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National Geographic January 1903101.jpg (124629 bytes) National Geographic - January 1903, Vol. 14, No. 1
The U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Superintendent O.H. Tittmann reviews the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey's 70 years of activities , including deep - sea soundings , topographic mapping , and magnetism studies .
 Jade
Known as yu or the gem , to the Chinese , jade stands out as a material in making temple gongs , inscribed tablets , and jewelry .
 Some Notes on Venezuela
Geographic Notes includes information on topics such as the establishment of the Loubat prizes at Columbia University and the opening of the Nile River's reservoir and dam .
 An Introduction to Physical Geography
A review of a recently published book yields a plain but fascinating description of the present and past facts of the Earth and explains natural wonders to amateur scientists and schoolchildren alike .
 Dr Sven Hedin
A native of Stockholm , Sweden , the well - traveled Dr . Sven Hedin , completes his expedition across Asia and records his experience in a new book , Through Asia .
 Peary on the North Pole
Comdr . Robert E . Peary suggests that starting from a strategic location in Grinnell Land in early spring increases the chances of a successful trek to the North Pole .
 Plan for Climbing Mt . McKinley
Two staff members of the U.S. Geological Survey propose an ascension of Mount McKinley via the northwestern slope .
 What the United States Government Does to Promote Agriculture
From the inspection of meat to the introduction of tea plants and the preservation of land , the Department of Agriculture's careful work pays for itself in increased crop yields and higher profits .
 Is Germany the Cause of Denmark's Refusal to Sell Her West Indies.
Testing the Currents of Lake Erie.

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National Geographic - February 1903, Vol. 14, No. 2
The Great Turk and His Lost Provinces Once under sway of the Turkish sultan , the Balkan countries of Bosnia , Bulgaria , Macedonia , and Serbia prosper and make their way as separate entities . All but Bosnia simmer with political tension that could erupt at any time .
The Work of the U.S. Hydrographic Office
Founded to produce accurate and cheap nautical charts , sailing directions , navigators , and manuals of instruction , the U.S. Hydrographic Office creates charts , sailing directions , and a variety of aids to navigation used by both American and inter
 Why Great Salt Lake Has Fallen
A shortage of rainfall leaves the Great Salt Lake several feet shallower than normal , but a U.S. Weather Bureau director maintains that the arrival of the next wet cycle will resuscitate the lake , whether one year or fifty years in the future .
American Claims in the Antarctic
 Reclamation of Arid Land in California
 Alaskan Boundary Dispute
 Timber Lines
 Decisions of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names
Geographic Notes includes information on the reclamation of Arid Land in California and the Alaskan boundary dispute , among other topics .
 PILOT CHART OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
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National Geographic - March 1903, Vol. 14, No. 3
Canadian Boundary, Unimak Island, Alaska Territory, Canadian Forests, Antarctic Region, Cuba, Volcanic Action.
 - The Canadian Boundary
 - Mountains of Unimak Island, Alaska
 - Opening of the Alaskan Territory
 - The Forests of Cuba
 - Theories of Volcanic Action
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Alaska Reindeer, Raleigh Rock, Hehequen (Sisal Hemp from Yucatan), Soufriere St Vincent Volcano.
 - Reindeer in Alaska
 - Raleigh Rock
 - Henequen, The Yucatan Fiber
 - The Eruption of the Soufriere of St Vincent
 - Explorations Among the Wrangell Mountains, Alaska
 - Scottish Antarctic Expedition
 - The Survey of the Grand Canyon
 - Geography in the University of Chicago
 - The Ascent of Mount Everest
 - Irrigation Plans in Five States
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" The United States - -Land and Waters "
The U.S. owes much of its prosperity to an endowment of favorable geographic conditions , such as a diverse climate , natural harbors , fertile plains , and mineral - rich mountains .
The Conquest of Bubonic Plague in the Philippines
A campaign to seek and destroy plague - ridden rats and encourage sanitation among the people succeeds in banishing bubonic plague from the Philippine Islands.
Improvements in the City of Manila
Public works projects in and around Manila include playgrounds , baseball fields , cricket grounds , and expanded botanical gardens .
American Development of the Philippines
Congress has appropriated three million dollars to alleviate the distress of famine caused by political disturbances , animal disease , and the human devastation of cholera .
 Benguet - -The Garden of the Philippines
About the size of Rhode Island , the province of Benguet boasts a climate conducive to tropical , subtropical , and temperate plant life .
The British South Polar Expedition
Under the leadership of Captain Scott , a British team aiming for the South Pole reaches closer than any other expedition to date .
The New Trans - Canada Railway
Expedition to Turkestan


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Tetrahedral Kites, Ziegler Polar Expedition, Alaska Explorations, Alaska Gold.
 - The Tetrahedral Principle in Kite Structure
 - Appendix of Seventy Illustrations of Kites and Structures Used by Alexander Graham Bell
 - Mr. Ziegler and the National Geographic Society
 - Explorations in Alaska, 1903
 - Gold Discoveries in Alaska
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National Geographic - July 1903, Vol. 14, No. 7
 

