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  1. Weather Balloon, Ruttenberg&Friel, R/V HORIZON

    • Collection: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Photographs
    • Name: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Horizon (Ship); Ruttenberg, Stanley; Friel, Frank J.
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Oceanographic instruments; Meteorology
    • Format: image
  2. Willard Bascom, on buoy raft working on an oceanographic instrument in waters near Bikini Atoll, during the Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953), John D. (John Dove) Isaacs and an unidentified man are in the life boat. Capricorn Expedition 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: Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); Isaacs, John Dove; Bascom, Willard N.
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Buoys; Boats and Boating
    • Format: image
  3. William C. King is shown here at control panel of the big winch on board 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; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953); King, William C.
    • Date: 1952
    • Topic: Winches; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image