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

6400 thumbnail picture
Caterpillar caravan heading to a new camp over the frozen Bering Sea in March.
1951
6401 thumbnail picture
Framing the quanset hut - party living quarters - in -30 Fahrenheit temperatures .
1951
6402 thumbnail picture
A little bit of snow drift. Wonder how they got out in the first place.
1951
6403 thumbnail picture
Main street on an Arctic Field Party Camp somewhere.
1951
6404 thumbnail picture
Marvin Paulson on the left and Francis Popper on the right.
1951
6405 thumbnail picture
Just another day with near white-out conditions. This wasn't pleasant at 30 below zero.
1951
6406 thumbnail picture
Just another day with near white-out conditions. This wasn't pleasant at 30 below zero.
1951
6407 thumbnail picture
Marvin Paulson's traveling home with two Eskimos doing triangulation reconnaissance work.
1951
6408 thumbnail picture
Recording angles for a triangulation observer at 10 below zero.
1951
6409 thumbnail picture
After the ice receded, these boats were used for hydrography in the Beaufort Sea .
1951
6410 thumbnail picture
Checking tide gauge.
6411 thumbnail picture
Leveling to tide gauge.
6412 thumbnail picture
Canadian Hydrographic Service launch checking NOAA tide gauge during international cooperative charting project on Passamaquoddy Bay. The range of tide is approximately 25-feet on Passamaquoddy Bay.
Passamaquoddy Bay, Maine Summer 1985
6413 thumbnail picture
Canadian Hydrographic Service launch checking NOAA tide gauge during international cooperative charting project on Passamaquoddy Bay. The range of tide is approximately 25-feet on Passamaquoddy Bay.
Passamaquoddy Bay, Maine Summer 1985
6414 thumbnail picture
Checking tide gauge on dolphin in Passamaquoddy Bay area at low tide. Automatic tide gage is mounted on long stilling well. Stilling well is exceptionally long because the range of tide is approximately 25-feet on Passamaquoddy Bay.
Passamaquoddy Bay, Maine Summer 1985
6415 thumbnail picture
Canadian Hydrographic Service launch in picturesque cove on Passamaquoddy Bay.
Passamaquoddy Bay, Maine Summer 1985
6416 thumbnail picture
Canadian Hydrographic Service launch at dolphin tending tide gauge. Note tide staff.
Passamaquoddy Bay, Maine Summer 1985
6417 thumbnail picture
Canadian Hydrographic Service launch at dolphin tending tide gauge at high tide.
Passamaquoddy Bay, Maine Summer 1985
6418 thumbnail picture
Mirrors for electronic distance measurement and light target for triangulation angle measurement. Equipment set up over Station CHAMCOOK Reference Mark. View is looking southwest over St. Croix River into Maine.
Passamaquoddy Bay, New Brunswick, Canada Summer 1985
6419 thumbnail picture
Tide gauge with overlapping tide staffs because of high range of tide. The gauge is on the platform in the background and is a gas-bubbler pressure actuated type.
Maine, Cobscook Bay Summer 1985
6420 thumbnail picture
A closeup of the upper tide staff of the two overlapping staffs in the previous picture.
Passamaquoddy Bay, Maine Summer 1985
6421 thumbnail picture
Anchoring the bubbler tide gauge gas hose to the seaweed covered rocks.
Passamaquoddy Bay, Maine Summer 1985
6422 thumbnail picture
Tide flats at low tide on the east side of Cook Inlet.
Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska Summer 1976
6423 thumbnail picture
Chief Survey Technician Earl Krick of the NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER installing a tide gauge in upper Cook Inlet.
Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska Summer 1976
6424 thumbnail picture
Digging a trench to bury and anchor gas bubbler tide gauge tubing.
Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska Summer 1976
6425 thumbnail picture
Looking northeast from tide gauge location in Upper Cook Inlet. Large rock is a glacial erratic.
Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska Summer 1976
6426 thumbnail picture
Deck hand off NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER assisting in building of tide gauge station in Upper Cook Inlet.
Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska Summer 1976
6427 thumbnail picture
Trying to find deep water for Zodiac rubber boat to return to NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER after installing tide gauge in Upper Cook Inlet.
Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska Summer 1976
6428 thumbnail picture
The view towards Cook Inlet showing the Zodiac at low tide. See image 4216.
Alaska, East side Upper Cook Inlet Summer 1976
6429 thumbnail picture
The view from the Zodiac back towards the tide gauge installation and orange hydrographic signal in Upper Cook Inlet. The orange signal is to help position survey launches by use of three-point sextant fixes.
Alaska, East side Upper Cook Inlet Summer 1976
6430 thumbnail picture
Lt. (j.g.) Robert Crowell operating Wild T-2 Theodolite at Port Etches on the east side of Prince William Sound.
Port Etches, Alaska Summer 1977
6431 thumbnail picture
Signal built at Gull Rock for triangulation observations at entrance to Port Etches on the east side of Prince William Sound.
Alaska, Prince William Sound Summer 1977
6432 thumbnail picture
Electronics rack on FAIRWEATHER hydrographic survey launch. Upper unit with orange numbers is recording Raydist navigational readings.
Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska Summer 1976
6433 thumbnail picture
Hydroplot data acquisition system with controller on top paper tape reader and data punch middle lower unit, and PDP-8 computer with orange and yellow switches on bottom.
Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska Summer 1976
6434 thumbnail picture
Survey technician annotating echo-sounder record on FAIRWEATHER hydrographic survey launch.
Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska Summer 1976
6435 thumbnail picture
Interior of hydrographic survey launch off NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER.
Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska Summer 1976
6436 thumbnail picture
Motorola Mini-Ranger set up with Wild T-2 Theodolite for use in offshore range-azimuth hydrographic surveying.
Point Dume, California Spring 1976
6437 thumbnail picture
Motorola Mini-Ranger set up with Wild T-2 Theodolite for use in offshore range-azimuth hydrographic surveying.
Point Dume, California Spring 1976
6438 thumbnail picture
Installing tide gage staff.
Alaska, East side Upper Cook Inlet Summer 1976
6439 thumbnail picture
Chief Survey Technician Earl Krick supporting 2X4 while hole being drilled to place mountings to support tide staff.
Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska Summer 1976
6440 thumbnail picture
Double exposure of NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER taken from same location at high and low tide at the pier at Anchorage. Tide range was between 30 and 35 feet.
Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska Summer 1976
6441 thumbnail picture
Inshore survey boat running a line.
Ohio, Lake Erie, Fairport Harbor 1972 ca.
6442 thumbnail picture
S/V Laidly returning to Fairport Harbor.
Ohio, Lake Erie, Fairport Harbor 1972 ca.
6443 thumbnail picture
S/V Laidly in Fairport Harbor.
Ohio, Lake Erie, Fairport Harbor 1972 ca.
6444 thumbnail picture
Interior of S/V Laidly.
Ohio, Lake Erie, Fairport Harbor 1972 ca.
6445 thumbnail picture
Diver preparing to check source of shoal spot in sounding record.
Ohio, Lake Erie, Fairport Harbor 1972 ca.
6446 thumbnail picture
Diver leaving S/V Laidly.
Ohio, Lake Erie, Fairport Harbor 1972 ca.
6447 thumbnail picture
Inshore survey boat.
Ohio, Lake Erie, Fairport Harbor 1972 ca.
6448 thumbnail picture
Inshore survey boat.
Ohio, Lake Erie, Fairport Harbor 1972 ca.
6449 thumbnail picture
Del Norte navigation receiver aboard inshore survey boat.
Ohio, Lake Erie, Fairport Harbor 1972 ca.

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