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

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Ranger station camp while conducting operations on Mt. Graham.
Arizona, Mount Graham 1945 March
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The camp at Peach Springs
Arizona, Peach Springs 1944 October 26
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Unidentified camp site
United States Southwest 1945 Circa
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CPS-98 barracks at Kirtland Field, Albuquerque.
New Mexico, Albuquerque 1946 January
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The grave of Billy Clanton, shot at the OK Corral in Tombstone in 1881. Also can make out the grave-marker of John King who committed suicide.
Arizona, Tombstone, Boot Hill Cemetery 1946 April
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Monument to Ed Schieffelin who discovered the great silver mine at Tombstone.
Arizona, Tombstone, Boot Hill Cemetery 1946 April
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Giant saguaro cactus near Aguila. Bill Lilly standing at base. Cactus is approximately 30-feet high with a 2-foot diameter base.
Arizona, Aguila 1944 December
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Shaw posing for the camera at Mount Graham
Arizona, Mount Graham 1945 March
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One of the few times that all members of CPS-98 were together as they were usually dispersed in an office party, observing parties, and building parties. This was a meeting at Crystal Springs at which Major Fisk of the Selective Service was possibly explaining the status of the COs on CPS-98 and what would be expected of them.
Nevada, Crystal Springs 1944 June
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Boulder Dam (aka Hoover Dam).
Nevada 1944
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D. L. McCoy taking a swim break at a geothermal spring site at Moapa, the CPS-98 Nevada campsite.
Nevada, Warm Springs 1944 May
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Yucca bloom
New Mexico 1945 Circa
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Wendell Brock admiring a blooming century yucca plant on the way to Station Caballo.
New Mexico, Silver City area 1945 May
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Bandelier cliff dwellings
New Mexico, Bandelier National Monument 1945 November
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Fine masonry at Pueblo Bonito
New Mexico, Chaco Canyon 1945 July
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Pueblo Bonito
New Mexico, Chaco Canyon 1945 July
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Pueblo Bonito
New Mexico, Chaco Canyon 1945 July
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Pueblo Bonito
New Mexico, Chaco Canyon 1945 July
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A ladder in the cliff dwellings at Bandelier.
New Mexico, Bandelier 1945 November
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The Great Kiva at Pueblo Bonito.
New Mexico, Chaco Canyon 1945 July
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The Santa Rita copper mine (now known as the Chino Mine.)
New Mexico, Silver City area 1945 May
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Santa Rita copper mine (now known as Chino Mine)
New Mexico 1945 May
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Molten slag being poured on the dump at the coppermill at Miami.
Arizona, Miami 1945 January
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Rock formation known as the Kneeling Nun near the Chino (Santa Rita) open pit copper mine.
New Mexico, Silver City area 1945 May
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Houy and Indian petroglyphs
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Old Spanish inscription, probably something like Kilroy was here, at El Morro, also known as Inscription Rock. Spanish explorers carved messages here between 1605 and 1774.
New Mexico, El Morro National Monument 1945
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El Morro or Inscription Rock.
New Mexico, El Morro National Monument 1945
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El Morro, aka Inscription Rock
New Mexico 1945
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Reitinger at the Colorado River
California, Needles area 1944
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Autumn foliage in the southern Rockies
1945 September
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Erosion patterns in tuff near Santa Fe
New Mexico, Santa Fe
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Denver, Rio Grande, and Western Narrow Gauge Railroad
New Mexico, Chama, north of Los Alamos
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A rodeo at Willcox
Arizona, Willcox
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Houy, Newcomer, and Sternberg at Wolf Creek Pass, 10,850 feet.
Colorado 1945 August
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Photo supplement to season's report Ethiopian Geodetic Control Project
Africa, Ethiopia 1961 March
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U.S. Department of Commerce news release: "Geodetic Survey Completes Survey of Blue Nile River Basin in Africa"
Africa, Ethiopia 1960 circa
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U.S. Department of Commerce news release: "Geodetic Survey Completes Survey of Blue Nile River Basin in Africa" Page 2.
Africa, Ethiopia 1960 circa
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Ras Hotel, Churchill Street, Addis Ababa, home of new arrivals. Ghimbi, Ethiopia, main street. A coffee center 453 kilometers west of Addis Ababa. Dabaf, Ethiopia, on the Gondar-Asmara highway.
Africa, Ethiopia 1960 circa
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His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I inspecting Geodetic Control Project exhibit October 1959. Water Resources Building. Airport Road, Addis Ababa. Geodetic Control Project headquarters offices were located in this building furnished by the Water Resources Department of the I.E.G. Ministry of Public Works and Communication.
Africa, Ethiopia 1960 circa
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Blue Nile River, Ethiopia. Main gorge and tributary gorges in Abyssinian Highlands of North-Central Ethiopia.
Africa, Ethiopia 1960 circa
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Tisisat Falls, Blue Nile River 30 Km SE of source at Lake Tana. Choke Mountains rising from high plateau north of Debre Marcus to over 13,000 feet. Fitchie, Ethiopia, 120 km N of Addis Ababa. Non-native eucalyptus trees are planted in and around villages in the highlands to supply fuel and building materials.
Africa, Ethiopia 1960 circa
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Ras Dashan Mountains from Gondar-Asmara highway. Highland agricultural area. Escarpment north of Gondar. View from 9,000 feet looking west toward Sudan border. Smoke and haze prevails during the dry season.
Africa, Ethiopia 1960 circa
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Blue Nile watershed near Sudan border north of Gubba. Eritrean landscape. Sudanese landscape near Eritrean border.
Africa, Ethiopia 1960 circa
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Blue Nile River Bridge on Addis Ababa-Debre Markos road. Bridge over Didessa River on road between Lechemti and Ghimbi. Portuguese Bridge near Fitchie built in 16th (?) Century.
Africa, Ethiopia 1960 circa
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Addis Ababa-Asmara Highway. Typical all-weather road in Blue Nile River Basin area. Former all-weather road deteriorated from lack of maintenance.
Africa, Ethiopia 1960 circa
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Dry weather trail only in the vicinity of Metekel on road from Engiabara to Gubba. Dry weather only trail between Lechemti and Ghimbi. Switch-backs on Addis Ababa - Asmara highway.
Africa, Ethiopia 1960 circa
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Typical scene along all highways and trails. Visitors at Triangulation Station Mariam on the east side of Lake Tana. Commander Don Jones at tellurometer station YEW in the basin area east of Debre Marcus.
Africa, Ethiopia 1960 circa
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Admiral Arnold Karo, Director of C&GS, and H. E. Fitawari Makonnen Adefriseu, governor of Asosa, at Beica Camp. James Rives and Herman Kleine of USOM/E and Norman Sylar, Chief of Triangulation Party, prior to taking off on a reconnaissance flight in an Ethiopian Air Force "Dove" airplane.
Africa, Ethiopia 1960 circa
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103-foot Bilby steel tower at triangulation station 428 in Sudan. Tower loaned to party by Sudan Survey Dept. Eucalyptus pole observing stand at triangulation station Caru. Measuring towers built during measurement of Jang Baseline. A measuring tower used during the measurement of the Manahoro Baseline.
Africa, Ethiopia 1960 circa
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Monument marking Base de Meteharo E.O., an Italian triangulation station established in 1938. Typical triangulation mark, a drill hole in bed rock with chiseled triangle. Sudanese survey department monument.
Africa, Ethiopia 1960 circa

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