National Geographic : 1959 Feb
At Sunset a Lonely Gull Effortlessly Rides the Winter Wind off Monhegan Island Shipping lanes that once brought a constant stream of colonists past Monhegan's forbidding headlands now bypass the island. Winter gales isolate the outpost still further, often barring all but the mail boat for days at a time. But few islanders would desert their beloved "Rock" for the mainland. 298 "Find me a better island." one lobsterman remarked, "and the day you do I'll move."