National Geographic : 1949 Mar
© National Geographic Society dachromes byJ.Baylor Roberts ' Highest Peak in the Aleutian Chain Is Steaming, Snow-robed Shishaldin This cone, as perfect asthat ofMayon inthe Philip pines or Fuji in Japan, towers to9,978 feet. Itdomi nates Unimak Island, separated from the Alaska Penin sula only by a narrow strait. +4 Coast and Geodetic Survey Men Locate the Adak Eclipse Sites They take bearings from ageodetic marker toestab lish the position. While Burma and Siam teams sweated intropic heat, Aleutian observers shivered inheavy coats. Snow marred the view ofthe eclipse here.