Drawn from the significant holdings of the National Geographic Archive, “Greatest Photographs of the American West” chronicles the history and grandeur of the people and places that define the American West. It offers a broad understanding of a region that has long captivated photographers. Each image captures a different aspect of the West including interactions among the people, visitors, and wildlife, as well as landscapes with endless skies, boundless plains, and dramatic mountains.
Greatest Photographs of the American West is organized and traveled by the National Geographic Society. Image credit: Bruce Dale, Monument Valley, Utah, 2001.