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

5950 thumbnail picture
Yakan Moro cargadore curious about theodolite. He was surprised to find an inverted image
Philippine Islands, Basilan Island 1925
5951 thumbnail picture
Yakan Moro cargadore curious about theodolite. He was surprised to find an inverted image
Philippine Islands, Basilan Island 1925
5952 thumbnail picture
Cornelius Meaney observing on Basilan Island.
Philippine Islands, Basilan Island 1925
5953 thumbnail picture
Triangulation party off the MARINDUQUE packing into the mountains.
Philippines 1925
5954 thumbnail picture
Building a signal with the help of Tagabuanas tribesmen.
Philippines 1925
5955 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
5956 thumbnail picture
A signal built in a tree. Note ladder built up tree
Philippines 1927
5957 thumbnail picture
Bloomberg doing topo work on Calayan Island.
Philippine Islands, Calayan Island 1925
5958 thumbnail picture
Bloomberg's topo party.
Philippine Islands, Calayan Island 1925
5959 thumbnail picture
Doing reconnaissance work from a tree. Note telescope in person's hands
Philippine Islands, Basilan Island area 1924
5960 thumbnail picture
A C&GS crew ashore with natives. Note pistol on hip - still a few insurgents around
Philippines 1908?
5961 thumbnail picture
Bilan tribesmen near C&GS shore camp.
Philippines 1923
5962 thumbnail picture
Shore camp on small coral islet. Party off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1932?
5963 thumbnail picture
Recruiting and personnel work made easy. Native comes out of bush with boar on hip. Photo #1 of sequence
Philippines 1923
5964 thumbnail picture
Native trades boar for clothes and haircut. Now the ship has a brand new crewman. Photo #2 of sequence
Philippines 1923
5965 thumbnail picture
Camp cook roasts the boar and all hands get barbecued pork.
Philippines 1924
5966 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
5967 thumbnail picture
Ken Crosby, constabulary guard, and shore party. Off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1925
5968 thumbnail picture
Philippine constabulary guard with shore party of George L. Anderson. Off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1925
5969 thumbnail picture
The Philippine constabulary guard with shore party of Hubert A. Paton. Off the PATHFINDER
Philippines 1926
5970 thumbnail picture
Raymond S. Patton's camp at Bosque. Off the RESEARCH
Philippines 1908?
5971 thumbnail picture
A shore camp.
Philippines 1906?
5972 thumbnail picture
Shore camp crew posing on coral rock.
Philippines 1906?
5973 thumbnail picture
Mate Overton at camp with a hydro shore crew.
Philippines 1923
5974 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
5975 thumbnail picture
Getting back to the launch from shore work. Hate to get those feet wet. Off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1924
5976 thumbnail picture
Liberty boat stuck in mud - all hands waiting for the taxi service.
Philippines 1914
5977 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
5978 thumbnail picture
Marion Aslakson seeing the pyramids in style. On the way home from the Philippines
Egypt 1930
5979 thumbnail picture
The S.S. MINNESOTA on the way to the Philippines.
Pacific Ocean 1912
5980 thumbnail picture
Coral cliff shoreline. Note men on cliff. Party off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1924
5981 thumbnail picture
The church at San Carlos. C&GS crew moving by pony and oxcart
Philippines 1923
5982 thumbnail picture
Bloomberg and Robert A. Studds dressed up in tropical finery. Touring Sandakan, Borneo on rented bicycles
Sandakan, Borneo 1925
5983 thumbnail picture
The U.S.S. SHERMAN. An Army transport used by Coast Surveyors coming to the Philippines.
Philippines 1922
5984 thumbnail picture
Signal-building crew on way to mountain peak. Hoping nothing bites their legs. Off the PATHFINDER
Philippines 1927
5985 thumbnail picture
The road through the Luzon highlands.
Philippines 1933?
5986 thumbnail picture
Ox-power transporting equipment to station site.
Philippines 1927
5987 thumbnail picture
Nearly impenetrable trees and vines confronted Coast Surveyors in many areas.
Philippine Islands, Bosque 1908?
5988 thumbnail picture
Going to Bosque - if it wasn't trees and vines, it was head-high sawgrass.
Philippine Islands, Bosque 1908?
5989 thumbnail picture
Riding the rickshaws at Shanghai on the way out to the Philippines. Future Rear Admiral and Mrs. Paul A. Smith
Shanghai, China 1932?
5990 thumbnail picture
A primitive ferry boat in the Southern Philippines.
Philippines 1925
5991 thumbnail picture
A little less primitive ferry boat in the Southern Philippines.
Philippines 1925
5992 thumbnail picture
Plane table survey in the water. Look out for the crocs!!!!
Philippines 1925
5993 thumbnail picture
Sometimes these would catch the humans instead of vice versa. Huge salt-water crocodile on display in Sandakan, Borneo
Sandakan, Borneo 1925
5994 thumbnail picture
An idyllic South Philippines village.
Philippines 1933?
5995 thumbnail picture
Sketch of a Coast Survey camp site.
Philippines 1933?
5996 thumbnail picture
A colorful native boat.
Philippines 1933?
5997 thumbnail picture
A Manabo tribe boy.
Philippines 1923
5998 thumbnail picture
The sultan's palace at Mambaing, Jolo. Before the typhoon
Philippines 1932
5999 thumbnail picture
The sultan's palace at Maimbung, Jolo. After the typhoon
Philippines 1932

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