U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library

Welcome to the U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library

This site is designed to provide free viewing and downloading of the entire USGS photographic collection.

"Select a Search Method" menu accesses the photographs. The "Key Word Search" feature allows the user the freedom to search for any desired subject. Choosing from the list of subjects on this menu allows searching within specific categories.

Images are available to view and download at no charge.
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Digital resolution options of each image include:

  • 100 dots per inch (dpi) thumbnail-resolution GIF file
  • 700 dpi medium-resolution JPG file
  • 1400 dpi high-resolution JPG file
  • 1600+ dpi full-resolution JPG file

For more information, visit Resolutions and Downloading at the top of this page.

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Page Last Modified: Wednesday, March 31, 2010