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THE NATIONAL
GEOGRAPHIC
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MAGAZINE

INDEX

January to June, 1926

VOLUME XLIX

PUBLISHED BY THE
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
HUBBARD, MEMORIAL HALL

WASHINGTON, D.C.

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY

GEOGRAPHIC ADMINISTRATION BUILDINGS
SIXTEENTH AND M STREETS NORTHWEST, WASHINGTON, D. C.
GILBERT GROSVENOR, President

HENRY WHITE, Vice-President
JOHN OLIVER LA GORCE, Vice-President

O. P. AUSTIN, Secretary JOHN JOY EDSON, Treasurer

GEO. W. HUTCHISON, Associate Secretary FRED M. BERTHRONG, Assistant Treasurer

EDWIN P. GROSVENOR, General Counsel FREDERICK V. COVILLE, Chairman Committee on Research

EXECUTIVE STAFF OF THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE

GILBERT GROSVENOR, EDITOR

JOHN OLIVER LA GORCE, Associate Editor WILLIAM J. SHOWALTER

RALPII A. GRAVES

FRANKLIN L. FISHER Assistant Editor

Assistant Editor

Chief of Illustrations Division J. R. HILDEBRAND, Chief of School Service

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ORGANIZED FOR “THE INCREASE AND DIFFUSION OF GEOGRAPHIC KNOWLEDGE" TO carry out the purposes for which it was discoveries for a large share of our knowledge of a

civilization waning when Pizarro first set foot in Peru. founded thirty-eight years ago, the National Geographic Society publishes this Magazine. All re. ceipts are invested in the Magazine itself or expended

THE Society also had the honor of subdirectly to promote geographic knowledge.

scribing a substantial surn to the expedition

of Admiral. Peary who «giscovered the North Pole. ARTICLES and photographs are desired. • For material which the Magazine: danse

, Nor long ago. The Society granted $25.000, generous remuneration is made. Contributions 'Should and in addition $75,000 was given by individual be accompanied by an addressed return envelope and members to the Government when the congressional postage.

appropriation for the purpose was insufficient, and IMMEDIATELY after the terrific eruption

the finest of the giant sequoia trees of California

were thereby saved for the American people. of the world's largest crater. Mt. Katmai, in Alaska, a National Geographic Society expedition was THE Society is conducting extensive explorasent to make observations of this remarkable phenomFour expeditions have followed and the ex

tions and excavations in northwestern New traordinary scientific data resulting given to the world.

Mexico, which was one of the most densely populated

areas in North America before Columbus came, In this vicinity an eighth wonder of the world was discovered and explored—“The Valley of Ten Thou

region where prehistoric peoples lived in vast com: sand Smokes," a vast area of steaming, spouting

munal dwellings and whose customs, ceremonies, and fissures. As a result of The Society's discoveries this

wame have been engulfed in an oblivion. has been created a National Monument by proc. lamation of the President of the United States.

THE Society also is maintaining expeditions

in the unknown area adjacent to the San AT an expense of over $50,000 The Society

Juan River in southeastern Utah, and in Yunnan, sent a notable series of expeditions into Peru Kweichow, and Kansu, China-all regions virgin to to investigate the traces of the Inca race. Their scientific study.

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Copyright, 1926, by National Geographic Society, Washington, D. C., in the United States and Great Britain.

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Amazon, Father of Waters, The: The Earth's Mightiest River Drains a Basin of More

Than 2,700,000 Square Miles, from Which Came Originally the World's Finest
Rubber. By W. L. Schurz, Ph. D., Commercial Attaché, American Embassy, Rio
de Janeiro----

445

Ashley River and Its Gardens, The. By E. T. H. SHAFFER--

525

Beauty of the Bavarian Alps, The. By Colonel FITZ HUGH LEE MINNIGERODE---

632

Beauty of the Bavarian Alps, The Color insert. XVI plates---

632

Boyhood of Sir Walter Raleigh. Supplement, May, 1926.

