National Geographic : 1947 Jan
130 The National Geographic Magazine : 4 a ".. .. *~ .ri aY' x "5 r , 7i, IM-141 'WAN -VW 40 a«Via.. a n k .en $ " f, p, '. k 4T Ana r. o AL f' Bill Abbott the United States SI Ready for Market, Fluffy Wreaths Await Buyers in the Tarpon Springs Sponge Exchange About 90 percent of our domestic sponge production is landed at Tarpon Springs. Customers from all over " sponge at the auctions, often buying " to 111 " in a morning session. Yearly sales on the Tarpon Springs exchange reach $2,500,000. sponges normally furnish about of U. S. consumption.