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A view of Palmerston Island as seen from one of the ships during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953), Palmerston Island is a coral atoll in the Cook Islands in the Pacific Ocean. Research ships Horizon and the Spencer F. Baird mapped seamounts and guyots and other features of the Pacific seafloor during this expedition. January 12, 1953.

A view of Palmerston Island as seen from one of the ships during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953), Palmerston Island i...