National Geographic : 1899 Oct
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT! The International Geography. The last few years have proved so rich in geograph ical discoveries that there has been a pressing need for a resume of recent explorations and changes which 0 should present in convenient and accurate form the 111 latest results of geographical work. The additions to our knowledge have not been limited to Africa, Asia, and the Arctic regions, but even on our own continent the gold of the Klondike has led to a better knowledge of the region, while within a short time we shall have ( much more exact geographical information concerning Sthe numerous islands which make up the Philippines. 00 The want which is indicated will be met by The Inter national Geography, a convenient volume for the intel ligent general reader, and the library which presents ) expert summaries of the results of geographical science 0 throughout the world at the present time. ( Seventy authors, all experts, have collaborated in the production of The InternationalGeography. The con tributors include the leading geographers and travelers of Europe and America. The work has been planned and edited by Dr. H. R. MILL, who also wrote the chapter on The United Kingdom. Among the authors are: Professor W. M. DAVIS (The United States), 0 Dr. FRIDTJOF NANSEN (Arctic Regions), Professor A. KIRCHHOFF (German Empire), Mr F. C. SELOUS (Rhodesia), @I Professors DE APPARENT and RAVENEAU (France), Sir CLEMENT R. MARKHAM, F. R . S. (Ecuador, Bolivia, and Peru), O 0) Sir JOHN MURRAY, F. R. S. (Antarctic Regions), Count PFEIL (German Colonies), Mr. JAMES BRYCE, M. P . (The Boer Republics), Sir H. H . JOHNSTON, the late Sir LAMBERT PLAYFAIR, Sir F. J . GOLDSMID, Sir MARTIN CONWAY, Sir GEORGE S. ROBERTSON, Sir WILLIAM MACGREGOR, Sir CHARLES WILSON, F. R . S.; the Hon. D .W. CARNEGIE, Mrs. BISHOP, Dr. A. M. W. DOWNING, F. R. S.; Dr. J. ScoTT KELTIE, and Mr. G. G. CHISHOLM, the editor of the Times Gazelteer. The book is illustrated by nearly five hundred maps and dia grams, which have been specially prepared. It is designed to present in the compact limits of a single volume an authorita tive conspectus of the science of geography and the conditions of the countries at the end of the nineteenth century. D. APPLETON & CO., Publishers, N aNEW YORK. Please mention this Magazine when writing to advertisers.