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  1. Rigging piston corer. From Left: N. Nasu, Japanese biologist, Japanese biologist, Warren Wooster, Dick Morita, Minoru Koide, Bob Fisher

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Japanese News Service; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Transpac Expedition; Fisher, Robert Lloyd, 1925-; Nasu, Noriyuki; Koide, Minoru; Morita, Richard Y.; Wooster, Warren S.(Warren Scriver), 1921-
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Drill cores; Scientific expeditions--Japan; Oceanography--Research--North Pacific Ocean; Oceanographic instruments; Submarine geology
    • Format: image
  2. 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
  3. B. Fisher and D. Morita rigging piston corer

    • Collection: SIO Photographs Collection
    • Name: Japanese News Service; Spencer F. Baird (Ship); Transpac Expedition; Fisher, Robert Lloyd, 1925-
    • Date: 1953
    • Topic: Drill cores; Scientific expeditions--Japan; Oceanography--Research--North Pacific Ocean; Submarine geology; Oceanographic instruments
    • Format: image