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  1. September 24, Bringing supplies ashore to set up camp "Little Petunia", Bikini Atoll. Left to right (foreground) Russell Raitt, Dick Morita, Roger Revelle, Tom Chapman (background) Deane Carlson, Edward Barr

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Midpac Expedition (1950); Horizon (Ship); Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Chapman, Tom; Carlson, Dean; Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991; Raitt, Russell W.; Morita, Richard Y.
    • Date: 1950-09-24
    • Topic: Lifeboats; Oceanography--Field work (land)
    • Format: image
  2. Roger Revelle attaches Nansen bottle to lowering cable from starboard bucket

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Horizon (Ship); Midpac Expedition (1950); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  3. Robert Floyd Dill and Roger Revelle rigging a Kullenberg piston core sampler. Midpac Expedition, 1950

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Horizon (Ship); Midpac Expedition (1950); Dill, Robert Floyd, 1927-; Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image
  4. Isaacs, Revelle, Menard discuss plan for the day, R/V HORIZON

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Horizon (Ship); Midpac Expedition (1950); Menard, Henry W. (Henry William), 1920-1986; Isaacs, John D. (John Dove); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  5. Oceanographers Roger Revelle and John D. (John Dove) Isaacs on the dock discussing the research work that they will be doing for the Midpac Expedition (1950). This expedition involved Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the U.S. Navy which discovered the Mid-Pacific Mountain Range on the bottom of the Pacific Ocean and confirmed Darwin's theory about the origin of atolls. Scientists were surprised to find that the seafloor was young, deep and rocky, not flat, old and filled with sediments. Measurements of continental heat flow from the ocean raised questions about the history of the Pacific Ocean basin that were later answered by Plate Tectonics theory. 1950.

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Midpac Expedition (1950); Horizon (Ship); Isaacs, John D. (John Dove); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1950
    • Topic: Oceanographers
    • Format: image
  6. This photo depicts Roger Revelle, who was an oceanographer and director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography from 1950 to 1964, doing his own laundry using a galley soup kettle placed on a fish cleaning table while at sea during the Midpac Expedition (1950). August 1950.

    • Collection: Edward Sheldon Barr Papers
    • Name: Barr, Edward Sheldon, 1933-; Midpac Expedition (1950); Horizon (Ship); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1950-08
    • Topic: Laundry workers
    • Format: image