National Geographic November 1900
The Manila Observatory
The Manila Observatory has a long history of accurate storm forecasting and the issuance of typhoon warnings, which are vitally important to the governments of continental Asia and Japan.
The Samoan Islands
With the disposition of the Samoan Islands the U. S. government has acquired an important South Pacific foothold and incurred a responsibility to establish a just system of government.
The Limited Water Supply of the Arid Region
The arid regions of the American West pose various water- related problems, including meager rainfall and limited locations suitable for reservoir construction.
Africa the Largest Game Preserve in the World
European colonies in Africa have formed an association with jurisdiction over the largest game preserve in the world, in an attempt to save many species headed toward extinction.
Hurricanes on the Coast of Texas
The catastrophe of the Galveston hurricane reminds the author of a similar tragedy, an 1875 hurricane that caused the deaths of one- fifth of the population of Indianola, Texas.
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