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

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Looking out of town at the outskirts of Zamboanga.
Philippine Islands, Zamboanga 1926
51 thumbnail picture
Monday must have been wash day at Zamboanga.
Philippine Islands, Zamboanga 1926
52 thumbnail picture
The main street in Zamboanga.
Philippine Islands, Zamboanga 1926
53 thumbnail picture
Carabao providing motive power for transportation.
Philippine Islands 1926
54 thumbnail picture
Rural scene a mile out of Jolo.
Philippine Islands, Jolo 1926
55 thumbnail picture
Palm trees in the vicinity of the constabulary at Jolo.
Philippine Islands, Jolo 1926
56 thumbnail picture
Children greeting a Coast Survey ship upon its arrival in port and begging for coins to be tossed in the water.
Philippine Islands 1926
57 thumbnail picture
A Moro fisherman casting a net in the southern Philippines.
Philippine Islands, Southern 1926
58 thumbnail picture
A Moro sapit, a moderate-sized vessel that could be rowed during periods of calm .
Philippine Islands 1926
59 thumbnail picture
When entering Sandakan Harbor it would seem that it is best to keep this rock on the right hand.
Sandakan, Borneo 1926
60 thumbnail picture
Taking a cool refreshing bath while loading water for the ship from the Mauo River. Henry Healy on left, Charles Pierce on right. Sure hope it wasn't drinking water!
Philippine Islands, Mauo River 1926
61 thumbnail picture
Moro vinta and the pearling fleet in Jolo Harbor.
Philippine Islands, Jolo 1926
62 thumbnail picture
Native sons of most any barrio.
Philippine Islands 1926
63 thumbnail picture
Natives on Ticul Island.
Philippine Islands, Ticul Island 1926
64 thumbnail picture
A night view of the Manila Carnival.
Philippine Islands, Manila 1926
65 thumbnail picture
A vinta underway.
Philippine Islands 1926
66 thumbnail picture
Small island off Basilan Island near Portholland.
Philippine Islands, Near Basilan Island 1926
67 thumbnail picture
Station Par on Laparan Island. Note builders on observing platform at top of tower for scale.
Philippine Islands, Laparan Island 1927
68 thumbnail picture
Station Us at Usada Island.
Philippine Islands, Usada Island 1926
69 thumbnail picture
An officer's tent at Station Usada. Note all the amenities.
Philippine Islands, Usada 1926
70 thumbnail picture
The chow hall at Station Usada.
Philippine Islands, Usada 1926
71 thumbnail picture
Station Dat at Dcatabato Island (spelled Databato in other entries).
Philippine Islands, Databato Island 1926
72 thumbnail picture
Tony the cook at a field camp.
Philippine Islands, Usada 1926
73 thumbnail picture
A native tribe near Jolo.
Philippine Island, Jolo 1926
74 thumbnail picture
Home from market, a Filipina lady balancing her load.
Philippine Islands 1926
75 thumbnail picture
The Chinese pier at Jolo.
Philippine Islands 1927
76 thumbnail picture
"The moaning of the tied", a cartoon pasted on the inside cover of a treatise by Julius Erasmus Hilgard "Lecture On Tides" delivered to the American Institute in 1871. The cartoon was drawn by Frank Hudson, a computer in the computing division.
1871
77 thumbnail picture
Cover to "Lecture on Tides" by Julius Erasmus Hilgard, delivered to the American Institute on January 27, 1871.
1871
78 thumbnail picture
Collar devices for officers of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. In: Changes in Uniform Regulations. [Approved by the Secretary of Commerce June 27, 1917.]
1917
79 thumbnail picture
Gold lace sleeve stripes for officers of the USC&GS. In: Changes in Uniform Regulations. [Approved by the Secretary of Commerce June 27, 1917.]
80 thumbnail picture
Shoulder loops for officers of the USC&GS. In: Changes in Uniform Regulations. [Approved by the Secretary of Commerce June 27, 1917.]
81 thumbnail picture
Belt plate, cap device and other uniform paraphernalia of USC&GS. In: Changes in Uniform Regulations. [Approved by the Secretary of Commerce June 27, 1917.]
82 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey nautical exhibit.
1915 Ca.
83 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey geodetic exhibit.
1915 Ca.
84 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey lithographic printing exhibit.
1915 Ca.
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Coast and Geodetic Survey lithographic printing exhibit.
1915 Ca.
86 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey charting exhibit.
1915 Ca.
87 thumbnail picture
Storage of Coast and Geodetic Survey charts prior to distribution.
1915 Ca.
88 thumbnail picture
Exhibit of magnetic instruments and operations.
1920 ca.
89 thumbnail picture
Lines of equal magnetic declination for the year 1850.
1935 Ca.
90 thumbnail picture
Lines of equal magnetic declination for the year 1875.
1935 Ca.
91 thumbnail picture
Lines of equal magnetic declination and equal annual change for 1935.
1935 Ca.
92 thumbnail picture
Location of magnetic observatories in United States and Pacific Ocean. San Juan , Cheltenham, Tucson, Sitka, and Honolulu were Coast and Geodetic Survey magnetic and seismological observatories.
1935 Ca.
93 thumbnail picture
Galitzin Vertical Component Seismometer and McComb-Romberg tilt compensation seismograph in: Coming to grips with the Earthquake Problem," by Nicholas H. Heck, 1931. Journal of the Franklin Institute, Vol. 212, No. 3, pp. 269-303.
1930 ca.
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Photographic seismic recorder as illustrated in: "Coming to Grips with the Earthquake Problem," by Nicholas H. Heck, 1931. Journal of the Franklin Institute, Vol. 212, No. 3, pp. 269-303.
1930 Ca.
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Determination of the epicenter of an earthquake by manual means on a globe of the Earth. In: "Coming to grips with the Earthquake Problem," by Nicholas H. Heck, 1931. Journal of the Franklin Institute, Vol. 212, No. 3, pp. 269-303.
1930 Ca.
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Map showing "Known Earthquakes of the United States". In: "Coming to grips with the Earthquake Problem," by Nicholas H. Heck, 1931. Journal of the Franklin Institute, Vol. 212, No. 3, pp. 269-303.
1930 Ca.
97 thumbnail picture
Nautical chart compiler at work. In: "The Coast and Geodetic Survey: Its Products and Services", 1965. 57 pp.
1965 Ca.
98 thumbnail picture
Aeronautical chart compiler at work. In: "The Coast and Geodetic Survey: Its Products and Services", 1965. 57 pp.
1965 Ca.
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Negative engaver working on a nautical chart. In: "The Coast and Geodetic Survey: Its Products and Services", 1965. 57 pp.
1965 Ca.

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