National Geographic : 1939 Apr
NORWEGIAN FJORDS AND FOLKWAYS Q National Geographic Society Kodachrome by Kuhne, Movietonews IN BERGEN'S BUSY MARKET FISH ARE SOLD ALIVE IN SEA-WATER TANKS Founded nearly 900 years ago, the city has experienced many destructive fires. Streets are wide, and open spaces are numerous, to cut down the hazard. Although Bergen lies in the same latitude as northernmost Labrador, the climate is much milder because of the warm Gulf Stream, which bathes Norway's shores. To see the midnight sun at the North Cape, travelers merely buy cruise tickets. If they were to go to the same latitude in North America, they would be arctic explorers traversing the Greenland Ice Cap or northernmost Alaska.