National Geographic : 1951 Oct
SSioropaluk, North Greenland: 40 Eskimos and a Handful of Houses on a Narrow Shelf Between Mountains and Sea This village, 90 miles northwest of Thule, is typical of many in Greenland. It has no highways; communication is by sledge, kayak, orship. Houses built ofwood instead of rock and sod are signs of civilization's advance. Below: A fleet of kayaks skims outto meet Bowdoin. © National Geographic Society 495 Kodachrome by Ralph B.Hubbard, Jr.