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  • January 1982

    The Amazing Frog- Eating Bat
    Armed with tape recorders and cameras, zoologist Merlin D. Tuttle discovers that a frog's love song can sound like a dinner bell to hungry bats on Barro Colorado Island in Panama.
    Two Berlins- -A Generation Apart
    Thirty- six years after partition, historic Berlin seems permanently severed, with separate cities presenting - - across the Wall - - sharp contrasts in wealth, license, and ambition. Priit J. Vesilind and photographer Cotton Coulson visit both.
    New Clues to Virginia's Lost Settlement { New Clues to an Old Mystery}
    Global detective work, aided by NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC readers, helps archaeologist Ivor Noel Hume reconstruct the history of colonial Virginia's Wolstenholme Towne. Photographs by Ira Block and paintings by Richard Schlecht.
    Kenya's Pokot Tribe { The Threatened Ways of Kenya's Pokot People}
    Anthropologist Elizabeth L. Meyerhoff lived for six years among Pokot farmers and herders of western Kenya. She and photographer Murray Roberts record their vanishing costumes and traditional rituals.
    Taiwan Confronts a New Era { Taiwan}
    Resilient, dynamic, and authoritarian, Taiwan - - home of the derecognized Republic of China - - continues its economic success story as it tests the shifting political winds. By Noel Grove, with photographs by John Chao.

    6 in stock

  • February 1982

    Treasure From the Ghost Galleon: [ Santa Margarita]
    Veteran salvor Mel Fisher pursues his search for sunken treasure off Florida's Marquesas Keys. Despite legal battles and personal losses, he finds the Santa Margarita, a golden galleon whose total value may reach 20 million dollars. Text by Eugene Lyon;
    The Nectar Connection { Hummingbirds: The Nectar Connection}
    Hummingbirds make a beeline for flowers that offer a sweet reward with a liberal dusting of pollen. Biologist Paul W. Ewald and photographer Robert A. Tyrrell show how bird and blossom exchange flowers.
    Nomads of China's West
    Journeying to China's remote Qinghai Province to climb 20, 610- foot Anyemaqen, Galen Rowell and photographer Harold A. Knutson also visit the fiercely independent Golog people.
    Egypt's Desert of Promise
    Underground water may seem someday green half a million acres of the Western Desert, driest part of the Sahara. Geologist Farouk El- Baz and photographer George Gerster report on the strategic wasteland between Libya and the Nile.
    Napoleon
    John J. Putnam retraces the life and campaigns of the brilliant opportunist who made all Europe tremble as he lifted France to unprecedented power and glory - - only to die in lonely, bitter exile. Photographs by Gordon W. Gahan.
    Palau's Strange Salt Lakes { Strange World of Palau's Salt Lakes}
    Mystifying oceans- in- miniature lure marine biologist William M. Hamner and photographer David Doubilet to this Pacific archipelago.

    4 in stock

  • March 1982

    Quebec's Northern Dynamo
    A far- flung network of dams and hydroelectric plants is harnessing subarctic Canadian rivers for new power for industries and cities. Text by Larry Kohl, photographs by Ottmar Bierwagen.
    Henry Hudson's Changing Bay
    The 20th century brings technology and political clout to a handful of Inuit villages trying to balance old ways and new in the isolated wilderness around Hudson Bay. By Bill Richards, with photographs by David Hiser.
    The Two Souls of Peru
    Indian and Spanish heritages mold a nation of sharp geographic and social contrasts, where a new government makes a fresh start. Harvey Arden reports, with photographs by William Albert Allard.
    Santa Fe: Still the Goal at the End of the Trail { Santa Fe- -Still Trail's End; Santa Fe: Goal at the End of the Trail}
    William S. Ellis finds artists, tourists, and deserters from drudgery seeking modern haven in the oldest capital city in the United States. Photographs by Gordon W. Gahan and Otis Imboden.
    Sudan: Crucible of Cultures { Sudan: Arab- African Giant}
    Ranging across Africa's largest nation, author- photographer Robert Caputo visits diverse peoples of a country struggling for unity a decade after the end of a 17- year civil war between African south and Arabic north.

