Inscription at base of Rainbow Bridge, commemorating discovery in 1909

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Title Inscription at base of Rainbow Bridge, commemorating discovery in 1909
Photo Number p1081n0002
Description Photo shows an inscription at the base of Rainbow Bridge near Glen Canyon, San Juan County, Utah
Keywords Utah; Southern Utah; Glen Canyon; Landbridges and arches; Rainbow Bridge; Natural bridges
Subject Rainbow Bridge (Utah)--Photographs; Natural bridges--Utah--San Juan County--Photographs
Additional Information Rainbow Bridge is the largest natural bridge in the world. Sacred to the region's Indians, it was first seen by white men in 1909 and declared a national monument by President Taft in 1910
Spatial Coverage Rainbow Bridge (Utah); Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); San Juan County (Utah)
Latitude 37.0774943
Longitude -110.9643136
Collection Number and Name P1081 Wayne Russell McConkie Photograph Collection
Collection Name Wayne Russell McConkie
Is part of Utah River Running Archives
Date 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950
Textual Date Circa late 1930s, 1940s
Creator McConkie, Wayne Russell
Owning Institution Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Donated By/Purchased From Slides loaned for scanning by Sheldon McConkie in April 2004
Type Image
ARK ark:/87278/s6cn7tbj
Setname uum_map_rr
Date Created 2005-04-19
Date Modified 2015-11-18
ID 974850
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