National Geographic : 1936 Aug
Photograph byU.S.Lighthouse Service AS A SEAGULL MIGHT VIEW A NOTED BEACON Boiling reefs and sunken ledges surround Minots Ledge Lighthouse, whose fame among mariners is perhaps second only tothat ofEngland's Eddystone. This light points the way to Boston Harbor. It must be provisioned and the crew relieved during periods of fair weather, foronly then may small boats approach safely. When storm winds blow, mountainous waves from the open Atlantic dash far up its stout masonry sides.