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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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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
1410 thumbnail picture
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
1414 thumbnail picture
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
1417 thumbnail picture
Signal building party taking a rest on Kagalaska Island
Alaska, Kagalaska Island, Aleutian Islands June, 1953
1418 thumbnail picture
Flying home for leave over Mount Iliamna
Mt. Iliamna, Alaska Peninsula, Alaska July, 1953
1419 thumbnail picture
Mountains on the Alaska Peninsula
Alaska Peninsula, Alaska July, 1953
1420 thumbnail picture
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
1422 thumbnail picture
Survey party on St. Paul
St. Paul Island, Pribilof Islands, Alaska July, 1953
1423 thumbnail picture
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
1429 thumbnail picture
A view of St. Paul
St. Paul Island, Pribilof Islands, Alaska August, 1953
1430 thumbnail picture
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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View of the waterfront
Alaska, Ketchikan May, 1958

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