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

5400 thumbnail picture
View from Sequam Island camp site. View of volcanic caldera with black sand beach. Party off of PIONEER
Sequam Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 1941
5401 thumbnail picture
Sequam Island camp site. Party off of PIONEER
Sequam Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 1941
5402 thumbnail picture
Camp at east end of Amlia Island. Party off the PIONEER
Alaska, Amlia Island, Aleutian Islands 1941
5403 thumbnail picture
Bear at the garbage dump. Triangulation work for military on Alcan Highway in Yukon Territory, Canada. Triangulation party of John Bowie
Canada, Yukon Territory 1943
5404 thumbnail picture
Meat supply hung up for protection against blowflies, bears, dogs, etc. Triangulation work for military on Alcan Highway in Yukon Territory, Canada. Triangulation party of John Bowie
Canada, Yukon Territory 1943
5405 thumbnail picture
Base camp at Sheep Mountain near the Glenn Highway. Triangulation party of J. C. Sammons
South central Alaska 1944
5406 thumbnail picture
A base camp along the Alaska Highway. Between Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, and Tanacross, Alaska. Triangulation work for military on Alcan Highway. Bowie camp on left, Quinn in center, and Risvold on right
Alaska-Yukon border area 1943
5407 thumbnail picture
Peard Bay Camp - Arctic Field Party. Note top of hut left of center. Arctic Field Party under Hubert A. Paton
Peard Bay, North Slope, Alaska 1948
5408 thumbnail picture
Survey City on Tigvariak Island. Arctic Field Party
Tigvariak Island, North Slope, Alaska 1951?
5409 thumbnail picture
Sometimes folks go crazy in the Arctic. Not really!!! Just taking a bath. Triangulation party of Lorne G. Taylor
Alaska Southwest, Between Sleetmute and Dillingham 1952
5410 thumbnail picture
Midnight at Palm Springs - sun has been down about an hour. Triangulation party of Walt Helm
Alaska Northwest, Between Tanana and Kotzebue 1954
5411 thumbnail picture
A new forest fire - about 30 minutes after being started by lightning. Rain put out the fire the following day. Triangulation party of Walt Helm
Alaska, About 5 miles north of Hughes 1954
5412 thumbnail picture
The base camp at Palm Springs. Triangulation party of Walt Helm
Alaska Northwest, Between Tanana and Kotzebue 1954
5413 thumbnail picture
Camp at Nishlik Lake. Triangulation between Togiak and Aniak. Triangulation party of R.L. Engdahl
Nishlik Lake, southwestern Alaska 1954
5414 thumbnail picture
Electronic technician's camp on northern Eleuthera Island. In support of shore navigation station for PEIRCE. Vertical rectangular tent was the shower
Northern Eleuthera Island, Bahamas Islands 1985
5415 thumbnail picture
Launch lunch on Inner Brass Island. Launch lunch was a venerable institution on hydrographic ships. Usually consisted of bread, bologna, and whatever else could be put in a cooler Always generated gripes but no one ever starved. Tide gauge installation crew breaking for lunch
Inner Brass Island, U.S. Virgin Islands 1975
5416 thumbnail picture
Launch lunch has a long history. Breaking for lunch on the Fraser River, British Columbia. During surveys on the International Boundary
Fraser River, British Columbia, Canada 1858
5417 thumbnail picture
Launch lunch on the way to a triangulation station. Party off of SURVEYOR
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1929
5418 thumbnail picture
Resting from long climb to triangulation station and return to beach. L to R- Mills, Noble, Paton, Lady (on back), Brown, Lockhart, and Drynan
Alaska, Yunaska Island, Aleutian Islands 1940
5419 thumbnail picture
Camp on Lisianski Island. Conducting magnetic observations in support of hydrographic surveys. Party off of PIONEER
Lisianski Island, Hawaiian Archipelago 1931
5420 thumbnail picture
Camp on Lisianski Island. Conducting magnetic observations in support of hydrographic surveys. Party off of PIONEER
Lisianski Island, Hawaiian Archipelago 1931
5421 thumbnail picture
Camp on Santa Rosa Island. Radio acoustic ranging shore camp
Santa Rosa Island, California
5422 thumbnail picture
Camp on Lisianski Island. Conducting magnetic observations in support of hydrographic surveys. Party off of PIONEER
Lisianski Island, Hawaiian Archipelago 1931
5423 thumbnail picture
The camp at Murdo. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Murdo, South Dakota 1934
