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

5700 thumbnail picture
The one-eyed chief of Santa Maria.
Santa Maria, Mindanao, Philippines 1926?
5701 thumbnail picture
A C&GS outing. Raymond S. Patton sitting 4th from right
Philippines 1908?
5702 thumbnail picture
Sort of like a rodeo - sort of like Pamplona. Bull riding and bull dodging all in one sport.
Philippines 1923
5703 thumbnail picture
The "Belle of Samar" puffing on a cheroot.
Samar Island, Philippines 1924
5704 thumbnail picture
Native tribe in the southern Philippines. Hundreds of tribes and over a 100 dialects were found in the Philippines
Philippines 1932?
5705 thumbnail picture
Attending a native wedding outside of Zamboanga. Wives and officers off the PATHFINDER
Philippine Islands, Zamboanga 1929
5706 thumbnail picture
A good place for crocodiles and snakes. Boat off the MARINDUQUE in a jungle stream
Philippines 1925
5707 thumbnail picture
Mechanical sounding apparatus on the MARINDUQUE.
Philippines 1925
5708 thumbnail picture
Mechanical sounding apparatus on the MARINDUQUE.
Philippines 1925
5709 thumbnail picture
Operating the mechanical sounding engine on the MARINDUQUE.
Philippines 1925
5710 thumbnail picture
The mechanical sounding engine on the MARINDUQUE.
Philippines 1925
5711 thumbnail picture
The tide gauge house at Fuga Island.
Fuga Island, Philippines 1927
5712 thumbnail picture
The tide gauge house at Fuga Island.
Fuga Island, Philippines 1927
5713 thumbnail picture
Measuring a base line through the tall sawgrass. Look out for snakes!
Philippines 1913?
5714 thumbnail picture
Ken Crosby observing with his shore party standing by. Party off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1925
5715 thumbnail picture
Yakan Moro cargadore curious about theodolite. He was surprised to find an inverted image
Philippine Islands, Basilan Island 1925
5716 thumbnail picture
Yakan Moro cargadore curious about theodolite. He was surprised to find an inverted image
Philippine Islands, Basilan Island 1925
5717 thumbnail picture
Cornelius Meaney observing on Basilan Island.
Philippine Islands, Basilan Island 1925
5718 thumbnail picture
Triangulation party off the MARINDUQUE packing into the mountains.
Philippines 1925
5719 thumbnail picture
Building a signal with the help of Tagabuanas tribesmen.
Philippines 1925
5720 thumbnail picture
Plane table mapping in the mangroves in the southern Sulu Sea. In the same area that a crocodile had attacked John Bond
Philippines 1927
5721 thumbnail picture
A signal built in a tree. Note ladder built up tree
Philippines 1927
5722 thumbnail picture
Bloomberg doing topo work on Calayan Island.
Philippine Islands, Calayan Island 1925
5723 thumbnail picture
Bloomberg's topo party.
Philippine Islands, Calayan Island 1925
5724 thumbnail picture
Doing reconnaissance work from a tree. Note telescope in person's hands
Philippine Islands, Basilan Island area 1924
5725 thumbnail picture
A C&GS crew ashore with natives. Note pistol on hip - still a few insurgents around
Philippines 1908?
5726 thumbnail picture
Bilan tribesmen near C&GS shore camp.
Philippines 1923
5727 thumbnail picture
Shore camp on small coral islet. Party off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1932?
5728 thumbnail picture
Recruiting and personnel work made easy. Native comes out of bush with boar on hip. Photo #1 of sequence
Philippines 1923
5729 thumbnail picture
Native trades boar for clothes and haircut. Now the ship has a brand new crewman. Photo #2 of sequence
Philippines 1923
5730 thumbnail picture
Camp cook roasts the boar and all hands get barbecued pork.
Philippines 1924
5731 thumbnail picture
A snaky looking camp in the highlands of Central Luzon. Triangulation party of Elliott B. Roberts. Pushing the triangulation through the mountains from Manila to Aparri
Philippines 1927
5732 thumbnail picture
Ken Crosby, constabulary guard, and shore party. Off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1925
5733 thumbnail picture
Philippine constabulary guard with shore party of George L. Anderson. Off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1925
5734 thumbnail picture
The Philippine constabulary guard with shore party of Hubert A. Paton. Off the PATHFINDER
Philippines 1926
5735 thumbnail picture
Raymond S. Patton's camp at Bosque. Off the RESEARCH
Philippines 1908?
5736 thumbnail picture
A shore camp.
Philippines 1906?
5737 thumbnail picture
Shore camp crew posing on coral rock.
Philippines 1906?
5738 thumbnail picture
Mate Overton at camp with a hydro shore crew.
Philippines 1923
5739 thumbnail picture
Mrs. Peacock being carried ashore from small boat. She accompanied her husband on ship during his tour as commanding officer. Off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1924
5740 thumbnail picture
Getting back to the launch from shore work. Hate to get those feet wet. Off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1924
5741 thumbnail picture
Liberty boat stuck in mud - all hands waiting for the taxi service.
Philippines 1914
5742 thumbnail picture
Coaling the S.S. MINNESOTA in Japan with a small army of laborers. A stop on the way out to the Philippines
Japan 1912
5743 thumbnail picture
Marion Aslakson seeing the pyramids in style. On the way home from the Philippines
Egypt 1930
5744 thumbnail picture
The S.S. MINNESOTA on the way to the Philippines.
Pacific Ocean 1912
5745 thumbnail picture
Coral cliff shoreline. Note men on cliff. Party off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1924
5746 thumbnail picture
The church at San Carlos. C&GS crew moving by pony and oxcart
Philippines 1923
5747 thumbnail picture
Bloomberg and Robert A. Studds dressed up in tropical finery. Touring Sandakan, Borneo on rented bicycles
Sandakan, Borneo 1925
5748 thumbnail picture
The U.S.S. SHERMAN. An Army transport used by Coast Surveyors coming to the Philippines.
Philippines 1922
5749 thumbnail picture
Signal-building crew on way to mountain peak. Hoping nothing bites their legs. Off the PATHFINDER
Philippines 1927

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