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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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An orange boat accentuated by the blue water and bright white ice berg
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Summer 1950
1501 thumbnail picture
Arctic sunset - there's a chill in the air and the night's are getting longer It's time to head south
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Summer 1950
1502 thumbnail picture
A boat's eyeview of an ice berg Tied up to berg while collecting water
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Summer 1950
1503 thumbnail picture
On a fresh water collecting expedition Pools of fresh water form on the top of the berg
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Summer 1950
1504 thumbnail picture
Survey launch #14 towing a dinghy
Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1505 thumbnail picture
Open water at last - let's do some hydro! Shoran navigation antenna seen on launch
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Summer 1950
1506 thumbnail picture
The end of the day
Alaska, Collinson Point, North Slope Summer 1950
1507 thumbnail picture
Securing transducer to side of survey launch on a warm Arctic summer day.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Summer 1950
1508 thumbnail picture
Survey launch at anchor with dinghy returning from shore
Alaska, Collinson Point, North Slope Summer 1950
1509 thumbnail picture
A Shoran navigation shore station
Alaska, Collinson Point, North Slope Summer 1950
1510 thumbnail picture
A Shoran navigation shore station and launch shore camp.
Alaska, Collinson Point, North Slope Summer 1950
1511 thumbnail picture
Survey boat at the Long Island camp - Shoran navigation antenna on the beach
Long Island, Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1512 thumbnail picture
Launch 15 crew - Stan Jeffers, Abe Simmons, Harley Nygren, Jerry Gray, Ted Shanahan, and Harry Lantzy
Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1513 thumbnail picture
Tigvariak Island base camp from the air
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1514 thumbnail picture
Float plane at Point Lay
Point Lay, Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1515 thumbnail picture
Unloading a float plane - Ensign Eugene W. Richards on right.
Point Lay, Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1516 thumbnail picture
A hydrographic signal
Reindeer Island, Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1517 thumbnail picture
A Shoran navigation station
Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1518 thumbnail picture
Tide gage, hydrographic signal, and shore camp Older buildings are from ca. 1910 Leffingwell survey
Flaxman Island, Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1519 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
1520 thumbnail picture
An abandoned whale boat from years before
Alaska, Beechey Point, Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1521 thumbnail picture
Arctic wildflowers - rifle for scale
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1522 thumbnail picture
Arctic wildflowers - rifle for scale
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1523 thumbnail picture
Arctic wildflowers - rifle for scale
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1524 thumbnail picture
A candidate for world record for northernmost volleyball game
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1525 thumbnail picture
An abandoned native skiff
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1526 thumbnail picture
Orphaned fox cubs
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1527 thumbnail picture
Navy landing craft helping transport supplies
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1528 thumbnail picture
A Navy helicopter helping transport supplies
Alaska, Tigvariak Island, North Slope Summer 1950
1529 thumbnail picture
A late summer shower followed by a rainbow
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Summer 1950
1530 thumbnail picture
Going home at the end of a long day - the view from Launch 15
Alaska, Beaufort Sea Summer 1950
1531 thumbnail picture
Flying over the Brooks Range on the way north
Alaska, Brooks Range Summer 1950
1532 thumbnail picture
Flying over southeast Alaska mountain peaks on the way home at end of the season
Alaska, Fairweather Range, Southeast Alaska Summer 1950
1533 thumbnail picture
Drifting snow at the Oliktok Point Camp
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Winter 1951
1534 thumbnail picture
Boat picking its way through an ice berg field
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
1535 thumbnail picture
Home sweet quanset hut - horizontally blowing snow streaks across the front door
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Winter 1951
1536 thumbnail picture
White-out conditions at Oliktok Point
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Winter 1951
1537 thumbnail picture
Camp after blizzard. Need to dig out again.
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
1538 thumbnail picture
Near white-out conditions at Oliktok Point
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Winter 1951
1539 thumbnail picture
A sun pillar forms as the sun rises over the Arctic plain
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Winter 1951
1540 thumbnail picture
Spring melt starting wiht patches of snow melt water. Survey signal in center picture.
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
1541 thumbnail picture
Flag for either placing survey signal or perhaps to mark route to survey signals
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
1542 thumbnail picture
On the airstrip at Oliktok Point - wind blowing flag straight out.
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
1543 thumbnail picture
Unloading a Norseman ski-plane at Oliktok Point
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
1544 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
1545 thumbnail picture
Increasing expanses of melted snow and ice during the spring melt
Alaska, Colville Delta, North Slope Spring 1951
1546 thumbnail picture
Weasel traveling over frozen lake during spring melt period
Alaska, Colville Delta, North Slope Spring 1951
1547 thumbnail picture
Observer's tent with weasel in background
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Spring 1951
1548 thumbnail picture
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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