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

4600 thumbnail picture
Measuring Pasadena Base across wash at foot of San Antonio Canyon. Base line party of Clement L. Garner
Pasadena, California 1922
4601 thumbnail picture
Base line measurement with Invar tape. Off Launch ELSIE
Georgia coast 1924
4602 thumbnail picture
Traverse measurements in sub-zero conditions. Making front contact. Traverse party of Casper Durgin
Canada - Minnesota border 1924
4603 thumbnail picture
Traverse measurements in sub-zero conditions. Traverse party of Casper Durgin
Canada - Minnesota border 1924
4604 thumbnail picture
Making short setup with steel tape at Station Goodman. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Rochester, New York 1925
4605 thumbnail picture
Making rear contact. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Rochester, New York 1925
4606 thumbnail picture
Measuring the base - note police protection. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Rochester, New York 1925
4607 thumbnail picture
Base line measurement - maintaining proper tension on the tape.
4608 thumbnail picture
Lining stakes in on the Ranchester Base. Triangulation party of Herman Odessey
Ranchester, Wyoming 1925
4609 thumbnail picture
Measuring over stands on the Inman Base. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Georgia, Atlanta 1927
4610 thumbnail picture
Traverse party at Station Turn. Area flooded after August 13, 1928 hurricane. Party off of HYDROGRAPHER
West Coast of Florida 1928
4611 thumbnail picture
Traverse party in the Everglades. Forward measurement party. Party off of HYDROGRAPHER
West Coast of Florida 1928
4612 thumbnail picture
Taking measurement while tension being maintained.
4613 thumbnail picture
Base line measurement party. Triangulation party of Carl Aslakson
United States East Coast 1934?
4614 thumbnail picture
Taping across intersection. St. Nicholas and Amsterdam Avenue. Note police protection
New York City 1937
4615 thumbnail picture
Taping party protected from traffic by police
New York City 1937
4616 thumbnail picture
Carcross Base. Alcan Highway geodetic control work. Triangulation party of John Bowie
Canada, Yukon Territory 1943
4617 thumbnail picture
First C&GS electronic base line measurements. Base crossings by aircraft and ship over Shoran network. Minimum value from two range-range stations gives distance. Base line party of P. C. Doran
Alaska, Bering Sea 1951
4618 thumbnail picture
First C&GS electronic base line measurements. Base crossings by ship over Shoran network. Minimum value from two range-range stations gives distance. C&GS Ship EXPLORER
Alaska, Bering Sea 1951
4619 thumbnail picture
First Tellurometer traverse by C&GS. Atka Island traverse. Party off of EXPLORER
Alaska, Atka Island, Aleutian Islands 1957
4620 thumbnail picture
Tellurometer traverse in Alaska
Alaska 1965
4621 thumbnail picture
Tellurometer traverse at Columbia Glacier
Prince William Sound, Alaska
4622 thumbnail picture
Tellurometer traverse somewhere cold and miserable. Note clouds below station
Alaska
4623 thumbnail picture
Electro-chain measurements at Sawmill Bay.
Valdez area, Alaska 1966
4624 thumbnail picture
Shore camp for Tellurometer and angle measurements. Party off of PATHFINDER
Alaska, Chinitna Bay area 1970
4625 thumbnail picture
Lester B. Smith making Tellurometer observations. Off of SURVEYOR
South shore, American Samoa 1971
4626 thumbnail picture
Electro-chain observations. Off of PATHFINDER
Tuxedni Bay, Cook Inlet, Alaska June 1970
4627 thumbnail picture
Laser beam from Geodimeter. Transcontinental traverse party of Woodrow Johnson
California, Mojave Desert 1972
4628 thumbnail picture
Laser beam from Geodimeter. Transcontinental traverse party of Woodrow Johnson
California, Mojave Desert 1972
4629 thumbnail picture
Claude Stevens operating Geodimeter. Transcontinental traverse party of Woodrow Johnson
California, Mojave Desert 1972
4630 thumbnail picture
Signal light used for triangulation work. Transcontinental traverse party of Woodrow Johnson
California, Mojave Desert 1972
4631 thumbnail picture
Prismatic mirrors for reflecting laser light beam. Transcontinental traverse party of Woodrow Johnson
California, Mojave Desert 1972
4632 thumbnail picture
Operating a model CA1000 Tellurometer which was a microwave distance measuring instrument.
Southeast Alaska
4633 thumbnail picture
HP Model 3810 Total Station instrument used for calibrating ship navigation system. Off of NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Bahama Islands, Eleuthera Island 1985
4634 thumbnail picture
HP Model 3810 Total Station instrument used for calibrating ship navigation system. Off of NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Bahama Islands, Eleuthera Island 1985
4635 thumbnail picture
HP Model 3810 Total Station instrument used for calibrating ship navigation system. Off of NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Bahama Islands, Eleuthera Island 1985
4636 thumbnail picture
Diagram of plane table with cutaway showing tripod head. C&GS Superintendent's Report for 1865
1865
4637 thumbnail picture
Plane table crew in Prince William Sound area. Crew off of TAKU
Prince William Sound area 1910?
4638 thumbnail picture
Plane table setup on undercut coral islet. Crew off of PATHFINDER
Philippines 1910
4639 thumbnail picture
Plane table setup in water
Philippines 1910?
4640 thumbnail picture
Plane table setup on undercut coral islet. Crew off of PATHFINDER
West Coast of Dinagat Island, Philippines 1910
4641 thumbnail picture
Plane table setup on a coral reef. Crew off of PATHFINDER
Philippines 1910
4642 thumbnail picture
Plane table setup on a boulder
Alaska, Cook Inlet 1910?
4643 thumbnail picture
Filipino padre watching topographic work. Crew off of FATHOMER
Philippines 1910
4644 thumbnail picture
Plane table mapping in the foothills of Mt. Natazhat. International Boundary Commission work
Alaska-Canada Boundary 141st Meridian
4645 thumbnail picture
Plane table party locating a rock that bares only at a minus tide. Combined operations party of C. G. Quillian
Indian Rock, Felice Straits, Alaska 1915
4646 thumbnail picture
Plane table work on a rocky shore.
Southeast Alaska 1916
4647 thumbnail picture
C. D. Meaney at Marquesas, Florida Reef topography. Working offshore in the water to cut in mangrove swamp line
Marquesas Florida Reef 1919
4648 thumbnail picture
Plane table setup in mangrove swamp. Crew off of SIALIA
Near Miami, Florida 1919
4649 thumbnail picture
Charles D. Meaney and plane table party
Florida, Boca Grande 1919

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