Conquest of Mount Logan, The: North America's Second Highest Peak Yields to the

Intrepid Attack of Canadian Climbers. By H. F. LAMBART, B. Sc., D. L. S., Deputy

Leader of the Mount Logan Expedition---

597

Exploring the Atlantic Seaboard with a Color Camera. Color insert. XVI plates----- 532
Exploring the Valley of the Amazon in a Hydroplane: Twelve Thousand Miles of Flying

Over the World's Greatest River and Greatest Forest to Chart the Unknown Parima

River from the Sky. By CAPTAIN ALBERT W. STEVENS, U. S. Army Air Service--- 353

First Natural-Color Photographs from the Arctic, The Color insert. XVI plates---- 300

Fishing for Pearls in the Indian Ocean. By BELLA SIDNEY Woolf...

161

Land of Egypt, The: A Narrow Green Strip of Fertility Stretching for a Thousand Miles

Through Walls of Desert. By ALFRED PEARCE DENNIS, Vice-Chairman, U. S. Tariff
Commission

271

London (England) from a Bus Top. By HERBERT COREY---

551

Man's Feathered Friends of Longest Standing: Peoples of Every Clime and Age Have

Lavished Care and Affection Upon Lovely Pigeons. By ELISHA HANSON.

63

Marvels of Mycetozoa. Color insert. XVI plates---

424

Marvels of Mycetozoa: Exploration of a Long Island Swamp Reveals Some of the Secrets

of the Slime Molds, Dwelling on the Borderland Between the plant and Animal
Kingdoms. By WillIAM CROWDER--

421

Measuring the Sun's Heat and Forecasting the Weather: The National Geographic Society

to Maintain a Solar Station in a Remote Part of the World to Coöperate with

Smithsonian Institution Stations in California and Chile. By C. G. Abbot, Assistant

Secretary, Smithsonian Institution ---

Motor-Coaching Through North Carolina. By MELVILLE CHATER..

475
Motor-Coaching Through North Carolina. Insert. 16 illustrations---

485
Naturalist with MacMillan in the Arctic, A. By WALTER N. Koelz, Ph. D., Department
of Zoology, University of Michigan.---

299
On the Trail of the Air Mail: A Narrative of the Experiences of the Flying Couriers

Who Relay the Mail Across America at a Speed of More than 2,000 Miles a Day.

By LIEUTENANT J. PARKER VAN ZANDT, U. S. Army Air Service--

Pigeons of Resplendent Plumage. Color insert. XII plates-

64

Recent Bequests by Members of the National Geographic Society-

474

Road to Wang Ye Fu, The: An Account of the Work of the National Geographic Society's

Central-China Expedition in the Mongol Kingdom of Ala Shan. By FREDERICK R.

WULSIN

197

Rothenburg (Germany), The City Time Forgot. By CHARLES W. BECK, JR.------ 184
Rothenburg (Germany), The City Time Forgot. Color insert. VIII plates---

184
Round About Bogotá : A Hunt for New Fruits and Plants Among the Mountain Forests

of Colombia's Unique Capital. By WILSON POPENOE, Agricultural Explorer, U. S.
Department of Agriculture.

127

Scenes in the Celestial Republic. Insert. 16 illustrations---

217

Singapore, Crossroads of the East: The World's Greatest Mart for Rubber and Tin Was

in Recent Times a Pirate-haunted, Tiger-infested Jungle Isle. By FREDERICK SIMPICH 235

Through the Deserts and Jungles of Africa by Motor: Caterpillar Cars Make 15.000-Mile

Trip from Algeria to Madagascar in Nine Months. By Georges-Marie Haardt---- 651

Transylvania and Its Seven Castles: A Motor Circuit Through Rumania's New Province

of Racial Complexity and Architectural Charm. By J. THEODORE MARRINER, Ph. D.,

Secretary of Embassy of the United States of America.--

319

Transylvania and Its Seven Castles. Insert. 16 illustrations.

