National Geographic : 1939 Apr
(g) National Geographic Society Kodachrome by Kuhne, Movietonews LONELY, GULL-HAUNTED LOFOTEN ISLES ECHO TO THE SHOUTS OF FISHERMEN ONLY WHEN THE COD RUN Largest group of islands off the Norwegian coast, the rocky chain, southwest of Tromso, stretches for 115miles. Cod ingreat shoals come here to spawn in February and March. So dense is the mass of fish sometimes that a sounding lead, dropped from aboat, cannot reach the bottom and it is difficult to lower nets. The men live in rude bunkhouses on shore or aboard the boats. Their enormouscatch isexported tomany parts oftheworld.