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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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Arctic wildflowers - rifle for scale
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1151 thumbnail picture
A candidate for world record for northernmost volleyball game
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1152 thumbnail picture
An abandoned native skiff
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1153 thumbnail picture
Orphaned fox cubs
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1154 thumbnail picture
Navy landing craft helping transport supplies
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1155 thumbnail picture
A Navy helicopter helping transport supplies
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1156 thumbnail picture
A late summer shower followed by a rainbow
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Summer 1950
1157 thumbnail picture
Going home at the end of a long day - the view from Launch 15
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Summer 1950
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Flying over the Brooks Range on the way north
Alaska, Brooks Range Summer 1950
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Flying over southeast Alaska mountain peaks on the way home at end of the season
Alaska, Fairweather Range, Southeast Alaska Summer 1950
1160 thumbnail picture
Drifting snow at the Oliktok Point Camp
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Winter 1951
1161 thumbnail picture
Boat picking its way through an ice berg field
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
1162 thumbnail picture
Home sweet quanset hut - horizontally blowing snow streaks across the front door
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Winter 1951
1163 thumbnail picture
White-out conditions at Oliktok Point
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Winter 1951
1164 thumbnail picture
Camp after blizzard. Need to dig out again.
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
1165 thumbnail picture
Near white-out conditions at Oliktok Point
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Winter 1951
1166 thumbnail picture
A sun pillar forms as the sun rises over the Arctic plain
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Winter 1951
1167 thumbnail picture
Spring melt starting wiht patches of snow melt water. Survey signal in center picture.
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
1168 thumbnail picture
Flag for either placing survey signal or perhaps to mark route to survey signals
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
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On the airstrip at Oliktok Point - wind blowing flag straight out.
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
1170 thumbnail picture
Unloading a Norseman ski-plane at Oliktok Point
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
1171 thumbnail picture
Strolling down main street of the Oliktok Point Camp Snow plows cover entrances to buildings similar to more urban areas
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
1172 thumbnail picture
Increasing expanses of melted snow and ice during the spring melt
Alaska, Colville Delta, North Slope Spring 1951
1173 thumbnail picture
Weasel traveling over frozen lake during spring melt period
Alaska, Colville Delta, North Slope Spring 1951
1174 thumbnail picture
Observer's tent with weasel in background
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
1175 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Francis Popper driving a weasel during magnetic observation operations.
Alaska, Colville Delta, North Slope Summer 1951
1176 thumbnail picture
Weasel traveling through the snow with bare tundra in background Weasel driver - Lieutenant Commander Francis X. Popper
Alaska, Colville Delta, North Slope Summer 1951
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Open water to left, bare tundra to the right Weasel takes path of least resistance over strip of snow
Alaska, Colville Delta, North Slope Summer 1951
1178 thumbnail picture
Base camp at Oliktok Point
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
1179 thumbnail picture
Building a visual hydrographic signal on the tundra.
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
1180 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Francis Popper preparing to make magnetic observations with a transit magnetometer.
Alaska, Colville Delta, North Slope Summer 1951
1181 thumbnail picture
Harley Nygren observing magnetic field
Alaska, Colville Delta, North Slope Summer 1951
1182 thumbnail picture
Checking the angles - Wild T-2 theodolite carrying case in right foreground
Alaska, Colville Delta, North Slope Summer 1951
1183 thumbnail picture
A siksikpuk (an Arctic ground squirrel)
Alaska, Colville Delta, North Slope Summer 1951
1184 thumbnail picture
The spring melt at Oliktok Point
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
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The spring melt continues - bare tundra is seen
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
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Using a caterpillar tractor to launch a survey boat
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
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Loading the weasel on "Goldie"
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
1188 thumbnail picture
Launch 15 with a navigation buoy ready to be anchored offshore Guided Navy LST's to Oliktok Point Camp.
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
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Survey launch tied up and fueling at a "home-made" pier
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
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Launch 15 transporting material for a signal on a gray day
Alaska North Slope Summer 1951
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A Shoran navigation station on a barrier island
Alaska, Egg Island, North Slope Summer 1951
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A float plane taxiing on a calm day
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
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Launch crews with their boats - Lieutenant Commander Marv Paulson in green coat in center.
Alaska, Beechey Point, Alaska North Slope Summer 1951
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Abandoned fur traders' outpost on the Arctic coast
Alaska, Beechey Point, Alaska North Slope Summer 1951
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Abandoned fur traders' outpost on the Arctic coast
Alaska North Slope Summer 1951
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Summertime landing along the sandy beach
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
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Peaceful twilight scene near summer's end
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
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"Goldie" getting supplies from a Navy landing ship.
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
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Anchored launches silhouetted in a late summer sunset
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951

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