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NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Catalog of Images

5000 thumbnail picture
Ronnie and Elvis greet geodetic party at Montana dude ranch
Montana Ca. 1958
5001 thumbnail picture
A Pinckney Island Industry. Moonshine in the Southeast
South Carolina, Pinckney Island 1931
5002 thumbnail picture
The crew of the SURVEYOR playing baseball at Dutch Harbor
Alaska, Dutch Harbor, Unalaska Island July 4, 1969
5003 thumbnail picture
Tidal benchmarks under 10 feet of ice. Ensign Sainsbury looks in vain for the 1911 benchmarks
Alaska, Chinitna Bay, Cook Inlet area April 26, 1956
5004 thumbnail picture
Baseball at Dutch Harbor - the national pastime goes to the Aleutians
Alaska, Dutch Harbor, Aleutian Islands July 4, 1940
5005 thumbnail picture
The rim of the crater of Mt. Erebus. The view from a helicopter
Mt. Erebus, Antarctica Ca. 1980
5006 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Cynthia McFee checking the distances to major cities. Mileage indicator at the South Pole. Lieutenant McFee was the third woman to winter over at the South Pole
South Pole, Antarctica 1981
5007 thumbnail picture
Photographer takes self-portrait in South Pole marker. Atmosheric phenomena provide halo for observer
South Pole, Antarctica 1981
5008 thumbnail picture
C&GS ship offshore near Rockland, Maine. Conducting observations along the Eastern Oblique Arc
Maine near Rockland 1890's?
5009 thumbnail picture
A small grouper looks glumly at divers installing tide gauge
Bahama Islands, Eleuthera Island 1984
5010 thumbnail picture
Survey launch with Shoran antenna departing PIONEER
Vicinity of Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 1949
5011 thumbnail picture
Shoran antenna dismantled prior to launch pickup. Launch off of EXPLORER
Port Clarence, Alaska 1950
5012 thumbnail picture
Arctic Field Party hydrographic launch - a converted LCVP
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Ca. 1950
5013 thumbnail picture
Arctic Field Party hydrographic launch - a converted LCVP
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Ca. 1950
5014 thumbnail picture
Lake Survey hydrographic launch
Great Lakes Ca. 1960
5015 thumbnail picture
SURVEYOR launches for detached party tied up
Nome, Alaska 1969
5016 thumbnail picture
Hydrographic survey launch on a calm day in the South Pacific. Launch off of SURVEYOR - a small boat in a big ocean
South coast of American Samoa 1971
5017 thumbnail picture
26' plastic pig running shore line in Pillsbury Sound. Note man on bow watching out for coral heads and rocks. Launch off of WHITING
South shore of Thatch Cay, U. S. Virgin Islands 1975
5018 thumbnail picture
26' plastic pig at the end of a hydrographic survey line. Approaching the northwest tip of Congo Cay. Launch off of WHITING
North shore of Congo Cay, U.S. Virgin Islands 1975
5019 thumbnail picture
Jensen survey launch getting underway early in morning. Conducting chart evaluation surveys in Miami area. Launch off of PEIRCE
Miami area, Florida March 1978
5020 thumbnail picture
Jensen survey launch off of San Salvador Island. Launch off of PEIRCE - surveying under international cooperative agreement
San Salvador Island, Bahamas Islands August 1984
5021 thumbnail picture
Jensen survey launch in Halifax Harbor. Demonstrating hydrographic systems at international hydrographic conference. Launch off of PEIRCE
Canada, Halifax, Nova Scotia April 1985
5022 thumbnail picture
Jensen survey launch underway. Launch off of PEIRCE
Penobscot Bay, Maine June 1985
5023 thumbnail picture
Jensen survey launch passing a Maine schooner. Launch off of PEIRCE
Penobscot Bay, Maine July 1985
5024 thumbnail picture
Jensen survey launch. Launch off of PEIRCE
Northeast Pillsbury Sound, U. S. Virgin Islands October 1985
5025 thumbnail picture
Running a tagline survey off a skiff. Skiff off of HODGSON
Alaska, Cordova Summer 1966
5026 thumbnail picture
Skiff hydrography for chart evaluation survey. Skiff off of PEIRCE
Miami, Florida 1978
5027 thumbnail picture
Lake Survey hydrographic survey skiff
Great Lakes 1975
5028 thumbnail picture
Lake Survey hydrographic survey skiff
Great Lakes 1975
5029 thumbnail picture
Lake Survey hydrographic survey skiff with top off for the summer
Great Lakes 1975
5030 thumbnail picture
Skiff dragging otterboards looking for obstruction
Atlantic coast Ca. 1980
5031 thumbnail picture
Boston whaler getting ready to take batteries and Minirangers to stations. Boston whaler off of PEIRCE
Penobscot Bay, Maine July 1985
5032 thumbnail picture
Taking a bar check to calibrate fathometer. Note transducer clamped to side of boat - officer on right monitoring fathometer
Penobscot Bay, Maine July 1985
5033 thumbnail picture
Monark outfitted for hydrography in Indian River Inlet, Delaware coast. Motorola Miniranger secured on mast and covered with red flagging. Boat was being used for range-azimuth hydrography. Detached party from NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Indian River Inlet, Delaware coast May 1984
5034 thumbnail picture
Quartermaster Burke checks out the distance to warmer places
Nome, Alaska 1969
5035 thumbnail picture
Charles Schott with Davidson meridian instrument. Eclipse expedition of 1870
Spain 1870
5036 thumbnail picture
Meridian telescope
1890
5037 thumbnail picture
Zenith telescope at the Ukiah Latitude Observatory. Showing latitude levels. Part of international effort to observe small changes in latitude
Ukiah, California 1930?
5038 thumbnail picture
Zenith telescope at the Ukiah Latitude Observatory. Wooden frame built around supporting stand. Protecting instrument from accidental disturbance. Part of international effort to observe small changes in latitude
Ukiah, California
5039 thumbnail picture
Bamberg astronomical transit. In use 1914 - 1960. Used for both latitude and longitude observations
5040 thumbnail picture
Portable observing tripod made of poplar. Astro party of C. V. Hodgson
North Dakota? 1913
5041 thumbnail picture
Lightweight aluminum observing tripod. Astro party of C. V. Hodgson. Note remains of old observing stand to left
Arizona 1914
5042 thumbnail picture
Assembling lightweight aluminum observing tripod. Astro party of C. V. Hodgson
Arizona 1914
5043 thumbnail picture
Observing longitude with Bamberg broken telescope instrument. Astro party of George D. Cowie
Southeast Alaska 1923
5044 thumbnail picture
Ed Brown's astro outfit. Astro party of E. J. Brown
Station Schmidt, Texas 1924
5045 thumbnail picture
World longitude network setup at Manila. Note radio gear to receive time ticks. Chronograph is drum-like instrument to right
Manila, Philippines 1926
5046 thumbnail picture
Bamberg transit set up at Station NIU Hawaii. Astro party of E. J. Brown
5047 thumbnail picture
Bamberg transit set up. Astro party of E. J. Brown. Part of World Longitude Campaign
1926?
5048 thumbnail picture
Short wave radio recorder. Astro party of E. J. Brown. Part of World Longitude Campaign
Oahu, Hawaii 1926
5049 thumbnail picture
E. J. Brown using Davidson meridian telescope. Astro party of E. J. Brown. Part of World Longitude Campaign
Oahu, Hawaii 1926

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