National Geographic : 1941 Sep
Naberto deFaria Amaral Vineyards Are Everywhere in the Azores; They Even Climb the Lower Slopes of Pico Alto, Highest Peak inthe Islands Here seen from Fayal, this volcano, usually cloud-capped, rises nearly a mile and a half above the sea on the island ofPico. Numerous burnt-out craters attest thevol canic origin of the Azores. Disastrous earthquakes and eruptions have devastated them in the past. Unlike the barren Cape Verdes, these islands arewell watered (p.418).