National Geographic : 1926 Mar
( National tGeograpnic society STUDYING " RED SNOW" N atural-Color Photographs by Jacob Gayer Minute algae (Sphcerella nivalis), found in the melting snow, give it a striking reddish tinge. Note the luxuriant grass flourishing at the very edge of the glacier (see also Color Plate X). A RELIC LEFT BY MEDIEVAL NORSEMEN These lichen-covered ruins, atthe head ofGodthaab Fiord, 60miles from the sea, stand in the center of an elevated plain 100feet above the water's edge. Their completestory isone ofthe mysteries ofGreenland.