    13 in stock

  • April 1982

    Across the Pacific by Balloon { The Flight of [ Double Eagle V] ; First Across the Pacific: The Flight of [ Double Eagle V] }
    Despite the burden of tons of ice, a gigantic balloon successfully crosses the world's largest ocean. Ben L. Abruzzo, captain on the historic passage, describes the hazardous ups and downs of the flight.
    The Civilizing River Seine { The Civilizing Seine}
    Journeying along the River Seine and through 2, 500 years of French history, Charles McCarry and David L. Arnold follow this stream of legend and love from its source in the hills of Burgundy to its end in the English Channel.
    Eternal Sinai
    Uprooted settlements and disrupted lives mark the final stages of Israel's return to Egypt of a land captured in the six- day Arab- Israeli war of 1967. Harvey Arden reports on this biblical great and terrible wilderness. Photographs by David Doubilet;
    New Light on Humpback Whales { New Light on the Singing Whales}
    Courtship seems to move male humpbacks to song, and their music reveals broader migrations than had been thought. Zoologist Roger Payne sets the stage for remarkable photographs by Flip Nicklin.
    Home to the Heart of Kentucky
    Nadine Brewer returns to the land of her childhood and finds some timeless ways and values persisting amid growing towns and a prospering countryside. Photographs by William Strode.

    6 in stock

  • May 1982

    Birds That Walk on Water { Western Grebes: The Birds That Walk on Water}
    Western grebes perform elaborate courtship rituals and communicate in ways just now being understood. Dr. Gary L. Nuechterlein tells of his seven- year study of these intriguing marsh dwellers.
    The Temples of Angkor { Will They Survive? }
    A GEOGRAPHIC team visits Kampuchea's fabulous ruins, rarely seen by Westerners in years. Wilbur E. Garrett introduces a closeup look at Angkor's. ..
    The Temples of Angkor { Ancient Glory in Stone}
    War and neglect have again swept across some of humanity's most magnificent expressions of faith, yet the temples of the Khmer endure, reports Peter T. White. Photographs by Wilbur E. Garrett.
    Perth- -Fair Winds and Full Sails
    Isolated from the rest of the continent, the capital of Western Australia has burgeoned and prospered through a can- do spirit of independence. By Thomas J. Abercrombie, with photographs by Cary Wolinsky.
    Kampuchea Wakens From a Nightmare
    The nation once known as Cambodia reels from war and genocide that claimed perhaps a third of the population. Peter T. White finds a country, occupied now by Vietnamese troops, striving to regain a semblance of normalcy. With photographs by David Alan; H
    The Incredible Potato
    Throughout history the noble but humble spud has often been misunderstood, occasionally maligned. Robert E. Rhoades comes to the defense of this versatile vegetable. Photographs by Martin Rogers.

    10 in stock

  • June 1982

    The Astonishing Armadillo
    The little armored one - - a bizarre and rather endearing creature - - has become a key element in leprosy research conducted by author Eleanor E. Storrs and others. Photographs by Bianca Lavies.
    Toledo- -El Greco's Spain Lives On
    The city that inspired some of Europe's most memorable paintings remains a mysterious and haunting blend of Latin, Arab, and Jewish influences. By Louise E. Levathes and photographer James P. Blair, with a special portfolio - - The Genius of El Greco -
    A Paradise Called the Palouse
    Steep rolling hills of deep rich soil produce bumper harvests in this Northwest region also blessed with neighborly people. Barbara Austin and Phil Schofield reveal its history and beauty.
    Preserving a Mountain Heritage
    Sir Edmund Hillary, first to conquer Mount Everest, describes how the government of his native New Zealand worked with authorities in Nepal to create a park at the top of the world.
    The Genius of El Greco
    The paintings of El Greco became an inspiration for many modern artists. The director of the National Gallery of Art in Washington D. C. explains why the long misunderstood, 16th- century artist is recognized for his unique brilliance.
    Mount Everest National Park { Park at the Top of the World}
    Mountaineer Rick Ridgeway and photographer Nicholas deVore III find six- year- old Sagarmatha ( Mount Everest) National Park burdened by ever increasing numbers of visitors who come to trek its 480 square miles of Himalayan heights.
    Namibia: Nearly a Nation?
    The conundrum of Namibia, a country struggling to find its way to independence, sent Bryan Hodgson and Jim Brandenburg crisscrossing this corner of southwestern Africa. They discovered a land harsh in environment and politics, yet rich in diversity, wil;

    8 in stock

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