A survey crew at Clipperton Island during Rear Admiral Byrd's expedition. Men survey Clipperton Island, marking points with flags. A man communicates via semaphore to the USS Concord offshore. View of Clipperton Rock offshore. Men paddle into surf in an inflatable raft. The raft returns to shore, almost upended by the surf.
Birds and rock formation on Clipperton Island. Birds seated on a rock. Birds in flight. A jeep travels around the island. The coast of Clipperton Island. A rock formation shows a peninsula. A man walks on the rocks. Birds on rocks. A navigation light. Two birds in a nest.
U.S. Rear Admiral Byrd expedition to Clipperton Island to assess its use as an air field. Birds fly over the beach. Vegetation and palm trees on the island. Formation of water waves due to strong wind. Trees sway in the wind. Two officers, one of them possibly Admiral Byrd, get into a jeep on the island.
Aerial view of Clipperton Island during Admiral Byrd's special Navy mission in the South Pacific. Shoreline of the island reveals massive stagnate freshwater lagoon within island's interior. Waves break against the coastline.
U.S. Admiral Byrd's special navy mission in the South Pacific. Two men frolic with a small pig on Clipperton Island. Snow on the island. The pig runs and the two men run after it to catch it.
Birds and rock formation on Clipperton Island. Birds' nests on the rocks of the island. Birds on the rocks. A palm tree in the background. A bird seated on the edge of a rock. Several scenes of birds. Rock formation and birds nests. A bird in its nest on a rock. A man teases a bird. Birds in flight and in nests.