National Geographic : 1946 May
© National Geographic Society A Whaling Boat Manned by Eskimos Sails the Koksoak This craft does duty around Fort Chimo, a Hudson's Bay Company trading post in northern Quebec. Whalers taught Canadian Eskimos to handle such boats. Scottish whalers used to carry entire tribes to work in the Arctic. Kodachromes by Daniel S.Turner Navy Men Raise a Tide Staff Against aWrecked Freighter In the Koksoak (Big River), where extreme tide rises 40feet, observations were made to guide vessels supplying anAmerican weather base. Agale drove this cargo ship into the rocksastight as afilling inatooth.