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  1. A-frame at sunset

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  2. Heat probe on deck

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  3. Heat probe on deck

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Heat flow
    • Format: image
  4. Jonsey and Darsey

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Darsey, Bernard; Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  5. Long splice in main cable

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Cables, Submarine; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  6. Robert Dill testing for core in Kullenberg core sampler

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Horizon (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Drill cores
    • Format: image
  7. Seasick, Alan Jones and wave recorder instruments on Horizon

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Horizon (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-
    • Date: 1952-10
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  8. 100 foot long splice in kinked main coring cable (now 30,000 feet)

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  9. [John D. Isaacs, ?, and Willard Bascom] Feeding wire out, Bikini area

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Isaacs, John D. (John Dove); Bascom, Willard N., 1916-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  10. [Men on fantail raising instrument]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  11. A view a winch on one of two ships used during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Winches
    • Format: image
  12. Alan Jones on the Capricorn Expedition, 1952

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  13. An unidentified man and Arthur Eugene Maxwell (in white shorts) lowering instrument at the stern of the ship. Maxwell helped to record the first successful heat flow measurements through the seafloor during the Capricorn Expedition. 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Maxwell, Arthur Eugene, 1925-
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  14. Coring tube on deck

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  15. Easterline-Angus Recorder

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Western Union Telegraph Company; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952-03-10
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  16. Feeding wire out, Bikini

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  17. Group on fantail

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  18. Heat probe

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Heat flow
    • Format: image
  19. Heat probe on the deck of the R/V Spencer F. Baird (ship) during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). The heat probe was used for the first successful heat flow measurements of the seafloor during the Expedition. 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Heat flow
    • Format: image
  20. Isaacs instrument, Bikini area

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  21. John Dove Isaacs (left) feeding wire out with Willard Bascom (in center squatting down) looking back, in the Bikini area, onboard R/V Spencer F. Baird, Capricorn Expedition, 1952

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Isaacs, John D. (John Dove); Bascom, Willard N., 1916-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  22. Left to right: Robert Floyd Dill, Walter Heinrich Munk, Richard Blumberg preparing to lower a deep-sea camera enclosed in a watertight case into the ocean. Cut off from the top of this photo is the strobe unit in a similar turret above the camera, which supplies the light source for the camera. The flat disk at the very bottom of this devise is called the "shoe" which actually touches the sea-floor. This photo was taken during the Scripps Institution of Oceanography's Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Blumberg, Richard; Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-; Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Cameras
    • Format: image
  23. Lowering of a core oceanographic instrument into the ocean at night is being done here, during the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Scientists studied the 35,400 foot deep Tonga Trench, the second deepest place in the ocean, and measured heat flow on the East Pacific Rise during this expedition. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Oceanographic instruments; Submarine geology
    • Format: image
  24. Lowering of a core oceanographic instrument into the ocean is being done here, during the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Scientists studied the 35,400 foot deep Tonga Trench, the second deepest place in the ocean, and measured heat flow on the East Pacific Rise during this expedition. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Submarine geology; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  25. Martin W. (Martin Wiggo) Johnson is holding up a plankton sample taken during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) to two unidentified men on board the research vessel Spencer F. Baird (Ship). Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Johnson, Martin W. (Martin Wiggo), 1893-1984
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Marine biology
    • Format: image
  26. Miles M. Payne, Norman J. Holter and Edward Sheldon Barr with bottle cast on board the Scripps Institution of Oceanography research vessel, R/V Horizon, during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship); Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Payne, Miles M.; Holter, Norman J., 1914-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  27. Oceanographer Alan Churchill Jones during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953), shown here working on a wave recorder. This expedition mapped seamounts and guyots and other features of the Pacific seafloor. Scientists studied the 35,400 foot deep Tonga Trench, the second deepest place in the ocean, and measured heat flow on the East Pacific Rise. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Horizon (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Oceanographic instruments; Oceanographic research ships--Interiors
    • Format: image
  28. Oceanographer's Roger Revelle holding some cable and about to be spiked by Gustaf Arrhenius, as a joke for the camera, during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). This was the first Scripps Institution of Oceanography expedition to use scuba divers to explore the Pacific. Research ships Horizon and Spencer F. Baird mapped seamounts and guyots and other features of the Pacific seafloor. Scientists studied the 35,400 foot deep Tonga Trench, the second deepest place in the ocean, and measured heat flow on the East Pacific Rise. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Horizon (Ship); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Arrhenius, Gustaf
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Wit and humor--Pictorial; Oceanographic instruments; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  29. Phillip E. Jackson, diver and laboratory technician during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953), showed here carrying an underwater camera where they were filming in a drowned atoll known as Alexa Bank on the Melanesian border plateau. December 8, 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952-12-08
    • Topic: Scuba diving; Cameras; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  30. Raft assembly

