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    • TakeATrip

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    • Four page pamphlet showcasing Robert W. Limbert's illustrated lecture on his explorations of Craters of the Moon before it was named a national monument. It also advertises for "God's Out of Doors" panorama exhibit in Boise, which included colored...
    • Bear Tracks in Lava Fields

    • Animal tracks; Volcanic rock;
    • Scattered in the lava ash were hundreds of bear tracks that could be traced for miles. The rumor of a dwarf grizzly bear was one of the initial reasons why Robert W. Limbert wanted to explore the unnamed Craters of the Moon area since the mid-1910s.
    • Bear Trap

    • Animal traps; Volcanic rock;
    • Three men, one holding a shotgun, stand outside of a homemade bear trap on a lava bed. From left to right: Watson, Ira Martin, and Stein.
    • Bruneau Canyon

    • Canyons; Caves; Explorers; Bathing
    • Harold Wiggs peers into a cave while standing in a pool of water. Wiggs accompanied explorer Robert Limbert during his travels into the Bruneau River Valley in 1921.
    • Bruneau Canyon

    • Canyons; Rivers; Valleys;
    • Hand colored Bruneau Canyon photograph, taken and colored by Robert W. Limbert. This view is similar to photograph MSS 80 252. First found and named "Le Canyon de Brun" (Canyon of Brown) by French Canadian fur trappers, the Bruneau Canyon was...
    • Bruneau Canyon

    • Canyons; Rivers; Valleys; Explorers
    • Photograph captures the Bruneau River from the bottom of the canyon. First found and named "Le Canyon de Brun" (Canyon of Brown) by French Canadian fur trappers, the Bruneau Canyon was publicized by Robert Limbert in numerous publications,...
    • Bruneau Canyon

    • Canyons; Rivers; Valleys; Explorers;
    • View of the bottom of Bruneau Canyon. Robert W. Limbert explored the Bruneau Canyon with H.C. Wiggs of Omaha in 1921.
    • Bruneau Canyon

    • Canyons; Valleys; Rivers; Explorers;
    • Harold Wiggs, who explored the Bruneau Canyon area with Robert Limbert in 1921, stands in the river at the bottom of the canyon with a walking stick. The foliage shown in this picture, growing alongside the river, is an example of vegetation...
    • Bruneau Canyon

    • Canyons; Valleys; Rock formations
    • View of Bruneau Canyon from the opposite side of the Bruneau River. Robert W. Limbert and H.C. Wiggs of Omaha explored the Bruneau Valley in 1921 and later publicized their travels in publications and newspapers.
    • Exploration tools

    • Compasses; Scientific equipment;
    • Robert W. Limbert used this pocket sextant thermometer-barometer-compass for his explorations into what was later named the Craters of the Moon National Monument.

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