Pitcairn Island is located at 25°05’S-130°05’W on the southeastern extension of the Duke of Gloucester-Mururoa-Gambier-Pitcairn volcanic alignment. The Island of Pitcairn was discovered the 2nd. of July 1767 by captain Carteret on board the British vessel HMS Swallow. The name Pitcairn was given after the midshipman name that sighted the island first from the HMS Swallow. No landing party […]

At first site…   We see a model showing the Pitcairn hotspot’s deep ocean landscape. In fact, the Island of Pitcairn in the middle of the Pacific ocean, was at first unknown and un-charted, but now this island is famous for becoming the refuge for the mutineers from the HMS Bounty.   Looking Loser …   The undersea volcanic edifices […]

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