Trench at Las Vegas Valley Big Dig

Trench at Las Vegas Valley Big Dig

Detailed Description

Photograph from inside of one of the trenches as it appeared shortly after excavation during the Big Dig of 1962-63. Ten trenches totaling more than 2.13 km in length were excavated, including Trench K, which itself was more than a kilometer long! USGS scientists continue to refine the geologic and chronologic frameworks that Dr. Haynes established. (Photograph courtesy of the San Bernardino County Museum.)

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Image Dimensions: 720 x 540

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