National Geographic : 1948 Jul
For 12 Spectacular Miles the Perpendicular Palisades Tower Like Fortress Walls above the Hudson's West Bank Rising in places more than 500 feet, the Palisades form the edge of what was once a sheet of molten lava. Where softer rock disappeared, the hard traprock sur vived erosion. Here a Palisades Interstate Park patrolman (left) stands guard against cliff climbers and suicides. Hegazes across anchored freighters tothe Hastings Tarrytown area. Roads and even playgrounds break the seeming jungle at his feet (page 34).