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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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The Mauna Kea astronomical observatories as seen from the air in winter. Mauna Loa is visible in the background.
Mauna Kea, Hawaii 1982 February
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The Mauna Kea astronomical observatories as seen from the air in winter.
Mauna Kea, Hawaii 1982 February
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The Mauna Kea astronomical observatories as seen from the air in winter. Mauna Loa is visible in the background.
Mauna Kea, Hawaii 1982 February
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A pahoehoe lava flow on the slope of Mauna Loa.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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A lava formation at the entrance to a lava tube.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Vegetation making inroads into basalt field.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Cave-in section of roof of a lava tube. This is why walking on open lava fields can be quite dangerous.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Inside a lava tube.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Inside a lava tube.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Inside a lava tube.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Mauna Loa at sunset
Hawaii, Hawaii 1982 February
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Hawaiian sunset
Hawaii, Hawaii 1982 February
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Entrance to dome at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station
South Pole Station
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The geodesic dome and skylab as seen from the old Clean Air Facility at South Pole Station.
South Pole Station
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The new Atmospheric Research Observatory (ARO) replaced the old Clean Air Facility. This was built for NOAA's Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory in Boulder, Colorado.
South Pole Station
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Lieutenant Mark Boland taking air samples for Dr. Charles Keeling of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
South Pole Station
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Lieutenant Mark Boland making Ozone measurements with a Dobson spectrophotometer . Hair is a little out of regulation but no barbers at the South Pole.
South Pole Station
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Launching an ozonesonde. This balloon transported instrument measures a vertical profile of the ozone layer.
South Pole Station
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Launching an ozonesonde. This balloon transported instrument measures a vertical profile of the ozone layer.
South Pole Station
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Ozonesonde launch during the ozone hole episode of 1997.
South Pole Station 1997 September
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Sunset over the station in the austral fall of 1997.
South Pole Station 1997 April
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Aurora australis over South Pole Station in the 1997 austral winter.
South Pole Station 1997 July
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LIDAR measurement emanating from Atmospheric Research Observatory (ARO) Building . This instrument is used to measure stratospheric clouds.
South Pole Station 1997 July
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Lee Eason of the Seattle office observing angles with Eskimo helper
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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A weasel making its way across a lagoon at Point Lay
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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View of a weasel from the top of a pressure ridge out on the Beaufort Sea
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Looking down from the top of a pressure ridge. Man in picture provides sense of height of ridge.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Cat train enroute from Pitt Point to Point Lay. Train is hauled by caterpillar tractors - thus term "cat train"
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Cat train enroute from Pitt Point to Point Lay. Train is hauled by caterpillar tractors - thus term "cat train"
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Leo Attungowruk and wife standing, Warren Neokok and wife sitting. The men helped with the survey work. At Point Lay Village.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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The camp at Pitt Point.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Smoothing a landing strip on sea ice at Pitt Point. Long shadows and frozen sea indicate early in the spring.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Commander Glenn Moore on the left, radioman Simonson, and Billy Neokok.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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A Norseman airplane delivering the mail. All mail was airmail in the Arctic field camps.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Helping dig the ice cellar. Because of the permafrost, this served as a year- round refrigerator.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Helping dig the ice cellar. Because of the permafrost, this served as a year- round refrigerator.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Helping dig the ice cellar. Because of the permafrost, this served as a year- round refrigerator.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Chow hall at Point Pitt. Lynn Morgan, in apron, was a great cook.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Celebrating a successful whaling season on the beach at Point Barrow. The whales were cut up and divided among the villagers.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Celebrating a successful whaling season on the beach at Point Barrow. The whales were cut up and divided among the villagers.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Celebrating a successful whaling season on the beach at Point Barrow. The whales were cut up and divided among the villagers. The blanket toss or "nelikatuk?" was a favorite game.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Celebrating a successful whaling season on the beach at Point Barrow. The whales were cut up and divided among the villagers. The blanket toss or "nelikatuk?" was a favorite game.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Celebrating a successful whaling season on the beach at Point Barrow. The whales were cut up and divided among the villagers. The blanket toss or "nelikatuk?" was a favorite game.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Ice floe passing by loaded with trash and waste from Point Barrow, 80 miles to the west.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Neir Negovanna and his wife Roseanna share a reflective moment.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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A skinned caribou getting ready for the frying pan. Mosquito headnet man to left. The other man is Samuel Penangoona.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Two LCM's (landing craft medium) used to ferry much of the surveyors' camp to Pitt Point in the late summer.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Navy reservists shuttling survey crew's annual supplies ashore with "Water Buffalo" from an LST of the Barrow Expedition (BAREX). Shallow water necessitated anchoring offshore.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Navy reservists shuttling survey crew's annual supplies ashore with "Water Buffalo" from an LST of the Barrow Expedition (BAREX). Shallow water necessitated anchoring offshore.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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An airplane view of the camp at Pitt Point in midsummer.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950

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