National Geographic : 1903 Nov
THE NEW CONE OF MONT PELEE THE accompanying photographs by Dr E. O. Hovey show the remarkable tooth or spine of solid rock that has pushed up the throat of Mont Pelee since the eruption of May, 1902. The peculiar formation has been previously noted in this Magazine (p. 167, April, 1903). The photographs were taken by Dr Hovey on his recent trip to Martinique and the West Indies in be half of the American Museum of Nat ural History. Dr Hovey's report has recently been published in the American Journalof Science. The lofty tooth is rifted and fissured in every direction, and great fragments of it are constantly breaking off. The tooth rests on or is connected with fluid The New Spine of Mont Pelee from the Basin of the Lac des Palmistes Looking about S. 600 W. The apex is about 358 meters (1,174 feet) above the rim directly in front. The remains of Morne Lacroix are visible at the right on edge of the crater. Photo graphed March 25, 1903, for the American Museum of Natural History by Dr E. O . Hovey.