National Geographic : 1950 Aug
274 Mists Borne on Trade Winds Nourish Lush Fields of Flax on the Highlands Overlooking Sandy Bay The cut leaf. carried downhill on donkeys, is laid out to dry and later carted to the mills. Hemp and tow extracted from therawfiber, aswell asrope. twine, and matting made from it, account for 96 percent of St. Helena's exports. Farmers cultivate well over 3,000 acres of flax. Volcanic peak isnamed Lot; another near by.Lot's Wife.