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

5600 thumbnail picture
Bilby tower failure at Station Flatlick due to tornado. Triangulation party of E. L. Jones
Kentucky, Christian County 1953
5601 thumbnail picture
Ferdinand Hassler's camp at the west end of the Great Fire Island Base Line.
Fire Island, New York 1834
5602 thumbnail picture
George Davidson camp near the San Lorenzo River.
Santa Cruz County, California 1884
5603 thumbnail picture
Breaking camp on Uncompahgre Peak - over 14,000 feet elevation. During the 39th Parallel Survey. Triangulation party of William Eimbeck
Uncompahgre Peak, Hinsdale County, Colorado 1895
5604 thumbnail picture
George Davidson observation cabin at San Luis Obispo, California. Believe that Davidson is seated on left
San Luis Obispo County, California 1871?
5605 thumbnail picture
The "Medico" at the camp at Minnie Bay.
Prince of Wales Island, SE Alaska 1910?
5606 thumbnail picture
Another view of the camp at Minnie Bay.
Prince of Wales Island, SE Alaska 1910?
5607 thumbnail picture
Camp on trout stream near Tyonek.
West side of Cook Inlet, Alaska 1910?
5608 thumbnail picture
Camp scene at Minnie Bay.
Prince of Wales Island, SE Alaska 1910?
5609 thumbnail picture
Cooking breakfast at a camp on the Olympic Peninsula. Believe the chef is Harry A. Seran. Triangulation party of Harry A. Seran
Olympic Peninsula, Washington 1914
5610 thumbnail picture
Camp on the Bulwark between Upper Cook Inlet and Prince William Sound. Triangulation party of R. P. Strough
Alaska, East of Portage, Cook Inlet 1914
5611 thumbnail picture
Time for a haircut - Carey V. Hodgson reading paper and getting a trim. Astro party of Carey V. Hodgson
Somewhere along the Columbia Highway, Oregon 1916
5612 thumbnail picture
Camping in the shade in the desert. Earthquake studies in Southern California. Leveling and triangulation party of F. W. Hough
Victorville, California 1924
5613 thumbnail picture
Government Land Office survey camp in South Dakota.
South Dakota 1924
5614 thumbnail picture
Campground at San Bernardino. Earthquake studies in Southern California. Leveling and triangulation party of F. W. Hough
San Bernardino, California 1924
5615 thumbnail picture
The lightkeeper's camp at Station American. Earthquake studies in Southern California. Leveling and triangulation party of F. W. Hough
Near Yuma, Arizona 1924
5616 thumbnail picture
Camp at Station Beazer - things are getting cold.
Western United States 1925
5617 thumbnail picture
Camp at Station Wall South Base with tent blown down by high wind. Astro party of E. J. Brown
Pennington County, South Dakota 1925
5618 thumbnail picture
Camp for level crew at 12,000-foot level on Mount Whitney. Level party of John H. Brittain
Mount Whitney, California 1928
5619 thumbnail picture
Camp on Necker Island in Mid-Pacific. Island was station for World Longitude Campaign. Astro party of E. J. Brown
Necker Island, Hawaiian Archipelago October 1926
5620 thumbnail picture
Camp on eastern Lisianski Island. Island was station for World Longitude Campaign. Nesting place for albatross and other marine bird species. Astro party of E. J. Brown
Lisianski Island, Hawaiian Archipelago October 1926
5621 thumbnail picture
A snaky-looking camp in Central Luzon. Campsite during triangulation of Central Luzon. Triangulation party of Elliott B. Roberts
Luzon, Philippine Islands 1927
5622 thumbnail picture
Camp at Station Sturgeon Point at onset of winter. Astro party of Ralph Pfau
New York, Erie County December 1929
5623 thumbnail picture
Camp at Dexter, Missouri. Triangulation party of Paul A. Smith
Missouri, Dexter 1931
5624 thumbnail picture
Party in camp at Jack's Camp - Tehachapi Mountains, California. Earth movements party of Ector B. Latham
Techachapi Mountains, California 1932
5625 thumbnail picture
Camp of a double observing party. Triangulation party of H. C. Warwick
Fort Recovery, Ohio 1932
5626 thumbnail picture
Camp at Ruidoso, New Mexico. Level party of Ernst Stohsner
Ruidoso, New Mexico December 1932
5627 thumbnail picture
Charles Whitten as a young field engineer flipping a flapjack. Astro party of Charles Whitten. He is commemorated by the Whitten Medal of the American Geophysical Union
Nevada, White Rock Desert 1935
5628 thumbnail picture
"Soup's on!" - family dinner in the field. Maurice A. Hecht on the right. Triangulation party of Maurice A. Hecht
Tennessee 1934
5629 thumbnail picture
Camp at Rough Rock. Level party of Ernst Stohsner
Rough Rock, Arizona 1935
5630 thumbnail picture
Indulging in a little "Mountain Dew". L to R - Hodges, Toadvine, Bryant, Ramsey
North Carolina, Bryson City 1935?
5631 thumbnail picture
Hoisting fresh meat to keep off the blowflies. Party off the DISCOVERER
Unimak Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 1937
5632 thumbnail picture
Truck and trailer of the gravity party. The advent of trailers spelled the end of the great tent camps in the Lower 48. Gravity party of Carl I. Aslakson
1937
5633 thumbnail picture
Base camp at Mount Como. The beginning of horse travel. Triangulation party of J. C. Sammons
Mount Como, Douglas County, Nevada 1940
5634 thumbnail picture
Base camp at Mount Como. The end of truck travel. Triangulation party of J. C. Sammons
Mount Como, Douglas County, Nevada 1940
5635 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
5636 thumbnail picture
Sequam Island camp site. Party off of PIONEER
Sequam Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 1941
5637 thumbnail picture
Camp at east end of Amlia Island. Party off the PIONEER
Alaska, Amlia Island, Aleutian Islands 1941
5638 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
5639 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
5640 thumbnail picture
Base camp at Sheep Mountain near the Glenn Highway. Triangulation party of J. C. Sammons
South central Alaska 1944
5641 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
5642 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
5643 thumbnail picture
Survey City on Tigvariak Island. Arctic Field Party
Tigvariak Island, North Slope, Alaska 1951?
5644 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
5645 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
5646 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
5647 thumbnail picture
The base camp at Palm Springs. Triangulation party of Walt Helm
Alaska Northwest, Between Tanana and Kotzebue 1954
5648 thumbnail picture
Camp at Nishlik Lake. Triangulation between Togiak and Aniak. Triangulation party of R.L. Engdahl
Nishlik Lake, southwestern Alaska 1954
5649 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

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