National Geographic : 1956 Nov
© National Geographic Society + A Canoe Party Returns to Shipboard After a Day's Work on Coats Island It was 8 o'clock on a July evening; unceasing day light lay ahead. Dr. Collins worked on deck until midnight, using the board in his lap to press plants for his botanist friends at home. + The Arctic Bursts into Bloom; Dr. Collins Gathers the Record The author collected grasses, mosses, lichens, and flowering plants. Here on Southampton Island he cleans the roots of an arctic poppy for preserving in the plant press at right.