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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs00649

Shoran installation on radar tower. First use of Shoran by USC&GS and first use of fully electronic navigation system. Shoran was modified from an aerial bombing navigation system called GEE, developed during WWII. Operations off of USC&GS Ship EXPLORER.

Image ID: cgs00649, 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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