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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs01784

Ship's officers, Hubbard, Nelson, Knox and Reed taking horizontal sextant angles on starboard bridge wing of USC&GSS SURVEYOR. Probably determining position of radio acoustic ranging buoy as 4 angles would give multiple checks on position.

Image ID: cgs01784, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Photographer: Woodrow Wilson Gholston

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