National Geographic : 1939 Sep
CARIOCA CARNIVAL iU_INational t,eograpnic societyy Kodachrome by \\. Robert Moore SUGAR LOAF, GAUNT SENTINEL, GUARDS THE PORTAL TO RIO DE JANEIRO Cars suspended from aerial cableways carry visitors to the 1,300-foot pinnacle. From sprawling Red Beach (right) one skyway rises 750 feet to the white station on the summit of Mount Urca (center). Another car continues the dizzy ascent to the top of the big dome, where a breath-taking view of the city, mountains, and island-studded bay spreads below (Plate VI).