National Geographic : 1931 Jan
00 Photograph by Capt. A. W. Stevens MAN, NEVER SATISFIED, SEEKS TO IMPROVE ON NATURE'S AMAZING ACHIEVEMENT, THE HARBOR OFRIO DE JANEIRO No longer with antlike toil, as on the Pyramids or Chinese Wall, but now with modern machines, men move mountains and beat back the seas. The flat peninsula is "made land"; ashore, hills have been leveled to add building space to Rio. The towered building attheleftison Fiscal Island and houses a nart of the naval ministry. In the left background is the much-photographed Sugar Loaf peak.