Ted Maxwell Using a Transit Receiver

Smithsonian geologist Ted Maxwell used the Transit system in the Egyptian desert in 1987. The system’s compass is the black triangular device in the center above the windshield. The receiver was mounted inside the vehicle.

Caption:
Smithsonian scientist with a vehicle equipped with a Transit land navigation system.
Type: Photograph
Image Date: 1987
Image Taken: Egypt
Credit: Ted Maxwell
Origin: Ted Maxwell
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Smithsonian scientist with a vehicle equipped with a Transit land navigation system.