National Geographic : 1946 Oct
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome byJohn E.Schneider Swimming Is Not Popular in Greenland, Yet It Can Be Done in a Glacier-fed Stream Often the air is warm-60° to 70° F.- but the water remains cold. A plunge and a few hurried strokes satisfy most GIs. This river, having flowed several miles over sun-bathed rock near Marrak Point is a "moderate" 45°. Trouble is, mosquitoes likethis kind ofweather.