National Geographic : 1939 Jul
WING AND WING, "IGDRASIL" ROLLS "DOWNHILL" Under double spinnaker rig, the yacht made the long run up the South Atlantic, more than 3,000 miles, dead before the southeast breeze. For cen turies skippers have welcomed the trade winds. Mariners named them in the days when the word "trade" meant "course" or "trail." CLIMBERS HALT AT SHADY "ONE-BOAT ' ON GREEN MOUNTAIN Farther along, on the steep,hot, dry road tothe top ofAscension Island, in the South Atlantic, travelersfind asecond resting place, "Two Boats." Atthe summit they reach a huge elliptical crater, 2,820 feet above the sea. Here cable company employees maintain afarm (pages 82-83, 85).