National Geographic March 1961
Washington Wilderness, the North Cascades
In these tremendous mountains extending north of California’s Sierra, value is measured in alpine beauty and board feet.
Throne Above the Euphrates
Enormous stone heads and other artifacts speak to archaeologists at Nemrud Dagh, where an Anatolian king built an extensive monument to himself in the first century B. C.
We Drove Panama’s Darién Gap
For the first time, Jeeps and Land Rovers blaze a trail through jungle so thick that travelers historically detoured around it.
Guantánamo: Keystone in the Caribbean
A U. S. naval base sits strategically on Cuba’s southern shore, keeping peace and guarding approaches to the Panama Canal.
Hunting Africa’s Smallest Game
A naturalist logs 26, 000 miles on a yearlong insect safari.
The Magic Road Round Ireland
The author talks with peat cutters and crystal cutters, fishermen and farmers on his roundabout tour of the Emerald Isle.
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