National Geographic : 1945 Nov
U National Geographic Society Kodachrome byLuther M.Chovan This Icy Wilderness, Surveyed by an American Soldier, Is the View Outside Reykjavik, Home of45,000 People Influenced by the warm Gulf Stream, Faxa Bay remains ice free, though it lies in Bering Strait latitudes. On the opposite shore stands Mount Esja, a2,980-foot block of lava (Plate XXII). Winter's skiers and summer's hikers are its principal visitors. The soldierislooking forwild ducks.