SLIDESHOW - Images from the GSC 1966 expedition

SUMMARY: Geological Survey of Canada Expedition 1966 (1:32)

view of mountainside
DESCRIPTION: view of mountainside

Location of GSC campsite, just below trail
Image © Geological Survey of Canada. Photo: William Fritz

view down into mountain valley with river
DESCRIPTION: view down into mountain valley with river

View from Walcott Quarry showing GSC campsite beside snowbank
Image © Geological Survey of Canada. Photo: William Fritz

mountain ridge with peak at left
DESCRIPTION: mountain ridge with peak at left

View from Burgess Pass showing Fossil Ridge and Wapta Mountain
Image © Geological Survey of Canada. Photo: William Fritz

men working in rock on mountainside
DESCRIPTION: men working in rock on mountainside

Excavation work on north side of Walcott Quarry, start of 1966 season
Image © Geological Survey of Canada. Photo: William Fritz

men working in rock on mountainside
DESCRIPTION: men working in rock on mountainside

Image © Geological Survey of Canada. Photo: William Fritz

men standing around table in quarry
DESCRIPTION: men standing around table in quarry

Harry Whittington (second from left) observing newly collected fossils
Image © Geological Survey of Canada. Photo: William Fritz

men looking at bags of fossils
DESCRIPTION: men looking at bags of fossils

Image © Geological Survey of Canada. Photo: William Fritz

workers on rock ledge in quarry
DESCRIPTION: workers on rock ledge in quarry

Image © Geological Survey of Canada. Photo: William Fritz

men looking at large slab of rock
DESCRIPTION: men looking at large slab of rock

Walcott Quarry showing GSC reference point (circle)
Image © Geological Survey of Canada. Photo: William Fritz

men on ledge in quarry
DESCRIPTION: men on ledge in quarry

Image © Geological Survey of Canada. Photo: William Fritz

men extracting rock from quarry face
DESCRIPTION: men extracting rock from quarry face

Image © Geological Survey of Canada. Photo: William Fritz

men beside snowbank on mountainside
DESCRIPTION: men beside snowbank on mountainside

Image © Geological Survey of Canada. Photo: William Fritz

looking at fossils on mountainside
DESCRIPTION: looking at fossils on mountainside

Image © Geological Survey of Canada. Photo: William Fritz

using hand lens to study fossil
DESCRIPTION: using hand lens to study fossil

Image © Geological Survey of Canada. Photo: William Fritz

men with sledge hammer on rock ledge
DESCRIPTION: men with sledge hammer on rock ledge

Image © Geological Survey of Canada. Photo: William Fritz

people collecting fossils on rock face
DESCRIPTION: people collecting fossils on rock face

Image © Geological Survey of Canada. Photo: William Fritz

man, woman and child sitting on rock slope
DESCRIPTION: man, woman and child sitting on rock slope

Image © Geological Survey of Canada. Photo: William Fritz

group photo beside tent
DESCRIPTION: group photo beside tent

1966 GSC crew (Harry Whittington in centre with pipe)
Image © Geological Survey of Canada. Photo: William Fritz