Wednesday, April 27, 2005

America's Coastline Album

The coastline pictures that you will see in this album have come from personnel associated with virtually all elements of NOAA including latter-day Coast Surveyors, fisheries scientists, oceanic and atmospheric researchers, weather observers, and even NOAA librarians. Although most images are relatively recent, there are sketches and drawings dating back to the early Nineteenth Century found within this album.

Coast Survey sounding operations in Strawberry Harbor. Coast Survey Ship FAUNTLEROY in background. Watercolor by James Madison Alden, nephew of Lieutenant James Alden. Lt. Alden commanded the Coast Survey Steamer. 1857

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