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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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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
1551 thumbnail picture
Base camp at Oliktok Point
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
1552 thumbnail picture
Building a visual hydrographic signal on the tundra.
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
1553 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Francis Popper preparing to make magnetic observations with a transit magnetometer.
Alaska, Colville Delta, North Slope Summer 1951
1554 thumbnail picture
Harley Nygren observing magnetic field
Alaska, Colville Delta, North Slope Summer 1951
1555 thumbnail picture
Checking the angles - Wild T-2 theodolite carrying case in right foreground
Alaska, Colville Delta, North Slope Summer 1951
1556 thumbnail picture
A siksikpuk (an Arctic ground squirrel)
Alaska, Colville Delta, North Slope Summer 1951
1557 thumbnail picture
The spring melt at Oliktok Point
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
1558 thumbnail picture
The spring melt continues - bare tundra is seen
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
1559 thumbnail picture
Using a caterpillar tractor to launch a survey boat
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
1560 thumbnail picture
Loading the weasel on "Goldie"
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
1561 thumbnail picture
Launch 15 with a navigation buoy ready to be anchored offshore Guided Navy LST's to Oliktok Point Camp.
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
1562 thumbnail picture
Survey launch tied up and fueling at a "home-made" pier
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
1563 thumbnail picture
Launch 15 transporting material for a signal on a gray day
Alaska North Slope Summer 1951
1564 thumbnail picture
A Shoran navigation station on a barrier island
Alaska, Egg Island, North Slope Summer 1951
1565 thumbnail picture
A float plane taxiing on a calm day
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
1566 thumbnail picture
Launch crews with their boats - Lieutenant Commander Marv Paulson in green coat in center.
Alaska, Beechey Point, Alaska North Slope Summer 1951
1567 thumbnail picture
Abandoned fur traders' outpost on the Arctic coast
Alaska, Beechey Point, Alaska North Slope Summer 1951
1568 thumbnail picture
Abandoned fur traders' outpost on the Arctic coast
Alaska North Slope Summer 1951
1569 thumbnail picture
Summertime landing along the sandy beach
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
1570 thumbnail picture
Peaceful twilight scene near summer's end
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
1571 thumbnail picture
"Goldie" getting supplies from a Navy landing ship.
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
1572 thumbnail picture
Anchored launches silhouetted in a late summer sunset
Alaska, Oliktok Point, North Slope Summer 1951
1573 thumbnail picture
Crepuscular rays illuminating the Beaufort Sea
Alaska North Slope Summer 1951
1574 thumbnail picture
A brilliant red sunset reflecting off the frozen tundra
Alaska North Slope Summer 1951
1575 thumbnail picture
A survey boat and hydro signal frame a late summer sunset
Alaska, Oliktok Point Summer 1951
1576 thumbnail picture
Harley Nygren dressed in the latest Arctic style
Alaska North Slope Spring 1949
1577 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Gene Richards, C&GS, and Bill Love
Alaska North Slope Summer 1949
1578 thumbnail picture
Abe Simmonds
Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1579 thumbnail picture
Harley Nygren taking it easy after a day out on the tundra
Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1580 thumbnail picture
Ensign Dale Fisher and Ensign Harley Nygren, C&GS
Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1581 thumbnail picture
Commander Junius Jarman, C&GS
Alaska North Slope Summer 1950
1582 thumbnail picture
Ensign Gene Richards, C&GS
Alaska North Slope Spring 1950
1583 thumbnail picture
Harley Nygren amidst the North Slope National Forest
Alaska North Slope Spring 1951
1584 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Commander Francis X. Popper, C&GS
Alaska North Slope Spring 1951
1585 thumbnail picture
The crew at Oliktok Point
Alaska North Slope Summer 1951
1586 thumbnail picture
"Smitty" and Roy Sylar
Alaska North Slope Spring 1951
1587 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Harley Nygren, C&GS, recording angles
Alaska North Slope Spring 1951
1588 thumbnail picture
Roy Sylar and Commander Junius Jarman, C&GS
Alaska North Slope Summer 1951
1589 thumbnail picture
Commander Junius Jarman, C&GS, and Lieutanant Commander Marv Paulson, C&GS
Alaska North Slope Summer 1951
1590 thumbnail picture
Commander Junius Jarman, C&GS, catching up on a little reading
Alaska North Slope Summer 1951
1591 thumbnail picture
Lieutenant Harley Nygren, C&GS
Alaska North Slope Spring 1951
1592 thumbnail picture
Foreground - l to r - Marv Paulsen, Junius Jarman, Paul Mears
Alaska North Slope Spring 1951
1593 thumbnail picture
Harley Nygren working on a hydrographic survey sheet on Survey Launch #15
Alaska North Slope Spring 1951
1594 thumbnail picture
1950 era map of Alaska.
Alaska North Slope Spring Ca. 1950
1595 thumbnail picture
Aircraft unloading in the distance - spring melt well under way
Alaska North Slope Summer Ca. 1950
1596 thumbnail picture
An offshore tide gage.
Alaska North Slope Summer Ca. 1950
1597 thumbnail picture
Flying over southeast Alaska mountain peaks on the way home at end of the season
Alaska North Slope Summer Ca. 1950
1598 thumbnail picture
At last enough ice has melted - time to launch the boats
Alaska North Slope Summer Ca. 1950
1599 thumbnail picture
Abandoned shacks that might have helped some forlorn souls survive the winter
Alaska North Slope Spring 1950

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