was the first picture showing unambiguous craters on the surface of Mars. The area, 262 x ... more

30 calibabor Vertical Gun Range in horizontal loading position. Dr. William Quaide and Donald Gault of Ames planetology branch used this gun range to study the formation of impact craters on the Moon. N-204A Verticle Gun is used to simulate the physics and mechanics of planetaryimpact cratering phenomena. ARC-1965-A-33996

30 calibabor Vertical Gun Range in horizontal loading position. Dr. Wi...

30 calibabor Vertical Gun Range in horizontal loading position. Dr. William Quaide and Donald Gault of Ames planetology branch used this gun range to study the formation of impact craters on the Moon. N-204A Ve... more

Apollo 8 Mission image,Moon

Apollo 8 Mission image,Moon

AS08-14-2505 (21-27 Dec. 1968) --- This photograph of a nearly full moon was taken from the Apollo 8 spacecraft at a point above 70 degrees east longitude. (Hold picture with moon's dark portion at left). Mare ... more