National Geographic : 1921 Sep
236 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE FRYING BACON OVER A FUMAROLE It is hard to appreciate the situation from a still picture. The steam is so hot and dry, as it rushes forth, that it is perfectly clear. The pressure was so great as to lift the frying pan high in the air. It had to be held down against the outrushing steam (see page 262). OUR DRINKING POOL AT TIlE MOUTH OF A SNOW CAVE By moving the tents a few feet back or forward, we could obtain any desired floor tempera ture. Only a few rods beyond the tents was our cookstove.