The last of three maps visualizing the progress of President-Elect Herbert Hoover around South America appears this week in TIME. The Hoover Odyssey is chronicled in National Affairs. Lands mapped pass in brief review below:

Brazil is the land of staggering vastitudes. Here grow more trees than in any other country in the world, and most of them are valuable hardwoods. Through illimitable forests flows the stupendous Amazon, largest and second longest river*on the Globe. The 20 United States of Brazil comprise an area greater than that of the 48 United States of...

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