National Geographic October 1959
What We’ ve Accomplished in Antarctica
Four years and 250 million dollars’ worth of intensive scientific study is reviewed.
Cape Canaveral’s 6, 000- mile Shooting Gallery
Test missiles launched into space from Florida travel a quarter of the globe, monitored all the way by high- tech tracking stations.
Unsung Beauties of Hawaii’s Coral Reefs
Working on an island- turned- laboratory, the author studies the underwater world of the nudibranch, or sea slug.
Amalfi, Italy’s Divine Coast
Luis Marden takes a motor tour along this coastline famed for spectacular sea views and charming garden- filled villages.
The Swans of Abbotsbury
Begun by a Benedictine monastery nine centuries ago, the oldest swannery in England boasts some 700 mute swans.
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