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 […]

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