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Daily journal for 1921, diary of Mrs. Frances Gladys O'Kelly
The RCAF's two photo squadrons, 413 and 414, carry out annual photographic operations covering the Dominion, and the pictures their far-ranging planes take are processed at Rockcliffe's No.1 Photo Establishment, in which ther scene above was taken. The above picture shows a mosaic, made up of hundreds of individual aerial photos laid together. When re-photographed a single picture covering a huge area results. AERIA1 photos taken by the RCAF are turned over to Mines and Resources, Army. and other government departments for mapping and other purposes. Note: this is an old picture, and unfortunately shows WD's no longer in the Air Force. - Possibly it could be cropped to excluse them.
Two million square miles of Canada are stored in special fireproff vaults at the RCAFIs No.1 Photo Establishment, Rockcliffe, preserved on photographic negatives taken by aircraft of 22 photo Wing, which has the job o f covering the Dominion by aerial photography. Shown above are just a few of the negative rolls which represent thousands of flying hours and painstaking aerial photographic work by the RCAF, and which are playing a big part in developing our natural resources and pushing back our northern frontiers. The aerial pictures are used by the Department of Mines and Resources and other government departments, as well as by the Army, for mapping. In addition, many commercial uses are made of the photos. (RCAF Photo)
Taken looking up-glacier with Steve Miller, of the Stanford Research Institute, preparing the equipment for taking a record. This picture shows the general character of the ice surface over which most of the measurements were made on lower glacier and where ice thicknesses in excess of 1000 feet were obtained. This work was sponsored by the American Geographical Society and Camp No. 12 of their Juneau Ice Research Project was on the highest portion of the low peak to the extreme right. Two icefalls show in the picture, one extending from left of center of the picture and continuing to the extreme right, and the other showing to the left of center of the picture in the background. - The top surface of the ice at this point is 950 feet above sea level and the ice extends to more than 150 feet below sea level.
Glaciers and deposits of Weasel River Valley - New moraine of Glacier 20 to right old moraines and scree fans - Weasel River Floodplain to fore - Baffin Island - Qikitualuk Region - Nunavut
South West corner of Windy moraine sorted deposits old moraines in foreground and right Glaciers 20 and 18 behind - Baffin Island - Qikitualuk Region - Nunavut
Glaciers and deposits of Weasel River Valley - Ridged moraine of windy Glacier. Windy Lake Coarse fan (foreground and old moraine) Former ponding on left - Baffin Island - Qikitualuk Region - Nunavut
Ice basement and core of big esker collapsing differentially kames and another esker - Baffin Island - Qikitualuk Region - Nunavut
Glaciers and deposits of Weasel River Valley - Crater Glacier and Crater Lake - Baffin Island - Qikitualuk Region - Nunavut
Penny Ice cap pit at camp A1. After 10 ft boring was continued to 70ft with device connected to brace see snow balance and brace and drill head - Baffin Island - Qikitualuk Region - Nunavut
Jean and Mrs Turner and baby Jerry Daoust
Mr. Manning and Inuit mother and child
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Photograph album of Mrs. T.P. O'Kelly (Frances Gladys O'Kelly)
F/L W.M. Middleton, Chatham, Ont., officer Commanding 6 Datachment of the RCAF's 413 aerial Photo squadron is shown making a final check of his mitchell aircraft before taken off from Rockcliffe Aerodrome Thursday (May 13) for Goose Bay on the first leg of their photographic operations. The detachment, which carries personnel and equipment enough to make it self-sustaining, expects to cover over 148,000 square miles of Canada's north-eastern frontiers with tri-camera photography and 20,000 square miles with vertical photography from bases at Goose and Fort Chimo on Ungava Bay.
Mr. & Mrs. William Allockeok of Shishmaref,, Alaska. He is one of the last of the Inuit who have known only hunting and fishing. Speaks English and tells of his hunting exploits in a deep, resonant and pleasing voice.
Exercise Muskox moves north for ice-locked Arctic wilderness
Airplane and snowmobiles of Exercise Muskox
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