Many a Coast Surveyor led a life that would have been
the grist of a Jack London tale. Share some of the adventures, philosophizing,
and observations of the surveyors who helped measure our continent and
chart our coastlines. A tough life by some standards, but not one that
any of them would have traded....
Measurer - The Autobiography of Carl Aslakson
in the truest sense of the word. Inventor of the sextometer and
developer of Shoran to the installation of satellite and rocket
tracking stations in the 1960's.
on Discipline at Sea
Captain Francis H. Hardy, Coast and Geodetic Survey, shares his
views on maintaining discipline at sea -- some sound advice for
leaders at sea and ashore.
Corps Reflections "Knox Here" Biographical sketch of Rear Admiral Robert W. Knox,
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (C&GS) (Ret.).