National Geographic : 1946 Oct
James Penfiel1 In Big Vats at Egedesminde, Seal Blubber Is Rendered into Seal Oil, a Profitable Export Fat layers from seals are melted down by fires built beneath the big kettles. A Greenlander ladles the oil into a wood trough from which itpours into barrels for shipment. Bundles of barrel staves top the rocks (background). The U. S. Army had a weather station atthis village.