National Geographic : 1940 Nov
Up and Down on Saba Water, For Man or Beast, Must Always be Rationed Saba, like Bermuda, has no streams; hence drinking water must be caught on roofs and stored in cisterns. Lack of forage also restricts raising of livestock. ry aauonal ueograpnic society Kodachromes by Charles W. Herbert Sturdy as His Rocky Home Is This Weather-beaten Saba Boatman Heading the graceful curve of the Leeward Islands, only 100 miles east of the U. S . Virgins, Saba rises from the Caribbean to an altitude of 2,887 feet. Because of its peculiar cone shape and cloud plumes, the tiny island is sometimes known as "Napoleon's Cocked Hat."