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NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Catalog of Images

6600 thumbnail picture
Michelle Apartments at Manila, home of Marvin and Muriel Paulson following World War II.
Manila, Philippine Islands 1946
6601 thumbnail picture
Homes next door to the Michelle Apartments each having 10-15 occupants.
Manila, Philippine Islands 1946
6602 thumbnail picture
Looking north from the Michelle Apartments at some of the wartime devastation.
Manila, Philippine Islands 1946
6603 thumbnail picture
Remains of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Building where Commander Cowie was killed during a bombing raid at the beginning of the Second World War.
Manila, Philippine Islands 1946
6604 thumbnail picture
Triangulation observing party ready to pack in to a station.
Oregon? 1948
6605 thumbnail picture
Leveling observing party
Oregon? 1948
6606 thumbnail picture
Base line measuring party.
1948
6607 thumbnail picture
Hotel Chewaucan at Paisley, Oregon.
1948
6608 thumbnail picture
Office trailers in the city park at Colfax, Washington.
1948
6609 thumbnail picture
Survey crew member trailers at Colfax, Washington.
1948
6610 thumbnail picture
Main street of Kotzebue, Alaska in 1950.
1950
6611 thumbnail picture
Shishmaref Schoolhouse and living house. Tents are living quarters for triangulation crew.
1950
6612 thumbnail picture
Base camp at Kotzebue, Alaska, before the field work began.
1950
6613 thumbnail picture
Stinson Gullwing with broken landing gear following hitting a pothole when landing on the beach.
1950
6614 thumbnail picture
Another view of the Gullwing.
1950
6615 thumbnail picture
Harbor office at the port of Santa Monica.
1950
6616 thumbnail picture
Hoover Dam on the Colorado River near Las Vegas, Nevada.
1950
6617 thumbnail picture
Stinson Gullwing on floats at Kotzebue.
1950
6618 thumbnail picture
Kotzebue oceanfront property with seal meat drying on racks.
1950
6619 thumbnail picture
Upper right windows were location of Paulson apartment in Kotzebue.
1949
6620 thumbnail picture
Caterpillar caravan heading to a new camp over the frozen Bering Sea in March.
1951
6621 thumbnail picture
Framing the quanset hut - party living quarters - in -30 Fahrenheit temperatures .
1951
6622 thumbnail picture
A little bit of snow drift. Wonder how they got out in the first place.
1951
6623 thumbnail picture
Main street on an Arctic Field Party Camp somewhere.
1951
6624 thumbnail picture
Marvin Paulson on the left and Francis Popper on the right.
1951
6625 thumbnail picture
Just another day with near white-out conditions. This wasn't pleasant at 30 below zero.
1951
6626 thumbnail picture
Just another day with near white-out conditions. This wasn't pleasant at 30 below zero.
1951
6627 thumbnail picture
Marvin Paulson's traveling home with two Eskimos doing triangulation reconnaissance work.
1951
6628 thumbnail picture
Recording angles for a triangulation observer at 10 below zero.
1951
6629 thumbnail picture
After the ice receded, these boats were used for hydrography in the Beaufort Sea .
1951
6630 thumbnail picture
Checking tide gauge.
6631 thumbnail picture
Leveling to tide gauge.
6632 thumbnail picture
Canadian Hydrographic Service launch checking NOAA tide gauge during international cooperative charting project on Passamaquoddy Bay. The range of tide is approximately 25-feet on Passamaquoddy Bay.
Passamaquoddy Bay, Maine Summer 1985
6633 thumbnail picture
Canadian Hydrographic Service launch checking NOAA tide gauge during international cooperative charting project on Passamaquoddy Bay. The range of tide is approximately 25-feet on Passamaquoddy Bay.
Passamaquoddy Bay, Maine Summer 1985
6634 thumbnail picture
Checking tide gauge on dolphin in Passamaquoddy Bay area at low tide. Automatic tide gage is mounted on long stilling well. Stilling well is exceptionally long because the range of tide is approximately 25-feet on Passamaquoddy Bay.
Passamaquoddy Bay, Maine Summer 1985
6635 thumbnail picture
Canadian Hydrographic Service launch in picturesque cove on Passamaquoddy Bay.
Passamaquoddy Bay, Maine Summer 1985
6636 thumbnail picture
Canadian Hydrographic Service launch at dolphin tending tide gauge. Note tide staff.
Passamaquoddy Bay, Maine Summer 1985
6637 thumbnail picture
Canadian Hydrographic Service launch at dolphin tending tide gauge at high tide.
Passamaquoddy Bay, Maine Summer 1985
6638 thumbnail picture
Mirrors for electronic distance measurement and light target for triangulation angle measurement. Equipment set up over Station CHAMCOOK Reference Mark. View is looking southwest over St. Croix River into Maine.
Passamaquoddy Bay, New Brunswick, Canada Summer 1985
6639 thumbnail picture
Tide gauge with overlapping tide staffs because of high range of tide. The gauge is on the platform in the background and is a gas-bubbler pressure actuated type.
Maine, Cobscook Bay Summer 1985
6640 thumbnail picture
A closeup of the upper tide staff of the two overlapping staffs in the previous picture.
Passamaquoddy Bay, Maine Summer 1985
6641 thumbnail picture
Anchoring the bubbler tide gauge gas hose to the seaweed covered rocks.
Passamaquoddy Bay, Maine Summer 1985
6642 thumbnail picture
Tide flats at low tide on the east side of Cook Inlet.
Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska Summer 1976
6643 thumbnail picture
Chief Survey Technician Earl Krick of the NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER installing a tide gauge in upper Cook Inlet.
Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska Summer 1976
6644 thumbnail picture
Digging a trench to bury and anchor gas bubbler tide gauge tubing.
Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska Summer 1976
6645 thumbnail picture
Looking northeast from tide gauge location in Upper Cook Inlet. Large rock is a glacial erratic.
Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska Summer 1976
6646 thumbnail picture
Deck hand off NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER assisting in building of tide gauge station in Upper Cook Inlet.
Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska Summer 1976
6647 thumbnail picture
Trying to find deep water for Zodiac rubber boat to return to NOAA Ship FAIRWEATHER after installing tide gauge in Upper Cook Inlet.
Upper Cook Inlet, Alaska Summer 1976
6648 thumbnail picture
The view towards Cook Inlet showing the Zodiac at low tide. See image 4216.
Alaska, East side Upper Cook Inlet Summer 1976
6649 thumbnail picture
The view from the Zodiac back towards the tide gauge installation and orange hydrographic signal in Upper Cook Inlet. The orange signal is to help position survey launches by use of three-point sextant fixes.
Alaska, East side Upper Cook Inlet Summer 1976

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