National Geographic : 1968 Apr
NATIONAL . GEOGRAPHIC / .a c SOCIETY ' F* WASHIN(;TON, I). C.. Organized 'for the increase and diffusion of geographic knowledge" \ GILBERT HOVEY GROSVENOR \ . Presilent,.1920-1954; Editor,. 1899-1954 ' Chairman of the Board, 1954-1966 T HE NAIIONAI GFO(RAPHIC SOxIEIY is chartered in Washington, D. C., in accordance with the laws of the United States, as a nonprofit scientific and educational organization for increasing and diffusing geographic knowledge and promoting research and exploration. Since 1890 the Society has supported 414 explorations and research projects, adding immeasurably to man's knowledge of earth, sea, and sky. 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