National Geographic : 1940 Nov
Up and Down on Saba W nilaonal Ueeographic Society jnuuacnrome ny narles W. tierbert "The Sea Was Two Miles Away, and 1,500 Feet Down!" A stout line, snubbed to an anchoring post (Plate VIII. lower), eases the boat bow foremost down the steepest embankments on its way to the water. The barren, volcanic nature of most of the island is clearly revealed in this photograph. Only at Windward Side (Plate IV) is there moisture enough to support much vegetation. Even in the dry season, cool, damp nights bring heavy dews.