National Geographic May 2002 Back Issue

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National Geographic Magazine May 2002

National Geographic May 2002

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Catfish Hunters: Guyana River Expedition { Catfish Hunters}
Catfish Hunters Scientists surveying Guyana's rivers find fish species healthy for now, but waters run brown from mining. BY FEN MONTAIGNE PHOTOGRAPHS BY RANDY OLSON
Italy's Po River { Po: River of Pain and Plenty}
Italy's Po River Punished for centuries by destructive floods, northern Italians stubbornly embrace their nation's longest river, which nurtures rice fields, vineyards, fisheries- and legends. BY ERLA ZWINGLE PHOTOGRAPHS BY WILLIAM ALBERT ALLARD
Moths: In the Limelight { Uncommon Vision}
Uncommon Vision Captivated by the beauty of moths, an artist uses digital scans to transform backyard fliers into fine art. BY LYNNE WARREN IMAGES BY JOSEPH SCHEER
ZipUSA: Chicago's L { ZipUSA: 60614: Life by the Tracks; ZipUSA: Chicago, Illinois}
ZipUSA: 60614 When Chicago's elevated trains rattle the win- dows, Lincoln Park neighbors just smile at each other, wave to the commuters, and return to their flower boxes and upscale cafes. BY SHANE DuBOW PHOTOGRAPHS BY NINA BERMAN
Challenges for Humanity { Food}
FOOD: How Safe? How Altered? Mishandling products in the U. S. food supply- among the safest in the world- can make eating downright unhealthy. In our continuing Challenges for Humanity series, we also explore genetic engineering of food. Want disease- f
The Race to Save Inca Mummies { Inca Rescue}
Inca Rescue Racing against developers, archaeologists save a treasure: Peru's largest cache of mummies from a single time period along with weapons, ceramics, and elegant textiles. BY GUILLERMO A. COCK PHOTOGRAPHS BY IRA BLOCK MAP SUPPLEMENT: THE INCA

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THE INCA: MACHU PICCHU SALUTES THE SUN(20 1/4 x 31 1/4 inches)
Included: Painting of Machu Picchu, one of a series of royal estates in the Urubamba Valley showing the narrow south gate, workers in the terraced fields, a warehouse, a sacred plaza near the Intiwatana ( the city' s highest point) , canal and one of 16
THE INCA: AN EMPIRE AND ITS ANCESTORS(31 1/4 x 20 1/4 inches)
Included: Main map shows empire at greatest extent with Inca roads, routes of the conquistadores, battles, ceremonial centers, ethnic groups; inset maps trace early Andean cultures, early empire builders, the rise of new empires, and an archaeological gu

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