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

6100 thumbnail picture
Bilan tribesmen near C&GS shore camp.
Philippines 1923
6101 thumbnail picture
Shore camp on small coral islet. Party off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1932?
6102 thumbnail picture
Recruiting and personnel work made easy. Native comes out of bush with boar on hip. Photo #1 of sequence
Philippines 1923
6103 thumbnail picture
Native trades boar for clothes and haircut. Now the ship has a brand new crewman. Photo #2 of sequence
Philippines 1923
6104 thumbnail picture
Camp cook roasts the boar and all hands get barbecued pork.
Philippines 1924
6105 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
6106 thumbnail picture
Ken Crosby, constabulary guard, and shore party. Off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1925
6107 thumbnail picture
Philippine constabulary guard with shore party of George L. Anderson. Off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1925
6108 thumbnail picture
The Philippine constabulary guard with shore party of Hubert A. Paton. Off the PATHFINDER
Philippines 1926
6109 thumbnail picture
Raymond S. Patton's camp at Bosque. Off the RESEARCH
Philippines 1908?
6110 thumbnail picture
A shore camp.
Philippines 1906?
6111 thumbnail picture
Shore camp crew posing on coral rock.
Philippines 1906?
6112 thumbnail picture
Mate Overton at camp with a hydro shore crew.
Philippines 1923
6113 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
6114 thumbnail picture
Getting back to the launch from shore work. Hate to get those feet wet. Off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1924
6115 thumbnail picture
Liberty boat stuck in mud - all hands waiting for the taxi service.
Philippines 1914
6116 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
6117 thumbnail picture
Marion Aslakson seeing the pyramids in style. On the way home from the Philippines
Egypt 1930
6118 thumbnail picture
The S.S. MINNESOTA on the way to the Philippines.
Pacific Ocean 1912
6119 thumbnail picture
Coral cliff shoreline. Note men on cliff. Party off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1924
6120 thumbnail picture
The church at San Carlos. C&GS crew moving by pony and oxcart
Philippines 1923
6121 thumbnail picture
Bloomberg and Robert A. Studds dressed up in tropical finery. Touring Sandakan, Borneo on rented bicycles
Sandakan, Borneo 1925
6122 thumbnail picture
The U.S.S. SHERMAN. An Army transport used by Coast Surveyors coming to the Philippines.
Philippines 1922
6123 thumbnail picture
Signal-building crew on way to mountain peak. Hoping nothing bites their legs. Off the PATHFINDER
Philippines 1927
6124 thumbnail picture
The road through the Luzon highlands.
Philippines 1933?
6125 thumbnail picture
Ox-power transporting equipment to station site.
Philippines 1927
6126 thumbnail picture
Nearly impenetrable trees and vines confronted Coast Surveyors in many areas.
Philippine Islands, Bosque 1908?
6127 thumbnail picture
Going to Bosque - if it wasn't trees and vines, it was head-high sawgrass.
Philippine Islands, Bosque 1908?
6128 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?
6129 thumbnail picture
A primitive ferry boat in the Southern Philippines.
Philippines 1925
6130 thumbnail picture
A little less primitive ferry boat in the Southern Philippines.
Philippines 1925
6131 thumbnail picture
Plane table survey in the water. Look out for the crocs!!!!
Philippines 1925
6132 thumbnail picture
Sometimes these would catch the humans instead of vice versa. Huge salt-water crocodile on display in Sandakan, Borneo
Sandakan, Borneo 1925
6133 thumbnail picture
An idyllic South Philippines village.
Philippines 1933?
6134 thumbnail picture
Sketch of a Coast Survey camp site.
Philippines 1933?
6135 thumbnail picture
A colorful native boat.
Philippines 1933?
6136 thumbnail picture
A Manabo tribe boy.
Philippines 1923
6137 thumbnail picture
The sultan's palace at Mambaing, Jolo. Before the typhoon
Philippines 1932
6138 thumbnail picture
The sultan's palace at Maimbung, Jolo. After the typhoon
Philippines 1932
6139 thumbnail picture
Rhino hunting in Borneo. Off the MARINDUQUE
Sandakan area, Borneo 1925
6140 thumbnail picture
The church built in 1621 at Morona.
Philippines 1923
6141 thumbnail picture
The infamous Bilibid Prison. Some Coast Surveyors were incarcerated here by the Japanese in WWII
Luzon Island, Philippines 1924
6142 thumbnail picture
Marching the prisoners at Bilibid Prison. Some Coast Surveyors were incarcerated here by the Japanese in WWII
Luzon Island, Philippines 1925
6143 thumbnail picture
A small Chinese junk.
Philippines 1925
6144 thumbnail picture
Native children riding water buffalo.
Philippines 1925
6145 thumbnail picture
Native homes at Bojelebung.
Philippine Islands, Bojelebung 1924
6146 thumbnail picture
A grass thatch hut.
Philippines 1913?
6147 thumbnail picture
Taking in the glories of nature. Picnic and swim at a Palawan waterfall
Palawan Island, Philippines 1923
6148 thumbnail picture
An eruption of Mayan Volcano.
Mayan Volcano 1908?
6149 thumbnail picture
A coastal lagoon.
Philippines 1908?

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