National Geographic : 1955 Feb
3 National Geographic society 177 + Barley Blankets an Irrigated Meadow French Morocco is not a desert. In variety of climate and scenery it resembles California. Half a million acres are irrigated. ' Camels serve for plowing and transport, and are also slaughtered for meat. This grain-laden caravan plods beside the Atlantic en route to Mogador. Kodachromes by Thomas W. leKnew (above) ana M1aynar rwen u llrians SFarmers Reap Hay in a Sea of Poppies Vast fields of wild flowers paint the Moroccan land scape in spring. Jean Shor picked 26 varieties in one mountain meadow. Berbers extract a pain-relieving medicine from the poppy. These cattle graze a valley between Fes and Meknes. Cows often serve as draft animals; sometimes a cow teams with a donkey. 4-bf., *^'i yW^ " ^ ''n, 4|pp ^^^.