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

4350 thumbnail picture
Lightweight aluminum observing tripod. Astro party of C. V. Hodgson. Note remains of old observing stand to left
Arizona 1914
4351 thumbnail picture
Assembling lightweight aluminum observing tripod. Astro party of C. V. Hodgson
Arizona 1914
4352 thumbnail picture
Observing longitude with Bamberg broken telescope instrument. Astro party of George D. Cowie
Southeast Alaska 1923
4353 thumbnail picture
Ed Brown's astro outfit. Astro party of E. J. Brown
Station Schmidt, Texas 1924
4354 thumbnail picture
World longitude network setup at Manila. Note radio gear to receive time ticks. Chronograph is drum-like instrument to right
Manila, Philippines 1926
4355 thumbnail picture
Bamberg transit set up at Station NIU Hawaii. Astro party of E. J. Brown
4356 thumbnail picture
Bamberg transit set up. Astro party of E. J. Brown. Part of World Longitude Campaign
1926?
4357 thumbnail picture
Short wave radio recorder. Astro party of E. J. Brown. Part of World Longitude Campaign
Oahu, Hawaii 1926
4358 thumbnail picture
E. J. Brown using Davidson meridian telescope. Astro party of E. J. Brown. Part of World Longitude Campaign
Oahu, Hawaii 1926
4359 thumbnail picture
E. J. Brown at astro setup checking chronograph. Astro party of E. J. Brown
4360 thumbnail picture
Early morning computing - verifying last night's work. Astro party of Ralph Pfau
Northeast United States 1930
4361 thumbnail picture
Station NIU during reobservation of World Longitude stations. Looking for evidence of continental drift. Instruments too crude to measure small earth movements. Astro party of Joseph Lushene
Station NIU, Oahu, Hawaii 1934
4362 thumbnail picture
Joseph Lushene operating long-wave radio receiver. Attempting to receive time ticks. Astro party of Joseph Lushene
Station NIU, Oahu, Hawaii 1934
4363 thumbnail picture
Bamberg transit and equipment. Astro party of Charles Whitten
Western United States 1935
4364 thumbnail picture
Chronograph drum without paper. Used to record time ticks during longitude observations. Astro party of Charles Whitten
Western United States 1935
4365 thumbnail picture
Bamberg transit set up on Guatemala - El Salvador border. Border determined by C&GS. Astro party of Ralph W. Woodworth
Central America 1938
4366 thumbnail picture
At astro station on Honduras - Guatemala border. L. to R. - Honduras commissioner, Joseph Lushene, recorder. Recorder later died of malaria. Astro party of Joseph Lushene
Central America 1935
4367 thumbnail picture
Station Eskimo on Honduras - Guatemala border. Border determination a combination of astro and triangulation work. Astro party of Joseph Lushene
Central America 1935
4368 thumbnail picture
Guards accompanying Guatemala - Honduras boundary surveyors. Astro party of Joseph Lushene
Central America 1935
4369 thumbnail picture
Transportation by mules. Guatemala-Honduras boundary survey. Astro party of Joseph Lushene
Central America 1935
4370 thumbnail picture
Transportation by mules. Guatemala-Honduras boundary survey. Astro party of Joseph Lushene
Central America 1935
4371 thumbnail picture
Composite photo of many aspects of astro work. El Salvador - Guatemala boundary survey. Astro party of Ralph W. Woodworth
Central America 1938
4372 thumbnail picture
Ralph Woodworth at Bamberg broken telescope instrument. El Salvador - Guatemala boundary survey. Astro party of Ralph W. Woodworth
Central America 1938
4373 thumbnail picture
Installation at Station Observatorio. El Salvador - Guatemala boundary survey. Astro party of Ralph W. Woodworth
Central America 1938
4374 thumbnail picture
Installation at Station El Sitio. El Salvador - Guatemala boundary survey. Astro party of Ralph W. Woodworth
Central America 1938
4375 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Eugene Taylor observing with Bamberg instrument. Astro party of Lieutenant Eugene Taylor
Late 1956
4376 thumbnail picture
Vernon Burns setting up Wild T-4. Astro party of Lt.(j.g.) Albert Theberge
Tehachapi Mountains, California 1972
4377 thumbnail picture
Astro setup in Mojave Desert. Richard Cohen preparing to record in truck. Astro party of Lt.(j.g.) Albert Theberge
California, Mojave Desert 1972
4378 thumbnail picture
Vernon Burns preparing Wild T-4 for observations. Astro party of Lt.(j.g.) Albert Theberge
California, Mojave Desert 1972
4379 thumbnail picture
Richard Maxey setting up Wild T-4. Astro party of Robert A. Pryce
Iowa 1971
4380 thumbnail picture
Vernon Burns at twilight - determining initial azimuth. Astro party of Lt.(j.g.) Albert Theberge
California, Mojave Desert 1972
4381 thumbnail picture
A. E. Theberge discussing Wild T-4 with Afghani student. Astro party of Lt.(j.g.) Albert Theberge
Nebraska Sand Hills 1973
4382 thumbnail picture
A. E. Theberge discussing Wild T-4 with Afghani student. Astro party of Lt.(j.g.) Albert Theberge
Nebraska Sand Hills 1973
4383 thumbnail picture
Latitude observatory at Ukiah, California. International program to determine variation of latitude
Ukiah, California 1930?
4384 thumbnail picture
Use of Navy Transit satellite receiver. Determining latitude and longitude simultaneously. Multiple passes over several hours to get good position
1980?
4385 thumbnail picture
Texas Instruments TI4100 GPS receiver. Determining latitude and longitude simultaneously
1984?
4386 thumbnail picture
Use of Texas Instruments TI4100 GPS receiver. Determining latitude and longitude simultaneously
Alaska 1984
4387 thumbnail picture
Use of Navy Transit satellite receiver. Determining latitude and longitude simultaneously
Goldstone Lake, California 1980?
4388 thumbnail picture
Jasper Bilby with light reconnaissance buggy. Recon work on the 98th Meridian
Minnesota 1903
4389 thumbnail picture
500 lb. stone being lowered for Brown Valley Base. 98th Meridian survey. Jasper Bilby on right
South Dakota 1903
4390 thumbnail picture
Marking complete for Station Stephen East Base. 98th Meridian survey
Minnesota 1903
4391 thumbnail picture
Setting mark on Station Twin. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Southeast Alaska 1929
4392 thumbnail picture
Setting mark near White Pass
Southeast Alaska 1936
4393 thumbnail picture
Driving mark into the muskeg. Crew from PIONEER
Alaska, Amlia Island, Aleutian Islands 1941
4394 thumbnail picture
Deep driven rods for bench marks. Crew from PATHFINDER
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1969
4395 thumbnail picture
Digging a hole for a bench mark
Southeast United States
4396 thumbnail picture
Using gas drill to drill hole for bench mark
Southeast Alaska
4397 thumbnail picture
Mixing cement to set bench mark
Southeast Alaska
4398 thumbnail picture
Mark after being set in ground
Southeast Alaska
4399 thumbnail picture
Different types of bench marks

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