National Geographic May 1900
The Growth of Russia
Russia, more than any other nation, is the product of its geographical environment. Isolation from Europe by distance, language, and race has determined the political and religious ideas of the Russian people.
Influence of Geographical Conditions on Military Operations in South Africa
The character of terrain has always been an important factor in military operations. A military analysis of South African geography makes possible a more complete understanding of hostilities between the British and the Boer republics.
Ice Cliffs on White River, Yukon Territory
In the interest of correct geographic information, the authors point out that the ice cliffs mentioned in the March 1900 issue were misconstrued. The permanently frozen silt through which the river cuts was apparently mistaken for beds of ice.
Frank Hamilton Cushing
Mr. Cushing passed away in Washington, D. C. , on April 10, 1900. He was an expert on the ancient civilizations and Zuni Indians of the American Southwest.
The Cuban Census
The results of the Cuban census present information on the racial composition, family structures, and educational level of the Cuban population.
A German Route to India
Because of an alliance with the sultan of Turkey, German commercial influence is on the rise in Asia Minor. A railroad may soon connect Berlin directly to the Persian Gulf, a prospect which elicits the interest of Russia and Great Britain.
Apperception in Geography
This method of teaching geography relies heavily upon direct observation of geographical subject matter in the student’s neighborhood.
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