333

Where the Sard Holds Sway--

464

Where the Sard Holds Sway. Color insert. VIII plates---

464

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AN ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED INDEX. ENTRIES IN CAPITALS REFER TO ARTICLES AND INSERTS

January,
February,
March,

PP: 1-126
Pp. 127-234
Pp. 235-352

April,
May,
June,

Pp. 353-474
PP. 475-596
Pp. 597-720

101

12

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Page
Ababua tribesmen: Africa.

. ill. 708
Abbot, C. G. Veasuring the Sun's Heat and Fore-
casting the Weather.

III
Abruzzi, Duke of the, References to. ....600, 603
Abu Simbel, Temple of: Egypt. ..296, ill. 286
Abuna, Bolivia

. 452, 460
Abuná, River, Bolivia Brazil.

.....451, 461
Acacia tree, Asiatic: South Carolina.

532
Accidents, Airplane..

. ill. 22, 31, 48, 49, 57
Acid-wood plant: North Carolina...

514, 519
Acre country, Bolivia-Brazil.

.451, 455
Acre River, Bolivia Brazil.

.440, 453
Acrobats, Pigeons that were.
Adam brothers (builders of Adelphi Terrace):
London

559
Adelphi Arches, London,

559
Adelphi Terrace, London,

559
Admiralty Arch: London..557, ill. (distant view) 553
Admiralty (British Navy Headquarters): London

553, ill. 579
Adriatic Sea ("Bitter Sea")..

295
Adventure, Story of: “Boyhood of Sir Walter

Raleigh." Frontispiece, May, 1926.
Advertiser. Illustrious: Rameses ÎI..

ill. 286
Aerial camera, Type of...

ill.
Aerial derby, Pigeons entered in an.

ill.

91
Aerial music, Chinese love of: Pigeon whistles

(text) 80
Aerial, Radio: Rice Amazon River Expedition.. ill. 379
Africa, Central: Map..

652
Africa, North: Land of Egypt. By Alfred Pearce
Dennis

271
Africa, Southwest.

. 113, 114, ill.

117, 118
Africa: Through the Deserts and Jungles of Africa
by Motor. By Georges-Marie Haardt...

651
African Owl (Pigeon)

104
Aged poor: London..
Agricultural Explorer: A Hunt for New Fruits
and Plants Among the Mountain Forests of

Colombia's Unique Capital. By Wilson Popenoe 127
Agricultural scenes: China..

ill. 230, 231
Agriculture, Egypt's source of natural wealth is
271.272, 277-278, 282, 283, 289-290, 292,

ill. 273-276
Agriculture: North Carolina..

.ill. 504-507
Aguirre, Lope de: Spanish explorer..

445
Air Mail, born in 1918..

50-51
Air Mail Fields: United States.... ill. 6, 8-11, 24, 27

29, 34, 40, 46, 58
Air Mail. On the Trail of the (United States).

By Lieut. J. Parker Van Zandt..
Air Mail plane mileage: World.

(text) 27,

60
Air Mail routes, United States: Map..

5
Air Mail Service: United States.. ill. 3, 4, 6-35, 40

44-49, 57, 58, 60
Airplane, Metal (new type)...

ill. 60
Airplane repair shops (Maywood): Chicago.. (text)
Airplane, U. S. Navy: Greenland... (distant view)

ill. 590

I

22

(color insert) Plate II, 300-317
Airplanes, British: Egypt.
Airplanes, Pigeons released from.

. ill. 90, 93
Airplanes, U. S. Air Mail... . ill. 3, 4, 7-9, 11, 13, 15

17, 19, 21, 22, 24, 27, 29, 31, 34, 35, 44-49, 57, 60
Airy, Mount: North Carolina..

506
Aisne-Marne offensive, Pigeons during the.. 86-87
Aitá wood: Brazil...

455
Aimer, India: Pigeons..

ill. 81
Ala Shan Desert, China..

