National Geographic : 1935 Sep
20,613 People ire ace TOOK Virginia's Skyline Drive Open only a short time, yet its fame has spread far and wide. For forty miles it follows the very crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains, a miracle of a highway, broad and safe. Far below, on one side, the Shenan doah Valley; on the other the Piedmont Plain. Breathtakingly beautiful. At the doorway of a third of the Nation's people, Skyline Drive provides ready access to Virginia's famous Caverns, Natural Bridge, Battlefield and Forest Parks, the seashore, Colonial Williamsburg and hundreds of places of fascinating historical interest. FALL is Virginia's LOVELIEST SEASON It's golfing season too. Virginia's world-famous seaside and mountain resorts beckon you to come. Write for Pictorial Map and Guide. .,, STATE COMMISSION joyri4 ON CONSERVATION & DEVELOPMENT Room 838, 914 Capitol Street Richmond, Virginia , ZAUSTRAAl Beneath stars of the Southern Cross, in the New World beyond the Equator, a proud young nation calls: "Welcome to Australial" * * * From Sydney's harbor to the Swan River at Perth, progress strikes a vivid note. From marine marvels of Barrier Reef to the play ' grounds of Melbourne, Adelaide and Hobart sport rings a challenge. From Cape Howe to Darwin, ancient life presents strange con trasts to modem development. * ** Chart on YOUR holiday-map this land of richest novelty australia is NOT far off... strewn along the ocean trail are fascinating isles... Hawaii, Tahiti,Samoa, Raratonga, Fiji, and New Zealand. Low fares and favorable ex change contribute ease to your adventure. Secure details from your Travel Aqent, or mfp. AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL TRAVEL ASS'N ** * (A non-profit community organization) Suite 300, Hotel Clark, Los Angeles, Calif. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."