National Geographic : 1940 Dec
VU.Erlc Matson Yarmuk Reservoir, Where Modern Palestine Harnesses the Ancient Jordan Five miles south of the Sea of Galilee, the waters of the Jordan and a tributary, the Yarmuk, are led intoan artificial lake on aterrace above adeep rock chasm. The water flows past the power house (lower right) and back to the river bed through a headrace canal. Employees ofthe Palestine Electric Corpora tion live in the clusters of houses. Between these and the lake stands the so-called "White House," home of thedirector.