National Geographic : 1951 Oct
© National Geographic Society 474 Kotaclrome by Miriam .laclMllan Rust-colored Cliffs Overhang Bowdoin in a Fjord near Etah, Greenland. Sailsand Diesels Are atRest The 88-foot schooner, veteran of more than 30 years of Arctic exploration, is one of the smallest ships to venture thisfar north, but also one ofthe toughest. Her oaken hull wears a girdle of ironwood; 22 tons of cement reinforce her bottom. Steel-armored bowsmashes through heavy ice.