National Geographic December 1906
Latin America and Colombia
North Americans are encouraged to increase their awareness of Latin American issues by becoming acquainted with the history and language of their southerly neighbors.
Prosperous Porto Rico
Economic, educational, and medical progress are turning Puerto Rico into the star of the Caribbean.
Highest Camps and Climbs
Despite steep ice slopes and a fierce avalanche, recent Himalayan expeditions allowed mountaineers to establish the two highest camps in the region and to make the highest climb ever.
Drainage of Wet Lands
Without complete topographic maps, the drainage of wetlands, such as Dismal Swamp and the Florida Everglades, will not be successful.
The Greatest Hunt in the World
The king of Siam ( Thailand) leads a week- long hunt for wild elephants. This is the first of a series of six articles that will describe the wonders of the East.
Present Conditions in China
Changes in China abound, including a new educational system, the introduction of the cigarette, opium reform efforts, the publication of a women’s newspaper, and revisions to a 2, 000- year- old code of justice.
The Wellman Polar Expedition
As he continues his Arctic preparations, Walter Wellman is convinced that a dirigible airship is the surest form of transportation to reach the North Pole.
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