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

4800 thumbnail picture
Jensen survey launch off of San Salvador Island. Launch off of PEIRCE - surveying under international cooperative agreement
San Salvador Island, Bahamas Islands August 1984
4801 thumbnail picture
Jensen survey launch in Halifax Harbor. Demonstrating hydrographic systems at international hydrographic conference. Launch off of PEIRCE
Canada, Halifax, Nova Scotia April 1985
4802 thumbnail picture
Jensen survey launch underway. Launch off of PEIRCE
Penobscot Bay, Maine June 1985
4803 thumbnail picture
Jensen survey launch passing a Maine schooner. Launch off of PEIRCE
Penobscot Bay, Maine July 1985
4804 thumbnail picture
Jensen survey launch. Launch off of PEIRCE
Northeast Pillsbury Sound, U. S. Virgin Islands October 1985
4805 thumbnail picture
Running a tagline survey off a skiff. Skiff off of HODGSON
Alaska, Cordova Summer 1966
4806 thumbnail picture
Skiff hydrography for chart evaluation survey. Skiff off of PEIRCE
Miami, Florida 1978
4807 thumbnail picture
Lake Survey hydrographic survey skiff
Great Lakes 1975
4808 thumbnail picture
Lake Survey hydrographic survey skiff
Great Lakes 1975
4809 thumbnail picture
Lake Survey hydrographic survey skiff with top off for the summer
Great Lakes 1975
4810 thumbnail picture
Skiff dragging otterboards looking for obstruction
Atlantic coast Ca. 1980
4811 thumbnail picture
Boston whaler getting ready to take batteries and Minirangers to stations. Boston whaler off of PEIRCE
Penobscot Bay, Maine July 1985
4812 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
4813 thumbnail picture
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
4814 thumbnail picture
Quartermaster Burke checks out the distance to warmer places
Nome, Alaska 1969
4815 thumbnail picture
Charles Schott with Davidson meridian instrument. Eclipse expedition of 1870
Spain 1870
4816 thumbnail picture
Meridian telescope
1890
4817 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?
4818 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
4819 thumbnail picture
Bamberg astronomical transit. In use 1914 - 1960. Used for both latitude and longitude observations
4820 thumbnail picture
Portable observing tripod made of poplar. Astro party of C. V. Hodgson
North Dakota? 1913
4821 thumbnail picture
Lightweight aluminum observing tripod. Astro party of C. V. Hodgson. Note remains of old observing stand to left
Arizona 1914
4822 thumbnail picture
Assembling lightweight aluminum observing tripod. Astro party of C. V. Hodgson
Arizona 1914
4823 thumbnail picture
Observing longitude with Bamberg broken telescope instrument. Astro party of George D. Cowie
Southeast Alaska 1923
4824 thumbnail picture
Ed Brown's astro outfit. Astro party of E. J. Brown
Station Schmidt, Texas 1924
4825 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
4826 thumbnail picture
Bamberg transit set up at Station NIU Hawaii. Astro party of E. J. Brown
4827 thumbnail picture
Bamberg transit set up. Astro party of E. J. Brown. Part of World Longitude Campaign
1926?
4828 thumbnail picture
Short wave radio recorder. Astro party of E. J. Brown. Part of World Longitude Campaign
Oahu, Hawaii 1926
4829 thumbnail picture
E. J. Brown using Davidson meridian telescope. Astro party of E. J. Brown. Part of World Longitude Campaign
Oahu, Hawaii 1926
4830 thumbnail picture
E. J. Brown at astro setup checking chronograph. Astro party of E. J. Brown
4831 thumbnail picture
Early morning computing - verifying last night's work. Astro party of Ralph Pfau
Northeast United States 1930
4832 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
4833 thumbnail picture
Joseph Lushene operating long-wave radio receiver. Attempting to receive time ticks. Astro party of Joseph Lushene
Station NIU, Oahu, Hawaii 1934
4834 thumbnail picture
Bamberg transit and equipment. Astro party of Charles Whitten
Western United States 1935
4835 thumbnail picture
Chronograph drum without paper. Used to record time ticks during longitude observations. Astro party of Charles Whitten
Western United States 1935
4836 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
4837 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
4838 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
4839 thumbnail picture
Guards accompanying Guatemala - Honduras boundary surveyors. Astro party of Joseph Lushene
Central America 1935
4840 thumbnail picture
Transportation by mules. Guatemala-Honduras boundary survey. Astro party of Joseph Lushene
Central America 1935
4841 thumbnail picture
Transportation by mules. Guatemala-Honduras boundary survey. Astro party of Joseph Lushene
Central America 1935
4842 thumbnail picture
Composite photo of many aspects of astro work. El Salvador - Guatemala boundary survey. Astro party of Ralph W. Woodworth
Central America 1938
4843 thumbnail picture
Ralph Woodworth at Bamberg broken telescope instrument. El Salvador - Guatemala boundary survey. Astro party of Ralph W. Woodworth
Central America 1938
4844 thumbnail picture
Installation at Station Observatorio. El Salvador - Guatemala boundary survey. Astro party of Ralph W. Woodworth
Central America 1938
4845 thumbnail picture
Installation at Station El Sitio. El Salvador - Guatemala boundary survey. Astro party of Ralph W. Woodworth
Central America 1938
4846 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Eugene Taylor observing with Bamberg instrument. Astro party of Lieutenant Eugene Taylor
Late 1956
4847 thumbnail picture
Vernon Burns setting up Wild T-4. Astro party of Lt.(j.g.) Albert Theberge
Tehachapi Mountains, California 1972
4848 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
4849 thumbnail picture
Vernon Burns preparing Wild T-4 for observations. Astro party of Lt.(j.g.) Albert Theberge
California, Mojave Desert 1972

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