National Geographic : 1948 Dec
o0 Trucks of the University of California Expedition Cross the Wilderness of Tih, One of the Most Desolate Places on Earth Dr. Field, beside the distant truck, believes this is the Biblical "Wilderness of Zin," where the Israelites wandered for40years (page 802). Winds blow constantly. The road is cut through white limestone. In the distance rises the escarpment which crosses Sinai and marks the beginning ofitsrugged, mountainous southern half.