National Geographic : 1935 Dec
FLASHES OF COLOR IN THE FIFTH CONTINENT AGAINST HEADLANDS AND BEACHES THE PACIFIC SURF SPENDS ITS FORCE Near Sydney the coastal road offers many such panoramas of sea and shore. Inland tower sand stone cliffs, some 1,500 feet high (Plate II). Beyond the hills at the left the State has established a National Park of 33,800 acres, where the luxuriant native bush has been preserved. © National Geographic Society Finlay Photographs by W. Robert Moore FOXGLOVE GROWS WILD ON A BLUE MOUNTAIN SLOPE Once this area, now covered with bracken and flowers, was the garden of a mountain home. Except for such exotic growths, the gray-green foliage is broken only by the young red leaves on the tall eucalyptus trees and by the golden splashes of wattle in springtime bloom.