National Geographic : 1927 Jan
Photograph by Herbert H.Fishwick A LANDSCAPE OF THE ISLAND-CONTINENT THAT COOK ADDED TO BRITAIN'S REALM The northern part of New South Wales, Australia, near the Queensland border, is watered and drained bythe River Tweed, seen attheleft ofthe picture. The towering peak in the background is Mount Warning, so named by Captain Cook. Its summit commands aview which isconsidered one of the finest and is among the most extensive in the Commonwealth. The rich flats and slopes arenow given over tothe growing ofsugar cane, to dairying and mixed farming.