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Monhegan Island

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MONHEGAN ISLAND, MAINE - FEBRUARY 01: A Monhegan Lobsterman pulls his skiff up Fish Beach at the end of a long day of fishing, February 1, 2000 on Monhegan Island, Maine. The lobstering season runs through the harshest months of the year, beginning in December and ending in June. Monhegan Island, home to lobstermen and painters and a popular destination for tourists is twelve miles off the coast of Maine. Ringed by high, dark cliffs, its interior a mix of meadows, marsh and spruce groves, Monhegan is one of just 14 true island communities left off the coast of Maine. The island has a 65 permanent, year-round residents and the population grows to around 200 in the summer, with day-trippers adding several hundred more. (Photo by Amy Toensing)
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1999 Amy Toensing
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MONHEGAN ISLAND, MAINE - FEBRUARY 01: A Monhegan Lobsterman pulls his skiff up Fish Beach at the end of a long day of fishing, February 1, 2000 on Monhegan Island, Maine. The lobstering season runs through the harshest months of the year, beginning in December and ending in June. Monhegan Island, home to lobstermen and painters and a popular destination for tourists is twelve miles off the coast of Maine. Ringed by high, dark cliffs, its interior a mix of meadows, marsh and spruce groves, Monhegan is one of just 14 true island communities left off the coast of Maine. The island has a 65 permanent, year-round residents and the population grows to around 200 in the summer, with day-trippers adding several hundred more. (Photo by Amy Toensing)