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

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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
5751 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
5752 thumbnail picture
Government Land Office survey camp in South Dakota.
South Dakota 1924
5753 thumbnail picture
Campground at San Bernardino. Earthquake studies in Southern California. Leveling and triangulation party of F. W. Hough
San Bernardino, California 1924
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The lightkeeper's camp at Station American. Earthquake studies in Southern California. Leveling and triangulation party of F. W. Hough
Near Yuma, Arizona 1924
5755 thumbnail picture
Camp at Station Beazer - things are getting cold.
Western United States 1925
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Camp at Station Wall South Base with tent blown down by high wind. Astro party of E. J. Brown
Pennington County, South Dakota 1925
5757 thumbnail picture
Camp for level crew at 12,000-foot level on Mount Whitney. Level party of John H. Brittain
Mount Whitney, California 1928
5758 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
5759 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
5760 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
5761 thumbnail picture
Camp at Station Sturgeon Point at onset of winter. Astro party of Ralph Pfau
New York, Erie County December 1929
5762 thumbnail picture
Camp at Dexter, Missouri. Triangulation party of Paul A. Smith
Missouri, Dexter 1931
5763 thumbnail picture
Party in camp at Jack's Camp - Tehachapi Mountains, California. Earth movements party of Ector B. Latham
Techachapi Mountains, California 1932
5764 thumbnail picture
Camp of a double observing party. Triangulation party of H. C. Warwick
Fort Recovery, Ohio 1932
5765 thumbnail picture
Camp at Ruidoso, New Mexico. Level party of Ernst Stohsner
Ruidoso, New Mexico December 1932
5766 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
5767 thumbnail picture
"Soup's on!" - family dinner in the field. Maurice A. Hecht on the right. Triangulation party of Maurice A. Hecht
Tennessee 1934
5768 thumbnail picture
Camp at Rough Rock. Level party of Ernst Stohsner
Rough Rock, Arizona 1935
5769 thumbnail picture
Indulging in a little "Mountain Dew". L to R - Hodges, Toadvine, Bryant, Ramsey
North Carolina, Bryson City 1935?
5770 thumbnail picture
Hoisting fresh meat to keep off the blowflies. Party off the DISCOVERER
Unimak Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 1937
5771 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
5772 thumbnail picture
Base camp at Mount Como. The beginning of horse travel. Triangulation party of J. C. Sammons
Mount Como, Douglas County, Nevada 1940
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Base camp at Mount Como. The end of truck travel. Triangulation party of J. C. Sammons
Mount Como, Douglas County, Nevada 1940
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View from Sequam Island camp site. View of volcanic caldera with black sand beach. Party off of PIONEER
Sequam Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 1941
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Sequam Island camp site. Party off of PIONEER
Sequam Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 1941
5776 thumbnail picture
Camp at east end of Amlia Island. Party off the PIONEER
Alaska, Amlia Island, Aleutian Islands 1941
5777 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
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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
5779 thumbnail picture
Base camp at Sheep Mountain near the Glenn Highway. Triangulation party of J. C. Sammons
South central Alaska 1944
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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
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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
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Survey City on Tigvariak Island. Arctic Field Party
Tigvariak Island, North Slope, Alaska 1951?
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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
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Midnight at Palm Springs - sun has been down about an hour. Triangulation party of Walt Helm
Alaska Northwest, Between Tanana and Kotzebue 1954
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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
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The base camp at Palm Springs. Triangulation party of Walt Helm
Alaska Northwest, Between Tanana and Kotzebue 1954
5787 thumbnail picture
Camp at Nishlik Lake. Triangulation between Togiak and Aniak. Triangulation party of R.L. Engdahl
Nishlik Lake, southwestern Alaska 1954
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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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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
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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
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Launch lunch on the way to a triangulation station. Party off of SURVEYOR
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1929
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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
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Camp on Lisianski Island. Conducting magnetic observations in support of hydrographic surveys. Party off of PIONEER
Lisianski Island, Hawaiian Archipelago 1931
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Camp on Lisianski Island. Conducting magnetic observations in support of hydrographic surveys. Party off of PIONEER
Lisianski Island, Hawaiian Archipelago 1931
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Camp on Santa Rosa Island. Radio acoustic ranging shore camp
Santa Rosa Island, California
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Camp on Lisianski Island. Conducting magnetic observations in support of hydrographic surveys. Party off of PIONEER
Lisianski Island, Hawaiian Archipelago 1931
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The camp at Murdo. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Murdo, South Dakota 1934
5798 thumbnail picture
Mrs. Maygrath at Station Spotted. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Wyoming, Cambell County 1934
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A sad day - out of funds and disbanding the party. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Longmont, Colorado June 28, 1935

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