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

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

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


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

Mountain goat, Jasper National Park, Alberta


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

Lake Kariba, Zambia


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

Thylacinus cynocephalus from Gould's The mammals of Australia


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

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


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

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


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

South Rim, Grand Canyon, Arizona


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

Aftermath of tornado, Woodhaven, Long Island, New York


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

Wild flowers, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming


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

Young horned owls perched on branch, North America


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

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.