TAYLOR, Lorne G.

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Leveling operations on Anacapa Island. Carrying elevation from bench mark up vertical cliff.
Lorne G. Taylor at work on Anacapa Island.

TAYLOR, Lorne G. (1917-2014), employee of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, later NOAA. Taylor authored Modern Charting Requirements for Marine Navigation and the National Economy (1965?), and Bathymetric Maps of the Ocean Floor (1966?). He worked on Santa Rosa Island and Anacapa Island in 1951, establishing several survey stations, including Johnson, Santa Rosa Island and on Anacapa Camel and West Anacapa.



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Oct. 22, 1917 - Oct. 16, 2014 Lorne G. Taylor, 96, died Oct. 16, 2014. Lorne had been living at Apple Springs Senior Living in Omak, Wash. He was born in Valley, Wash. on Oct. 22, 1917 to Erny and Florence Taylor. He leaves behind his wife of 75 years, Evelyn M. Taylor; and two sons, Michael and Richard. Lorne was a Captain in U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration making U.S. official maps, land, air and sea. Lorne and his family lived all over the United States enjoying every new assignment.