National Geographic : 1945 Mar
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome by B.Anthony Stewart At Limone, Fishermen Dry Nets in Their Yard, Wives Run a Hostelry (sign, left), and Sons Fish inGarda, Largest ofItalian Lakes Mountain-girt Lake Garda is 213 feet above sea level; its deeps are 900 feet below. Alpine storms still whip up "tempest'ous billows," even asVirgil observed 20 centuries ago. The lake is a landmark to American bombers flying to the Brenner Pass. Limone is named for terraced lemon groves just back ofthese houses.