NationalGeographic_November_1930-43

THE “HEKLA” GOES OUT FOR WHALES. With her harpoon gun poised for the kill, the steam whaler cruises around The Faeroes in search of finback and blue whales. Law requires the whale fishery to sell the natives at a low price all the whale meat they demand for food; the surplus may be reduced to oil for export.

THE “HEKLA” GOES OUT FOR WHALES. With her harpoon gun poised for the kill, the steam whaler cruises around The Faeroes in search of finback and blue whales. Law requires the whale fishery to sell the natives at a low price all the whale meat they demand for food; the surplus may be reduced to oil for export.

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