Science for Decision Making on Uranium Mining in Arizona

Regional Studies Photo Gallery

  •  View of small falls found along Havasu Creek in the Grand Canyon

    Small falls found along Havasu Creek. August 2015. Photo credit: Brad van Gosen , USGS .

  •  Toroweep overlook 1

    Toroweep overlook, Grand Canyon National Park. October 2014. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Grand Canyon from North Rim 1

    View of Grand Canyon from North Rim, Grand Canyon, National Park. June 2016. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Grand Canyon from North Rim 2

    View of Grand Canyon from North Rim, Grand Canyon, National Park. June 2016. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Grand Canyon from North Rim 3

    View of Grand Canyon from North Rim, Grand Canyon, National Park. June 2016. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Grand Canyon from North Rim 4

    View of Grand Canyon from North Rim, Grand Canyon, National Park. June 2016. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Kanab Creek Canyon 1

    Kanab Creek Canyon near Kanab North Mine. June 2016. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Kanab Creek Canyon 2

    Kanab Creek Canyon near Kanab North Mine. June 2016. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Kanab Creek Canyon 3

    Kanab Creek Canyon near Kanab North Mine. June 2016. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Groundwater at base of Redwall

    Groundwater emerging from the base of the Redwall Limestone at the head of the Horn Creek drainage. May 2018. Photo credit: Kimberly Beisner , USGS .

  •  Scanning electron microscope images

    Scanning electron microscope images of sulfur-rich minerals that are intergrown with the uranium mineralization (U oxide) in the Canyon mine deposit. May 2018. Photo credit: Brad Van Gosen , USGS .

  •  Toroweep overlook 2

    Toroweep overlook, Grand Canyon National Park. October 2014. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Grand Canyon from South Rim 6

    View into Grand Canyon from South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park. June 2013. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Prickly Pear and hoar frost

    Prickly Pear Cactus and hoar frost, near Pinenut mine. March 2015. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Pinyon Pine and hoar frost

    Pinyon Pine and hoar frost, near Pinenut mine. March 2015. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Kanab Creek overlook 1

    Kanab Creek overlook, near Pinenut mine, looking toward Grand Canyon. October 2015. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Kanab Creek overlook 2

    Kanab Creek overlook, near Pinenut mine. October 2015. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Kanab Creek overlook 3

    Kanab Creek overlook, near Pinenut mine, looking toward Grand Canyon. October 2015. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Kanab Creek overlook 4

    Kanab Creek overlook, near Pinenut mine, looking toward Grand Canyon. October 2015. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Sunset near Toroweep overlook

    Near Toroweep overlook, Grand Canyon National Park. October 2014. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Grand Canyon from Toroweep Overlook

    Grand Canyon from Toroweep overlook, Grand Canyon National Park. October 2014. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Colorado River from Toroweep Overlook

    Colorado River from Toroweep overlook, Grand Canyon National Park. October 2014. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Water sample collection from cableway

    A USGS scientist collects an Equal Width Interval (EWI) water sample from cableway at monitoring site Colorado River at Lees Ferry, AZ (USGS site ID 09380000). February 2018. Photo credit: Joel Unema , USGS .

  •  California Condors

    California Condors, South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park. June 2013. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Grand Canyon from South Rim 5

    View into Grand Canyon from South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park. June 2013. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  View of a small waterfall along Havasu Creek in the Grand Canyon

    View of a small waterfall along Havasu Creek. August 2015. Photo credit: Brad van Gosen , USGS .

  •  Processing QW samples

    Processing water-quality samples from springs at Sowats Point, north rim of Grand Canyon. Photo credit: Fred Tillman , USGS .

  •  View of the iconic Havasu Falls along Havasu Creek in the Grand Canyon

    Iconic Havasu Falls along the Havasu Creek. August 2015. Photo credit: Brad van Gosen , USGS .

  •  Small falls along Havasu Creek in the Grand Canyon

    Small falls along Havasu Creek. August 2015. Photo credit: Brad van Gosen , USGS .

  •  Terrace deposits called tufa formed in Havasu Creek

    Terrace deposits (tufa) on Havasu Creek.. August 2015. Photo credit: Brad van Gosen , USGS .

  •  Scientist at long table covered with drill core. Mine buildings and head frame in the background.

    USGS scientist logging core. Photo credit: Brad Van Gosen , USGS .

  •  Haul road to Pinenut

    Haul road to Pinenut and Arizona 1 mines. July 2015. Photo credit: Jo Ellen Hinck , USGS .

  •  Small mammal burrow, close

    Small mammal burrow along the haul road to Pinenut and Arizona 1 mines. July 2015. Photo credit: Jo Ellen Hinck , USGS .

  •  Small mammal burrow

    Small mammal burrow along the haul road to Pinenut and Arizona 1 mines. July 2015. Photo credit: Jo Ellen Hinck , USGS .

  •  Hauling ore 1

    Hauling of uranium ore from Pinenut Mine. July 2015. Photo credit: Jo Ellen Hinck , USGS .

  •  Hauling ore 2

    Hauling of uranium ore from Pinenut Mine. July 2015. Photo credit: Jo Ellen Hinck , USGS .

  •  QW sampling from Willow spring

    Sampling water from Willow spring in Hack Canyon, north of Grand Canyon. Photo credit: Fred Tillman , USGS .

  •  Grand Canyon from South Rim 4

    View into Grand Canyon from South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park. June 2013. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Vaseys Paradise spring

    Vaseys Paradise spring issuing from the Redwall Formation in Grand Canyon. Photo credit: Don Bills , USGS .

  •  Dry Owl Tank 1

    Limited water at Owl Tank. August 2016. Photo credit: Jo Ellen Hinck , USGS .

  •  Dry Owl Tank 2

    Owl Tank, August 2016. Owl Tank has two basins. At the time these photos were taken, one basin had less water than the other. August 2016. Photo credit: Jo Ellen Hinck , USGS .

  •  Dry Owl Tank 3

    Limited water at Owl Tank. August 2016. Photo credit: Jo Ellen Hinck , USGS .

  •  Dry Owl Tank 4

    Limited water in Owl Tank near Canyon Mine. August 2016. Photo credit: Jo Ellen Hinck , USGS .

  •  Dry Owl Tank 5

    Owl Tank near Canyon Mine. August 2016. Photo credit: Jo Ellen Hinck , USGS .

  •  Colorado River in Grand Canyon

    The Colorado River in Grand Canyon. Photo credit: Margot Truini , USGS .

  •  Grand Canyon from South Rim 1

    View into Grand Canyon from South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park. June 2013. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Grand Canyon from South Rim 2

    View into Grand Canyon from South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park. June 2013. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Grand Canyon from South Rim 3

    View into Grand Canyon from South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park. June 2013. Photo credit: Katie Walton-Day , USGS .

  •  Little Colorado River near Desert View

    Monitoring site at Little Colorado River above the Mouth near Desert View, AZ (USGS site ID 09402300) during baseflow conditions. November 2018. Photo credit: Michael Robinson , USGS .