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

2350 thumbnail picture
Elements of a bubbler tide gauge system with backup recording system.
1964 January
2351 thumbnail picture
Informational display depicting tide data prediction, collection, and dissemination. The dates on the tide tables indicate this was approximately the time of the last use of "Old Brass Brains", the mechanical tide prediction machine shown on the left of the image. Digital technology would soon replace use of that machine.
1964
2352 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Ray Jackson conducting plane table observations in support of tidal work. Tom Orlowski is the umbrella holder.
2353 thumbnail picture
Tidal bench mark leveling operations. Lieutenant Ray Jackson running level, Tom Orlowski the rodman on left.
2354 thumbnail picture
Theodolite observations in support of tidal observations. Tom Orlowski recording.
2355 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Ray Jackson operating level instrument during tidal bench mark leveling operations.
2356 thumbnail picture
Pulling heavy gear for a Shoran Station on a sled up the slope to station near Cape Wrangell, Attu.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Attu, Cape Wrangell 1946 circa
2357 thumbnail picture
Survey launch from USC&GS ship EXPLORER anchored off Attu.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Attu 1946 circa
2358 thumbnail picture
Weasel with sled for hauling gear to camp sites.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Attu 1946 circa
2359 thumbnail picture
Shoran tower at Cape Wrangell.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Attu 1946 circa
2360 thumbnail picture
Packing into Shoran station at Cape Wrangell. Station was on peak at end of power lines.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Attu 1946 circa
2361 thumbnail picture
Shoran station at Cape Wrangell. LCDR Arthur Wardwell on right; CDR Clarence Burmister, the developer of Shoran, bent over.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Attu 1946 circa
2362 thumbnail picture
Returning to ship USC&GS EXPLORER through snow field on Attu after installing Shoran station.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Attu 1946 circa
2363 thumbnail picture
Returning to ship on survey launch after installing Shoran station near Cape Wrangell.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Attu 1946 circa
2364 thumbnail picture
Fake artillery piece put in place by Japanese during their World War II occupation of Attu. Ray Elkins and Jerry Randall are in the center.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Attu, Holtz Bay 1945
2365 thumbnail picture
Burned out Japanese freighter on Kiska.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Attu 1945
2366 thumbnail picture
Beach landing party on Attu. EXPLORER in background, possibly PIONEER to right.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Attu 1946
2367 thumbnail picture
Weasel in water off Attu, Massacre Bay area.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Attu 1946
2368 thumbnail picture
Shoran station with weasel in the western Aleutian Islands.
Alaska, western Aleutian Islands 1946
2369 thumbnail picture
Seattle ship base. USC&GS Ship DERICKSON in foreground with the PATHFINDER astern of the DERICKSON. 819 Fairview Place.
Washington, Seattle 1946
2370 thumbnail picture
Roberts Radio Current Meter being deployed off bow of USC&GS EXPLORER. The meter is hanging below the buoy and not in the image.
Alaska, western Aleutian Islands 1946
2371 thumbnail picture
Setting bench marks for tidal leveling operations.
2372 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2373 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2374 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2375 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2376 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2377 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2378 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2379 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2380 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2381 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2382 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2383 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2384 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2385 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2386 thumbnail picture
Backpacking horizontal control material to station site.
2387 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2388 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2389 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2390 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying on Coast Guard aid to navigation.
2391 thumbnail picture
Survey work at Dutch Harbor overlooking the harbor.
2392 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2393 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2394 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2395 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2396 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2397 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2398 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.
2399 thumbnail picture
Establishing horizontal control point for hydrographic surveying.

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