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

4500 thumbnail picture
Reference bottle at Station Principio
4501 thumbnail picture
Triangulation station at Meade's Ranch. Control point for the North American Datum
1940?
4502 thumbnail picture
Historical monument explaining significance of Meade's Ranch. Control point for the North American Datum
1955
4503 thumbnail picture
Old reference mark for Deming South Base. Triangulation party of Frank G. Johnson
New Mexico, Deming 1939
4504 thumbnail picture
Hatcher Mountain Monument. Triangulation party of Frank G. Johnson
New Mexico 1939
4505 thumbnail picture
Monument showing effects of wind erosion
4506 thumbnail picture
Ferdinand Hassler's observing tent. Probably the original sketch was by John Farley
New York area 1838?
4507 thumbnail picture
View of summit station on Uncompaghre Peak - 14300 feet. 39th Parallel triangulation. Triangulation party of William Eimbeck
Colorado 1895
4508 thumbnail picture
Observing station on Tushar Mountain - 12146 feet. 39th Parallel triangulation. Triangulation party of William Eimbeck
Utah 1885
4509 thumbnail picture
Observing station on Round Top - 10386 feet. 39th Parallel triangulation. Astro and triangulation party of George Davidson
California 1876
4510 thumbnail picture
Map of the 39th Parallel Arc. The first great geodetic arc in the western hemisphere
United States 1871 - 1901
4511 thumbnail picture
Instrument station near Station 189. "Care needed in moving". International Boundary Survey
Alaska - Canada 141st Meridian 1906
4512 thumbnail picture
Recorder attempting to find error in readings. International Boundary Survey
Alaska - Canada Boundary
4513 thumbnail picture
Triangulation station along 141st Meridian. Bandana for mosquitos. International Boundary Survey
Alaska - Canada Boundary
4514 thumbnail picture
White Pass West Base along the 141st Meridian. International Boundary Survey
Alaska - Canada Boundary
4515 thumbnail picture
Signal and small pole for observations on short lines. Triangulation party of J. B. Miller
1910
4516 thumbnail picture
Mosquito protection. Survey work along Kuskokwim River. Survey crew off the YUKON
1915
4517 thumbnail picture
Observing at triangulation station POW. Combined operations party of C. G. Quillian
Pow Island, Hassler Harbor, Southeast Alaska 1915
4518 thumbnail picture
Primary triangulation work. Combined operations party of _ Daniels
Alaska, Clarence Strait 1916
4519 thumbnail picture
C&GS 12" theodolite. Used in Clarence Straits work
1916
4520 thumbnail picture
8" Wanschaff theodolite. Triangulation party of C. L. Garner
Texas 1918
4521 thumbnail picture
Observing tent used to shelter instrument from the wind. Triangulation party of E. W. Eickelberg
Oregon - California area 1920
4522 thumbnail picture
Station Caribou before being struck by lightning. William Scaife on left. Elevation 9816 feet. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Idaho 1922
4523 thumbnail picture
Station Caribou after being struck by lightning - Elevation 9816 feet. Elevation 9816 feet. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Idaho 1922
4524 thumbnail picture
Night observing on Mt. Gallatin. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Montana 1922
4525 thumbnail picture
P. C. Doran observing. 10" Bausch and Lomb theodolite. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska 1924
4526 thumbnail picture
The old ring wall at Station Tushar. Elevation 12132 feet. Reconnaissance party of William Musseter
Utah 1925
4527 thumbnail picture
Observing at Station Armory. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Rochester, New York 1925
4528 thumbnail picture
Observing tent on Station Armory. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Rochester, New York 1925
4529 thumbnail picture
C&GS 12" theodolite. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Rochester, New York 1925
4530 thumbnail picture
6 and 1/2 inch Fennel theodolite. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Rochester, New York 1925
4531 thumbnail picture
Observing at Station Armory. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Rochester, New York 1925
4532 thumbnail picture
Theodolite tied on top of water tank. Seaside Park Water Tank - New Jersey
Seaside Park, New Jersey 1926
4533 thumbnail picture
Traverse survey in Atlanta. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Georgia, Atlanta 1927
4534 thumbnail picture
The old ring wall at Station Tushar. Elevation 12132 feet. Reconnaissance party of William Musseter
Utah 1925
4535 thumbnail picture
Observing on west shore of Chatham Strait. Triangulation party of J. M. Smook
Southeast Alaska 1925
4536 thumbnail picture
Observing at Station Meade in Frederick Sound. Triangulation party of J. M. Smook
Southeast Alaska 1925
4537 thumbnail picture
Instruments used during geodetic survey of Atlanta. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Georgia, Atlanta 1927
4538 thumbnail picture
Observing tent at Station Panamint. Telescope Peak in background. Triangulation party of William Musseter
California, Death Valley area 1926
4539 thumbnail picture
Robert Earle running traverse survey in Cooper River area. Off launch ELSIE
South Carolina, Charleston 1928
4540 thumbnail picture
Florida traverse party 1928. Off ship HYDROGRAPHER
West coast of Florida 1928
4541 thumbnail picture
Triangulation work on Kodiak Island. Off ship SURVEYOR
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1929
4542 thumbnail picture
Finished observations - built signal - going home. Off ship SURVEYOR
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1929
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3rd order triangulation on west end of Kodiak Island. Off ship SURVEYOR
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1929
4544 thumbnail picture
Small umbrella lashed to alpenstock - shading instrument from sun. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Southeast Alaska 1929
4545 thumbnail picture
Parkhurst Theodolite. Triangulation party of Paul A. Smith
Midwest United States 1931?
4546 thumbnail picture
Reconnaissance setup to see over mesquite brush. Reconnaissance party of Charles Schanck
Southwest Texas 1932
4547 thumbnail picture
Triangulation station in shoal water. Combined operations party of Hubert A. Paton
Southeast United States 1934
4548 thumbnail picture
Setup in marshy land. Traverse party of G. C. Mattison
North Carolina 1933
4549 thumbnail picture
Observer Atridge at Station Hackberry. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Nebraska 1933

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