National Geographic : 1920 Mar
RAW MATERIAL FOR THE GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE The mills of the Champion-International Company which make paper on which the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE isprinted arelocated in Lawrence, Mass. This picture shows great piles of pulp-wood ready for conversion into paper for THE GEOGRAPHIC. Parts ofthese wood piles are more than 50 feet high. The cars shown in the picture are on a trestle 21 feet high. The GEOGRAPHIC magazines mailed inasingle year, if laid side by side, would reach from Quito, Ecuador, across Colombia and the Caribbean, thence across theUnited States and Canada, through the North Pole, and across Siberia, China, and Siam to Bangkok. It takes 33,000 miles of wrappers tomail one year's edition. Itwould require a bookshelf more than three and a half miles long to holdall the copies of this month's issue of THEGEOGRAPHIC.