National Geographic : 1952 Dec
() National Geographic Society 762 Kodachrome byNational Geographic Photographer J.Baylor Roberts La Jolla, Embowered in Trees, Fronts the Pacific Below These Riders on the Slopes ofMount Soledad In 1886 the townsite was a sun-bleached expanse of sagebrush and mesquite. Founding fathers planted 2,000 trees; newcomers followed their example. Mount Soledad, 822 feet high, stands guard over the city. Riders belong to the local Junior Bridle Paths Association.