National Geographic : 1939 Nov
THE NOMADS OF ARCTIC LAPLAND 667 l'hotograph by Borg Miesch IN MOUNTAIN SOLITUDES OF TORNE TRASK A LAPP FAMILY PITCHES CAMP The hamlet of Palnoviken lies beyond the arm of the the village of Abisko, where many travelers journey to Lapporten, or Lapp Gate, opens a way through the peaks lake at right. About ten miles away is see the glories of the midnight sun. far in the distance. Photograph by Clyde Fisher LINNAEUS, "FATHER OF BOTANY," ONCE WANDERED IN THESE GARDENS The author visited the cottage at Linnes Hammarby, near Uppsala, Sweden, where the great scientist passed his last summer (pages 668 and 675). Now the humble dwelling is a shrine for natu ralists. In the year George Washington was born, Linnaeus explored Lapland, and classified its flora.