National Geographic : 1939 Sep
V National ueograpnic society Kodachrome byW. Robert Moore FROM CORCOVADO, RIO GLISTENS LIKE A JEWEL IN ITS SETTING OF BLUE SEA DOTTED WITH PURPLE AND JADE MOUNTAINS At the foot of Sugar Loaf (right center) nestles the fashionable residential area of Urca, on filled-in land. ACoast Artillery fortress occupies the white speck in the channel entrance, less than a mile wide. The Flamengo district lies in left foreground and directly beyond, across the harbor, isNictheroy.