 

The United States : Its Soils and Their Products
The future soil fertility will increase , not diminish , states a U.S. Department of Agriculture chemist , citing auspicious agricultural statistics to support America's ability to feed its people .
 Big Things of the West
Many of the largest trees , fish , and produce in the United States , including strawberries so large that three or four would fill a plate , flourish in California .
 Paul Du Chaillu
The Society eulogizes a scientist , explorer , and writer who studied native cultures and collected specimens of animal species in equatorial Africa .
 The Weather Bureau and the Recent Floods
The River and Flood Service proves its worth in providing warnings and orchestrating welfare programs for people in areas affected by the Mississippi River floods of 1903 .
 A Suggested Field for Exploration
To gain insight into forces that shaped the Earth , the National Geographic Society suggests an effort to study an entire belt of volcanoes across Central America and the Caribbean .
 International Geographic Congress
Geographic Notes includes a photograph of one of Alexander Graham Bell's tetrahedral kites , along with notes on summer geology and geography programs at Cornell University and the upcoming rescue mission to find a Swedish South Polar expedition .
 Norwegian Expedition to the Magnetic North Pole by Roald Amunds
 The Tetrahedral Kite
 German South Polar Expedition.

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National Geographic - August 1903, Vol. 14, No. 8
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The United States : Her Industries
The chief of the bureau of statistics of the Department of Commerce and Labor shares statistical evidence of the United States' rapid rise to industrial power over the past country .
 The Introduction of the Mango
Tempting American palates with a new fruit choice , the U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to study growing mangoes in Puerto Rico for import to the United States .
 Rainfall and the Level of Lake Erie
Weather Bureau observations in the Lake Erie region suggests a connection between the level of the lake and the amount of rainfall in the region .
Letter of appreciation to Commander Robert E . Peary , signed b
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National Geographic - September 1903, Vol. 14, No. 9
US Mineral Resources, Fernando del Bosque Texas Expedition, Catalpa Tree, Tibet, Alaska Gardening, Abydos.
 - The United States: Her Mineral Resources
 - Expedition into Texas of Fernando del Bosque (Translated from an Old Unpublished Spanish Manuscript)
 - The Hardy Catalpa
 - Explorations in Tibet
 - Gardening in Northern Alaska
 - Excavations at Abydos
 - Foreign Commerce of the United States in 1903
 - White Population of the Chief British Colonies
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National Geographic - October 1903, Vol. 14, No. 10
Insanity in US, Peary North Polar Expedition,  Forestry & US Lumber, Aleutian Bird Eggs, Mammoth Skull, Philippine Census.
 - The Geographical Distribution of Insanity in the United States
 - Peary and the North Pole
 - The Influence of Forestry Upon the Lumber Industry of the United States
 - Guillemot Eggs
 - Skull of the Imperial Mammoth
 - Philippine Census
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National Geographic - November 1903, Vol. 14, No. 11
Wrangell Mountains, Central American Rubber Plantations, Ziegler Polar Expedition, Philippine Mining, Himalaya Ascents, Mont Pelee Volcano, Richard Urquhart Goode.
 - Panorama of the Wrangell Mountains
 - The Wrangell Mountains, Alaska
 - Rubber Plantations in Mexico and Central America
 - The Ziegler Polar Expedition
 - The Work of the Mining Bureau of the Philippine Islands
 - Record Ascents in the Himalayas
 - The New Cone of Mont Pelee
 - Richard Urquhart Goode
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National Geographic - December 1903, Vol. 14, No. 12
The Value of Arctic Exploration
In pursuit of the last great geographical prize , Commander Peary outlines his planned route to the North Pole - - by steamer to Cape Joseph Henry , then a sledging dash to the finish .
 Surveying the Philippine Islands
Joint efforts between the United States and the local government result in a flood of scientific activity , including tidal observations and topographic surveys for revised charts and sailing directions .
 Muir Glacier
The ice - clogged Muir Inlet , possibly the result of a September 1899 earthquake , prevents tourists from getting close to the popular glacier .
 The Grape - Growing Industry in the United States
The nation's grape crop reaches an annual yield of nearly 750 , 000 tons to be consumed as table grapes , raisins , or wine .
 Precious Stones
Though the United States itself yields few precious stones , American gem cutters have developed the most efficient diamond - cutting methods in use today .
 Notes on Panama and Colombia
The Republic of Panama and its more populous neighbor , Colombia , share a Spanish cultural influence and have several products in common , such as coffee and rubber .
 The U.S. Signal Corps
Linking Alaska to the United States with 1 , 740 miles of wire , the U.S. Signal Corps braves rough roads and bad weather to install this initial telegraph system .INDEX to Vol. XIV

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