National Geographic : 1964 May
Ice-coated mustache glistens on parka-clad Corp. Howard Kearley, in charge of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police post at Sachs Har bour. Later he shaved his lip, using a coffee can as mirror. When firing at game, he flings offclumsy mittens, but the pompon-studded cord saves them. Dogs Pull a Hunter's Sled Past Ice Hummocks on a Solid Sea Fred Carpenter, traveling along the shore, looks for holes where seals come up to breathe. He needs at least one seal a week to feed his well trained nine-dog team. In avoiding obstacles, the lead dog veers left or right in response to shouted com mands. Rear dogs take the sled to the exact spot where their leader turned; then they swing off to follow.