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

6300 thumbnail picture
A good place for crocodiles and snakes. Boat off the MARINDUQUE in a jungle stream
Philippines 1925
6301 thumbnail picture
Mechanical sounding apparatus on the MARINDUQUE.
Philippines 1925
6302 thumbnail picture
Mechanical sounding apparatus on the MARINDUQUE.
Philippines 1925
6303 thumbnail picture
Operating the mechanical sounding engine on the MARINDUQUE.
Philippines 1925
6304 thumbnail picture
The mechanical sounding engine on the MARINDUQUE.
Philippines 1925
6305 thumbnail picture
The tide gauge house at Fuga Island.
Fuga Island, Philippines 1927
6306 thumbnail picture
The tide gauge house at Fuga Island.
Fuga Island, Philippines 1927
6307 thumbnail picture
Measuring a base line through the tall sawgrass. Look out for snakes!
Philippines 1913?
6308 thumbnail picture
Ken Crosby observing with his shore party standing by. Party off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1925
6309 thumbnail picture
Yakan Moro cargadore curious about theodolite. He was surprised to find an inverted image
Philippine Islands, Basilan Island 1925
6310 thumbnail picture
Yakan Moro cargadore curious about theodolite. He was surprised to find an inverted image
Philippine Islands, Basilan Island 1925
6311 thumbnail picture
Cornelius Meaney observing on Basilan Island.
Philippine Islands, Basilan Island 1925
6312 thumbnail picture
Triangulation party off the MARINDUQUE packing into the mountains.
Philippines 1925
6313 thumbnail picture
Building a signal with the help of Tagabuanas tribesmen.
Philippines 1925
6314 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
6315 thumbnail picture
A signal built in a tree. Note ladder built up tree
Philippines 1927
6316 thumbnail picture
Bloomberg doing topo work on Calayan Island.
Philippine Islands, Calayan Island 1925
6317 thumbnail picture
Bloomberg's topo party.
Philippine Islands, Calayan Island 1925
6318 thumbnail picture
Doing reconnaissance work from a tree. Note telescope in person's hands
Philippine Islands, Basilan Island area 1924
6319 thumbnail picture
A C&GS crew ashore with natives. Note pistol on hip - still a few insurgents around
Philippines 1908?
6320 thumbnail picture
Bilan tribesmen near C&GS shore camp.
Philippines 1923
6321 thumbnail picture
Shore camp on small coral islet. Party off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1932?
6322 thumbnail picture
Recruiting and personnel work made easy. Native comes out of bush with boar on hip. Photo #1 of sequence
Philippines 1923
6323 thumbnail picture
Native trades boar for clothes and haircut. Now the ship has a brand new crewman. Photo #2 of sequence
Philippines 1923
6324 thumbnail picture
Camp cook roasts the boar and all hands get barbecued pork.
Philippines 1924
6325 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
6326 thumbnail picture
Ken Crosby, constabulary guard, and shore party. Off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1925
6327 thumbnail picture
Philippine constabulary guard with shore party of George L. Anderson. Off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1925
6328 thumbnail picture
The Philippine constabulary guard with shore party of Hubert A. Paton. Off the PATHFINDER
Philippines 1926
6329 thumbnail picture
Raymond S. Patton's camp at Bosque. Off the RESEARCH
Philippines 1908?
6330 thumbnail picture
A shore camp.
Philippines 1906?
6331 thumbnail picture
Shore camp crew posing on coral rock.
Philippines 1906?
6332 thumbnail picture
Mate Overton at camp with a hydro shore crew.
Philippines 1923
6333 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
6334 thumbnail picture
Getting back to the launch from shore work. Hate to get those feet wet. Off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1924
6335 thumbnail picture
Liberty boat stuck in mud - all hands waiting for the taxi service.
Philippines 1914
6336 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
6337 thumbnail picture
Marion Aslakson seeing the pyramids in style. On the way home from the Philippines
Egypt 1930
6338 thumbnail picture
The S.S. MINNESOTA on the way to the Philippines.
Pacific Ocean 1912
6339 thumbnail picture
Coral cliff shoreline. Note men on cliff. Party off the MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1924
6340 thumbnail picture
The church at San Carlos. C&GS crew moving by pony and oxcart
Philippines 1923
6341 thumbnail picture
Bloomberg and Robert A. Studds dressed up in tropical finery. Touring Sandakan, Borneo on rented bicycles
Sandakan, Borneo 1925
6342 thumbnail picture
The U.S.S. SHERMAN. An Army transport used by Coast Surveyors coming to the Philippines.
Philippines 1922
6343 thumbnail picture
Signal-building crew on way to mountain peak. Hoping nothing bites their legs. Off the PATHFINDER
Philippines 1927
6344 thumbnail picture
The road through the Luzon highlands.
Philippines 1933?
6345 thumbnail picture
Ox-power transporting equipment to station site.
Philippines 1927
6346 thumbnail picture
Nearly impenetrable trees and vines confronted Coast Surveyors in many areas.
Philippine Islands, Bosque 1908?
6347 thumbnail picture
Going to Bosque - if it wasn't trees and vines, it was head-high sawgrass.
Philippine Islands, Bosque 1908?
6348 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?
6349 thumbnail picture
A primitive ferry boat in the Southern Philippines.
Philippines 1925

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