National Geographic : 1935 Dec
FROM THESE RUGGED VOLCANIC WALLS BRITAIN GUARDS HER SEA PATH From the harbor at Steamer Point the visitor looks past shipping offices and Barrack Hill, toward the distant cragsof right is the conspicuous signal flag station that guides shipping in and out of the port of Aden, and almostin Photograph byMerl LaVoy OFEMPIRE Jebel Shamshan. Atop therocky knob tothe linewith itsbase isthemole battery. Photograph byAddison E.Southard STEAMERS TO INDIA AND THE EAST AFRICAN COAST PAUSE IN THE ADEN ROADSTEAD Sheep and goat skins, coffee, ivory, ostrich feathers, and frankincense are transshipped here. Aden shares with Djibouti theEthiopian trade. The landmark onthehill at the left is a clock tower.