National Geographic : 1944 May
Forty Cones of Extinct Volcanoes Dot Ascension Island, Proof of a Former Upheaval inthe South Atlantic Landmark on the slope of the hill in center is Redpole Monument, a white obelisk 15 feet high. Georgetown at right. W. T.Lawrence ©Exclusive News Agency This Clubhouse Breaks the Monotony for British Cable Company Employees on Lonely Ascension Normal population is about 200. Cable men sign up for three-year tours of duty. In background isthe settlement church.