National Geographic : 1924 Oct
Photograph by the Rev. Gabriel Bretocq A BATH IN THE SEIHAN RIVER AT ADANA This city of 60,o00 inhabitants owes its importance to the fact that it is the gateway to the Cilician plain, themost fertile land inthis part ofthe world. It is a station on the famous Berlin-to-Bagdad Railway (see text, page 449). One of the archesinthe bridge totheright issaid todate from the reign of Justinian (527-565 A. D.) .