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NOAA Photo Library Image - theb2458

Tripod signal with tin cone for reflecting sunlight. At signal West Base, west end of Great Fire Island Base Line. Constructed by survey crews under direction of Ferdinand Hassler. Sketch by Assistant John Farley - view looking to east

Image ID: theb2458, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: Fire Island, New York
Photo Date: 1837?
Credit: NOAA John Farley collection

Category: Geodesy/Triangulation/Towers/Wooden/

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