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Date: 1930-03-07 

Description: Group portrait of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Geology club in the Beefeaters room in Memorial Union.

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Description: Unidentified explorer standing in field of snow with the Horlick Mountains of Antarctica in the background. The Horlick Mountains were named by Admiral Ric...

Date: 1902 

Description: This map is watercolor and pen on paper and relief shown by contours. The map reads: "Contour interval 10 feet." Shown on the map are geological features a...

Professor, University President, Geologist and Author

Discover the history of professor, university president, geologist and author, Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, who establishing the university extension.

Date: 1953-06-31 

Description: Professor Richard C. Emmons of the University of Wisconsin Geology Department who is holding a gem case of glass replicas of 10 of the largest and best-kno...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: This map shows the geology of areas in Montana, the Dakotas, Nebraska, Wyoming, Idaho, Colorado, Kansas, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah. Map also shows lak...

Date: 1836 

Description: A detailed map of the mouth of the Kewaunee River, showing the geological composition of the Lake Michigan shoreline and the various water depths in the ar...

Date: 1873 

Description: A hand-colored, geological map of the Fox and Wisconsin rivers’ water path from the Mississippi River to the Great Lakes. The map also shows those railroa...

Date: 1912 

Description: This map is pen, ink, and pencil on tracing paper. The map was traced from U.S. Geological Survey map of Wisconsin, compiled in 1910-1911, and printed in 1...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map is pen and watercolor on paper and shows a profile and geological sections of the Blue Mounds, Hollow Run, Bogies Hollow Run, Bear Creek, East Bre...

Photograph

Charles Whittlesey

Date: 1858 

Description: Studio portrait of geologist Charles Whittlesey dressed for a field trip.

Date: 1865 

Description: Map showing the location of meteorological stations and effects that Lake Michigan has had on Wisconsin temperatures in January and July. The map shows cou...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: This map shows the population by county, the basic geology, climate, and the distribution of timber within the state of Wisconsin. It shows mean seasonal t...

Learn about the origin, and the many spellings and multiple meanings of "Wisconsin."

Date: 1876 

Description: This color-coded map of the geology of southeastern Wisconsin shows the township grid, counties, towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, and railroads....

Date: 1852 

Description: Hand-colored maps and a series of geological cross sections of the Mississippi River between the Falls of St. Anthony and the mouth of the Wisconsin River...

Map or Atlas

State of Wisconsin

Date: 1931 

Description: This U.S. Geological Survey map of Wisconsin shows counties, cities and villages, lighthouses, Indian reservations, military reservations, and bird and gam...

Date: 1957-03-26 

Description: George Hanson (seated foreground center), state geologist, peers into a microscope while examining a diamond. Leaning in to look on are (left to right) Pro...

Date: 1955 

Description: This set of 32 maps and an index show the (then) proposed route of the Wisconsin Turnpike. The index shows the entire route of the turnpike, and the major...

Photograph

Dogtooth Calcite

Date: 2013-11-12 

Description: A dogtooth calcite specimen from the mineral collection of Ferdinand Hotz at the University of Wisconsin Geology Museum. The specimen is approximately thre...

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