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Post by Rapunzelina » June 23rd, 2020, 9:40 am

The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 09 - April 1898.

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The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, Vol IX, April 1898, the Klondike Number.
It includes the following articles:
  • The Northwest Passes to the Yukon, by Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore
  • Overland Routes to the Klondike, by Hamlin Garland
  • The Future of the Yukon Gold Fields, by William H. Dall
  • Notes on the Wild Fowl and Game Animals of Alaska, by E. W. Nelson
  • Climatic Conditions of Alaska, by A. W. Greely
  • A Yukon Pioneer, Mike Lebarge, by William H. Dall
  • Alaska and its Mineral Resources, by Samuel Franklin Emmons
  • The Civil Government of Alaska, by George C. Perkins
  • Some of the Conditions and Possibilities of Agriculture in Alaska, by Walter H. Evans
  • The Metlakatla Mission in Danger, by William H. Dall
  • Agriculture in the Yukon Valley, by Sheldon Jackson
  • On Eskimo Geographic Names Ending in miut, by John Murdoch
  • Geographic Literature
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Post by KevinS » June 23rd, 2020, 9:51 am

14, please.
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Post by Rapunzelina » June 23rd, 2020, 10:11 am

Sure thing! Thank you for claiming!

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Post by alanmapstone » June 23rd, 2020, 12:47 pm

Sections 6 17 18 please.
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Post by Rapunzelina » June 23rd, 2020, 1:11 pm

Assigned! Thank you, Alan

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Post by silverquill » June 23rd, 2020, 2:11 pm

May I have 7 and 16 for now?
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Post by Rapunzelina » June 23rd, 2020, 2:40 pm

Certainly! Thank you, Larry!

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Post by Availle » June 23rd, 2020, 2:49 pm

Could I do sectio 5 please, on the climate? :D
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Post by Rapunzelina » June 23rd, 2020, 3:49 pm

Yes, of course! Thank you, Ava! :9:

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Post by BettyB » June 23rd, 2020, 4:05 pm

Section 19 please.
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Post by Rapunzelina » June 23rd, 2020, 4:35 pm

Cool! Thank you, Betty! I forgot to add in the Magic Window the reminder to "please include end-of-book outro" as it's the last section. I'll go add it now!

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Post by pschempf » June 23rd, 2020, 5:45 pm

Rapunzlina -

Seeing that these are in my backyard, may I have sections 1 and 2?
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Post by Rapunzelina » June 24th, 2020, 1:56 am

Thank you, Fritz! Enjoy this virtual visit to your backyard then :D

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Post by pschempf » June 30th, 2020, 7:35 pm

Rapunzelina -

Here's section 1 -

https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/ngm09_04_01_128kb.mp3
Track length: 14:22

I have hiked over Chilkoot Pass to Lake Bennett, driven over White Pass on the highway that follows the old wagon route, and been into the Taku River by boat so a lot of these places are familiar to me. :D
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Post by Rapunzelina » July 1st, 2020, 12:48 am

Thank you, Fritz! Your recording is PL OK! It sounds like a wild beautiful place

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