National Geographic : 1941 Jan
Tangled Jungle Growth Impedes Horse and Rider in Fatu-Hiva's Uplands Rows of jagged peaks rise nearly 3,000 feet above the sea. Few white men have explored the interior of theisland, despite itssmall size(page 132). Tropical rain forests of incredible density bar the way. After hours of cutting through strips of jungle the explorers were rewarded bycoming upon pleasant, open plateaus.