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Discoveries in geography

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This site, updated daily, provides highlights from the Society's three print magazines: National Geographic, World, and Traveler. Also included: the Map Machine, which provides political and physical maps of the world; Flashback, which allows the viewer to see photographs and maps from the NGS archives; and Gold Mine, an archive of questions and answers from NGS members and others. Users may also...
Passages: A Treasure Trove of North American Exploration

Based on the Rare Book Collection of the National Library of Canada, this Web exhibition presents accounts of European voyages and explorations to North America, from Columbus's Atlantic crossing in 1492 to the famous trip through the Northwest Passage by Roald Amundsen in 1905. Proceeding through the exhibition using Chronological Navigation allows users to browse summaries that include links to...
Overheard at National Geographic

Readers interested in getting an inside peek into the research behind some of National Geographic's explorations may enjoy their podcast Overheard. Launched in June 2019 and currently in its second season, this podcast features engaging stories from "the explorers, photographers and scientists at the edges of our big, bizarre, and beautiful world." For example, in "Cave of the Jaguar God,"...