National Geographic : 1939 Feb
k'hotograph by J. U. Gregory, courtesy ot Koyal Air Force ALL OF BERMUDA IN ONE EXTRAORDINARY AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH The island group rises abruptly from abyssal Atlantic depths 640 miles from the nearest land, Cape Hatteras. The larger islands in the foreground, from right to left, are St. George's, scene of the first settle ment, St. David's, Cooper's (with white beach), Nonsuch, and Castle. The biggest, Hamilton, is partly obscured by clouds (left). Through a rift (left center) peeps Somerset. Although its climate is semitropical, Bermuda is nearer to Nova Scotia (765 miles) than it is to Miami (1,040 miles).