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

4900 thumbnail picture
The old ring wall at Station Tushar. Elevation 12132 feet. Reconnaissance party of William Musseter
Utah 1925
4901 thumbnail picture
Observing at Station Armory. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Rochester, New York 1925
4902 thumbnail picture
Observing tent on Station Armory. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Rochester, New York 1925
4903 thumbnail picture
C&GS 12" theodolite. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Rochester, New York 1925
4904 thumbnail picture
6 and 1/2 inch Fennel theodolite. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Rochester, New York 1925
4905 thumbnail picture
Observing at Station Armory. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Rochester, New York 1925
4906 thumbnail picture
Theodolite tied on top of water tank. Seaside Park Water Tank - New Jersey
Seaside Park, New Jersey 1926
4907 thumbnail picture
Traverse survey in Atlanta. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Georgia, Atlanta 1927
4908 thumbnail picture
The old ring wall at Station Tushar. Elevation 12132 feet. Reconnaissance party of William Musseter
Utah 1925
4909 thumbnail picture
Observing on west shore of Chatham Strait. Triangulation party of J. M. Smook
Southeast Alaska 1925
4910 thumbnail picture
Observing at Station Meade in Frederick Sound. Triangulation party of J. M. Smook
Southeast Alaska 1925
4911 thumbnail picture
Instruments used during geodetic survey of Atlanta. Triangulation party of E. O. Heaton
Georgia, Atlanta 1927
4912 thumbnail picture
Observing tent at Station Panamint. Telescope Peak in background. Triangulation party of William Musseter
California, Death Valley area 1926
4913 thumbnail picture
Robert Earle running traverse survey in Cooper River area. Off launch ELSIE
South Carolina, Charleston 1928
4914 thumbnail picture
Florida traverse party 1928. Off ship HYDROGRAPHER
West coast of Florida 1928
4915 thumbnail picture
Triangulation work on Kodiak Island. Off ship SURVEYOR
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1929
4916 thumbnail picture
Finished observations - built signal - going home. Off ship SURVEYOR
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1929
4917 thumbnail picture
3rd order triangulation on west end of Kodiak Island. Off ship SURVEYOR
Alaska, Kodiak Island 1929
4918 thumbnail picture
Small umbrella lashed to alpenstock - shading instrument from sun. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Southeast Alaska 1929
4919 thumbnail picture
Parkhurst Theodolite. Triangulation party of Paul A. Smith
Midwest United States 1931?
4920 thumbnail picture
Reconnaissance setup to see over mesquite brush. Reconnaissance party of Charles Schanck
Southwest Texas 1932
4921 thumbnail picture
Triangulation station in shoal water. Combined operations party of Hubert A. Paton
Southeast United States 1934
4922 thumbnail picture
Setup in marshy land. Traverse party of G. C. Mattison
North Carolina 1933
4923 thumbnail picture
Observer Atridge at Station Hackberry. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Nebraska 1933
4924 thumbnail picture
Observing stand in western Nebraska. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Nebraska 1933
4925 thumbnail picture
Observing stand in western Nebraska. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Nebraska 1933
4926 thumbnail picture
Observing in western Nebraska. Chase, Smith, and Nicodemus. Recorder sitting and writing down angle observations. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Nebraska 1933
4927 thumbnail picture
Observing in western Nebraska. Chase, Smith, and Nicodemus. Recorder sitting and writing down angle observations. Triangulation party of Wilbur Porter
Nebraska 1933
4928 thumbnail picture
Observing at Station BAIN 1905. Combined operations party off WESTDAHL
White Pass area, Taku Inlet, Alaska 1936
4929 thumbnail picture
William Russell observing. Combined operations party off LYDONIA
Port of Spain, Trinidad 1940
4930 thumbnail picture
"O" party on 103' tower in Missouri. Triangulation party of Carl Aslakson
Ozark Mountains, Missouri 1935
4931 thumbnail picture
Observing party on Washington Monument. Took advantage of scaffolding from 1934 cleaning of monument.
Washington, D.C. November 19, 1934
4932 thumbnail picture
Observing from station Tiger South. Triangulation in support of aerial photography. Triangulation party of Harold J. Oliver
Washington, King County 1937
4933 thumbnail picture
Map showing status of triangulation as of 1937.
United States 1937
4934 thumbnail picture
Observing tent on Sequam Island. Note wind causing billowing tent
1941
4935 thumbnail picture
Triangulation observations on Cape Prince of Wales. The westernmost point of North America. Triangulation party of A. Newton Stewart
Seward Peninsula, Alaska 1944
4936 thumbnail picture
Observing at Station Rusty following 1964 Alaska earthquake. Station elevation subsided at least 12' during quake. Party off of HODGSON
Alaska, Cook Inlet 1964
4937 thumbnail picture
Wild T-3 theodolite.
4938 thumbnail picture
Wild T-3 theodolite in use. riangulation Station "CASTLE" , Westchester County, New York. The observer is Dan Novak and the other person is E. Dean Wegner. Chief of Party G-19 was James L. Cook. The station is on the Terrytown Castle.
Westchester County, New York 1964
4939 thumbnail picture
Burt Wilhelm observing at Kelp Bay. Off of FAIRWEATHER
Southeast Alaska 1985
4940 thumbnail picture
Triangulation work in Virgin Islands National Park. Party off of PEIRCE
St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands 1985
4941 thumbnail picture
Dennis Wegenast observing with Wild T-3. Transcontinental Traverse Party of Woodrow Johnson
California, Mojave Desert 1972
4942 thumbnail picture
Wild T-3 at twilight. Transcontinental Traverse Party of Woodrow Johnson
California, Mojave Desert 1972
4943 thumbnail picture
Heliograph at Station 22. Alaska - Canada border. International Boundary Commission
Alaska - Canada Boundary 1911
4944 thumbnail picture
Signaling with heliograph near Monument 92. Alaska - Canada border. International Boundary Commission
Alaska - Canada Boundary 1910
4945 thumbnail picture
Heliotrope being used in western United States
Western United States 1878?
4946 thumbnail picture
Light reflecting from heliotrope. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Montana-Idaho 1922
4947 thumbnail picture
Battery-powered electric signal lamp. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Montana-Idaho 1922
4948 thumbnail picture
Heliotrope setup at camp of lightkeeper. Triangulation party of William M. Scaife
Montana-Idaho 1922
4949 thumbnail picture
Showing light at Station Northome. Battery powered lights about 110 feet above ground. Triangulation party of Carl Aslakson
Northome, Minnesota August 1934

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