National Geographic : 1929 Jan
9 iNatlonal ueograpnc society Autochrome by Jacob Gayer BEAUTIFUL LAKE SAN PABLO NESTLES AMONG PEAKS HIGH ABOVE THE SEA This fine body of water is surrounded by one of the most fertile regions of Ecuador, at an elevation ofseveral thousand feet. Fields are cultivated high up on the slopes of the extinct volcano Imbabura (left background), cereals and potatoes being thechief crops. Cacao, the principal product of the Republic, can not survive at this altitude. It is grown in the tropical lowlands nearer the coast.