My main work was Astro fixes, with some photo
annotation, compiling names sheets and altimeter heighting.
Map of Kenya
Map of the NFD west of Lake Rudolf (Turkana)
The inked-over tracks indicate my travels.
photos of the journey and our base camp at Lodwar.
Photos of our Astro Fix point near Ferguson’s Gulf
Photos of the area
Photos of trip from Lodwar in Kenya to Loelli in the Sudan
Photos of return trip from Loelli to Lodwar
A couple of
months in Nairobi, a couple of weeks at Malindi
High Ridge Camp and RAF Eastleigh
Photos at High Ridge Camp
and in Nairobi
R&R in Malindi
Second field trip, to the
NFD west of Lake Rudolf, March 1959
The work was Tellurometer
traversing with Mick Dyall who flew out from the UK
Third and final field
trip, to the NFD in the Garissa, Wajir, Lamu area, May and June 1959
Map of NFD (Garissa, Wajir, Lamu) The inked-over tracks indicate
Photos of the bush
An Astro Fix point
Photos of the Kenya Police Post at Wajir
(interesting, but nothing to
do with survey work)
89 Field Survey Squadron
was disbanded in August 1959 after about six years in which the whole
of Kenya, some 582,646 sq.Km, was mapped at 1:100,000.