National Geographic : 1947 Jun
( National Geographic Society xoauacnrome uy waiter cvieayers jcuwarus Pine Burls on Twisted Trunks Become Rustic Tables Ulysses La Casse, Mount Eisenhower warden, fashions the curios in his spare time. The exact cause of burls is unknown, but fungi or bacteria stimulate their growth. If a burl starts when the tree is young, it may grow very large. A lovely grain is disclosed when a burl is cut in half. Kodachrome by Harry Rowed Perspective Shrinks the Mighty Athabaska Glacier To the fair hiker, sun-bathing on the lower slopes ofMount Athabaska, the 34 -mile-wide ice river seemsanarrow white ribbon. Towering beyond isthe white summit of Mount Kitchener, named for the hero ofKhartoum, who lost his life in 1916 when the British cruiser Hampshire struck amine.