View from Deep Discoverer of a deep coral and sponge community along the Northampton Seamount Ridge, seen during the 2015 expedition.

Google Earth image of the U.S. marine national monuments and national marine sanctuaries in the central and western Pacific. These are the primary geographic areas of CAPSTONE operations between 2015 and 2017.

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Campaign to Address the Pacific monument Science, Technology, and Ocean Needs (CAPSTONE)

NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer