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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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A crystal clear day from near the San Juan Islands Mount Baker visible in the distance
Mount Baker, Washington December, 1952
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Family and friends waving good-bye's as the PATHFINDER heads north
Seattle, Washington April, 1953
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An early spring day at Dutch Harbor
Alaska, Dutch Harbor, Aleutian Islands April, 1953
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The harbor at Dutch Harbor
Unalaska Island, Alaska April, 1953
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A cold spring day in the Aleutians
Alaska, Dutch Harbor, Aleutian Islands April, 1953
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The PATHFINDER at low tide at a Dutch Harbor pier
Alaska, Dutch Harbor, Aleutian Islands April, 1953
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Hal Demuth on the left and Miller Tonkel plotting hydrography Note metallic three-arm protractor
April, 1953
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The Adak shoreline
Alaska, Adak Island, Aleutian Islands April, 1953
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Kagalaska Island - the spring project area for the PATHFINDER
Alaska, Kagalaska Island, Aleutian Islands April, 1953
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PATHFINDER hydrographic survey launch returning to the ship
Alaska, Kagalaska Island, Aleutian Islands May, 1953
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Signal building party resting on the slopes of Kagalaska Island
Alaska, Kagalaska Island, Aleutian Islands May, 1953
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A survey marker on Kagalaska Island with the PATHFINDER far below
Alaska, Kagalaska Island, Aleutian Islands May, 1953
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PATHFINDER framed between columnar rocks at Ragged Point
Ragged Point, Kagalaska Island, Aleutians, Alaska May, 1953
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PATHFINDER on the working grounds at Kagalaska Island
Alaska, Kagalaska Island, Aleutian Islands May, 1953
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Shoreline of Adak Island
Alaska, Adak Island, Aleutian Islands May, 1953
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Lieutenant Harley Nygren on the PATHFINDER
May, 1953
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Lieutenant Harley Nygren on the PATHFINDER in dress khakis
May, 1953
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Shoreline of Adak Island
Alaska, Adak Island, Aleutian Islands May, 1953
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Signal building party taking a rest on Kagalaska Island
Alaska, Kagalaska Island, Aleutian Islands June, 1953
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Flying home for leave over Mount Iliamna
Mt. Iliamna, Alaska Peninsula, Alaska July, 1953
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Mountains on the Alaska Peninsula
Alaska Peninsula, Alaska July, 1953
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View from the airplane of Alaska coastal ranges
July, 1953
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View from the airplane of Alaska coastal ranges
Alaska, Cook Inlet July, 1953
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Survey party on St. Paul
St. Paul Island, Pribilof Islands, Alaska July, 1953
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Pribilof Islands view with volcanic cone
St. Paul Island, Pribilof Islands, Alaska August, 1953
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Packing to a navigation signal site
St. Paul Island, Pribilof Islands, Alaska August, 1953
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What appears to be a rock-strewn beach is in fact a fur-seal rookery. Thousands of fur-seals on a St. Paul beach
St. Paul Island, Pribilof Islands, Alaska August, 1953
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Burial site of an American sailor who never made it home
St. Paul Island, Pribilof Islands, Alaska August, 1953
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A large bull fur-seal probably too old to fight for a harem. Main part of rookery down to the left.
St. Paul Island, Pribilof Islands, Alaska August, 1953
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Headquarters for onshore survey work
St. Paul Island, Pribilof Islands, Alaska August, 1953
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A view of St. Paul
St. Paul Island, Pribilof Islands, Alaska August, 1953
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Recorder sitting and writing angles as observer measures angles with theodolite
St. Paul Island, Pribilof Islands, Alaska August, 1953
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Taking a rest after packing to the top of Bogoslof Hill for observations
St. Paul Island, Pribilof Islands, Alaska August, 1953
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A close look at this rocky shoreline will reveal a great number of seals.
St. Paul Island, Pribilof Islands, Alaska August, 1953
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Seals hauled out on a rocky shore
St. Paul Island, Pribilof Islands, Alaska August, 1953
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Seals taking in the sun on a rocky point
St. Paul Island, Pribilof Islands, Alaska August, 1953
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Work parties returning to the PATHFINDER from a day ashore.
St. Paul Island, Pribilof Islands, Alaska August, 1953
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Taking a sun sight with sextants
September, 1953
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Forbidding shores of the Aleutian Islands
Alaska, Akutan Pass, Aleutian Islands September, 1953
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The old C&GS Ship SURVEYOR at Dutch Harbor looking a little worse for the wear. The SURVEYOR was not quite 40 years old at this time.
Alaska, Dutch Harbor, Aleutian Islands September, 1953
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Lieutenant Harley Nygren taking a sun sight.
September, 1953
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A Gulf of Alaska sunset as the PATHFINDER heads home from a long season.
Gulf of Alaska September, 1953
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Wave cloud over Mount Rainier
Mt. Rainier, Washington October, 1953
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Wave cloud over Mount Rainier
Mt. Rainier, Washington October, 1953
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Sam Fordyce taking readings with gravity meter
Texas October, 1954
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Harley Nygren reading marker indicating geographical center of United States
October, 1954
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Harley Nygren with gravity meter - Even when in the Lower 48 he was sent to cold places.
Fort Kent, Maine March, 1955
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Sam Fordyce with gravity meter
Fort Kent, Maine March, 1955
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Traveling in style with the gravity field party - Tent camps were now a thing of the past.
Fremont, Nebraska June, 1955
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Traveling in style with the gravity field party - Tent camps were now a thing of the past.
Fremont, Nebraska June, 1955

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