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  1. (Left to right) Philip E. Jackson, Arthur Eugene Maxwell and Richard E. Blumberg on aboard R/V Spencer F. Baird (ship) while on the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). They are shown here lowering the heat probe which records temperatures at various depths of the bottom sediments. The heat probe was used for the first successful heat flow measurements of the seafloor during the Expedition. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Maxwell, Arthur Eugene, 1925-; Jackson, Philip E.; Blumberg, Richard E.
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Oceanographic research ships; Marine geology
    • Format: image
  2. (Left to right) Robert L. Fisher, Milton Nunn Bramlette and William Riedel are shown here with a core sample aboard 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); Bramlette, Milton Nunn, 1896-1977; Riedel, W.R.; Fisher, Robert L.
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Marine geology; Oceanographers; Drill cores
    • Format: image
  3. (Left to right) Takaroan pearl divers Fereti and Tehaiere with diving goggles around their necks confer with Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) diver Willard Bascom while village chief Paniora stands by holding weighted diving line. Geographically Takaroa is part of the King George Islands; it is an atoll in the Tauamotu group in French Polynesia, it is known for its fine pearls, including black pearls. This was the first Scripps Institution of Oceanography expedition to use scuba divers to explore the Pacific. 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Paniori; Bascom, Willard N, 1916-; Fereti; Tehaiere
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Tuamotu Archipelago; Pearl divers
    • Format: image
  4. (Left to right) Theodore Robert Folsom, unidentified man, and Milton Nunn Bramlette shown here are launching a water sampler during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). Circa 1952.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Blumberg, Richard; Folsom, Theodore Robert, 1908-1989; Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  5. 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
  6. [Alan C.] Jones and Daray [i.e. Bernard Darsey], R/V HORIZON

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship); Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Darsey, Bernard
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Scientific instruments; Oceanographic research ships--Interiors; Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  7. [Beach in Tahiti]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953-01-17
    • Topic: Beaches; Islands
    • Format: image
  8. [Coconut palm]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Palms; Islands
    • Format: image
  9. [Coconut palms]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Palms
    • Format: image
  10. [Country road]

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953)
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Cities and towns--Pacific Area; Islands; Villages; Roads
    • Format: image