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NOAA Photo Library Image - theb2457

Pole signal with tin cone for reflecting sunlight. Constructed by survey crews under direction of Ferdinand Hassler. Sketch by Assistant John Farley - view looking to south across Long Island Sound

Image ID: theb2457, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: Connecticut shore
Photo Date: 1837
Credit: NOAA John Farley collection

Category: Geodesy/Triangulation/Towers/Wooden/

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