National Geographic : 1939 Mar
00 Photograph by Burton Holmes ABOVE LOW-HANGING CLOUD BANKS RISES THE "NAVEL OF THE WORLD," SUMMITOF GOENOENG AGOENG To the Balinese their island's highest mountain (right) is the center of the world. On the slopes of the sacred, two-mile-high peak stands themother temple of allBali, with its hundreds of thatched towers (page 325). The left-hand mountain is on the rim of an enormous old volcanic crater, inwhose depths (far left) may beseen Lake Batoer. The road in the foreground crosses the island from south to north.