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Treasures of the NOAA Library Collection
Catalog of Images

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In: "Practijck des Landmetens...." by Johannes Sems, 1620. Page 1. Library Call Number TA544 .S4 1620
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In: "Practijck des Landmetens...." by Johannes Sems, 1620. Page 7. Library Call Number TA544 .S4 1620
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In: "Practijck des Landmetens...." by Johannes Sems, 1620. Page 66. Library Call Number TA544 .S4 1620
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In: "Practijck des Landmetens...." by Johannes Sems, 1620. Finis. Probably a self-caricature of the author. Library Call Number TA544 .S4 1620
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Various surveying concepts. Of particular interest is the diagram 80 which depicts the modern method of leveling.
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In: Methode de lever les plans et les cartes de terre et de mer : avec toutes sortes d'instrumens & sans instrumens. By Jacques Ozanam. 1750. Plate I, page 20. Call Number TA544 .O97 1750
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In: Methode de lever les plans et les cartes de terre et de mer : avec toutes sortes d'instrumens & sans instrumens. By Jacques Ozanam. 1750. Plate III, page 36. Call Number TA544 .O97 1750
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In: Methode de lever les plans et les cartes de terre et de mer : avec toutes sortes d'instrumens & sans instrumens. By Jacques Ozanam. 1750. Plate IV, page 44. Call Number TA544 .O97 1750
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Plate IV - The first triangulation work of the United States Coast Survey. In: Papers on various subjects connected with the survey of the coast of the United States" by Ferdinand Hassler. Communicated March 3, 1820. Published in :Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 2, n. ser. 1825. Pp. 232-420. Library Call Number QB281.2 .H28 1825.
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Plate V - Troughton 24-inch theodolite drawn by Caroline Hassler. In: Papers on various subjects connected with the survey of the coast of the United States" by Ferdinand Hassler. Communicated March 3, 1820. Published in United States" by Ferdinand Hassler. Communicated March 3, 1820. Published in 232-420. Library Call Number QB281.2 .H28 1825.
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Plate VI -- Tin reflecting signal cone and principles of observing on. In: Papers on various subjects connected with the survey of the coast of the United States" by Ferdinand Hassler. Communicated March 3, 1820. Published in United States" by Ferdinand Hassler. Communicated March 3, 1820. Published in 232-420. Library Call Number QB281.2 .H28 1825.
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Plate VII -- Repeating circle with two telescopes drawn by Caroline Hassler. In: Papers on various subjects connected with the survey of the coast of the United States" by Ferdinand Hassler. Communicated March 3, 1820. Published in United States" by Ferdinand Hassler. Communicated March 3, 1820. Published in 232-420. Library Call Number QB281.2 .H28 1825.
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Plate VIII -- Repeating theodolite of 1-foot diameter drawn by Caroline Hassler. In: Papers on various subjects connected with the survey of the coast of the United States" by Ferdinand Hassler. Communicated March 3, 1820. Published in United States" by Ferdinand Hassler. Communicated March 3, 1820. Published in 232-420. Library Call Number QB281.2 .H28 1825.
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Plate IX, various surveying and measuring instruments. In: Papers on various subjects connected with the survey of the coast of the United States" by Ferdinand Hassler. Communicated March 3, 1820. Published in United States" by Ferdinand Hassler. Communicated March 3, 1820. Published in 232-420. Library Call Number QB281.2 .H28 1825.
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Plate IX, Figure 4 -- alidade for use with plane table mapping. In: Papers on various subjects connected with the survey of the coast of the United States" by Ferdinand Hassler. Communicated March 3, 1820. Published in United States" by Ferdinand Hassler. Communicated March 3, 1820. Published in 232-420. Library Call Number QB281.2 .H28 1825.
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Plate X -- Plan for an observatory. In: Papers on various subjects connected with the survey of the coast of the United States" by Ferdinand Hassler. Communicated March 3, 1820. Published in United States" by Ferdinand Hassler. Communicated March 3, 1820. Published in 232-420. Library Call Number QB281.2 .H28 1825.
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Images of snowflakes showing six-sided symmetry and ice crystals. In: "Micrographia, or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses....", by Robert Hooke. 1667. Call Number QH271 .H66 1667 Scheme VIII.
