National Geographic December 1908
Some Ruined Cities of Asia Minor
Phantoms of past civilizations inhabit the great ancient ruins scattered throughout Asia Minor, in the abodes of the Greeks and Turks.
An American South Polar Expedition
Commander Robert E. Peary declares his intention to organize and promote a national American Antarctic expedition, though he will not accompany the expedition into the field.
Our Neglected Southern Coast
From the Chesapeake Bay to Florida, America’s Atlantic coast is a stretch of wildlife- rich tidal estuaries and historic settlements of the Old South.
Scenes from the Land Where Everybody Dresses in White
A Christian missionary submits photographs of home life in Korea.
The Production of Whalebone
Whalebone is used by whales to filter edible mollusks from seawater, and by humans to make corsets and clothes brushes.
In Quaint Curious Croatia
The author finds turbulent Croatia an outstanding field for tourism, filled with markets and a colorful people striving for their independence.
The Late Daniel C. Gilman
Dr. Gilman was one of the earliest members of the National Geographic Society, as well as the president of the University of California, Johns Hopkins University, and the Carnegie Institution.
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