National Geographic : 1920 May
452 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE FISHING IN THE IIARBOR: \ALLET'IA, MALTA Malta is only 60 miles from Sicily, 14o miles from the mainland of Italy, and 180 miles from Africa. The cool evening breeze which comes from snow-capped Mount Etna is one of the delightful climatic features of the island. Photographs by S. L. Cassar A FISHERMEN'S LANDING PLACE AT VALLETTA The Maltese are famous throughout the Mediterranean as fishermen, merchants, and mariners. According to a recent census, the fishing industry employed about 3,000 persons operating 90o boats.