National Geographic August 2002


Proboscis Monkeys: Smelling Trouble { Borneo’s Proboscis Monkeys Smell Trouble}
Proboscis Monkeys Borneo’s flamboyant primates are famous for having big noses. What you might not know about them is they’ re graceful, they can swim, and they’ re in trouble. ARTICLE AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY TIM LAMAN
Mount Fuji: Sacred Summit { Fuji: Japan’s Sacred Summit ( Except When It’s Not) }
Mount Fuji Japan’s famous peak is: A) a serious volcano, B) the spiritual epicenter of a nation, or C) a tourism engine whose image is plastered on countless consumer goods. Answer: all of the above. BY TRACY DAHLBY PHOTOGRAPHS BY KAREN KASMAUSKI
[ Henrietta Marie] : Slave- Ship Wreck { Last Voyage of the Slave Ship [ Henrietta Marie] }
Henrietta Marie The oldest slave ship ever excavated, wrecked off Florida in 1700, is yielding a multitude of artifacts- and blood- curdling history. BY JENNIFER STEINBERG PHOTOGRAPHS BY COURTNEY PLATT
Russian Smokejumpers: Into the Fire { Russian Smokejumpers}
Russian Smokejumpers Talk about tough: These guys throw themselves out of 50- year- old aircraft into burning Siberian forests. BY GLENN HODGES PHOTOGRAPHS BY MARK THIESSEN
Bahia: Where Brazil Was Born { Where Brazil Was Born: Bahia}
Bahia An African rhythm drives this Brazilian coastal state, home to descendants of the first slaves brought to the New World. BY CHARLES E. COBB, ] R. PHOTOGRAPHS BY DAVID ALAN HARVEY
ZipUSA: 03246: Bear Island, NH { ZipUSA: 03246: The Girls of Summer; ZipUSA: Bear Island, New Hampshire}
ZipUSA: 03246 On Bear Island, New Hampshire, boys have fleas and girls wear bras on their heads. It must be summer camp! BY CATHY NEWMAN PHOTOGRAPHS BY PENNY DE LOS SANTOS

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