National Geographic December 1900
Geography at the British Association
Explorers and scientists hold court at a meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, where geography holds a much more conspicuous place than in the association’s American counterpart.
Decisions of the U. S. Board on Geographic Names
The 86th meeting of the U. S. Board on Geographic Names produces dozens of decisions regarding geographic nomenclature.
Some Significant Facts Concerning the Foreign Trade of Great Britain
The author lists ten interesting facts about the state of Great Britain’s foreign trade.
The Wyoming Fossil Fields Expedition of July, 1899
A large- scale expedition to study geology and collect fossils in Wyoming is recruited from museums and universities across America. About one hundred men spent the summer researching in the Rocky Mountains.
Gold in the Philippines
The author notes the prevalence of gold in the Philippines and the inadequacies of native and Spanish mining operations, which have largely failed to harvest this mineral wealth.
The Teaching of Physical Geography in Elementary Schools
The author plans a course of study that incorporates physical geography into a larger curriculum that first teaches consequences and then examines their causes.
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