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

1700 thumbnail picture
Cotton in kayak at Mumtrakamut
1701 thumbnail picture
Surgeon Sommer on bridge of Steamer EXPLORER at Bremerton Navy Yard
1913
1702 thumbnail picture
Coal being hoisted aboard Steamer EXPLORER from coal barge at Goodnews Bay
1703 thumbnail picture
The coal barge at Goodnews Bay.
Alaska, Goodnews Bay 1913
1704 thumbnail picture
Venison for dinner (for the next week) on board the USC&GS Ship EXPLORER
Alaska 1913 circa
1705 thumbnail picture
Wireless operator Lovlee of the USC&GS Ship EXPLORER
1706 thumbnail picture
Surgeon Sommer with wrap-around caribou antlers found on Unimak Island
Alaska, Unimak Island, Aleutian Islands 1913
1707 thumbnail picture
USC&GS Steamer YUKON under sail and steam churning and burning.
Alaska, False Pass 1913 circa
1708 thumbnail picture
Eagle perched atop the Bilby tower at Couba Island. This is perhaps the last complete Bilby tower in existence and will be relocated to Osgood, Indiana, the hometown of Jasper Bilby, inventor of the Bilby tower. The Surveyors Historical Society is overseeing this effort.
Louisiana, Couba Bayou
1709 thumbnail picture
Tthe Bilby tower at Couba Island. This is perhaps the last complete Bilby tower in existence and will be relocated to Osgood, Indiana, the hometown of Jasper Bilby, inventor of the Bilby tower. The Surveyors Historical Society is overseeing this effort.
Louisiana, Couba Bayou
1710 thumbnail picture
Tthe Bilby tower at Couba Island. This is perhaps the last complete Bilby tower in existence and will be relocated to Osgood, Indiana, the hometown of Jasper Bilby, inventor of the Bilby tower. The Surveyors Historical Society is overseeing this effort.
Louisiana, Couba Bayou
1711 thumbnail picture
Tthe Bilby tower at Couba Island. This is perhaps the last complete Bilby tower in existence and will be relocated to Osgood, Indiana, the hometown of Jasper Bilby, inventor of the Bilby tower. The Surveyors Historical Society is overseeing this effort.
Louisiana, Couba Bayou
1712 thumbnail picture
Geodetic marker on the junction of North Carolina, Virginia, and Tennessee borders.
North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee
1713 thumbnail picture
Whitewashing signal for visual hydrographic operations.
Alaska, Cook Inlet 1961
1714 thumbnail picture
Signal building party on beach. Hauling skiff back to water after tide dropped.
Alaska, Cook Inlet 1961
1715 thumbnail picture
Bottom coverage comparison of leadline, single beam acoustic sounding, and multi -beam acoustic sounding methods.
2000 circa
1716 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship PATHFINDER in rough weather in North Pacific
Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Alaska 1961
1717 thumbnail picture
Quiet Alaskan cove at sunset
1961
1718 thumbnail picture
A scene in Alaska's Inside Passage
1961
1719 thumbnail picture
A scene in Alaska's Inside Passage
1961
1720 thumbnail picture
A scene in Alaska's Inside Passage seen from the starboard bridge wing of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship PATHFINDER
1961
1721 thumbnail picture
Mudflats in Cook Inlet at low tide
Alaska, Cook Inlet 1961
1722 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey ShipPATHFINDER tied up at low tide at a Cook Inlet pier. Note gun tubs on stern, still not removed from World War II service .
Alaska, Cook Inlet 1961
1723 thumbnail picture
Tripod signal erected by Capts. Dorr and Donn of U.S. Coast Survey at Pulpit Rock on Lookout Mountain. Battle of Chattanooga. Are John Donn and Frederick Dorr the two men in this image?
Tennessee, Chattanooga area 1863?-1864?
1724 thumbnail picture
Topographical engineers at Camp Winfield Scott, vicinity of Yorktown, Va. Are John Donn and Frederick Dorr in this image? William Palmer, good friend of Bache and former Assistant in Charge of the Office was head of mapping for the Union forces prior to his death from disease on the Peninsula. Is he in this photo?
