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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs00586

Shoran installation on radar tower on Agattu Island. This was part of the first electronic navigation project carried out by the C&GS following their adaptation of the aerial bombing navigation system "GEE" to Shoran. Captain Clarence Burmister of the C&GS was instrumental in developing Shoran as a hydrographic survey navigation system.

Image ID: cgs00586, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: Alaska, Agattu Island, Aleutians
Photo Date: 1945
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Imagery

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