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10 Amazing Photos From the Museum of Natural History's Online Archive

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Today, the American Museum of Natural History put online their entire catalog of archival images. The Digital Special Collection consists of over 7,000 photos, slides, and illustration spanning the world over. We sifted through the pile and picked out a few favorites.

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Shell and Coral Hall looking west, 4th floor, main building


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Mountain goat, Jasper National Park, Alberta


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Lake Kariba, Zambia


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Rock shelter showing cliff formation, Paleolithic caves, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac, Dordogne, France


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Devils Tower, photograph for use in Mule Deer Group, Hall of North American Mammals


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Limpkins, Harney's River, The Everglades, Florida, 1906


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Man hunting alligator with gun, Cape Romano, Florida, 1907


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Thylacinus cynocephalus from Gould's The mammals of Australia


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Solar eclipse as seen from Baker, Oregon, 1918, left panel in triptych, by Howard Russell Butler, 1925


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Men working with piles of salt, Haywards, California, 1870


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South Rim, Grand Canyon, Arizona


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Aftermath of tornado, Woodhaven, Long Island, New York


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Wild flowers, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming


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Young horned owls perched on branch, North America


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Clusters, nebulae, and comets from Burritt's Atlas designed to illustrate Burritt's Geography of the heavens

To take your own journey through the museum's vast archive, head over to the Digital Special Collection website.

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