National Geographic February 1906
Arizona and New Mexico
Arizona and New Mexico are not just arid, useless tracks of land, but rather are economically viable territories with excellent natural resources that would be valuable additions to the Union.
The Panama Canal
Construction in the Panama Canal involves experiments with foreign labor and the transportation of supplies from the United States.
As the House of Representatives prepares to vote on statehood, it considers Oklahoma’s population, territorial boundaries, and natural resources.
Transportation Methods in Alaska
Across the vast tundra of Alaska, man, dog, and machine make great efforts to transport goods within the region and to the rest of the United States.
How Much is Known of Alaska
The U. S. Geological Survey reports on the number of geographical surveys conducted in Alaska to date and indicates that half of the territory remains unsurveyed.
Winning the West
In the past 25 years, the U. S. Reclamation Service has irrigated ten million acres of western land and is now at work on the Roosevelt Dam, which will be one of the highest in the world.
The People of Morocco
To avoid the high tax on Morocco’s highways, natives seldom travel along these routes, leaving the visitor with the false impression that this is a sparsely populated country.
Progress in Surveying the United States
Great strides have been made in surveying magnetic storms and the Alaska territory.
The Isle of Pines
Now called the Isle of Youth, this island off the coast of Cuba, with its idyllic tropical climate, has excellent prospects for development.
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