National Geographic : 1940 Dec
00 Photograph byBurton Holmes from Ewing Galloway Boldly Engineered Highways Thread Rocky Hills and Wide Deserts inLibia This one, twisting over steep slopes, links Tripoli with Gadimes on the Tunisian border. Another skirts the coastacross Libia tothe Egyptian border. Over itnow rumble trucks filled with supplies for the army that threatens Egypt. In ancient days, Roman chariots rattled along almost thesame route.