Saga in Sand

Saga in Sand*

Hassanein Bey, Oxford Sheik, Thirsts in the Wilderness

The Story. A small caravan led by A. M. Hassanein Bey, F.R.G.S., set out from Sellum on the Mediterranean in 1923, began to crawl in the sun's eye across the Libyan Desert. Seven months later, Explorer Hassanein reached El Fasher in the Sudan, having covered 2,200 miles of little-known terrain, discovered two important oases, mapped a new route from Egypt to equatorial Africa, collected a large amount of orographic geological material. He has written the narrative of that...

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