National Geographic : 1931 Dec
©Publishers' Photo Service EUNCHAL LIES IN A VAST AMPHITHEATER BETWEEN VERDURED SUMMITSAND AN AZURE SEA The capital city of Madeira, in addition to being magnificently located, has an equable climate. It isanimportant coaling station and apopular port of call for vessels en route between New York and Mediterranean ports. The island has long been famous for itsexcellent golden wine. The author spent ten days at Madeira (see text, page 661).