National Geographic : 1942 Aug
.........- . ... . Kodachrome byW.Robert Moore © National Geographic Society "This Cape Is a Most Stately Thing, and the Fairest Cape We Saw in the WholeCircumference ofthe Earth" Thus wrote Sir Francis Drake of the mountain-piled peninsula, which ends at the Cape of Good Hope about thirty miles from Capetown. The city snuggles at the base of 3,550-foot, flat-topped Table Mountain and extends far around Devil's Peak(left) and Lion's Head.