September 13, 2012 · 0 comments

The trading post at Al Azizia, Libya, in 1923, viewed from the Italian military fort located on a small hill just south of the trading post. It was at this fort that the temperature of 58°C (136.4°F) was observed on Sept. 13, 1922. (Used with permission from the family of Gen. Enrico Pezzi).