Source text (please read only from this text!): https://archive.org/details/nationalgeograph91898nati (direct links provided in the Magic Window)The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, Vol IX, August 1898.
It includes the following articles:
- The Growth of the United States, by W J McGee
- Bitter Root Forest Reserve, by Richard U. Goode
- Atlantic Estuarine Tides, by Mark S. W. Jefferson
- The Forest Conditions and Standing Timber of the State of Washington, by Henry Gannett
- American Association for the Advancement of Science, by John Hyde
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