1948 April - 1948 May 15
"Costal Surveys" was an exhibition demonstrating the work and progress made by the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. Highlighting the nine-panel display was a plastic relief model of north eastern United States showing the relationship of land and submarine topography. A model of the Hudson River Canyon shows the vast submarine canyon of the Hudson River which has often been compared with the spectacular "above water canyons of the world. Another panel illustrates the performance of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Nine Lens Camera which was used for aerial survey work. The exhibit was on display on the first floor of the Hayden Planetarium from April to May 15, 1948.
Individuals and institutions involved in the creation of the exhibition: United States Department of Commerce
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