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  31. Raft in distance at sea

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  32. Richard Blumberg and Ronald G. Mason shown here with a magnetometer during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953), a scientific instrument used to measure the strength and/or direction of the magnetic field in the vicinity of the instrument. Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Mason, Ronald G.; Blumberg, Richard
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Magnetometer; Geomagnetism--Pacific Ocean
    • Format: image
  33. Robert Floyd Dill shown here is adjusting an underwater camera during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) on board the research vessel Spencer F. Baird (Ship). Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Underwater imaging systems; Oceanographic instruments; Cameras
    • Format: image
  34. Roger Revelle and Jeffery Dean Frautschy gloating over the wire cable delivered to the research vessel Spencer F. Baird on the eve of the departure of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography's Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). This was the first Scripps expedition to use scuba divers to explore the Pacific. Scientists mapped seamounts and guyots and other features of the Pacific seafloor. Scientists also studied the 35,400 foot deep Tonga Trench, the second deepest place in the ocean, and measured heat flow on the East Pacific Rise. October 25, 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Frautschy, Jeffery Dean; Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1952-10-25
    • Topic: Oceanographers; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  35. Ronald Mason with magnetometer, aboard the research vessel Spencer F. Baird (Ship) during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953), magnetometer is a scientific instrument used to measure the strength and/or direction of the magnetic field in the vicinity of the instrument. Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Mason, Ronald G.
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Magnetometer; Oceanographic instruments; Geomagnetism--Pacific Ocean
    • Format: image
  36. Russell Raitt's seismic operation runs competition on R/V Spencer F. Baird's stern - with Bascom's Kullenberg core sampler program.

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Oceanographic research ships
    • Format: image
  37. Scientific crew members approaching a buoyed wave recording station during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Ocean waves; Oceanographic instruments; Lifeboats
    • Format: image
  38. Scientific instruments used during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) on Eninman Island (part of the Marshall Islands). 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanography--Field work (land); Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  39. Scientists are lowering a Phleger core oceanographic instrument into the Pacific Ocean waters during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Scientists studied the 35,400 foot deep Tonga Trench, the second deepest place in the ocean, and measured heat flow on the East Pacific Rise during this expedition. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Drill cores
    • Format: image
  40. Temperature probe instruments aboard the R/V Spenser F. Baird (ship) during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Scientists studied and measured heat flow on the East Pacific Rise during this expedition. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Heat flow; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  41. Theodore Robert Folsom (left) and Milton Nunn Bramlette shown here examine a water sampler during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Folsom, Theodore Robert, 1908-1989; Blumberg, Richard
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  42. Two crew members (Bernard Darsey? and Edward Sheldon Barr) on board the Scripps Institution of Oceanography research vessel, R/V Horizon, during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship); Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Darsey, Bernard
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic research ships; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  43. Unloading sub. Cable

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Isaacs, John D. (John Dove)
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  44. Walter H. Munk (right) and two unidentified men lowering the camera into the water near Palmerston Island during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Palmerston Island is a coral atoll in the Cook Islands in the Pacific Ocean. Scientists studied the 35,400 foot deep Tonga Trench, the second deepest place in the ocean, and measured heat flow on the East Pacific Rise during this expedition. 1952.,Scripps Institution of Oceanography's very own Walter H. (Walter Heinrich) Munk (right) and two unidentified men lowering the camera into the water near Palmerston Island during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Palmerston Island is a coral atoll in the Cook Islands in the Pacific Ocean. Scientists studied the 35,400 foot deep Tonga Trench, the second deepest place in the ocean, and measured heat flow on the East Pacific Rise during this expedition. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Munk, Walter H. (Walter Heinrich), 1917-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Cameras; Oceanographic instruments; Underwater imaging systems
    • Format: image
  45. Weather Balloon, R/V Horizon

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Horizon (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Ruttenberg, Stanley; Holter, Norman J., 1914-1983
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Meteorology; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image