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

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Astro camp at Pop Lake, Alaska
1955
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Camp at Wide Bay, Alaska
1955
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Taking a shower - Alaska style
1955
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Bear bait - sometimes this was the best that could be done for a camp
1955
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Birdseye view of an orderly campsite
1955
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Bob Pryce - the well-dressed field man
1955
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Camping in the mountains
1955
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Camping in the bush
1955
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Waiting for dinner at the end of a long day
1955
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Camp in the thickets
Alaska Peninsula 1944
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Camp at Bettles, Alaska. Just above the Arctic Circle
Alaska Central, Bettles 1955
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Camp at Bettles, Alaska. Just above the Arctic Circle
Alaska Central, Bettles 1955
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Camp haircut at Pop Lake
Alaska 1955
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Beach erosion studies. As property values increased, beach erosion studies became important. Raymond Stanton Patton, Director of C&GS 1929-1938, was a pioneer in this field
Atlantic coast 1930
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Beach erosion studies. As property values increased, beach erosion studies became important. Raymond Stanton Patton, Director of C&GS 1929-1938, was a pioneer in this field
Atlantic coast 1930
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Tsunami inundating Hilo, Hawaii. Note man on pier. This disaster provided impetus for C&GS to establish tsunami warning system
Hilo, Hawaii April 1946
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Tsunami warning station established at Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Many warning stations established at permanent tide station installations
1949
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Time lines for tsunami paths from various epicenters to Hawaii.
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Earthquake uplift at McLeod Harbor, Montague Island. C&GS surveys followed Good Friday Alaska earthquake of 1964. 31 feet of uplift necessitated resurveys of many areas. Investigations off of HODGSON
Alaska, Montague Island 1964
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Current buoys with lights, radar reflectors, and F.M. transceivers. C&GS surveys followed Good Friday Alaska earthquake of 1964. Current surveys conducted with hydrographic surveys. Investigations off of HODGSON
Alaska 1964
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Landslide scar at Hanning Bay. C&GS surveys followed Good Friday Alaska earthquake of 1964. Earthquake triggered landslide in Hanning Bay. Investigations off of HODGSON
Alaska, Montague Island, Hanning Bay 1964
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Gravity observations with Worden Gravimeter. This instrument used for land ties for marine gravity surveys. Off of LESTER JONES
Alaska, Juneau 1964
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Deployment of experimental deepsea tide gauge. Off the EXPLORER in the Gulf Stream
North Carolina, Cape Hatteras area July 1966
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Deployment of experimental deepsea tide gauge. Off the EXPLORER in the Gulf Stream
North Carolina, Cape Hatteras area July 1966
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IXTOC 1 oil well blowout in Bay of Campeche. Oil spill studied by RESEARCHER
Mexico, Bay of Campeche 1979
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IXTOC 1 oil well blowout from helicopter platform on RESEARCHER
Mexico, Bay of Campeche September 21, 1979
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Snarled anchor cable and current meter cables. Sometimes things go seriously wrong. Current studies in SE Alaska
Southeast Alaska 1910?
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Current pole on the PATTERSON.
Alaska 1913
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Price Current Meter used on the SURVEYOR.
Alaska 1922
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Ekman Current Meter used on the SURVEYOR.
Alaska 1922
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Albert J. "Hoskie" Hoskinson helping deploy bi-filar current meter. Current party of Ralph W. Woodworth, lower left. Current studies in Boston Harbor. Newspaper clipping from Boston Post, June 20, 1926
Massachusetts, Boston 1926
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Scaling the tapes from recording current meters. Working on the OCEANOGRAPHER.
North Carolina coast 1940
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Test designs for buoys for Roberts Radio Current Meters. Buoy designs by Elliott B. Roberts. Tests conducted on LESTER JONES
Puget Sound, Washington 1941
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Simulated 10.8 knot current as buoy streamed from bow of test vessel. Buoy design for Roberts Radio Current Meter. Tests conducted on LESTER JONES
Puget Sound, Washington 1941
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Simulated 6.4 knot current as buoy streamed from bow of test vessel. Buoy design for Roberts Radio Current Meter. Tests conducted on LESTER JONES
Puget Sound, Washington 1941
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Components of Roberts Radio Current Meter. This meter was invented by Elliott B. Roberts. It was the first current system to telemeter current information. Buoy telemetry was an outgrowth of RAR radio-sono-buoy technology. Tests conducted on LESTER JONES
Puget Sound, Washington 1942
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Roberts Radio Current Meter ready to be deployed. This meter was invented by Elliott B. Roberts. It was the first current system to telemeter current information. Buoy telemetry was an outgrowth of RAR radio-sono-buoy technology. Tests conducted on LESTER JONES
Puget Sound, Washington 1942
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Streamlined buoy and Roberts Radio Current Meter ready for deployment. This meter was invented by Elliott B. Roberts. It was the first current system to telemeter current information. Buoy telemetry was an outgrowth of RAR radio-sono-buoy technology. Tests conducted on LESTER JONES
Puget Sound, Washington 1942
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Preparing a streamlined buoy for planting with Roberts Radio Current Meter. Inventor Elliott B. Roberts kneeling next to buoy. It was the first current system to telemeter current information. Buoy telemetry was an outgrowth of RAR radio-sono-buoy technology. Tests conducted on LESTER JONES
Puget Sound, Washington 1942
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Different configurations of Roberts Radio Current Meter. This meter was invented by Elliott B. Roberts. It was the first current system to telemeter current information. Buoy telemetry was an outgrowth of RAR radio-sono-buoy technology. Tests conducted on LESTER JONES
Puget Sound, Washington 1942
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Streamlined buoy with Roberts Radio Current Meter. This meter was invented by Elliott B. Roberts. It was the first current system to telemeter current information. Buoy telemetry was an outgrowth of RAR radio-sono-buoy technology. Tests conducted on LESTER JONES
Puget Sound, Washington 1942
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Oops!!! Buoy pulled under by strong currents under Golden Gate Bridge. In spite of the best laid plans, sometimes things go awry. Photo #1 of sequence
Golden Gate, San Francisco, California 1949
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There!!! That's better. This time the buoy is staying above water. Buoy in Golden Gate - Alcatraz Island in background. Photo #2 of sequence
Golden Gate, San Francisco, California 1949
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Roberts Radio Current Meter ready for deployment in Akutan Pass.
Alaska, Akutan Pass, Aleutian Islands 1950
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Streamlined buoy with Roberts Radio Current Meter. Ready for deployment in Akutan Pass
Alaska, Akutan Pass, Aleutian Islands 1950
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Streamlined buoy with Roberts Radio Current Meter. Deployed in Unalga Pass
Unalga Pass, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 1950
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Full-crew effort to recover current meter buoy. Even the cook was involved. Off of WAINRIGHT. Photo #2 of sequence
Chesapeake Bay 1952
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Full-crew effort to launch current meter buoy. Off of WAINRIGHT. Photo #1 of sequence
Chesapeake Bay 1952
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Recovery of current buoy from approach to nearly on deck. Off of WAINRIGHT. Photo #3 of sequence
Chesapeake Bay 1952
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Current meter buoy being deployed from the EXPLORER
Alaska, Delarof Islands, Aleutian Islands 1952

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