5424 thumbnail picture
Mrs. Maygrath at Station Spotted. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Wyoming, Cambell County 1934
5425 thumbnail picture
A sad day - out of funds and disbanding the party. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Longmont, Colorado June 28, 1935
5426 thumbnail picture
Base camp for Mount Elbert observations. The party got a reprieve as there was more funding to finish some Colorado work . Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Mount Elbert, Colorado July, 1935
5427 thumbnail picture
Camp near Sanderson. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Sanderson, Texas January 27, 1934
5428 thumbnail picture
Camp at Reagan Canyon in west Texas. Spanish bayonet, rattlesnakes, and scorpions. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Texas, Brewster County February 4, 1934
5429 thumbnail picture
Camp at Station Grande in the Big Bend area. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Presidio County, Texas March 6, 1934
5430 thumbnail picture
Camp at Bear Springs. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
New Mexico, Bear Springs April 28, 1934
5431 thumbnail picture
Another view of the camp at Bear Springs. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter.
New Mexico, Bear Springs April 28, 1934
5432 thumbnail picture
Four campgrounds in New Mexico. Camps at stations Corral, Thorn, Guitar, and Quail. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
New Mexico April-May, 1934
5433 thumbnail picture
A little relaxation at Bear Springs Camp. Easy come- Easy go --- Shooting craps on a day off. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
New Mexico, Bear Springs May 7, 1934
5434 thumbnail picture
The camp at Malta. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Malta, Montana June 26, 1934
5435 thumbnail picture
Camp at St. Francis -- cabins and showers. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter. Caption indicating St. Francis, Nebraska, is incorrect
St. Francis, South Dakota August 1934
5436 thumbnail picture
Camp at Valentine. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Valentine, Nebraska August 1934
5437 thumbnail picture
Camp at Goodland. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter. Perhaps a reconnaissance group - Porter didn't work in Kansas in 1934
Goodland, Kansas September 1934
5438 thumbnail picture
Camp at Scotts Bluff. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Scotts Bluff, Nebraska October 13, 1934
5439 thumbnail picture
"The Fotographer, himself". Portrait of George E. Marsh. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
1934?
5440 thumbnail picture
Turning in the government property when it looked like there were no more funds. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Longmont, Colorado June 28, 1934
5441 thumbnail picture
The camp at Plain View. Delightful gopher story as caption of photo. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Plain View, Montana June 1934
5442 thumbnail picture
The camp at McCook during the floods along the Republican River. Geodetic crew helped in relief efforts. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
McCook, Nebraska June 1935
5443 thumbnail picture
Camp at Cape Kekurnoi on a calm day. Detached party off of SURVEYOR
Alaska,Cape Kekurnoi, south side Alaska Peninsula 1920
5444 thumbnail picture
The lightkeepers' camp at Salesville camp. Before the storm. Photo #1 of sequence. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Salesville, Montana October 1922
5445 thumbnail picture
The lightkeepers' camp at Salesville camp. After the storm. Photo #2 of sequence. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Salesville, Montana October 1922
5446 thumbnail picture
Heliotrope set up at lightkeeper's camp. Somewhere in Idaho or Montana. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Idaho or Montana 1922
5447 thumbnail picture
Food cache between Anchorage and Fairbanks. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
South central Alaska 1923
5448 thumbnail picture
On the trail of the observing party. After a fall storm. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
South central Alaska 1923
5449 thumbnail picture
Camping between two fires without bedding. These guys were tough. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
South central Alaska 1923

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