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

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Point Conception, California. Surveyed by Assistant Cleveland Rockwell in 1869. Topographic Survey T-1122b
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Point Conception, California. Surveyed by Assistant Cleveland Rockwell in 1869. Topographic Survey T-1122a
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Area between Point Arguello and Point Conception, California. Surveyed by Assistant A. W. Chase, 1877. Topographic Survey T-1520a
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Point Arguello, California. Surveyed by Assistant A. W. Chase, 1877. Topographic Survey T-1520b
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Santa Barbara Lighthouse site survey. Surveyed by Sub-Assistant A. M. Harrison, 1854. Topographic Survey T-470
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Vicinity of Santa Barbara, California. Surveyed by Sub-Assistant A. M. Harrison, 1852. Topographic Survey T-373
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Vicinity of Santa Barbara, California. Surveyed by Assistant William E. Greenwell, 1870. Topographic Survey T-1229
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Vicinity of Santa Barbara, California. Surveyed by Assistant William E. Greenwell, 1870. Topographic Survey T-1229b
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Vicinity of Santa Barbara, California. Surveyed by Assistant William E. Greenwell, 1878. Topographic Survey T-1229c
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From Hueneme to Point Mugu, California. Surveyed by Assistant William M. Johnson, 1857. Topographic Survey T-893
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Pelican Point (Goleta Point) to Dos Los Pueblos, California. Surveyed by Assistant William E. Greenwell, 1871. Topographic Survey T-1267
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Arroyo Hondo (Bear Valley) to Lompoc Landing, California. Surveyed by Assistant William E. Greenwell, 1879. Topographic Survey T-1555a
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From Lompoc Landing to Shuman's Canyon, California. Surveyed by Assistant William E. Greenwell, 1879. Topographic Survey T-1555a
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Anacapa Island and east end of Santa Cruz Island, Channel Islands, California. Surveyed by Assistant William M. Johnson, 1855. Topographic Survey T-555
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The north side of Santa Cruz Island, Channel Islands, California. Surveyed by Assistant William M. Johnson, 1859. Topographic Survey T-876
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Santa Cruz Island, Channel Islands, California. Surveyed by Assistant William M. Johnson, 1860. Topographic Survey T-1003
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West end of Santa Cruz Island, Channel Islands, California. Surveyed by Assistant Stehman Forney, 1874-1875. Topographic Survey T-1436
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Eastern end of Santa Cruz Island. Surveyed by Assistant Stehman Forney, 1875. Topographic Survey T-1437
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Santa Barbara Island, California. Surveyed by Assistant A. W. Chase, 1871. Topographic Survey T-1180
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San Miguel Island, Channel Islands, California. Surveyed by Assistant Stehman Forney, 1871. Topographic Survey T-1242
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West end of Santa Rosa Island, Channel Islands, California. Surveyed by Assistant Stehman Forney, 1872-1873. Topographic Survey T-1325
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East end of Santa Rosa Island, Channel Islands, California. Surveyed by Assistant Stehman Forney, 1872-1873. Topographic Survey T-1326
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San Nicholas Island, California. Surveyed by Assistant Stehman Forney, 1879. Topographic Survey T-1523
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Sandy Hook Bar, New York Harbor entrance. Surveyed under the direction of Lt. Cmdg. Thomas R. Gedney, 1835. Hydrographic Survey H-53. This survey helped publicize survey efforts by finding a new channel. This channel made it easier and cheaper to enter and leave New York Harbor
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Sandy Hook Bar, New York Harbor entrance. Surveyed under the direction of Lt. Cmdg. Thomas R. Gedney, 1835. Hydrographic Survey H-53. This survey helped publicize survey efforts by finding a new channel. This channel made it easier and cheaper to enter and leave New York Harbor
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Reconnaissance survey of the West Coast, Point Conception to San Francisco. Surveyed under the direction of Lt. Cmdg. James Alden, 1851. Hydrographic Survey H-290
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Point Conception and Coxo Anchorage, California. Surveyed under the direction of Lt. Cmdg. James Alden, 1852. Hydrographic Survey H-295
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Prisoners Harbor, Santa Cruz Island, California. Surveyed under the direction of Lt. Cmdg. James Alden, 1852. Hydrographic Survey H-303
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Cuylers Harbor, San Miguel Island, California. Surveyed under the direction of Lt. Cmdg. James Alden, 1852. Hydrographic Survey H-309
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Hydrographic survey off Santa Barbara, California. Surveyed under the direction of Lt. Cmdg. Thomas H. Stevens, 1854. Hydrographic Survey H-436
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Hydrographic survey off Coxo anchorage, Point Conception, California. Surveyed under the direction of Assistant Edward Cordell, 1869. Hydrographic Survey H-1037
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Hydrographic survey of the anchorage at Santa Barbara, California. Surveyed under the direction of Assistant Edward Cordell, 1869. Hydrographic Survey H-1041
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Hydrographic survey of Santa Barbara Channel, California. Surveyed under the direction of Assistant Edward Cordell, 1869. Hydrographic Survey H-1041
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Nautical chart of Cape Sable to Sandy Hook, 1864.
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Nautical chart of Portsmouth Harbor, Maine, 1866.
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Nautical chart of Gloucester Harbor, Massachusetts, 1855.
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Nautical chart of Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 1857.
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Nautical chart of New York Harbor, 1845. There were earlier sketches of harbors. But this was the first chart produced with the distinctive Coast Survey style
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Nautical chart of New York Harbor, ca. 1924. New style chart with yellow land, blue water, and colored buoys. Basically, this is the format for NOAA nautical charts today
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Nautical chart of Annapolis Harbor, Maryland, 1846.
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Portion of nautical chart of San Francisco Bay entrance, 1859. Showing the Golden Gate and Alcatraz Island street layout, and wharves
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Monterey Harbor with view of Point Pinos lighthouse, 1852.
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"New type" chart, San Diego to Santa Cruz Island, California, 1936. Chart incorporated bathymetric contours to show bottom detail as navigation aid
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Chart of Agusan River Entrance and inset of Nasipit Harbor, Philippine Islands.
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Chart of Agusan River Entrance, Philippine Islands. Chart has contours drawn by Paul A. Smith showing head of submarine canyon
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Chart of northwest coast of United States, Gray's Harbor to Admiralty Inlet. From reconnaissance survey of Lt. Cmdg. James Alden, 1853.
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Detail of views on 1853 chart of northwest coast.
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Tape contact at middle of comparator. Basically calibrating steel tapes - first use of steel measuring tapes by C&GS. Nine bases being measured on 98th Meridian by base line party under A.L. Baldwin . Fig. No. 15, Appendix No. 3, Report of Superintendent ... 1901, p. 260. Work done at night to reduce expansion and contraction of steel tape
1901
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Tape contact at end of comparator. Basically calibrating steel tapes - first use of steel measuring tapes by C&GS. Nine bases being measured on 98th Meridian by base line party under A.L. Baldwin . Fig. No. 14, Appendix No. 3, Report of Superintendent ... 1901, p. 260
1901
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Cut-off, i.e. flashlight, in use at night on comparator. Night-time operations in comparing lengths of steel tapes. Fig. No. 13, Appendix No. 3, Report of Superintendent ... 1901, p. 258
1901

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