Virginia, Yorktown area 1862
1725 thumbnail picture
Range marker seen in Kodiak
Alaska, Kodiak Island 2009 August 7
1726 thumbnail picture
Launch work in Pavlof Islands off NOAA Ship RAINIER
Alaska, Alaska Peninsula, Pavlof Islands 2009 July
1727 thumbnail picture
Launch work in Pavlof Islands off NOAA Ship RAINIER
Alaska, Alaska Peninsula, Pavlof Islands 2009 July
1728 thumbnail picture
Launch work in Pavlof Islands off NOAA Ship RAINIER
Alaska, Alaska Peninsula, Pavlof Islands 2009 July
1729 thumbnail picture
Launch work in Pavlof Islands off NOAA Ship RAINIER
Alaska, Alaska Peninsula, Pavlof Islands 2009 July
1730 thumbnail picture
Retrieving Salinity Temperature Depth instrument during launch survey operations . This information is required for both sound velocity and ray-bending corrections.
Alaska, Alaska Peninsula, Pavlof Islands 2009 August 4
1731 thumbnail picture
There is a lot of truth in this sign.
Alaska, Kodiak Island 2009 July 27
1732 thumbnail picture
Tasting (perhaps simulating tasting) bottom sample material
Alaska, Alaska Peninsula, Pavlof Islands 2009 August 1
1733 thumbnail picture
Japanese gun emplacement overlooking the harbor
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Kiska 1945
1734 thumbnail picture
Dark Cove Camp at Kiska
Alaska, Gulf of Alaska south of Cape St. Elias 1940
1735 thumbnail picture
The dock at Kiska Harbor
Alaska, Gulf of Alaska south of Cape St. Elias 1940
1736 thumbnail picture
Building party arrived at 3,000 foot level camp at Army deserted meteorological outpost
Alaska, Gulf of Alaska south of Cape St. Elias 1940
1737 thumbnail picture
Building party stopped for lunch on a boulder beach
Alaska, Gulf of Alaska south of Cape St. Elias 1940
1738 thumbnail picture
Japanese concrete pillbox in Kiska Harbor
Alaska, Gulf of Alaska south of Cape St. Elias 1940
1739 thumbnail picture
Boatswain Petersen with dog and Woodrow Gholston on pier at Kiska
Alaska, Gulf of Alaska south of Cape St. Elias 1940
1740 thumbnail picture
Army base on Kiska - possibly Japanese built during occupation of island
Alaska, Aleutian Island, Kiska Island 1945
1741 thumbnail picture
Japanese Shinto shrine on Kiska
Alaska, Aleutian Island, Kiska Island 1945
1742 thumbnail picture
Japanese Shinto shrine on Kiska
Alaska, Aleutian Island, Kiska Island 1945
1743 thumbnail picture
Japanese Shinto shrine on Kiska
Alaska, Aleutian Island, Kiska Island 1945
1744 thumbnail picture
Pier at Dutch Harbor - Japanese maritime cadet waiting for Japanese ship to dock
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Dutch Harbor 1939
1745 thumbnail picture
Thomas and Gholston at after steering in the Inside Passage.
Alaska, Southeast 1939
1746 thumbnail picture
Dehart Serrill on trusty steed at O.K. Bay. The Coast Survey used pack horses in the Aleutian Islands prior to the Second World War.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Umnak Island 1939
1747 thumbnail picture
Gene Phelps on trusty steed at O.K. Bay camp. The Coast Survey used pack horses
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Umnak Island 1939
1748 thumbnail picture
W. H. Gholson on trusty steed at O.K. Bay camp. The Coast Survey used pack horses from a Utah wrangler in the Aleutian Islands prior to the Second World War.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Umnak Island 1939
1749 thumbnail picture
Lt. Commander James D. Thurmond taking a horizontal sextant angle during hydrographic surveying operations. Thurmond was the officer in charge of the OK Bay survey camp.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Umnak Island 1939

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