National Geographic July 1903
Big Things of the West
Many of the largest trees, fish, and produce in the United States, including strawberries so large that three or four would fill a plate, flourish in California.
A Suggested Field for Exploration
To gain insight into forces that shaped the Earth, the National Geographic Society suggests an effort to study an entire belt of volcanoes across Central America and the Caribbean.
Paul Du Chaillu
The Society eulogizes a scientist, explorer, and writer who studied native cultures and collected specimens of animal species in equatorial Africa.
The United States: Its Soils and Their Products
The future soil fertility will increase, not diminish, states a U. S. Department of Agriculture chemist, citing auspicious agricultural statistics to support America’s ability to feed its people.
International Geographic Congress
Geographic Notes includes a photograph of one of Alexander Graham Bell’s tetrahedral kites, along with notes on summer geology and geography programs at Cornell University and the upcoming rescue mission to find a Swedish South Polar expedition.
The Weather Bureau and the Recent Floods
The River and Flood Service proves its worth in providing warnings and orchestrating welfare programs for people in areas affected by the Mississippi River floods of 1903.
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