The Trindade Island Photographs 16 Jan 1958


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Brandao, Capt. Jose Geraldo, Report on the observation of unidentified aerial objects, occurring in the Trindade Island, in the period between 12-5-57 and 1-16-58, Brazilian Navy Ministry, Navy High Command Intelligence Department, 03 March 1958. Compare translations at and

Brazilian Navy General Index, 1957

Bravilian Navy Hydrographic Centre meteorological information

Fontes, Olavo T., MD, The UAO Sightings at The Island of Trindade: Part One (CUFOS)

Fontes, Olavo T., MD, New Evidence on IGY Photos (CUFOS)

Gevaerd, Ademar, scans of cropped first prints given to him by Almiro Baraúna in 1983, hosted by Kentaro Mori at

Haines, R. and J. Vallée, 'Photo Analysis of an Aerial Disc Over Costa Rica', in: Sturrock, The UFO Enigma, Warner NY 1999, p.197-215. See also Journal of Scientific Exploration:

Hocking, W.K, Buoyancy (Gravity) Waves in the Atmosphere, Atmospheric Dynamics Group, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Western Ontario, 2001

HYCOM Ocean Surface Currents project, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami,

Hynek, J. Allen, et al., interview with Almiro Barauna, Brasilia 1982. Tape recording courtesy of Dr. Virgilio Sanchez Ocejo. (Also available as MP3 on NICAP website.)

Mori, Kentaro, The Amazing UFO

Powell, M., The Trindade Island UFO; A detailed Study of Photos 1 & 2

Printy, Tim, UFO over Trindade Island: Scientific evidence or trick photography?

Sparks, Brad C., some postings re ongoing Trindade Project on UFO-Updates archive:

US Navy meteorology manual, Aerographer's Mate 1&c, Integrated Publishing (

Martin Shough