National Geographic : 1909 Jul
TAKING ADVANTAGE OF A FAIR WIND A SMOKE-HOUSE FOR PROTECTION AGAINST MOSQUITOES On the portage between the Arku-Klin and Dangerous Rivers. As the route is largely over quicksands, an ordinary wheel would be impracticable. A substitute for wheels is found in empty oil barrels-picked up on the beach-which have floated away from some salmon cannery. A POINT ON THE I4IST MERIDIAN The two surveyors are the American and Canadian representatives, who jointly determine the line AND GNATS MINERS, PROSPECTORS, AND SURVEYORS ARE ALLOWED TO KILL GAME INANY SEASON To their credit may it be said that they seldom abuse their privilege. Photos byG. C.Baldwin and T.Riggs, Jr.