Title:Round Top Coast and Geodetic station; 10,700 ft., Alpine Co., Cal
Creator/Contributor:Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916, creator
39th Parallel astronomical and triangulation station, which was the primary U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey station in the
Sierra Nevada. Includes views of the mountain peak, survey instruments, and the station cabins constructed near the summit.
One station office interior is present. Members of the survey party of George Davidson are visible in some views.
Date:[ca. 1876-1879] (issued)
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey -- Pictorial works
Observatories -- California -- Photographs
Astronomical observatories -- California -- Photographs
Round Top (Alpine County, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
photographed by Carleton E. Watkins.
Printed on mounts: Watkins' New Series of Pacific Coast Views. 427 Montgomery Street, S.F.
Title from caption printed on each mount.
Photographer's numbers 3388-3393, comprising Watkins' entire set of New Series stereo views of Round Top.
6 photographic prints : stereograph, albumen ; mounts 9 x 18 cm.
BANC PIC 2003.085--STER
Publisher:California unknown place San Francisco : Watkins