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

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Closeup of the small brass bolt with + in witness post North. See: http://www.penryfamily.com/surveying/meadesranch.html
Kansas, Meades Ranch 2011, March 18
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Meades Ranch 1891 bronze disk triangulation marker. See: http://www.penryfamily.com/surveying/meadesranch.html
Kansas, Meades Ranch 2011, March 18
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Witness post South located south of Meades Ranch 1891. See: http://www.penryfamily.com/surveying/meadesranch.html
Kansas, Meades Ranch 2011, March 18
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Closeup of the small brass bolt with + in witness post South. See: http://www.penryfamily.com/surveying/meadesranch.html
Kansas, Meades Ranch 2011, March 18
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Meades Ranch Reference Mark No. 1, set in 1948. Located east of the triangulation station. See: http://www.penryfamily.com/surveying/meadesranch.html
Kansas, Meades Ranch 2011, March 18
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Meades Ranch Reference Mark No. 1, set in 1948. Located east of the triangulation station. See: http://www.penryfamily.com/surveying/meadesranch.html
Kansas, Meades Ranch 2011, March 18
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Meades Ranch Reference Mark No. 2, set in 1948. Located west of the triangulation station. See: http://www.penryfamily.com/surveying/meadesranch.html
Kansas, Meades Ranch 2011, March 18
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Meades Ranch Reference Mark No. 2, set in 1948. Located west of the triangulation station. See: http://www.penryfamily.com/surveying/meadesranch.html
Kansas, Meades Ranch 2011, March 18
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View looking due north from triangulation station Meades Ranch. See: http://www.penryfamily.com/surveying/meadesranch.html
Kansas, Meades Ranch 2011, March 18
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View looking due east from the triangulation station. Limestone posts are visible from north-south fence .
Kansas, Meades Ranch 2011, March 18
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View looking due south from the triangulation station. See: http://www.penryfamily.com/surveying/meadesranch.html
Kansas, Meades Ranch 2011, March 18
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View looking due west from the triangulation station. See: http://www.penryfamily.com/surveying/meadesranch.html
Kansas, Meades Ranch 2011, March 18
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The triangulation station Meades Ranch, left of marker post, and Reference Mark No. 1 in the foreground. Looking to the northwest. See: http://www.penryfamily.com/surveying/meadesranch.html
Kansas, Meades Ranch 2011, March 18
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Meades Ranch Reference Mark No. 3, set in 1967. See: http://www.penryfamily.com/surveying/meadesranch.html
Kansas, Meades Ranch 2011, March 18
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Meades Ranch Reference Mark No. 3, set in 1967. Next to limestone fence post on old north-south fence line. See: http://www.penryfamily.com/surveying/meadesranch.html
Kansas, Meades Ranch 2011, March 18
1515 thumbnail picture
Tower built over Triangulation Station Kipnuk
Alaska 1951, June 1
1516 thumbnail picture
Clarence E. "Pete" Pedersen cartoon of Nansen cast operations on the USC&GS EXPLORER
1960
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Clarence E. "Pete" Pedersen cartoon of biological trawling operations on the USC&GS EXPLORER
1960
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Clarence E. "Pete" Pedersen cartoon of drift bottle operations on the USC&GS EXPLORER
1960
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Clarence E. "Pete" Pedersen cartoon of current meter operations on the USC&GS EXPLORER
North Carolina, offshore Gulf Stream 1960
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Clarence E. "Pete" Pedersen cartoon of geological divin investigations on the USC&GS EXPLORER
United States, Swan Island, Caribbean Sea 1960
1521 thumbnail picture
Clarence E. "Pete" Pedersen cartoon of fauna collecting operations on the USC&GS EXPLORER
United States, Swan Island, Caribbean Sea 1960
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Clarence E. "Pete" Pedersen cartoon of flora collecting operations on the USC&GS EXPLORER
United States, Swan Island, Caribbean Sea 1960
1523 thumbnail picture
Clarence E. "Pete" Pedersen cartoon of geological diving operations on the USC&GS EXPLORER
United States, Swan Island, Caribbean Sea 1960
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Clarence E. "Pete" Pedersen cartoon of underwater photography operations on the USC&GS EXPLORER
Florida, offshore Key West 1960
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Clarence E. "Pete" Pedersen cartoon of weather balloon operations on the USC&GS EXPLORER
1960
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Clarence E. "Pete" Pedersen cartoon of sediment coring operations on the USC&GS EXPLORER
North Carolina, off Cape Hatteras 1960
1527 thumbnail picture
Plan and elevation of the tide gauge at H.M. Dockyard Sheerness and at Portsmouth.
1528 thumbnail picture
General view of the leveling Instrument used at Sheerness showing also the front view and back view of the leveling staff (level rod in today's terminology .
1529 thumbnail picture
"Plan of the Line of Levellings, from Sheerness to London."
1857
1530 thumbnail picture
Box tide gauge devised for the use of the Coast Survey by Lieutenant S. D. Trenchard, Asst. U.S. Coast Survey, U.S.N.
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Tide gauge, date unknown.
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Curves of observation of the tides at Rincon Point, San Diego, and Astoria.
1854
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Tides at Rincon Point San Francisco January and February 1853
1853
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"Approximate Cotidal Lines of the Pacific Coast of the United States from investigations in the Coast Survey"
1855
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"Approximate Cotidal Lines of the Atlantic Coast of the United States from investigations in the Coast Survey"
1854
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Lieutenant Hubert Keith looking over side during Atomic Energy Commission Project testing integrity of drums for possible storage of nuclear waste.
Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bay 1959
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Rolling drum over side during Atomic Energy Commission project testing integrity of drums for possible storage of nuclear waste. Divers on bottom were filming the descent of the drums and their impact on the bottom.
Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bay 1959
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Preparation for sailing on Atomic Energy Commission project testing the integrity of drums for possible storage of nuclear waste.
Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bay 1959
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Roberts Radio Current Meter buoy being recovered.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands 1954
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A graph showing the rise of mean sea level in Baltimore. Perhaps this was one of the earliest harbingers of sea level rise although at the time there was uncertainty as to how to interpret this graph. Data was obtained through C&GS tide gage observations.
Maryland, Baltimore 1946
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Elevation bench mark used for tidal leveling operations.
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A "basic bench mark" set in the top of a stone pillar outside the U. S. C.& G.S. headquarters.
Washington, D.C. 1930
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A "basic bench mark" set in the top of a stone pillar
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Tide gage workings
1899
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Repairing a box tide gage
Virginia, Lynnhaven Bay 1933?
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Repairing a box tide gage
Virginia, Lynnhaven Bay 1933?
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Buoy anchored off Cape Hatteras in 1700 fathoms of water with 2800 fathoms total chain. The Gulf Stream is running 4 to 4 1/2 knots pulling the buoy nearly under. The buoy is actually comprised of two spherical sections, one over the other although both are out of sight with only the top showing.
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Buoy anchored off Cape Hatteras in 1700 fathoms of water with 2800 fathoms total chain. The Gulf Stream is running 4 to 4 1/2 knots pulling the buoy nearly under. The buoy is actually comprised of two spherical sections, one nearly under. The buoy is actually comprised of two spherical sections, one
1549 thumbnail picture
Current float with drogue being readied for deployment.

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