. ill. 208, 209
Ala Shan, Kingdom of: The Road to Wang Ye Fu
(China). By Frederick R. Wulsin.

197
Alabama (ship).
Alagadico, Settlement of: Brazil..

Page
Alba Iulia, Rumania... (text) 331, 349, ill. 325, 326
Albán, Colombia..

(text) 138, 160
Aldgate High Street, London.

.582, 586
Alegre, Mont: Brazil.

454
Alexander Hamilton Rice Scientific Expedition to
Brazil. By Capt. Albert W. Stevens.

.. 353
Algæ (Spharella nevalis): Arctic Regions.. (color

insert) Plate VI, 300-317
Algeria.... 113, 114, ill. 116, 120, 121, 125, 126
Algeria: Through the Deserts and Jungles of Africa

by Motor. (From Algeria to Madagascar). By
Georges-Marie Haardt....

651
Algerian State Railway.

(text) 653, 654
Alkaline salt glistens like gold..

60
Allegheny Mountains, Flying over the.. (text) 18, 57, 59
Alligator, Piranha devour an: Amazonia.

459
Alligators: South America......459, 560, ill. 129, 448
Almond (Tumbler Pigeon).

102-103
Alpargatas (rope sandals): Colombia.

127, 137
Alphabet Walk (avenue), Pringle estate: South
Carolina

531
Alpine Clubs

.600, 601
Alps, Bavarian.... (color insert) XVI plates, 632-649
Alps, Bavarian: Beauty of the Bavarian Alps. By
Col. Fitzhugh Lee Minnigerode.

632
Alpsee (lake), Bavaria...

649
(color insert) Plate VI, 632-649
Alpspitze, Bavaria

649
Altitude: Mount Logan, Canada.

597
Am Dafok swamp, Africa.. 669, 676-677, 698

ill. 700, 701
Amadas, Philip: English navigator.

479
Amaryllis show: Washington, D. C.... (color

insert) Plate XVI, 532-549
AMAZON, FATHER OF WATERS: THE

EARTH'S MIGHTIEST RIVER DRAINS A
BASIN OF MORE THAN 2,700,000 SQUARE
MILES, FROM WHICH CAME ORIGI-
NALLY THE WORLD'S FINEST RUBBER.
BY W. S. SCHURZ..

445
Amazon River Basin: Map..

354
Amazon River: Exploring the Valley of the Ama.

zon in a Hydroplane. By Capt. Albert W.
Stevens

353
Amazon River, Source of the

(text) 446
Amazon River System ...... ill. 362-370, 373, 375, 376

378, 380-384, 386, 395, 404, 406, 407, 409

410, 413, 418, 419, 446, 448, 452, 453, 462
Amazonia, Report on: U. S. Navy lieutenants.... 446
Ambach, Floating islands of: Africa.

663
Amenhotep III, King of Egypt: Statues. . ill. 281
America from the air....ill. 2, 6, 7, 18, 28, 30, 32, 33

36-43, 50-56, 58
American colony: Singapore.

.250, 251
American Expeditionary Forces, Pigeons used by
the.

86, 87, 90, 107
American Fantail (Pigeons)

108-109
American Revolution, Tea and the.

587
Amoy, China, References to..

245, 249
Amphibian airplane, U. S. Navy: Greenland (color

insert) Plate II, 300-317
“Anabasis," Xenophon's

64
Anaconda, or sucurijú (snake): Amazonia. .460-461
Anacostia Naval Air Station: Pigeon lofts.. ill. 94, 95
Anacreon (Green poet) sang of pigeons..

64
Andean zone: Fruits and vegetables.

.131-132
ill. 139, 140, 142-145, 147, 149, 150, 154
Andes light, Reference to the.

517
Andean Mountains, References to the....445, 446, 448

452, 457
Andirá (steamer): Brazilian Government. ...445, 457
Animal Life: Marvels of Mycetozoa....... (color

insert) XVI plates, 424-441

. ill. 270

269
(text) 365

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