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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs00482

A plane-table party working in Alaska. The use of aluminum-mounted topographic survey sheets greatly facilitated plane table surveys in regions where fog and rain prevail, as they eliminate the difficulty due to distortion of ordinary paper sheets.

Image ID: cgs00482, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: Alaska


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