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Images of snowflakes showing six-sided symmetry and ice crystals. In: "Micrographia, or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses....", by Robert Hooke. 1667. Call Number QH271 .H66 1667 Scheme VIII.
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Image of "the great Belly'ed Gnat or female Gnat." In: "Micrographia, or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses....", by Robert Hooke. 1667. Call Number QH271 .H66 1667 Scheme XXIX. P. 193.
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Image of a blue fly. In: "Micrographia, or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses....", by Robert Hooke. 1667. Call Number QH271 .H66 1667 Scheme XXVI. P. 182.
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Detail of image of a blue fly. In: "Micrographia, or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses....", by Robert Hooke. 1667. Call Number QH271 .H66 1667
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Detail of fossiliferous stone from Kettering in Northamptonshire. In: "Micrographia, or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses....", by Robert Hooke. 1667. Call Number QH271 .H66 1667 Scheme IX. Figure 1. P. 93.
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Detail "Of the curious texture of Sea-weeds." In: "Micrographia, or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses....", by Robert Hooke. 1667. Call Number QH271 .H66 1667 Scheme IX. Figure 3. P. 93.
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Title page showing of practical geometry and surveying manual showing Pythagoras , Archimedes, a 3-4-5 triangle, numerous drafting and surveying instruments. In: "Geometriae practicae novae et auctae tractatus I[-IV] ..." by Schwenter, Daniel, 1585-1636. Published posthumously in 1641.
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A diagram showing the various angles of cut of a cone required to produce a parabola, hyperbola, and ellipse. In: "Geometriae practicae novae et auctae tractatus I[-IV] ..." by Schwenter, Daniel, 1585-1636. Vol. I, page 14. Published posthumously in 1641.
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Proportional dividers designed to give a scale reduction of either 1/2 or an expansion of 2 times the original scale depending on the need. In: "Geometriae practicae novae et auctae tractatus I[-IV] ..." by Schwenter, Daniel, 1585-1636. Vol. I, page 79. Published posthumously in 1641.
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Various drafting instruments. "Geometriae practicae novae et auctae tractatus I[-IV] ..." by Schwenter, Daniel, 1585-1636. Vol. I, page 105. Published posthumously in 1641.
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Portrait of the author - Daniel Schwenter, scholar; a mathematician and linguist familiar with Greek, Latin, Arabic, etc. "Geometriae practicae novae et auctae tractatus I[-IV] ..." by Schwenter, Daniel, 1585-1636. Vol II, page 1. Published posthumously in 1641.
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Plate V, Figures 68 and 73. In: "Traite de topographie, d'arpentage et de nivellement" 1807, by Louis Puissant. NOAA Central Library Call No. TA545 .P9 1807. A sighting instrument with accompanying targets.
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Mythical Satyrus marinus - a sea-going merman satyr. Part man, part goat, part fish. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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Apparently a merman/carnivore of sorts combination. The feet look dangerous. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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A relatively benign merman complete with scales caught in the Baltic Sea in 1531 according to Johann Zahn's sources. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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Taenia falcata. A fish illustration from an early marine fish catalog. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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Solea oculata. A fish illustration from an early marine fish catalog. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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Milvus alatus. A fish illustration from an early marine fish catalog. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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Murcena? A fish illustration from an early marine fish catalog. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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Rara piscatrix. A fish illustration from an early marine fish catalog. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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Reversus? A marine bird illustration from an early marine fish catalog. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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Pastinaca. A fish illustration from an early marine fish catalog. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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Corvulus. A fish illustration from an early marine fish catalog. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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Canis marinus. A fish illustration from an early marine fish catalog. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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Asellus. A fish illustration from an early marine fish catalog. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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Zingaena. A fish illustration from an early marine fish catalog. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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Piscis gibbosus. A fish illustration from an early marine fish catalog. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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Phycis. A fish illustration from an early marine fish catalog. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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Astacus similus .... A lobster illustration from early marine fish catalog. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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Cancer marinus. A crab illustration from an early marine fish catalog. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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Histrix. A fish illustration from an early marine fish catalog. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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Paru. A fish illustration from an early marine fish catalog. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.
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Guaracapema. A fish illustration from an early marine fish catalog. In: "Specula physico-mathematico-historica ...." by Johann Zahn.1696 Library Call Number Q155 .Z33 1696.

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