National Geographic : 1946 Mar
Quinine Hunters in Ecuador 343 Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs Bark Harvesters Denude a Rain-forest Resident of Its Wonder-working Garments As the author watched, two cutters felled and peeled the tree in an hour. Hewing a sunlit path for the camera's eye took even longer. Center: an uncut cinchona stands back of a laboratory official. Prospectors spot trees from sides of canyons, as the steep slopes give the eyes room to roam (page 352).