National Geographic : 1955 Jan
© National Geographic Society + Sicily, Granary of Ancient Rome, Still Harvests Wheat Much of the Roman Empire's grain came from its Sicilian colony. Today the island's most important crops are oranges, lemons, and tangerines. These fields near Trapani run down to the sea. The rocky headland is Mount Cofano. 4 Sferracavallo's Jutting Headland Shines inSunset's Light The town's name means Unshoe Horse, possibly because horses often cast their shoes on the rocky slopes. Towering promontories are acommon feature of the Sicilian coast. Edible seaurchins are gathered offshore.