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Rocky Mountain National Park, 1963. (NPS Photo, HPC-000740)
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XVI International Geological Congress: EXCURSIONS IN THE UNITED STATES (1933)

Guidebook 1, Excursion A-1: Eastern New York and Western New England
Guidebook 2, Excursion A-2: Mining Districts of the Eastern States
Guidebook 3, Excursion A-3: Southern Appalachian Region
Guidebook 4, Excursion A-4: The Paleozoic Stratigraphy of New York
Guidebook 5, Excursion A-5: Chesapeake Bay Region
Guidebook 6, Excursion A-6: Oklahoma and Texas
Guidebook 7, Excursion A-7: Geomorphology of the Central Appalachians
Guidebook 8, Excursion A-8: Mineral Deposits of New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania
Guidebook 9, New York Excursions: New York City and Vicinity
Guidebook 9A, Excursion New York II: The Catskill Region
Guidebook 10, Excursions B-1, B-2, B-3: Southern Pennsylvania and Maryland
Guidebook 11, Excursion B-4, B-5, B-6: Northern Virginia
Guidebook 12, Excursion B-7: Southern Maryland
Guidebook 13, Excursion C-1: Western Texas and Carlsbad Caverns
Guidebook 14, Excursion C-1: Ore Deposits of the Southwest
Guidebook 15, Excursion C-1: Southern California
Guidebook 16, Excursion C-1: Middle California and Western Nevada
Guidebook 17, Excursion C-1: The Salt Lake Region
Guidebook 18, Excursions C-1 and C-2: Colorado Plateau Region
Guidebook 19, Excursion C-1: Colorado
Guidebook 20, Excursion C-2: Pennsylvanian of the Northern Mid-Continent Region
Guidebook 21, Excursion C-2: Central Oregon
Guidebook 22, Excursion C-2: The Channeled Scabland
Guidebook 23, Excursion C-2: The Butte Mining District Montana
Guidebook 24, Excursion C-2: Yellowstone-Beartooth-Big Horn Region
Guidebook 25, Excursion C-2: The Black Hills
Guidebook 26, Excursion C-3: Glacial Geology of the Central States
Guidebook 27, Excursion C-4: Lake Superior Region
Guidebook 28: An Outline of the Structural Geology of the United States
Guidebook 29: Stratigraphic Nomenclature in the United States
Guidebook 30, Excursions A-2, A-6, C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4: The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad

Rocky Mountain National Park

A Guide to the Geology of Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado (1955)
A History of the CCC in Rocky Mountain National Park (2005)
Ecological Effects of the Lawn Lake Flood of 1982, Rocky Mountain National Park (1993)
Ecological Evaluation of the Abundance and Effect of Elk Herbivory in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, 1994-1999 (1999)
Ethnographic Assessment and Documentation of Rocky Mountain National Park (2003)
The Geology of Rocky Mountain National Park (1934)
Ethnology of Rocky Mountain National Park: The Ute and Arapaho (1936)
Nature Notes--Rocky Mountain National Park (1932)
Mountaineering in the Rocky Mountain National Park (1919)
Rocky Mountain National Park: A History (1983)
Rocky Mountain National Park Natural History Handbook Series No. 3 (1954)
Rocky Mountain National Park Natural History Handbook Series No. 3 (1963)
Systemwide Archeological Inventory Program: Rocky Mountain Cluster Plan (1998)
Historical Background for Rocky Mountain National Park, 1935
The Zoology of Rocky Mountain National Park (1935)
A Report on the Geology of Rocky Mountain National Park
Ethnology of Rocky Mountain National Park: The Ute and Arapaho
Mining in Rocky Mountain National Park (2006)
Rocky Mountain National Park Administrative History, 1915-1965 (1971)
The Archeology of the Civilian Conservation Corps in Rocky Mountain National Park (2006)
Historical Background Data (1971)
Native American Oral History and Cultural Interpretation in Rocky Mountain National Park (2007)
Raising the Roof of the Rockies: A Geologic History of the Mountains and of the Ice Age in Rocky Mountain National Park (1974)
Rocky Mountain National Park United States Railroad Administration (1919)
Video: Rocky Mountain National Park

Park Brochures

Haleakala (1972, 1974, 1990)
Hamilton Grange (1987, 1993)
Hampton (1959)
Harpers Ferry (1957, 1963, 1966, 1972)
Hawaii Volcanoes (1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1941, 1966, 1974, 1979, 1985, 1986, 1990)
Hoover Dam (within Lake Mead) (c1950s, c1950s, 1963, 1968)
Hopewell Culture (formerly Mound City Group) (1960, 1966)
Hopewell Furnace (formerly Hopewell Village) (1940, 1953, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1972, 1973, 1985, 1989)
Horseshoe Bend (1989)
Hot Springs (1920, 1921, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1951, 1955, 1964, 1966)
Hovenweep (1957, 1963, 1966, 1969, 1975, 1987, 1989, 1995)
Rocky Mountain (1916, 1920, 1924, 1927, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1961, 1963, 1969, 1970s, 1970s, 1971, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1080)


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