National Geographic April 2001 Back Issue

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National Geographic Magazine April 2001

National Geographic April 2001

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Flower Trade: From Field to Vase, Fresh Blooms Travel a Winding Road
Flower Trade High- tech hybrids, brand names, and the Internet invade a multibillion- dollar, world- girdling business once dominated by family farms and now coming up roses. BY VIVIENNE WALT PHOTOGRAPHS BY SISSE BRIMBERG
Gypsies: The World's Outsiders { Gypsies: The Outsiders}
Gypsies- The Outsiders Romanticized as free spirits, hounded for being different, the people who call themselves Roma fight for their place in a world where there are few welcome mats. BY PETER GODWIN PHOTOGRAPHS BY TOMASZ TOMASZEWSKI
Pharaohs of the Sun
Pharaohs of the Sun Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti ruled Egypt just long enough to transform the empire's religion, art, and architecture. Digs at Amarna yield clues to their enigmatic dynasty. BY RICK GORE PHOTOGRAPHS BY KENNETH GARRETT Map Supplemen
Harlem: Zip 10027- -Lookin' Good! { ZipUSA: 10027: Lookin' Good in Harlem; ZipUSA: Harlem, New York}
ZipUSA: Harlem, New York Long a mecca for African Americans and foreign tourists, Harlem hits a high note as yuppies and developers sing its praises. Residents are a bit worried. BY CHARLES E. COBB, JR. PHOTOGRAPHS BY DAVID ALAN HARVEY
Pursuing the Minke: The Most Abundant Baleen Whale is Still a Mystery to Science- -and a Target for Whalers
Pursuing the Minke With a million of these sleek, fast- breeding creatures in the seas, whaling nations, led by Norway and Japan, urge an end to the 15- year- old ban on all commercial whaling. BY DOUGLAS H. CHADWICK PHOTOGRAPHS BY FLIP NICKLIN
Columbia River: Forever Dammed? { A River Dammed}
A River Dammed Columbia River salmon are in decline despite heroic measures to sustain them, and Pacific Northwesterners search their souls: Should some dams be dismantled to save the fish? BY FEN MONTAIGNE PHOTOGRAPHS BY JIM RICHARDSON

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THE EGYPTIANS(20 1/4 x 31 1/4 inches)
Included: Painting of the Amun- Re temple complex at Karnak, the temple of the goddess Mut outside the main precinct, and the distant temple of Luxor; the temple complex is shown during the Opet festival, an annual event when statues of the god Amun- Re,
ANCIENT EGYPT(31 1/4 x 20 1/4 inches)
Included: Map with historical notes, illustrated with photos of selected monuments, and indicating archaeological sites; eye of Horus from Tutankhamun' s tomb. ; Also included: Inset maps summarizing Egyptian history from 4500 to 1075 B. C. ; illustrated

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