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

6750 thumbnail picture
Ben Hickok and Bill Unger riding the Alabama, a Tennessee River ferry boat. The boat would accommodate 4 to 6 vehicles depending on size and had a 1-cylinder gasoline engine.
Alabama, above Decatur 1934 November
6751 thumbnail picture
The mighty Alabama, a stern-wheel Tennessee River ferry boat.
Alabama, Tennessee River 1934 November
6752 thumbnail picture
Observing three-point sextant fix while surveying the reservoir of the Grand Coulee Dam.
Washington, Grand Coulee Dam, Columbia River 1948
6753 thumbnail picture
Reading depths off fathometer on the left and recording depths in field record book on right.
Washington, Grand Coulee Dam, Columbia River 1948
6754 thumbnail picture
Reading temperatures to determine sound velocity for correcting fathometer readings.
Washington, Grand Coulee Dam, Columbia River 1948
6755 thumbnail picture
Portable fathometer transducer being lowered into water.
Washington, Grand Coulee Dam, Columbia River 1948
6756 thumbnail picture
Reading temperatures to determine sound velocity for correcting fathometer readings.
Washington, Grand Coulee Dam, Columbia River 1948
6757 thumbnail picture
Reading depths off fathometer on the left and recording depths in field record book on right.
Washington, Grand Coulee Dam, Columbia River 1948
6758 thumbnail picture
All systems go! Taking three point sextant fix while on-line. Recorder by clock. Fathometer operator in bottom left out of picture. Officer in charge plotting fixes with three-arm protractor on table forward.
Washington, Grand Coulee Dam, Columbia River 1948
6759 thumbnail picture
Living quarters for the field party while surveying the Grand Coulee Dam reservoir.
Washington, Grand Coulee Dam, Columbia River 1948
6760 thumbnail picture
Hard hat diver cutting cable from propeller of Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship LYDONIA.
Atlantic Coast 1940 ca.
6761 thumbnail picture
Appears to be Texas Tower #4 south of Woods Hole. This tower was lost on January 15, 1961, during a storm with a loss of 28 lives. Ship was probably using tower as a fixed point to calibrate electronic navigation system.
New York Bight
6762 thumbnail picture
Appears to be Texas Tower #4 south of Woods Hole. This tower was lost on January 15, 1961, during a storm with a loss of 28 lives. Ship was probably using tower as a fixed point to calibrate electronic navigation system.
New York Bight
6763 thumbnail picture
Hydrographic signal on the shores of the reservoir of Grand Coulee Dam. Used as signal for navigation by three-point sextant fix.
Washington, Grand Coulee Dam, Columbia River 1948
6764 thumbnail picture
VAM-2 Magnetometer installed in Navy R5D aircraft. L to R, , Mr. Robert Seaton of Navy Hydrographic Office, and L. Hurwitz, LCDR David Whipp, R. Gebhardt, Joel Campbell, and J. Bottum, all of the USC&GS.
1955 July

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