National Geographic August 1928
A Woman’s Winter on Spitsbergen
A young American opts to spend the winter with her husband on an Arctic archipelago north of Norway, where winter lingers and messages from home are a long time coming.
Archeology, the Mirror of the Ages: Our Debt to the Humble Delvers in the Ruins at Carchemish and at Ur
Giving credit where it’s due, the director of an expedition to Mesopotamia acknowledges the importance of the native workers who do the digging and shares anecdotes about them.
The Balearics, Island Sisters of the Mediterranean
A lively combination of cultures exists within this cluster of islands off the coast of Spain, where English, Dutch, Spanish, and even Arabic influences mingle.
Nature and Man in Ethiopia
Carrying a letter from the prince regent to help gain safe passage, members of a scientific expedition through Ethiopia examine diverse flora and fauna and experience local culture.
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