National Geographic : 1932 Dec
,,5 Photograph byCapt. A.W.Stevens RECIFE (PERNAMBUCO), HEADLAND OF PORTUGUESE EXPLORATIONS IN SOUTH AMERICA Near this Brazilian promontory Magellan first sighted New World land. Vicente Yafiez Pinz6n, oneof Columbus's captains, had coasted along there in 1500, and later in the same year Cabral, a Portuguese captain bound for India, driven out of his course bytrade winds, cruised along these shores. To-day Recife ships out Brazilian sugar, cotton, timber, tobacco, and fruit (see, also, text, page 715).