Mercury's surface in "enhanced color," a color scheme created to emphasize color differences. This is not what Mercury would look like to the human eye, but by applying mathematical analysis to images, color differences can be accentuated beyond those visible to a person.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial under construction.
The workers had to endure conditions that varied from blazing hot to bitterly cold and windy. Each day they climbed 700 stairs to the top of the mountain to punch-in on the time clock. Then 3/8 inch thick steel cables lowered them over the front of the 500-foot face of the mountain in a "bosun chair." Despite the dangers, no one was killed during the project.
Otters in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska.
The sea otter population of Glacier Bay has increased dramatically in the past 20 years. Ecologists consider sea otters a keystone species here. Otters consume vast quantities of clams, urchins, crabs, and other invertebrates and their presence creates ripples through the ecosystem. NPS photo.
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With more than 80% of Americans living in urban areas, urban parks are more important than ever. The father of American landscape architecture, Frederick Law Olmsted, said of urban parks:
It is one great purpose of the Park to supply to the hundreds of thousands of tired workers, who have no opportunity to spend their summers in the country, a specimen of God's handiwork that shall be to them, inexpensively, what a month or two in the White Mountains or the Adirondacks is, at great cost, to those in easier circumstances.
Physical Address: 17675 S Muskogee Ave, Room 112, Tahlequah OK 74464
Mailing Address: PO Box 440, Tahlequah OK 74465 Fax Number: (918) 458-9598
Muskogee/Eastern Oklahoma Field Office (BIA)
Eastern Oklahoma Regional Office (BIA) Physical Address: 3100 W. Peak Blvd, Muskogee OK 74401 Mailing Address: PO Box 2699, Muskogee, OK 74402 Fax Number: (918) 781-4679
Directions to the Offices
Tahlequah Field Office (Cherokee Nation)
From Tahlequah: Follow HWY 62 S for 4.1 miles. The Cherokee Nation Tribal Complex is located on the left just past the CONOCO station.
From Muskogee: Follow HWY 62 toward Tahlequah approximately 24 miles. The Cherokee Nation Tribal Complex is located on the right. Turn on the side street before the CONOCO station.
From Keys/Park Hill/Lake Tenkiller Area: Turn left onto HWY 62 toward Muskogee at the stop light from Park Hill and travel approximately 1.5 miles. The Cherokee Nation Tribal Complex is located on the left just past the CONOCO station
Muskogee/Eastern Oklahome Field Office (BIA)
From Tulsa: Exit off Muskogee Turnpike onto HWY 69 South. Follow through Muskogee for 10.7 miles. Exit off ramp onto OK-165 E/US-64 E/W 33rd St S/W Peak Blvd/Sally Brown Rd. Go 0.6 of a mile and turn left. OST staff is stationed in the BIA Building.
From Checotah/Eufuala: Follow US HWY 69 North to Muskogee. Take the US-64E/OK-165 exit toward Tahlequah. Turn right onto W 33rd St S/W Peak Blvd/Sally Brown Rd. Travel 0.3 of a mile and turn left. OST staff is stationed in the BIA Building.
From Tahlequah: Follow OK-10/US-62 W for 21.5 miles. Merge onto OK-165 S toward Ft Smith. Travel 3.3 miles and exit onto OK-165 W/Peak Blvd toward US-64. Continue on OK-165 for 5.3 miles. Turn right to the BIA Building. OST staff is stationed in the BIA building.
From Ft Smith/Sallisaw/Vian: Head west on I-40 W and take exit 286 to merge onto Muskogee Turnpike W toward Muskogee/Tulsa (Toll Road). Take Exit 37 for Hancock St toward OK-165 W (Toll Road). Turn left onto E 23rd St S/E Hancock Rd. Turn left to merge onto OK-165 W/Peak Blvd. Travel 5.2 miles on OK-165 W. Turn right to the BIA Building. OST staff is stationed in the BIA building.
Is OST holding money for you?
OST is seeking current addresses for Individual Indian Money (IIM) account holders. All Whereabouts Unknown (WAU) accounts have either interests in lands and/or funds to be disbursed to rightful owners. Search for your name on the following links!