National Geographic : 1952 Mar
© National Geographic Society 372 Kodachrome byCharles Allmon Sugar Is King on Barbados. Verdant Stands of Cane Cover More Than aThird oftheIsland Sugar and its by-products support the island, second only to Bermuda as the Americas' most densely populated countryorterritory (some 1,250 tothesquare mile). Last year Barbados produced more than 164,000 long tons of sugar; Great Britain bought the entire export crop. Aplantation's buildings stand inthelower right.