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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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A cloudy day at Tigvariak - length of beard indicates nearing end of season Andrew F. "Pierre" Menard with beard.
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1949
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A late summer sunset from a survey launch
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Summer 1949
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Stopping at a small Alaska town on the way south
Alaska, Barter Island, North Slope Summer 1949
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Stopping at a small Alaska town on the way south
Alaska, Barter Island, North Slope Summer 1949
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Flying over the Colville River on the way home
Alaska North Slope Summer 1949
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Flying over the Brooks Range enroute to North Slope
Alaska, Brooks Range Winter 1950
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The sea ice off of Tigvariak Island
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Winter 1950
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A sun pillar forms as the sun rises over the Arctic plain
Alaska North Slope Winter 1950
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Drifting snow at Tigvariak Camp
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Winter 1950
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Digging out the Tigvariak Island Camp
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Winter 1950
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Harley Nygren
Alaska North Slope Winter 1950
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Drifting snow at Tigvariak Camp
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Winter 1950
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Cat train on the move at noon on a clear day
Alaska North Slope Winter 1950
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Observing tower with wind screen near Oliktok Point
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1950
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Baseline measurements on the lagoon ice - note stakes along line
Alaska North Slope Spring 1950
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Baseline measurements on the lagoon ice - note stakes along line
Alaska North Slope Spring 1950
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Triangulation party at Cross Island
Alaska, Cross Island, North Slope Spring 1950
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Cat train on the way to a triangulation station for observations Termed an "O" train, for triangulation observations
Alaska North Slope Spring 1950
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Cat train on the way to a triangulation station for observations Termed an "O" train, for triangulation observations
Alaska North Slope Spring 1950
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Caterpillar tractor with Brooks Range in background
Alaska, Camden Bay, Brooks Range to south Spring 1950
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Brooks Range visible miles away over the flat Arctic plain Such views lend credence to the flat earth theory Just kidding!
Alaska, Camden Bay, Brooks Range to south Spring 1950
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Triangulation party at Camden Bay
Alaska, Camden Bay, Alaska North Slope Spring 1950
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While crossing frozen sea area, pressure ridges presented formidable obstacles
Alaska North Slope Spring 1950
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Observing party on a barrier island. Tall hydro signal built to increase offshore range for visual control.
Alaska North Slope Spring 1950
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The first sign of the spring melt - a stream is seen flowing on the ice
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Spring 1950
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Indications of the coming spring melt - bare hills, pools of water, bare hands
Alaska Northern, Brownlow Point Spring 1950
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Increasing expanses of melted snow and ice during the spring melt Weasel checking sea ice landing strip at Oliktok Point - If weasel didn't break ice, ski planes could land. If weasels broke ice, they would float as they were amphibious.
Alaska Northern, Brownlow Point Spring 1950
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Observing party on a barrier island. Tall hydro signal built to increase offshore range for visual control.
Alaska, Cross Island, North Slope Spring 1950
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Observing party on a barrier island. Tall hydro signal built to increase offshore range for visual control.
Alaska, Cross Island, North Slope Spring 1950
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Weasel at observing tent
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1950
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Crepuscular rays illuminate the melting ice of the Beaufort Sea
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1950
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Erosion along the shore of Tigvariak Island Hydrographic signal built in anticipation of the coming open water
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Spring 1950
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Survey launches at Tigvariak Island ready for a summer season of work Boats painted orange for visibility in Arctic waters
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
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Profile view of launches at Tigvariak Island
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
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"Goldie" - a landing craft - used to transport men and equipment.
Point Barrow, Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
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The starboard quarter view of the landing craft "Goldie"
Point Barrow, Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
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Ice at Cross Island
Alaska, Cross Island, North Slope Summer 1950
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Loading a weasel on "Goldie"
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1950
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Survey Launch #15 , called "Fair Dinkum" at Cross Island
Alaska, Cross Island, North Slope Summer 1950
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Like clouds, ice bergs can assume fantastic shapes
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Summer 1950
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A large ice berg (by Beaufort Sea standards) - remains of a pressure ridge.
Off Reindeer Island, Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
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Collecting fresh water from a melting ice berg Pools of fresh water form on the top of the berg
Alaska, Cross Island, North Slope Summer 1950
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Survey launch at Cross Island
Alaska, Cross Island, North Slope Summer 1950
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Cruising through an ice field - l to r - Ted Shanahan, Stan Jeffers, Jerry Gray, and Simon Tagarook
Alaska, Cross Island, North Slope Summer 1950
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Survey launch offshore from Cross Island
Alaska, Cross Island, North Slope Summer 1950
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Compass stand and ice berg
Alaska, Cross Island, North Slope Summer 1950
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Collecting fresh water on top of an ice berg Pools of fresh water form on the top of the berg
Alaska, Cross Island, North Slope Summer 1950
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Collecting fresh water at Cross Island on a berg near Cross Island on misty day
Alaska, Cross Island, North Slope Summer 1950
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Survey launch and supply launch at Cross Island
Alaska, Cross Island, North Slope Summer 1950
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Survey launch running near the shore at Cross Island
Alaska, Cross Island, North Slope Summer 1950

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