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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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Survey launch #14 towing a dinghy
Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
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Open water at last - let's do some hydro! Shoran navigation antenna seen on launch
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Summer 1950
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The end of the day
Alaska, Collinson Point, North Slope Summer 1950
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Securing transducer to side of survey launch on a warm Arctic summer day.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Summer 1950
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Survey launch at anchor with dinghy returning from shore
Alaska, Collinson Point, North Slope Summer 1950
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A Shoran navigation shore station
Alaska, Collinson Point, North Slope Summer 1950
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A Shoran navigation shore station and launch shore camp.
Alaska, Collinson Point, North Slope Summer 1950
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Survey boat at the Long Island camp - Shoran navigation antenna on the beach
Long Island, Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1458 thumbnail picture
Launch 15 crew - Stan Jeffers, Abe Simmons, Harley Nygren, Jerry Gray, Ted Shanahan, and Harry Lantzy
Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
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Tigvariak Island base camp from the air
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1460 thumbnail picture
Float plane at Point Lay
Point Lay, Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
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Unloading a float plane - Ensign Eugene W. Richards on right.
Point Lay, Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1462 thumbnail picture
A hydrographic signal
Reindeer Island, Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1463 thumbnail picture
A Shoran navigation station
Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1464 thumbnail picture
Tide gage, hydrographic signal, and shore camp Older buildings are from ca. 1910 Leffingwell survey
Flaxman Island, Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1465 thumbnail picture
Photo identification work - using transit on triangulation point to identify recognizable features. Lincoln Ganung on knees.
Reindeer Island, Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1466 thumbnail picture
An abandoned whale boat from years before
Alaska, Beechey Point, Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1467 thumbnail picture
Arctic wildflowers - rifle for scale
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
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Arctic wildflowers - rifle for scale
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
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Arctic wildflowers - rifle for scale
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1470 thumbnail picture
A candidate for world record for northernmost volleyball game
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
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An abandoned native skiff
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1472 thumbnail picture
Orphaned fox cubs
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1473 thumbnail picture
Navy landing craft helping transport supplies
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
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A Navy helicopter helping transport supplies
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1475 thumbnail picture
A late summer shower followed by a rainbow
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Summer 1950
1476 thumbnail picture
Going home at the end of a long day - the view from Launch 15
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Summer 1950
1477 thumbnail picture
Flying over the Brooks Range on the way north
Alaska, Brooks Range Summer 1950
1478 thumbnail picture
Flying over southeast Alaska mountain peaks on the way home at end of the season
Alaska, Fairweather Range, Southeast Alaska Summer 1950
1479 thumbnail picture
Drifting snow at the Oliktok Point Camp
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Winter 1951
1480 thumbnail picture
Boat picking its way through an ice berg field
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
1481 thumbnail picture
Home sweet quanset hut - horizontally blowing snow streaks across the front door
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Winter 1951
1482 thumbnail picture
White-out conditions at Oliktok Point
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Winter 1951
1483 thumbnail picture
Camp after blizzard. Need to dig out again.
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
1484 thumbnail picture
Near white-out conditions at Oliktok Point
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Winter 1951
1485 thumbnail picture
A sun pillar forms as the sun rises over the Arctic plain
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Winter 1951
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Spring melt starting wiht patches of snow melt water. Survey signal in center picture.
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
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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
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Unloading a Norseman ski-plane at Oliktok Point
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
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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
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Increasing expanses of melted snow and ice during the spring melt
Alaska, Colville Delta, North Slope Spring 1951
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Weasel traveling over frozen lake during spring melt period
Alaska, Colville Delta, North Slope Spring 1951
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Observer's tent with weasel in background
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
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Lieutenant Francis Popper driving a weasel during magnetic observation operations.
Alaska, Colville Delta, North Slope Summer 1951
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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
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Base camp at Oliktok Point
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
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Building a visual hydrographic signal on the tundra.
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
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Lieutenant Francis Popper preparing to make magnetic observations with a transit magnetometer.
Alaska, Colville Delta, North Slope Summer 1951

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