National Geographic : 1931 Oct
40 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 "L5 Jo . r o Drawn by A.H. Bumstead THE DETAILED ROUTE OF THE CITROEN TRANS-ASIATIC EXPEDITION FROM BEYROUTH TO SRINAGAR (LOWER), AND APPROXIMATE ROUTE FOR THE ENTIRE UNDERTAKING (ABOVE) Having accomplished the first half of the crossing, the representative of the National Geographic Society with theExpedition bivouacked inthecapital of Kashmir and wrote of incidents which occurred during the journey through Syria, Iraq, Persia, and Afghanistan, while theleader ofthe party, M. Haardt, prepared his tractor motor cars for the hazardous crossing of passes never before traversed by wheels. TheExpedition reached Gilgit late inAugust. The group proceeding from the west is scheduled to meet the eastern, or China, group of cars in Kashgar, Chinese Turkestan. The group proceeding from the west is scheduled to meet the eastern, or China, group of cars in Kashgar, Chinese Turkestan.