National Geographic September 1903
Expedition into Texas of Fernando del Bosque, Standard- Bearer of the King, Don Carlos II, in the Year 1675. Translated from an Old, Unpublished Spanish Manuscript
A 17th- century Spaniard travels through what is now Texas, claiming land for Spain and assigning Spanish names to places he visits.
The Hardy Catalpa
Drought and fungus resistant, durable, and easily grown, the hardy catalpa tree offers value as a commercial tree, suited for railroad ties on lightly trafficked tracks and poles for telegraph or telephone lines.
The United States- -Her Mineral Resources
Unearthing a wealth of coal, iron, gold, and many other minerals, the United States mining industry evolves in safety and efficiency and boosts the country’s economic power.
Gardening in Northern Alaska
The author details the growth of plants at Point Barrow Alaska, during the months of June and July with charts indicating temperature and precipitation.
Explorations in Tibet
Sometimes passing as a lama, a Russian Buddhist spends several months in Tibet examining the lifestyle of the country.
Excavations at Abydos
Ten successive temples emerge from the sands at Abydos in Egypt, yielding samples of pottery, statuettes, and putting the big picture of Egyptian history in perspective.
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