National Geographic January 1955
Air Age Brings Life to Canton Island: Planes Spanning the South Pacific Transform an Uninhabited Mid- ocean Coral Reef into a Busy Base
Planes spanning the South Pacific provide American and British residents with many of the comforts of home on Canton ( Kanton) , a remote mid- ocean stopover, first inhabited in 1937 by astronomers tracking a solar eclipse.
At Home in the High Andes: Village Life in Peru’s Mountainous Back Country Has Its Ups and Downs, Including Blood Sacrifices and Bewitched Scientists
Village life has its ups and downs, including blood sacrifices and sacred rituals, among the Aymara, near Lake Titicaca in the mountains of Peru.
A Naturalist in Penguin Land: Braving Stormy Seas in a Converted Lifeboat, a Briton Studies the Strange Wildlife of Lonely South Georgia Island
Braving stormy seas in a converted lifeboat, a Briton studies the wildlife of lonely South Georgia Island.
South Seas’ Incredible Land Divers: New Hebrides Islanders Prove Their Manhood by Leaping Headfirst to Earth from a 65- foot Jungle Tower
New Hebrides ( Vanuatu) islanders, prove their manhood by leaping headfirst to Earth from a 65- foot jungle tower.
Cruising Florida’s Western Waterways: Four Men in a Houseboat Explore a Labyrinth of Jungle- girt, Spring- fed Streams Emptying into the Gulf of Mexico
Four men in a houseboat explore a labyrinth of spring- fed streams that empty into the Gulf of Mexico.
Sicily the Three- Cornered: On the Mediterranean’s Biggest Island, Crucible of Many Cultures, Men Grow Citrus, Mine Sulphur, and Patiently Fish the Sea
On the Mediterranean’s biggest island, crucible of many cultures, men grow citrus, mine sulphur, and patiently fish the sea.
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