National Geographic August 1940
Britain Just Before the Storm: A Canadian Canoe Threads Old English Waterways Athrob with the Midlands’ Industrial Life
Paddling across England, a Canadian man canoes 250 miles of Britain’s canal system, exploring the heather- covered hillsides and green valleys between London and Liverpool.
Man’s Closest Counterparts: Heavyweight of Monkeydom Is the Old Man Gorilla, by Far the Largest of the Four Great Apes
The director of the National Zoo in Washington, D. C. , describes the behavior and habitat of gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans, and gibbons.
Wanderers Awheel in Malta: British Stronghol Has Been a Steppingstone of Conquest Since Phoenicians Cruised the Mediterranean and St. Paul Was Shipwrecked There
Stopping on the three islands of Malta on a round- the- world cycling journey, two Americans describe the cathedrals, catacombs, and religious citizens of the islands, which are now a British naval base in the Mediterranean.
West Virginia: Treasure Chest of Industry
Beneath West Virginia’s scenic mountains and apple orchards lie great amounts of coal, oil, and natural gas.
Charm Spots Along England’s Harassed Coast
Now ensnared in the Second World War, England’s coast, highlighted in this photo- essay, braces itself for bombings.
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