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This Is A Very Classy Geologist With A Very Simple Tent

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Judging from this photograph, Camp No.1 on the Ochlockonee River in Florida is the best-dressed field camp I've ever seen. This dashing geoscientist was at a United States Geologic Survey field camp in 1907 to 1908.

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Top image: Unnamed geoscientist at Camp No. 1 along the Ochlockonee River between 1907 and 1908. Credit: USGS

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The start of the research trip certainly didn't look like it was intended as a canoe trip on the Ochlockonee River. Image credit: USGS

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Canoeing down the Ochlockonee River. Image credit: USGS

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I think Barnum Brown would disagree over “best-dressed” title: