National Geographic : 1900 Jan
THE 1Rational Oeograpbic ftaga3ine AN ILLUSTRATED MONTHLY Editor: JOHN HYDE, Statisticianof the U. S . Departmentof Agriculture GENERAL A. W. GREELY, Chief Signal Officer, U. S. Army W J McGEE, Ethnologist in Charge, Bureau of American Ethnology HENRY GANNETT, Chief Geographer,U. S . Geological Survey C. HART MERRIAM, Chief of the BiologicalSurvey, U. S. Department of Agriculture DAVID J. HILL, Assistant Secretary of State ELIZA RUHAMAH' SCIDMORE, Author of "Java, the Garden of the East," etc. ate Editors MARCUS BAKER, U. S . Geological Survey WILLIS L. MOORE, Chiefof the Weather Bureau, U. S. Department of Agricultu e H. S. PRITCHETT, Superintendent of the U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey O. P. AUSTIN, Chief of the Bureau of Statistics, U. S. Treasury Department CHARLES H. ALLEN, Assistant Secretary of the Navy CARL LOUISE GARRISON, Principalof Phelps School, Wash ington, D. C. Assistant Editor: GILBERT H. GROSVENOR, Washington, D. C. The list of contributors to the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE includes nearly every United States citizen whose name has become iden tified with Arctic exploration, the Bering Sea controversy, the Alaska and Venezuela boundary disputes, or the new commercial and political questions arising from the acquisition of the Philippines. The following articles will appear in the Magazine within the next few months : " Russia," by Professor Edwin A. Grosvenor of Amherst College, Massachusetts. " The Venezuelan Boundary," by Mr Marcus Baker of the Venezuelan Commission. "The Samoan Islands," by Mr Edwin Morgan, Secretary of the Samoan Commission. "British South Africa and the Transvaal," by Col. F. F. Hilder, Bureau of American Ethnology. "The Characteristics of the Filipinos," by Hon. Dean C. Worcester of the Philippine Commission. "Explorations on the Yangtse-Kiang, China," by Mr Wm. Barclay Parsons, C. E., surveyor of the railway route through the Yangtse-Kiang Valley. "Patagonia," by Mr J. B . Hatcher of Princeton University, who has passed the prin cipal part of the last four years in the exploration of this little-known region. The index for volume X, 1899, will accompany the February number.