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

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Taping party protected from traffic by police
New York City 1937
4851 thumbnail picture
Carcross Base. Alcan Highway geodetic control work. Triangulation party of John Bowie
Canada, Yukon Territory 1943
4852 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
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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
4854 thumbnail picture
First Tellurometer traverse by C&GS. Atka Island traverse. Party off of EXPLORER
Alaska, Atka Island, Aleutian Islands 1957
4855 thumbnail picture
Tellurometer traverse in Alaska
Alaska 1965
4856 thumbnail picture
Tellurometer traverse at Columbia Glacier
Prince William Sound, Alaska
4857 thumbnail picture
Tellurometer traverse somewhere cold and miserable. Note clouds below station
Alaska
4858 thumbnail picture
Electro-chain measurements at Sawmill Bay.
Valdez area, Alaska 1966
4859 thumbnail picture
Shore camp for Tellurometer and angle measurements. Party off of PATHFINDER
Alaska, Chinitna Bay area 1970
4860 thumbnail picture
Lester B. Smith making Tellurometer observations. Off of SURVEYOR
South shore, American Samoa 1971
4861 thumbnail picture
Electro-chain observations. Off of PATHFINDER
Tuxedni Bay, Cook Inlet, Alaska June 1970
4862 thumbnail picture
Laser beam from Geodimeter. Transcontinental traverse party of Woodrow Johnson
California, Mojave Desert 1972
4863 thumbnail picture
Laser beam from Geodimeter. Transcontinental traverse party of Woodrow Johnson
California, Mojave Desert 1972
4864 thumbnail picture
Claude Stevens operating Geodimeter. Transcontinental traverse party of Woodrow Johnson
California, Mojave Desert 1972
4865 thumbnail picture
Signal light used for triangulation work. Transcontinental traverse party of Woodrow Johnson
California, Mojave Desert 1972
4866 thumbnail picture
Prismatic mirrors for reflecting laser light beam. Transcontinental traverse party of Woodrow Johnson
California, Mojave Desert 1972
4867 thumbnail picture
Operating a model CA1000 Tellurometer which was a microwave distance measuring instrument.
Southeast Alaska
4868 thumbnail picture
HP Model 3810 Total Station instrument used for calibrating ship navigation system. Off of NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Bahama Islands, Eleuthera Island 1985
4869 thumbnail picture
HP Model 3810 Total Station instrument used for calibrating ship navigation system. Off of NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Bahama Islands, Eleuthera Island 1985
4870 thumbnail picture
HP Model 3810 Total Station instrument used for calibrating ship navigation system. Off of NOAA Ship PEIRCE
Bahama Islands, Eleuthera Island 1985
4871 thumbnail picture
Diagram of plane table with cutaway showing tripod head. C&GS Superintendent's Report for 1865
1865
4872 thumbnail picture
Plane table crew in Prince William Sound area. Crew off of TAKU
Prince William Sound area 1910?
4873 thumbnail picture
Plane table setup on undercut coral islet. Crew off of PATHFINDER
Philippines 1910
4874 thumbnail picture
Plane table setup in water
Philippines 1910?
4875 thumbnail picture
Plane table setup on undercut coral islet. Crew off of PATHFINDER
West Coast of Dinagat Island, Philippines 1910
4876 thumbnail picture
Plane table setup on a coral reef. Crew off of PATHFINDER
Philippines 1910
4877 thumbnail picture
Plane table setup on a boulder
Alaska, Cook Inlet 1910?
4878 thumbnail picture
Filipino padre watching topographic work. Crew off of FATHOMER
Philippines 1910
4879 thumbnail picture
Plane table mapping in the foothills of Mt. Natazhat. International Boundary Commission work
Alaska-Canada Boundary 141st Meridian
4880 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
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Plane table work on a rocky shore.
Southeast Alaska 1916
4882 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
4883 thumbnail picture
Plane table setup in mangrove swamp. Crew off of SIALIA
Near Miami, Florida 1919
4884 thumbnail picture
Charles D. Meaney and plane table party
Florida, Boca Grande 1919
4885 thumbnail picture
Plane table set up in the water. Crew off of SIALIA
Near Miami, Florida 1919
4886 thumbnail picture
Plane table work in Southeast Alaska. Crew off of EXPLORER
Southeast Alaska 1921
4887 thumbnail picture
Rodman with stadia rod for distance measurement. Crew off of EXPLORER
Southeast Alaska 1921
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Elliott B. Roberts on plane table. Crew off of SURVEYOR
Southeast Alaska 1925
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Plane table setup in vicinity of mangrove swamps
Philippines 1920?
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Jack Bond - victim of crocodile attack. Huge agressive salt-water crocodiles were common in the southern Philippines. At least one other Coast Surveyor was attacked by crocodile
Tawi Tawi, Philippines October 17, 1925
4891 thumbnail picture
Bloomberg's topo party on Calayan Island. Crew off of PATHFINDER
Philippines 1925
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Bloomberg on the instrument. Off of PATHFINDER
Philippines 1925
4893 thumbnail picture
Paul Smith on the plane table. Off of HYDROGRAPHER
Palmasola Bay, Tampa area, Florida 1925
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Carl Aslakson on plane table. Off of Launch ELSIE
St. Augustine, Florida 1924
4895 thumbnail picture
Topo work among the Spanish bayonet. Off of Launch ELSIE
St. Augustine, Florida 1924
4896 thumbnail picture
A hot day on the beach at Bird Island. Off of Launch ELSIE
St. Augustine, Florida 1924
4897 thumbnail picture
Paul Smith on the plane table. Off of HYDROGRAPHER
Palmasola Bay, Tampa area, Florida 1926
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Occupying station for reconnaissance along arc from Fairbanks to 141st Meridian. Reconnaissance party of Sam O. White. What a grand dog!
Alaska, East-Central 1926
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Carl Aslakson at plane table in mangrove area. Crew off of MARINDUQUE
Philippines 1928?

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