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

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Components of an automated magnetic observatory
1957 ca.
2101 thumbnail picture
Magnetic instrumentation
1957 ca.
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Calibrating magnetic instruments
1963 September
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Calibrating magnetic instruments
2104 thumbnail picture
Calibrating magnetic instruments
2105 thumbnail picture
Buoy outfitted for measuring geomagnetic paramters.
1965 ca.
2106 thumbnail picture
Buoy outfitted for measuring geomagnetic paramters.
1965 ca.
2107 thumbnail picture
Buoy outfitted for measuring geomagnetic paramters.
1965 ca.
2108 thumbnail picture
Buoy outfitted for measuring geomagnetic paramters.
1965 ca.
2109 thumbnail picture
Buoy outfitted for measuring geomagnetic paramters.
1965 ca.
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Buoy outfitted for measuring geomagnetic paramters.
1965 ca.
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Applications of gravity data.
1968 ca.
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Operating a gravity meter.
1968 ca.
2113 thumbnail picture
Recording gravity observations.
1968 ca.
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Lacoste and Romberg Gravity Meter
1968 ca.
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Lacoste and Romberg Gravity Meter
1968 ca.
2116 thumbnail picture
Operating Lacoste-Romberg gravity meter shipboard
1963
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Operating Lacoste-Romberg gravity meter shipboard
1963
2118 thumbnail picture
Operating Lacoste-Romberg gravity meter shipboard
1963
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Operating Lacoste-Romberg gravity meter shipboard
1964
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Lacoste-Romberg underwater gravity meter
1970
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Bottom mounted gravity meter ready for deployment.
1968 ca.
2122 thumbnail picture
Deploying a bottom-mounted gravity meter.
1968 ca.
2123 thumbnail picture
Deploying a bottom-mounted gravity meter.
1968 ca.
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The internal electronics of a bottom-mounted gravity meter.
1968 ca.
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The internal electronics of a bottom-mounted gravity meter.
1968 ca.
2126 thumbnail picture
The internal electronics of a bottom-mounted gravity meter.
1968 ca.
2127 thumbnail picture
Cover of a 1965 Coast and Geodetic Survey brochure discussing the tsunami and the tsunami warning system which was first developed by the Coast and Geodetic Survey. The tsunami picture is from the artwork "The Great Wave" by Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849).
1965
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Cover of a 1965 Coast and Geodetic Survey brochure discussing the tsunami and the tsunami warning system which was first developed by the Coast and Geodetic Survey. The tsunami picture is from the artwork "The Great Wave" by Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849).
1965
2129 thumbnail picture
The geomagnetic observatory at Camp Colonna on the Canada/U.S. Boundary on the 141st Meridian.
1890
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Announcement of the opening of the San Juan Geophysical Observatory. This was a new observatory as the C&GS had operated an observatory in Puerto Rico since 1903.
1965
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Invitation to the opening of the Fredericksburg Geomagnetic Observatory and Laboratory on May 23, 1956
1956
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Map showing locations of magnetic observatories now operated by the USGS that have co-located cooperative facilities with NOAA.
World 2010
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Tide gage record at Hilo, Hawaii, showing the 1946 tsunami.
1946
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Time diagram showing seismic sea wave (tsunami) travel time to Honolulu, Hawaii, from points around the Pacific basin.
1946
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Travel time curves of the seismic sea wave (tsunami) of April 1, 1946.
1946
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Seismological equipment formerly installed by the Coast and Geodetic Survey at the Sitka Geophysical Observatory.
2010
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Living quarters of the observer at the Coast and Geodetic Survey Sitka Geophysical Observatory.
2010
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Albert Boschke's map of the District of Columbia. Boschke produced this map while moonlighting. He was cartographer with the C&GS. This map was considered so accurate and the placement of buildings and other cultural objects so precise, that the Army confiscated the map and the accompanying copper plates at the beginning of the Civil.
Washington, D. C. 1861
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Albert Boschke's map of the District of Columbia. Boschke produced this map while moonlighting. He was cartographer with the C&GS. This map was considered so accurate and the placement of buildings and other cultural objects so precise, that the Army confiscated the map and the accompanying copper plates at the beginning of the Civil.
Washington, D. C. 1861
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Title page of computation book of ' Triangles for the Survey of the Coast' made in 1817 by F.R. Hassler.
1817
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Field sketch of triangulation stations- ' North-Eastern view from Buttermilk Hill.'
Connecticut 1834 ca.
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Field sketch of New York City as seen from Staten Island. ' North East view of the Horizon as seen from the fire Signal on Staten Island.'
New York, Staten Island 1834 ca.
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View from triangulation station Fort Hale.
Connecticut, Fort Hale 1834 ca.
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Westerly view from triangulation station Stony Hill. View includes conical tin signal on pole for seeing reflected sun at great distance.
Connecticut looking to Long Island 1834 ca.
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Westerly view from triangulation station West Rock near New Haven.
Connecticut, New Haven 1834 ca.
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Two telescopic views. Top view is of Osborne Hill as seen from Mt. Carmel. Bottom view is of Harrow Hill signal as seen from Buttermilk Hill.
Connecticut 1834 ca.
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Two telescopic views. Friar's Head Signal as seen from Mt. Carmel. Ruland Hill Signal as seen from Mt. Carmel.
Connecticut 1834 ca.
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Two telescopic views. Hempstead Harbor Signal as seen from Bald Hill. Loaf Hill Signal as seen from Bald Hill.
Connecticut 1834 ca.
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Ruland Hill Signal as seen from Mt. Carmel.
Connecticut looking to Long Island 1834 ca.

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