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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs01470

Lattice Topographical Map of the Reims "GEE" navigational system chain. This map with the overlay of the hyperbolic "GEE" navigational lines of position was used by Allied pilots for tactical and strategic bombing missions. This is an early example of a chart containing electronic navigation lines of position. This map was used on A-20 Havoc combat missions.

Image ID: cgs01470, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: France
Photo Date: 1944 November
Credit: Courtesy of Colonel Robert A. Hobbs, USAF (ret.)

Category: Coast and Geodetic Survey/World War II/

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