National Geographic : 1934 Sep
Photograph byCharles and Anne Lindbergh FIRST AFRICAN STOP-ON A SPIT OF LAND BETWEEN THE MOUTH OF THE RIODE ORO AND THE SEA The Tropic of Cancer cuts across the Spanish Colony of Rio de Oro on the West Coast of Africa. Here, atVilla Cisneros, theflyers brought their plane down in glaring morning light, near the white Spanish fort (right center). Beyond the fort is a hangar and landing fieldofthe French airroute toSouth America. Like strings of black beads carefully placed in a row are the tents of the Moors.