National Geographic : 1931 Oct
THE EXPEDITION FOLLOWS THE BANKS OF THE CURVING EUPHRATES ON THE WAY TO RAMADI 0 THE MOST ENJOYABLE OF DESERT CAMPING PLACES ALONG THE EUPHRATES "To the east of us white marl cliffs humped up against a deep-blue sky. A few hundred feet away theslope on which wecamped flattened out in unbelievably green fields of grain, with flocks nibbling along the edges. If green is the desert man's favorite color, who canblame him? Certainly no color seemed so restful to us that afternoon."