National Geographic : 1927 Aug
Photograph Courtesy ofLincoln Ellsworth THREE BANNERS WAVE AT "FARTHEST NORTH" The flags of Norway (right), the United States (center), and Italy (left), may be seen on the drifting ice atthe North Pole. They were dropped by Amundsen, Ellsworth, and Nobile in order, as the Norge flew over the crest of the world (see text, page 204). At the right may be seen enlargements of the three banners, from top to bottom, respectively, Norwegian, American, and Italian. The American flag which was used for this occasion was sent to Mr. Ellsworth by President Coolidge.