She has several reasons for a northern location:
- The location of the land of Shinar;
- The location of the cities associated with Babel mentioned in Genesis 10: Erech, Accad, and Calneh;
- The coastline of the region following the Noachian Deluge and before further sedimentation from the Euphrates and Tigris rivers.
It is an interesting read. The arguments are variably convincing, some better than others. It is gratifying that Habermehl gives due consideration to the biblical data.