National Geographic : 1939 Nov
© National Geographic Society isocacnrome oy Luls iaraen WITHOUT WARNING, SUDDEN WINDS MAY DRIVE BREAKERS TO THE TOP OF THE STEPS, SENDING BATHERS SCURRYING Lifeguards keep Buenos Aires swimmers at Municipal Beach reasonably close to the shore becauseofthis danger. So shallow isthe water that venturesome spirits, if they were permitted, could wade out almost to the dredges and tugs in the background, some four miles away. Tides are not strong this far up the Rio de la Plata. On pleasant (lays beach crowds exceed 15,000. Admission costs only two and ahalf cents.