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NOAA Photo Library Image - theb2237

Checking boatsheet during wiredrag survey of Mitchell Jordan Reservoir. Plastic three-arm protractor for plotting fixes barely visible under hand. Surveying reservoir for seaplane landing site during WWII ferrying operations. Wiredrag party of Max G. Ricketts

Image ID: theb2237, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: Alabama, Mitchell Jordan Reservoir
Photo Date: 1942
Credit: Captain Harry D. Reed, C&GS

Category: Charting/Navigation/Visual Signals/Sextant/

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