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

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A small grouper looks glumly at divers installing tide gauge
Bahama Islands, Eleuthera Island 1984
4651 thumbnail picture
Survey launch with Shoran antenna departing PIONEER
Vicinity of Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 1949
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Shoran antenna dismantled prior to launch pickup. Launch off of EXPLORER
Port Clarence, Alaska 1950
4653 thumbnail picture
Arctic Field Party hydrographic launch - a converted LCVP
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Ca. 1950
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Arctic Field Party hydrographic launch - a converted LCVP
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Ca. 1950
4655 thumbnail picture
Lake Survey hydrographic launch
Great Lakes Ca. 1960
4656 thumbnail picture
SURVEYOR launches for detached party tied up
Nome, Alaska 1969
4657 thumbnail picture
Hydrographic survey launch on a calm day in the South Pacific. Launch off of SURVEYOR - a small boat in a big ocean
South coast of American Samoa 1971
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26' plastic pig running shore line in Pillsbury Sound. Note man on bow watching out for coral heads and rocks. Launch off of WHITING
South shore of Thatch Cay, U. S. Virgin Islands 1975
4659 thumbnail picture
26' plastic pig at the end of a hydrographic survey line. Approaching the northwest tip of Congo Cay. Launch off of WHITING
North shore of Congo Cay, U.S. Virgin Islands 1975
4660 thumbnail picture
Jensen survey launch getting underway early in morning. Conducting chart evaluation surveys in Miami area. Launch off of PEIRCE
Miami area, Florida March 1978
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Jensen survey launch off of San Salvador Island. Launch off of PEIRCE - surveying under international cooperative agreement
San Salvador Island, Bahamas Islands August 1984
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Jensen survey launch in Halifax Harbor. Demonstrating hydrographic systems at international hydrographic conference. Launch off of PEIRCE
Canada, Halifax, Nova Scotia April 1985
4663 thumbnail picture
Jensen survey launch underway. Launch off of PEIRCE
Penobscot Bay, Maine June 1985
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Jensen survey launch passing a Maine schooner. Launch off of PEIRCE
Penobscot Bay, Maine July 1985
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Jensen survey launch. Launch off of PEIRCE
Northeast Pillsbury Sound, U. S. Virgin Islands October 1985
4666 thumbnail picture
Running a tagline survey off a skiff. Skiff off of HODGSON
Alaska, Cordova Summer 1966
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Skiff hydrography for chart evaluation survey. Skiff off of PEIRCE
Miami, Florida 1978
4668 thumbnail picture
Lake Survey hydrographic survey skiff
Great Lakes 1975
4669 thumbnail picture
Lake Survey hydrographic survey skiff
Great Lakes 1975
4670 thumbnail picture
Lake Survey hydrographic survey skiff with top off for the summer
Great Lakes 1975
4671 thumbnail picture
Skiff dragging otterboards looking for obstruction
Atlantic coast Ca. 1980
4672 thumbnail picture
Boston whaler getting ready to take batteries and Minirangers to stations. Boston whaler off of PEIRCE
Penobscot Bay, Maine July 1985
4673 thumbnail picture
Taking a bar check to calibrate fathometer. Note transducer clamped to side of boat - officer on right monitoring fathometer
Penobscot Bay, Maine July 1985
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Monark outfitted for hydrography in Indian River Inlet, Delaware coast. Motorola Miniranger secured on mast and covered with red flagging. Boat was being used for range-azimuth hydrography. Detached party from NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Indian River Inlet, Delaware coast May 1984
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Quartermaster Burke checks out the distance to warmer places
Nome, Alaska 1969
4676 thumbnail picture
Charles Schott with Davidson meridian instrument. Eclipse expedition of 1870
Spain 1870
4677 thumbnail picture
Meridian telescope
1890
4678 thumbnail picture
Zenith telescope at the Ukiah Latitude Observatory. Showing latitude levels. Part of international effort to observe small changes in latitude
Ukiah, California 1930?
4679 thumbnail picture
Zenith telescope at the Ukiah Latitude Observatory. Wooden frame built around supporting stand. Protecting instrument from accidental disturbance. Part of international effort to observe small changes in latitude
Ukiah, California
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Bamberg astronomical transit. In use 1914 - 1960. Used for both latitude and longitude observations
4681 thumbnail picture
Portable observing tripod made of poplar. Astro party of C. V. Hodgson
North Dakota? 1913
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Lightweight aluminum observing tripod. Astro party of C. V. Hodgson. Note remains of old observing stand to left
Arizona 1914
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Assembling lightweight aluminum observing tripod. Astro party of C. V. Hodgson
Arizona 1914
4684 thumbnail picture
Observing longitude with Bamberg broken telescope instrument. Astro party of George D. Cowie
Southeast Alaska 1923
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Ed Brown's astro outfit. Astro party of E. J. Brown
Station Schmidt, Texas 1924
4686 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
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Bamberg transit set up at Station NIU Hawaii. Astro party of E. J. Brown
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Bamberg transit set up. Astro party of E. J. Brown. Part of World Longitude Campaign
1926?
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Short wave radio recorder. Astro party of E. J. Brown. Part of World Longitude Campaign
Oahu, Hawaii 1926
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E. J. Brown using Davidson meridian telescope. Astro party of E. J. Brown. Part of World Longitude Campaign
Oahu, Hawaii 1926
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E. J. Brown at astro setup checking chronograph. Astro party of E. J. Brown
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Early morning computing - verifying last night's work. Astro party of Ralph Pfau
Northeast United States 1930
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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
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Joseph Lushene operating long-wave radio receiver. Attempting to receive time ticks. Astro party of Joseph Lushene
Station NIU, Oahu, Hawaii 1934
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Bamberg transit and equipment. Astro party of Charles Whitten
Western United States 1935
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Chronograph drum without paper. Used to record time ticks during longitude observations. Astro party of Charles Whitten
Western United States 1935
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Bamberg transit set up on Guatemala - El Salvador border. Border determined by C&GS. Astro party of Ralph W. Woodworth
Central America 1938
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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
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Station Eskimo on Honduras - Guatemala border. Border determination a combination of astro and triangulation work. Astro party of Joseph Lushene
Central America 1935

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