National Geographic : 1934 Jun
SOME OF THE QUEER, DOME-SHAPED MOUNTAINS NEAR KASSALA HAVE SUCH STEEP,. SMOOTH SIDES THAT NOBODY HAS CLIMBED THEM An Arab town of 20,000, Kassala was an important Egyptian military post during the Dervish wars. To-day the outside world hardly knows itexists. Here theauthor found a surviving "Model T" and pressed on to a mountain railway which colonizing Italians are building inEritrea (seetext, page 764).