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  1. 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
  2. Oceanographer Roger Revelle (right) during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) shown here with some children in Tonga, the Kingdom of Tonga is 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); Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1952-12-26
    • Topic: Children--Tonga; Islands; Tongans
    • Format: image
  3. Milton Nunn Bramlette (kneeling) and Roger Revelle (man without shirt) inspecting a coring device during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953). This expedition was the first Scripps 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. 1953.

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Jones, Alan Churchill, 1927-; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Bramlette, Milton Nunn, 1896-1977; Revelle, Roger, 1909-1991
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Submarine geology; Oceanographic instruments; Drill cores
    • Format: image