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  1. Vava'u Island in the island nation of Tonga in the South Pacific during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953), in this photo the view of the cliffs and ships at the foot of the cliffs can be seen. January1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953-01
    • Topic: Harbors; Islands
    • Format: image
  2. [Transpac Expedition Chief Scientist Robert L. Fisher, center, on Spencer F. Baird]

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Fisher, Robert Lloyd, 1925-; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Transpac Expedition; Fisher, Robert Lloyd, 1925-
    • Date: 1953-04
    • Topic: Islands; Oceanography
    • Format: image
  3. Downwind Expedition, Easter Island, R/V Spencer F. Baird. [Shoreline, Easter Island.]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Phinney, Alan; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); DOWNWIND Expedition, 1957-1958
    • Date: 1958
    • Topic: Easter Island; Beaches; Islands; International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958
    • Format: image
  4. Vava'u Island and a smaller island, in the island nation of Tonga in the South Pacific during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953), this was the first Scripps Institution of Oceanography expedition to use scuba divers to explore the Pacific. January 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1953-01
    • Topic: Harbors; Islands
    • Format: image
  5. Downwind Expedition, Easter Island, R/V Spencer F. Baird. [Easter Island.]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Phinney, Alan; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); DOWNWIND Expedition, 1957-1958
    • Date: 1958
    • Topic: Islands; International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958; Easter Island
    • Format: image
  6. Entering Vava'u which is an island chain consisting of one large island and forty smaller ones in Tonga during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). January 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1953-01
    • Topic: Harbors; Islands
    • Format: image
  7. Boscawen Island, in the Vava'u Island group in the Kingdom of Tonga as was seen from the research vessel Spencer F. Baird (Ship) during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Tonga; Islands
    • Format: image
  8. A group of native boys pose for a photo during the luau given to the scientist of the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) on the island of Tongatabu in the Kingdom of Tonga, an archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean. December 26, 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Islands; Children--Tonga; Tongans
    • Format: image
  9. A view of Tahiti, largest island in the Windward group of French Polynesia, located in the archipelago of Society Islands in the southern Pacific Ocean, as ships of the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) are passing near. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Clouds; Tahiti; Islands
    • Format: image
  10. Namorik Isle

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Islands
    • Format: image
  11. A view of Tahiti, largest island in the Windward group of French Polynesia, located in the archipelago of Society Islands in the southern Pacific Ocean, as ships of the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) are passing near. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Harbors; Islands; Tahiti
    • Format: image
  12. Ten feet above the ocean, members of the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) are viewing Mapu a Vaea or 'Whistle of the Noble' the natural blowholes on the island of Tongatabu in the Kingdom of Tonga, an archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean. December 26, 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Menard, Henry W. (Henry William), 1920-1986; Isaacs, John D. (John Dove)
    • Date: 1952-12-26
    • Topic: Geology--Tonga; Islands; Tongans; Beaches
    • Format: image
  13. A group of natives pose for a photo during the luau given to the scientist of the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) on the island of Tongatabu in the Kingdom of Tonga, an archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean. December 26, 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952-12-26
    • Topic: Islands; Tonga--Social life and customs; Tongans
    • Format: image
  14. Members of the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) enjoying a party on the deck of the R/V Spencer F. Baird. Walter Heinrich Munk is the man wearing glasses to the right of the round cylinder on the left side of photo, the white rope in the middle leads down to Roger Revelle (his back to the camera). 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-; Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Islands; Entertaining; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  15. Ten feet above the ocean, members of the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) are viewing Mapu a Vaea or 'Whistle of the Noble' the natural blowholes on the island of Tongatabu in the Kingdom of Tonga, an archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean. December 26, 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Isaacs, John D. (John Dove); Menard, Henry W. (Henry William), 1920-1986
    • Date: 1952-12-26
    • Topic: Tongans; Islands; Beaches; Geology--Tonga
    • Format: image