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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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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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Commander Maurice Hecht, Commander Glenn Moore, and Bud Stone at the Barrow headquarters.
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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Survey crew under Assistant John F. Pratt, #1, departing San Francisco for the surveying along the Alaska-Canada 141st Meridian Boundary.
San Francisco, California
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Survey crew under Assistant John F. Pratt, #1, departing San Francisco for the surveying along the Alaska-Canada 141st Meridian Boundary.
San Francisco, California
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"Manning the pumps" on the TERRA NOVA headed across the Southern Ocean. In: "Scott's Last Expedition ....", 1913. Dodd, Mead, and Company. New York. Volume I. Page 10.
1910 December
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"The first iceberg." P. 10. In: "Scott's Last Expedition ....", 1913. Dodd, Mead, and Company. New York. Volume I. Page 10.
1910 December
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The TERRA NOVA -- "In the pack - a lead opening up." In: "Scott's Last Expedition ....", 1913. Dodd, Mead, and Company. New York. Volume I. Page 48.
1910 December
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"The 'TERRA NOVA' in McMurdo Sound." In: "Scott's Last Expedition ....", 1913. Dodd, Mead, and Company. New York. Volume I. Page 62.
McMurdo Sound, Antarctica 1910 December
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"The great ice barrier - looking east from Cape Crozier." In: "Scott's Last Expedition ....", 1913. Dodd, Mead, and Company. New York. Volume I. Page 51. Watercolor by Edward A. Wilson.
Antarctica, Cape Crozier 1911 January 4
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"Seals basking on newly formed pancake ice off Cape Evans." In: "Scott's Last Expedition ....", 1913. Dodd, Mead, and Company. New York. Volume I. Page 106.
Antarctica, Cape Evans 1911 Summer
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"Dr. Wilson and Lieut. Bowers reading the ramp thermometer in the winter night, -40 Fahr. (A flashlight photograph.) In: "Scott's Last Expedition ....", 1913. Dodd, Mead, and Company. New York. Volume I. Page 221.
McMurdo Sound, Antarctica 1911 Winter
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"Dr. Simpson sending up a balloon." In: "Scott's Last Expedition ....", 1913. Dodd, Mead, and Company. New York. Volume I. Page 266. Library Call No. G850 1910 .S35 1913 .
McMurdo Sound, Antarctica 1911 Spring
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Edward A. Wilson, B. A., M. B. In: "Scott's Last Expedition ....", 1913. Dodd, Mead, and Company. New York. Volume II. Frontispiece. Library Call No. G850 1910 .S35 1913 .
McMurdo Sound, Antarctica
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"Campbell and Priestley afloat on pancake ice." In: "Scott's Last Expedition ....", 1913. Dodd, Mead, and Company. New York. Volume II. Page 66. Library Call No. G850 1910 .S35 1913 .
McMurdo Sound, Antarctica
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"Penguins jumping onto the ice-foot." In: "Scott's Last Expedition ....", 1913. Dodd, Mead, and Company. New York. Volume II. Page 64. Library Call No. G850 1910 .S35 1913 .
McMurdo Sound, Antarctica
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Detail of "Penguins jumping onto the ice-foot." In: "Scott's Last Expedition ....", 1913. Dodd, Mead, and Company. New York. Volume II. Page 64. Library Call No. G850 1910 .S35 1913 .
McMurdo Sound, Antarctica
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"Penguins on ice-foot." In: "Scott's Last Expedition ....", 1913. Dodd, Mead, and Company. New York. Volume II. Page 87. Library Call No. G850 1910 .S35 1913 .
McMurdo Sound, Antarctica
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"Penguins Diving." In: "Scott's Last Expedition ....", 1913. Dodd, Mead, and Company. New York. Volume II. Page 108. Library Call No. G850 1910 .S35 1913 .
McMurdo Sound, Antarctica
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"Penguins Diving." In: "Scott's Last Expedition ....", 1913. Dodd, Mead, and Company. New York. Volume II. Page 108. Library Call No. G850 1910 .S35 1913 .
McMurdo Sound, Antarctica
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"Mount Erebus." In: "Scott's Last Expedition ....", 1913. Dodd, Mead, and Company. New York. Volume II. Page 210. Library Call No. G850 1910 .S35 1913 .
McMurdo Sound, Antarctica
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"The shadow of Mount Erebus on the clouds." In: "Scott's Last Expedition ....", 1913. Dodd, Mead, and Company. New York. Volume II. Page 200. Library Call No. G850 1910 .S35 1913 .
McMurdo Sound, Antarctica
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On the South Island of New Zealand above Christchurch.
South Island, New Zealand 1957
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A thatched roof house in Christchurch.
New Zealand, Christchurch 1957
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The city of Christchurch.
New Zealand, Christchurch 1957
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Looking down on Christchurch from the surrounding hills.
New Zealand, Christchurch 1957
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The ice landing strip at McMurdo Station.
McMurdo Station, Antarctica 1957
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A scene at McMurdo Station.
McMurdo Station, Antarctica 1957
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Sir Edmund Hillary after accompanying first plane to land at the Marble Point ground air strip.
Marble Point, Antarctica 1957
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The engineers who built the Marble Point landing strip - the first ground strip in Antartica. Back row - Bill McTigue, Navy Hydro Office; Commander Stephens, USN; __; Dr. Bob Nichols, Tufts University; front row - ___; Father Linehan, Wesson Observatory; ___.
Marble Point, Antarctica 1957

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