National Geographic : 1948 Jan
© National Geographic Society hoaacnrome DyJonn ana cranK uraigneaa No Shortages or Priorities Here! Castaways Get Their Home-building Materialsfrom Nature's Stock Pile Frank Craighead rests beside a shelter shaded by a tournefortia tree and exposed to cool trade winds. Sloping roofwas thatched horizontally with split palm fronds, covered with whole fronds laid vertically. A rubber raft (left) brought the party ashorefrom aNavy vessel.