National Geographic : 1944 Oct
Arnold Arboretum, E.H.Wilson A Toy Japanese Village Overlooks the Shallow Open Roadstead of Okimura, Haha Jima's Chief Port As in Japan, every available inch of land in the Bonins is cultivated. Strong winds sweep across the islands, so windbreaks oftrees and shrubs border thesugar cane and garden patches. Only on sheltered slopes do tall trees grow. An American diplomat and two friends, among the few foreigners allowed tovisit Haha Jima, landed here by barge and hiked across the island, spending the night in a Japanese inn (page 393).