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

4850 thumbnail picture
Richard Maxey setting up Wild T-4. Astro party of Robert A. Pryce
Iowa 1971
4851 thumbnail picture
Vernon Burns at twilight - determining initial azimuth. Astro party of Lt.(j.g.) Albert Theberge
California, Mojave Desert 1972
4852 thumbnail picture
A. E. Theberge discussing Wild T-4 with Afghani student. Astro party of Lt.(j.g.) Albert Theberge
Nebraska Sand Hills 1973
4853 thumbnail picture
A. E. Theberge discussing Wild T-4 with Afghani student. Astro party of Lt.(j.g.) Albert Theberge
Nebraska Sand Hills 1973
4854 thumbnail picture
Latitude observatory at Ukiah, California. International program to determine variation of latitude
Ukiah, California 1930?
4855 thumbnail picture
Use of Navy Transit satellite receiver. Determining latitude and longitude simultaneously. Multiple passes over several hours to get good position
1980?
4856 thumbnail picture
Texas Instruments TI4100 GPS receiver. Determining latitude and longitude simultaneously
1984?
4857 thumbnail picture
Use of Texas Instruments TI4100 GPS receiver. Determining latitude and longitude simultaneously
Alaska 1984
4858 thumbnail picture
Use of Navy Transit satellite receiver. Determining latitude and longitude simultaneously
Goldstone Lake, California 1980?
4859 thumbnail picture
Jasper Bilby with light reconnaissance buggy. Recon work on the 98th Meridian
Minnesota 1903
4860 thumbnail picture
500 lb. stone being lowered for Brown Valley Base. 98th Meridian survey. Jasper Bilby on right
South Dakota 1903
4861 thumbnail picture
Marking complete for Station Stephen East Base. 98th Meridian survey
Minnesota 1903
4862 thumbnail picture
Setting mark on Station Twin. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Southeast Alaska 1929
4863 thumbnail picture
Setting mark near White Pass
Southeast Alaska 1936
4864 thumbnail picture
Driving mark into the muskeg. Crew from PIONEER
Alaska, Amlia Island, Aleutian Islands 1941
4865 thumbnail picture
Deep driven rods for bench marks. Crew from PATHFINDER
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1969
4866 thumbnail picture
Digging a hole for a bench mark
Southeast United States
4867 thumbnail picture
Using gas drill to drill hole for bench mark
Southeast Alaska
4868 thumbnail picture
Mixing cement to set bench mark
Southeast Alaska
4869 thumbnail picture
Mark after being set in ground
Southeast Alaska
4870 thumbnail picture
Different types of bench marks
4871 thumbnail picture
Original Station Winton North Base. Mark displaced by steam shovel. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Rochester, New York 1925
4872 thumbnail picture
Station Yolo SE Base. Triangulation party of Frank G. Johnson
Sacramento Valley, California 1939
4873 thumbnail picture
Northwest Coast Indians deep-sixing bottle used as survey mark. Bottle set by party of George Davidson in 1852. Smallpox came after surveyors left. Indians felt bottle had evil spirits, dug up, and threw away
Washington, Cape Flattery 1853
4874 thumbnail picture
Reference bottle at Station Principio
4875 thumbnail picture
Triangulation station at Meade's Ranch. Control point for the North American Datum
1940?
4876 thumbnail picture
Historical monument explaining significance of Meade's Ranch. Control point for the North American Datum
1955
4877 thumbnail picture
Old reference mark for Deming South Base. Triangulation party of Frank G. Johnson
New Mexico, Deming 1939
4878 thumbnail picture
Hatcher Mountain Monument. Triangulation party of Frank G. Johnson
New Mexico 1939
4879 thumbnail picture
Monument showing effects of wind erosion
4880 thumbnail picture
Ferdinand Hassler's observing tent. Probably the original sketch was by John Farley
New York area 1838?
4881 thumbnail picture
View of summit station on Uncompaghre Peak - 14300 feet. 39th Parallel triangulation. Triangulation party of William Eimbeck
Colorado 1895
4882 thumbnail picture
Observing station on Tushar Mountain - 12146 feet. 39th Parallel triangulation. Triangulation party of William Eimbeck
Utah 1885
4883 thumbnail picture
Observing station on Round Top - 10386 feet. 39th Parallel triangulation. Astro and triangulation party of George Davidson
California 1876
4884 thumbnail picture
Map of the 39th Parallel Arc. The first great geodetic arc in the western hemisphere
United States 1871 - 1901
4885 thumbnail picture
Instrument station near Station 189. "Care needed in moving". International Boundary Survey
Alaska - Canada 141st Meridian 1906
4886 thumbnail picture
Recorder attempting to find error in readings. International Boundary Survey
Alaska - Canada Boundary
4887 thumbnail picture
Triangulation station along 141st Meridian. Bandana for mosquitos. International Boundary Survey
Alaska - Canada Boundary
4888 thumbnail picture
White Pass West Base along the 141st Meridian. International Boundary Survey
Alaska - Canada Boundary
4889 thumbnail picture
Signal and small pole for observations on short lines. Triangulation party of J. B. Miller
1910
4890 thumbnail picture
Mosquito protection. Survey work along Kuskokwim River. Survey crew off the YUKON
1915
4891 thumbnail picture
Observing at triangulation station POW. Combined operations party of C. G. Quillian
Pow Island, Hassler Harbor, Southeast Alaska 1915
4892 thumbnail picture
Primary triangulation work. Combined operations party of _ Daniels
Alaska, Clarence Strait 1916
4893 thumbnail picture
C&GS 12" theodolite. Used in Clarence Straits work
1916
4894 thumbnail picture
8" Wanschaff theodolite. Triangulation party of C. L. Garner
Texas 1918
4895 thumbnail picture
Observing tent used to shelter instrument from the wind. Triangulation party of E. W. Eickelberg
Oregon - California area 1920
4896 thumbnail picture
Station Caribou before being struck by lightning. William Scaife on left. Elevation 9816 feet. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Idaho 1922
4897 thumbnail picture
Station Caribou after being struck by lightning - Elevation 9816 feet. Elevation 9816 feet. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Idaho 1922
4898 thumbnail picture
Night observing on Mt. Gallatin. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Montana 1922
4899 thumbnail picture
P. C. Doran observing. 10" Bausch and Lomb theodolite. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Alaska 1924

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