National Geographic February 1922
Costa Rica, Land of the Banana
The banana trade – – created by an American fruit company that has a monopoly here – – has become this tropical nation’s most lucrative industry.
The Haunts of the Caribbean Corsairs: The West Indies a Geographic Background for the Most Adventurous Episodes in the History of the Western Hemisphere
Pirates left their mark around the Caribbean islands and mainland.
The Foremost Intellectual Achievement of Ancient America: The Hieroglyphic Inscriptions on the Monuments in the Ruined Cities of Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras Are Yielding the Secrets of the Maya Civilization
The writing system of the Maya is examined in detail.
Volcano- Girded Salvador: A Prosperous Central American State with the Densest Rural Population in the Western World
The fertile decomposed lava that nourishes the soil of El Salvador sustains a rich crop of coffee, medicinal balsam, indigo, and sugar.
The Jungles of Panama
The author introduces his young son to a remarkable rain forest and recommends that a biological research station be set up to study the plants and animals that live there.
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