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NOAA's Geodesy Collection
Catalog of Images

1150 thumbnail picture
Top of the inner and outer towers of a TMOT.
1151 thumbnail picture
Swedish pole being erected next to survey mark.
1152 thumbnail picture
TMOT erected.
1153 thumbnail picture
Bilby tower destroyed by strong wind storm.
1154 thumbnail picture
Bilby tower destroyed by strong wind storm.
1155 thumbnail picture
Anchor plates formerly four feet underground pulled out and up in air after wind storm.
1156 thumbnail picture
Field foreman U. Jones on damaged Bilby tower.
1157 thumbnail picture
Steel spaghetti after Bilby tower blown over in wind storm.
1158 thumbnail picture
Field foreman U. Jones on damaged Bilby tower.
1159 thumbnail picture
Bilby tower destroyed by strong wind storm.
1160 thumbnail picture
Bilby tower destroyed by strong wind storm.
1161 thumbnail picture
Observer's platform and triangle boards formerly above platform, now askew after windstorm.
1162 thumbnail picture
Bilby tower destroyed by strong wind storm.
1163 thumbnail picture
Magnetic station PEAKED MT 2 1896. Note the triangle cut in the rock surrounding the disk which indicated the location of the original station. Note the six-sided star which denotes a magnetic station.
1164 thumbnail picture
Computer Dean Wegner working up triangulation observations on a Texas Instruments terminal. Party G-19.
1165 thumbnail picture
Computer Dean Wegner working up triangulation observations on a Texas Instruments terminal. Party G-19.
1166 thumbnail picture
Party G-19 office trailers and headquarters.
1167 thumbnail picture
Party G-19 office trailers, trucks, and headquarters.
1168 thumbnail picture
Party G-19 party chief with personal trailer on the move from Missouri to Connecticut. Party chief's wife driving blue van following trailer.
1169 thumbnail picture
Remote control arm for mounting atop Swedish pole. Arm rotated and extended horizontally to position survey equipment directly over mark on ground. Silver colored light rotated horizontally or vertically so light could be pointed directly at remote observer.
1170 thumbnail picture
Leonard Bergman preparing TMOT for erection.
1978
1171 thumbnail picture
Chief of party's van and Spartan trailer in Stafford Springs, Connecticut.
1979
1172 thumbnail picture
Satellite tracking and communications antennae positioned by geodetic field party.
1973 circa
1173 thumbnail picture
Early geodimeter operations, possibly at Cape Canaveral.
1960 ca.
1174 thumbnail picture
Astronomic latitude and longitude party using Bamberg theodolite.
1960 ca.
1175 thumbnail picture
Meteorological observations for correcting geodimeter measurements.
1970 ca.
1176 thumbnail picture
Gravity operations
1935 ca.
1177 thumbnail picture
Rear Admiral Don Jones, Director of the National Ocean Service, inspecting a portable truck-mounted survey tower.
1971 ca.
1178 thumbnail picture
Description not available.
1179 thumbnail picture
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1180 thumbnail picture
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1181 thumbnail picture
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1182 thumbnail picture
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1183 thumbnail picture
Survey mark with concrete base eroding .
1184 thumbnail picture
A large wooden tower with wagon below and man at top for scale.
1900 ca.
1185 thumbnail picture
Bilby tower failure at Station Flatlick due to tornado. Triangulation party of E. L. Jones.
Kentucky, Christian County 1953
1186 thumbnail picture
Bilby tower failure at Station Flatlick due to tornado. Triangulation party of E. L. Jones.
Kentucky, Christian County 1953
1187 thumbnail picture
Description not available.
1188 thumbnail picture
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1189 thumbnail picture
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1190 thumbnail picture
Bilby tower failure at Station Flatlick due to tornado. Triangulation party of E. L. Jones.
Kentucky, Christian County 1953
1191 thumbnail picture
Operating a tellurometer, an early electronic distance measuring instrument.
1960 ca.
1192 thumbnail picture
Description not available.
1193 thumbnail picture
Operating a heliotrope in the western mountains.
1880 ca.
1194 thumbnail picture
Observing angles with a Wild T-3 theodolite from a one section tower (stand?).
1960 ca.
1195 thumbnail picture
Leveling operations using a railroad hand operated velocipede for transportation.
1900 ca.
1196 thumbnail picture
Pendulum gravity instruments.
1930 ca.
1197 thumbnail picture
Massachusetts Geodetic Survey display of instruments, topographic model, and photographs of operations.
Massachusetts 1936
1198 thumbnail picture
Using the duplex base measuring bars on the Alice, Texas Base. A. L. Baldwin, Chief of Party.
Texas, Alice 1900
1199 thumbnail picture
Wooden triangulation tower at Station Bozeman erected by the party of William Scaife.
Montana, Bozeman 1922

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