Down the Danube by Canoe
Nine college students from Dartmouth paddle the length of the European river from Ulm, Germany, to its delta on the Black Sea. They report on eight countries, six under communist rule.
Home to Arran, Scotland’s Magic Isle
A royal hunting preserve turned summer retreat, the little island surrounded by the Firth of Clyde and Kilbrannon Sound displays its whitewashed villages and crystal springs to the author’s family.
Canada’s Mount Kennedy: I. The Discovery
Leader of the National Geographic Society’s Yukon Expedition of 1935 recounts his discovery of a previously unknown peak, recently named by Canada for the late U. S. President John F. Kennedy.
Canada’s Mount Kennedy: II. A Peak Worthy of the President
The brother of John F. Kennedy joins the advance party of a joint expedition by Boston’s Museum of Science, the National Geographic Society, and the Canadian government to map in detail a mountain discovered in 1935. Canada recently named the peak in th
Canada’s Mount Kennedy: III. The First Ascent
The first American to summit Mount Everest braves snow storms and thin air to complete the first ascent of one of North America’s highest unclimbed mountains.
Costa Rica, Free of the Volcano’s Veil
A son of missionaries reports on the history, economy, and archaeology of this Central American republic and the after effects of the eruption of Irazu, near the capital of San Jose.
First Lady of the National Geographic
Elsie May Bell Grosvenor contributed to the Society’s accomplishments as granddaughter, daughter, wife, and mother of Society Presidents. A tribute from her husband, Editor of the Magazine from 1899 to 1954.
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