National Geographic : 1938 Dec
) INatlonal ueograpmc society HE KNOWS THE HAUNTS OF SEA BIRDS AND LOBSTERS Far from shore the seaman of St. Mary's ventures, often touching at the remote isles of the group. On the isolated crags thousands of gulls, puffins, terns, murres, and other ocean rovers nest. Only five of the islands, St. Mary's, Tresco, St. Martin's, St. Agnes, and Bryher, are habitable. Finlay Photographs by B.Anthony btewart PICKERS PREFERKNEE BOOTS FOR WET FIELDS Not trees, but high hedges tower inthe background toshelter calen dulas from gales. Veronica,Euonymus, and Escallonia (Plate II)often form barriers 15 feet high. Fuchsias, geraniums, and myrtles also grow large on the Scillies, where horticulture istheprincipal industry.