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NOAA Photo Library Image - theb4307

Eddie Lyons digging a hole to set a mark. In this area the soil was sand and gravel so a hole could be dug in about 15 minutes. The hole had to be made larger than the monument because the sand would keep caving in.

Image ID: theb4307, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: Michigan, Bad Axe
Photo Date: 1934 June
Photographer: Mr. Benton Hickok


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