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

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Leveling on a cold winter's day. Level party of William Gibson
North Carolina? 1935
4651 thumbnail picture
Carrying the fire bucket for cold fingers and frozen fountain pens. Level party of William Gibson
North Carolina 1935
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A seven observing party level party with its trucks and equipment. Level party of William Gibson
Tennessee 1935
4653 thumbnail picture
Observing in the Boundary Waters area of Minnesota. Level party of J. D. Thurmond
Northeast Minnesota 1935
4654 thumbnail picture
Leveling along the Loon River. Level party of J. D. Thurmond
Northeast Minnesota 1935
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Rodman driving footpin for rod while submerged. Level party of J. D. Thurmond
Northeast Minnesota 1935
4656 thumbnail picture
Leveling along the trail to Prairie Portage. Level party of J. D. Thurmond
Northeast Minnesota 1935
4657 thumbnail picture
Level party at Whisky Pass, 12,800 feet. Level party of Gilbert R. Fish
Whisky Pass, Colorado 1935
4658 thumbnail picture
Level party at Whisky Pass, 12,800 feet. Level party of Gilbert R. Fish
Whisky Pass, Colorado 1935
4659 thumbnail picture
Level party at Whisky Pass. Level party of Gilbert R. Fish
Whisky Pass, Colorado 1935
4660 thumbnail picture
Level party in New York City. Level party of Charles D. Meaney
New York City 1937
4661 thumbnail picture
Extent of 1st and 2nd order level net as of July 1, 1936. W.P.A. computation party of Ralph Pfau
United States 1938
4662 thumbnail picture
Leveling - river crossing on the lower Mississippi River. Level party of Karl Jeffers
Louisiana 1939
4663 thumbnail picture
Leveling - river crossing on the lower Mississippi River. Level party of Karl Jeffers
Louisiana 1939
4664 thumbnail picture
Leveling on the "low line" at Hoover Dam. Level party of Emmett Sheridan
Hoover Dam area, Nevada 1941
4665 thumbnail picture
Leveling at Mormon Mesa, Lake Meade area. Level party of Emmett Sheridan
Upper Lake Meade area, Nevada 1941
4666 thumbnail picture
Leveling on the "low line" at Hoover Dam. Note Hoover Dam in background. Level party of Emmett Sheridan
Hoover Dam area, Nevada 1941
4667 thumbnail picture
Leveling - scene of Colorado River crossing near Overton. Level party of Emmett Sheridan
Upper Lake Meade, Nevada 1941
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Rodman holding rod steady for observations. Bench mark as seen from highway. Level party of Gilbert C. Mast
Glenn Highway, Alaska 1944
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Level unit traveling along Glenn Highway. Level party of Gilbert C. Mast
Glenn Highway, Alaska 1944
4670 thumbnail picture
Level observations along the Salmon River. Note rod just to right of umbrella. Level party of Ira Rubottom
Salmon River, Idaho 1945
4671 thumbnail picture
Fording river during the course of the day's leveling. Level party of Ira Rubottom
Salmon River, Idaho 1945
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A typical instrument position during Salmon River leveling. Level party of Ira Rubottom
Salmon River, Idaho 1945
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A typical rod position during Salmon River leveling. Level party of Ira Rubottom
Salmon River, Idaho 1945
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Instrument man signaling rodman to move to left. Level party of Ira Rubottom
Salmon River, Idaho 1945
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Bench mark setters transportation during Salmon River leveling. Level party of Ira Rubottom
Salmon River, Idaho 1945
4676 thumbnail picture
Leveling through the snow. Level party of Ira Rubottom
Oregon-Washington area, Columbia River Basin 1945
4677 thumbnail picture
Leveling through the snow. Level party of Ira Rubottom
Oregon-Washington area, Columbia River Basin 1945
4678 thumbnail picture
First order level observations in Brazil. Special training mission of Joseph Lushene
Brazil 1946
4679 thumbnail picture
Zeiss level instrument at the Instituto Geographico Militar. Special training mission of Joseph Lushene
Uruguay, Montevideo 1946
4680 thumbnail picture
Leveling upper mark with accuracy only to cms. Special training mission of Joseph Lushene
Brazil 1946
4681 thumbnail picture
Level party crossing bayous near Dugdemona River. Level party of R. C. Darling
Louisiana 1950
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Not the best bridge, but it will work. Level party crossing bayous near Dugdemona River. Level party of R. C. Darling
Louisiana 1950
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C. F. Ellingwood recording during leveling of White House. Level party of Howard Rappleye
Washington, D. C. 1950
4684 thumbnail picture
E. J. Parkin observing levels at White House, South Portico. Level party of Howard Rappleye
Washington, D. C. 1950
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Leveling operations on Anacapa Island. Carrying elevation from bench mark up vertical cliff. Note steel tape. Level party of Lorne G. Taylor
California, Anacapa Island 1951
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Leveling operations on Anacapa Island. Carrying elevation from bench mark up vertical cliff. Note steel tape and lighthouse in background. Level party of Lorne G. Taylor
California, Anacapa Island 1951
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Leveling operations at the White House. Level party of Howard Rappleye
Washington, D. C. 1952
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Teaching Liberians precise leveling techniques. Party of George Morris
Liberia, Africa 1953
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Mechanized level crew moving up. Level party of Emerson E. Jones
1955
4690 thumbnail picture
Rodman in the Louisiana mud.
4691 thumbnail picture
Ferdinand Hassler directing movement of the Great Theodolite on Fire Island. Angle measurements at the end points of the Fire Island Base Line. Probably sketched by Assistant John Farley
Fire Island, New York 1836
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Packing to the top - Bill Scaife leading the way up. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife. Upper Cook Inlet to Fairbanks
Interior Alaska 1923
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Packing to the top - sheer fortitude kept him going. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife. Upper Cook Inlet to Fairbanks
Interior Alaska 1924
4694 thumbnail picture
On Northwestern Glacier. Off of WILDCAT. Combined operations party of Paul A. Smith
Nuka Bay area, Kenai Peninsula 1927
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Climbing to a station. Off of WILDCAT. Combined operations party of Paul A. Smith
Nuka Bay area, Kenai Peninsula 1928
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Climbing to a station - the level of difficulty has increased. Off of WILDCAT. Combined operations party of Paul A. Smith
Nuka Bay area, Kenai Peninsula 1928
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Back packing party preparing to leave the ship. On their way to shore in a skiff. Photo sheet No. 1 of sequence
Southeast Alaska 1928
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Underway and resting enroute. Off of EXPLORER. Photo sheet No. 2 of sequence
Southeast Alaska 1928
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Stopping for lunch and a rest enroute. Off of EXPLORER. Photo sheet No. 3 of sequence
Southeast Alaska 1928

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