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

5100 thumbnail picture
Ferdinand Hassler's observing tent. Probably the original sketch was by John Farley
New York area 1838?
5101 thumbnail picture
View of summit station on Uncompaghre Peak - 14300 feet. 39th Parallel triangulation. Triangulation party of William Eimbeck
Colorado 1895
5102 thumbnail picture
Observing station on Tushar Mountain - 12146 feet. 39th Parallel triangulation. Triangulation party of William Eimbeck
Utah 1885
5103 thumbnail picture
Observing station on Round Top - 10386 feet. 39th Parallel triangulation. Astro and triangulation party of George Davidson
California 1876
5104 thumbnail picture
Map of the 39th Parallel Arc. The first great geodetic arc in the western hemisphere
United States 1871 - 1901
5105 thumbnail picture
Instrument station near Station 189. "Care needed in moving". International Boundary Survey
Alaska - Canada 141st Meridian 1906
5106 thumbnail picture
Recorder attempting to find error in readings. International Boundary Survey
Alaska - Canada Boundary
5107 thumbnail picture
Triangulation station along 141st Meridian. Bandana for mosquitos. International Boundary Survey
Alaska - Canada Boundary
5108 thumbnail picture
White Pass West Base along the 141st Meridian. International Boundary Survey
Alaska - Canada Boundary
5109 thumbnail picture
Signal and small pole for observations on short lines. Triangulation party of J. B. Miller
1910
5110 thumbnail picture
Mosquito protection. Survey work along Kuskokwim River. Survey crew off the YUKON
1915
5111 thumbnail picture
Observing at triangulation station POW. Combined operations party of C. G. Quillian
Pow Island, Hassler Harbor, Southeast Alaska 1915
5112 thumbnail picture
Primary triangulation work. Combined operations party of _ Daniels
Alaska, Clarence Strait 1916
5113 thumbnail picture
C&GS 12" theodolite. Used in Clarence Straits work
1916
5114 thumbnail picture
8" Wanschaff theodolite. Triangulation party of C. L. Garner
Texas 1918
5115 thumbnail picture
Observing tent used to shelter instrument from the wind. Triangulation party of E. W. Eickelberg
Oregon - California area 1920
5116 thumbnail picture
Station Caribou before being struck by lightning. William Scaife on left. Elevation 9816 feet. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Idaho 1922
5117 thumbnail picture
Station Caribou after being struck by lightning - Elevation 9816 feet. Elevation 9816 feet. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Idaho 1922
5118 thumbnail picture
Night observing on Mt. Gallatin. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Montana 1922
5119 thumbnail picture
P. C. Doran observing. 10" Bausch and Lomb theodolite. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska 1924
5120 thumbnail picture
The old ring wall at Station Tushar. Elevation 12132 feet. Reconnaissance party of William Musseter
Utah 1925
5121 thumbnail picture
Observing at Station Armory. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Rochester, New York 1925
5122 thumbnail picture
Observing tent on Station Armory. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Rochester, New York 1925
5123 thumbnail picture
C&GS 12" theodolite. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Rochester, New York 1925
5124 thumbnail picture
6 and 1/2 inch Fennel theodolite. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Rochester, New York 1925
5125 thumbnail picture
Observing at Station Armory. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Rochester, New York 1925
5126 thumbnail picture
Theodolite tied on top of water tank. Seaside Park Water Tank - New Jersey
Seaside Park, New Jersey 1926
5127 thumbnail picture
Traverse survey in Atlanta. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Georgia, Atlanta 1927
5128 thumbnail picture
The old ring wall at Station Tushar. Elevation 12132 feet. Reconnaissance party of William Musseter
Utah 1925
5129 thumbnail picture
Observing on west shore of Chatham Strait. Triangulation party of J. M. Smook
Southeast Alaska 1925
5130 thumbnail picture
Observing at Station Meade in Frederick Sound. Triangulation party of J. M. Smook
Southeast Alaska 1925
5131 thumbnail picture
Instruments used during geodetic survey of Atlanta. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Georgia, Atlanta 1927
5132 thumbnail picture
Observing tent at Station Panamint. Telescope Peak in background. Triangulation party of William Musseter
California, Death Valley area 1926
5133 thumbnail picture
Robert Earle running traverse survey in Cooper River area. Off launch ELSIE
South Carolina, Charleston 1928
5134 thumbnail picture
Florida traverse party 1928. Off ship HYDROGRAPHER
West coast of Florida 1928
5135 thumbnail picture
Triangulation work on Kodiak Island. Off ship SURVEYOR
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1929
5136 thumbnail picture
Finished observations - built signal - going home. Off ship SURVEYOR
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1929
5137 thumbnail picture
3rd order triangulation on west end of Kodiak Island. Off ship SURVEYOR
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1929
5138 thumbnail picture
Small umbrella lashed to alpenstock - shading instrument from sun. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Southeast Alaska 1929
5139 thumbnail picture
Parkhurst Theodolite. Triangulation party of Paul A. Smith
Midwest United States 1931?
5140 thumbnail picture
Reconnaissance setup to see over mesquite brush. Reconnaissance party of Charles Schanck
Southwest Texas 1932
5141 thumbnail picture
Triangulation station in shoal water. Combined operations party of Hubert A. Paton
Southeast United States 1934
5142 thumbnail picture
Setup in marshy land. Traverse party of G. C. Mattison
North Carolina 1933
5143 thumbnail picture
Observer Atridge at Station Hackberry. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Nebraska 1933
5144 thumbnail picture
Observing stand in western Nebraska. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Nebraska 1933
5145 thumbnail picture
Observing stand in western Nebraska. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Nebraska 1933
5146 thumbnail picture
Observing in western Nebraska. Chase, Smith, and Nicodemus. Recorder sitting and writing down angle observations. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Nebraska 1933
5147 thumbnail picture
Observing in western Nebraska. Chase, Smith, and Nicodemus. Recorder sitting and writing down angle observations. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Nebraska 1933
5148 thumbnail picture
Observing at Station BAIN 1905. Combined operations party off WESTDAHL
White Pass area, Taku Inlet, Alaska 1936
5149 thumbnail picture
William Russell observing. Combined operations party off LYDONIA
Port of Spain, Trinidad 1940

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