National Geographic : 1938 Jun
© National Geographic Society Dufaycolor Photograph by Harrison Howell Walker BEYOND LAKE PLACID'S AZURE WATERS, MOUNT WHITEFACE, LIKE A MASSIVE GULLIVER. LOOKS DOWN AT LILLIPUTIAN PUTTERS Glaring white appear the avalanche-formed scars from which the mountain takes its name. Lake Placidisalso aptly named, for surrounding wooded mountain slopes shield it from stormy winds. Rarely is its surface ruffled, except byspeeding motorboats.