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

5200 thumbnail picture
Early graphic record from Sub Signal system. Off S.S. Yarmouth between Boston and Yarmouth. Bulletin 6 of the Association of Field Engineers, Dec. 1932, p. 60.
5201 thumbnail picture
Various bottom configurations plus bar check record. Hydrographic Manual 1942
5202 thumbnail picture
Various bottom configurations. Hydrographic Manual 1942
5203 thumbnail picture
Ship on Nantucket Shoals that was subsequently blown up. Fathometer record of remains of ship
5204 thumbnail picture
Expanded view of fathometer record of remains of ship
5205 thumbnail picture
Outer Nushagak Bay sand waves. Observed on PATHFINDER
5206 thumbnail picture
Hydrothermal spring discharging fluid off Pagan Island. Observed on NOAA Ship TOWNSEND CROMWELL
Pagan Island, Marianas Islands 1980?
5207 thumbnail picture
Running up to bank and loosing trace - then heading back out into bay. Record from PEIRCE launch in Delaware Bay 1985
Delaware Bay 1985
5208 thumbnail picture
Ragged appearing fathogram trace caused by coral heads. Record from PEIRCE launch off Eleuthera Island
Bahamas Islands, east side of Eleuthera Island 1984
5209 thumbnail picture
Near vertical dropoff at edge of reef on Eleuthera Island. Record from Ship PEIRCE off Eleuthera Island, Bahamas, 1984
5210 thumbnail picture
Ancient text demonstrating use of cross-staff
5211 thumbnail picture
MAYFLOWER mariner demonstrating use of cross-staff. At Plymouth State Park, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Plymouth, Massachusetts 1989
5212 thumbnail picture
Octant with simple artificial horizon in the form of a pendulum
5213 thumbnail picture
Plath sextant
1890?
5214 thumbnail picture
Captain Nemo taking a star sight from the deck of the NAUTILUS
5215 thumbnail picture
An octant
5216 thumbnail picture
Taking a sun sight. Navigating on the MALCOLM BALDRIGE
Atlantic Ocean 1985
5217 thumbnail picture
Hubert Paton taking a sun sight. Navigating on the LYDONIA
United States East Coast 1929
5218 thumbnail picture
George L. Anderson taking a sun sight. Navigating on the EXPLORER
Alaska, Bering Sea August 1952
5219 thumbnail picture
Joe Partington taking a morning sun sight. Robert Munson recording
North Pacific 1953
5220 thumbnail picture
Flash and sound ranging survey as practiced by Charles Wilkes. Shoot cannon - see flash - measure time till hear sound - determine distance
South Pacific atoll 1839
5221 thumbnail picture
Freddie Jeffries taking a sun sight. Navigating on the SURVEYOR
Pacific Ocean 1967
5222 thumbnail picture
Signal built on tree at Station WADE. Party off of HYDROGRAPHER
Gulf Coast 1915
5223 thumbnail picture
Signal at Isle Chandeleur. Party off of BACHE
Isle Chandeleur, Mississippi 1922
5224 thumbnail picture
Completed 100-foot signal. Note man at top. Party off of HYDROGRAPHER
1924
5225 thumbnail picture
Station Mud - built in 12 feet of water and no telling how much mud. Party off of Launch ELSIE III
Florida, Lake Okeechobee 1924
5226 thumbnail picture
Building a 100-foot tall hydrographic signal
5227 thumbnail picture
A completed hydrographic signal. Multiple colors for identification from offshore. Signal for OCEANOGRAPHER operations
Mid-Atlantic coast of the United States 1935?
5228 thumbnail picture
Building a large hydrographic signal. Multiple colors for identification from offshore. Party off of OCEANOGRAPHER
Mid-Atlantic coast of the United States 1935?
5229 thumbnail picture
On top of Station PERP. Party off of EXPLORER
Alaska, Kruzof Island, Southeast 1928
5230 thumbnail picture
Large hydrographic signal. Photograph in 1931 Hydrographic Manual
5231 thumbnail picture
Building a tri-pod type signal. Photograph in 1931 Hydrographic Manual
5232 thumbnail picture
Hydrographic signal as seen from sea
5233 thumbnail picture
A pole signal at Station Clarence Astro. Party off of EXPLORER
Seward Peninsula, Alaska 1950
5234 thumbnail picture
Tripod signal on south coast of American Samoa. Built by party off of SURVEYOR
American Samoa 1971
5235 thumbnail picture
Station Pic at west end of Picara Point. Building party off of WHITING
Picara Point, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 1975
5236 thumbnail picture
Station Pic at west end of Picara Point. Building party off of WHITING
Picara Point, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 1975
5237 thumbnail picture
Building signal at Station Out. Building party off of WHITING
Outer Brass Island, U.S. Virgin Islands 1975
5238 thumbnail picture
The way to Station Can. Building party off of WHITING
U.S. Virgin Islands, Congo Cay 1975
5239 thumbnail picture
Signal and navigation trisponder at Station Can. Installation by party off of WHITING
U.S. Virgin Islands, Congo Cay 1975
5240 thumbnail picture
Signal and navigation trisponder at Station Can. Installation by party off of WHITING
U.S. Virgin Islands, Congo Cay 1975
5241 thumbnail picture
Station Hans at south end of Hans Lollik Island. Building party off of WHITING. Note century plants and desert aspect of island
U.S. Virgin Islands, Hans Lollik Island 1975
5242 thumbnail picture
Triangular hydro signal. Building party off of PATHFINDER
Hawaii 1970
5243 thumbnail picture
Hydro signal being built for calibration of Raydist system. Building party off of NOAA Launch 1257. Glenn Hendrix kneeling, Steve Lloyd standing
Florida, Cape San Blas 1977
5244 thumbnail picture
Signal building party off of PEIRCE
September, 1972
5245 thumbnail picture
Large tripod signal being built. Building party off of PEIRCE
September, 1972
5246 thumbnail picture
Signal building party in Southeast Alaska. Party off of PATHFINDER
Southeast Alaska 1971
5247 thumbnail picture
Signal in Prince William Sound
Prince William Sound area
5248 thumbnail picture
Signal in Prince William Sound
Prince William Sound area
5249 thumbnail picture
Signal in Penobscot Bay. Signal built by party off of PEIRCE
Penobscot Bay, Maine 1985

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