National Geographic : 1941 Dec
Between Miquelon and Langlade Stretches an Isthmus Where Islanders Say Pirates Lured Ships toTheir Doom with False Lights In one storm, according to tradition, a ship was washed unharmed across the dune on a huge wave. Sealsbreed inGrand Barachois (upper left). Paul Briol Where Cows Go Down to Wrecked Ships and the Sea Treacherous currents and reefs encircle these isles of fog and cod. Five vessels within one month ran on the rocks ofPlate Point, Langlade, some years ago. Tricky currents were believed to have set the vessels shoreward in blinding fog.