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WASHINGTON, D, C. JUDD & DETWEILER, PRINTERS

1901

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CONTENTS

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The Influence of Submarine Cables upon Military and Naval Supremacy ; by GEORGE 0.

SQUIER..

The Indian Tribes of Southern Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego, and the Adjoining Islands ;

by J. B. HATCHER....

Location of the Boundary between Nicaragua and Costa Rica ; by ARTHUR P. DAVIS..

The Nicaragua Canal....

28

The Tsangpo ; by JAMES MASCARENE HUBBARD..

Recent Contributions to our Knowledge of the Earth's Shape and Size by the United

States Coast and Geodetic Survey; by C. A. Schort.

36

Explorations in Central East Africa..

42

Geographic Notes...

44

The Principles Underlying the Survey of the Bottom of the Ocean for an All-American

Trans-Pacific Cable to the Philippines and the Orient; by E. W. LITTLEHALES..

An Around-the-World American Exposition ; by 0. P. Austin.....

49

The Causes that Led up to the Siege of Pekin ; by W. A. P. MARTIN..

53

Singan-the Present Capital of the Chinese Empire ; by JAMES MASCARENE HUBBARD..

63

The Midnight Sun in the Klondike; by ALICE ROLLINS CRANE.

66

The Northern Lights ; by ALICE ROLLINS CRANE..

69

Japan and China-Some Comparisons ; by HARRIE WEBSTER.

69

Geographic Notes...

77

Death of Colonel Hilder ; (W J MCGEF).

85

The Origin of Yosemite Valley ; by HENRY GANNETT

86

Geographic Names...

87

Proceedings of the National Geographic Society.

88

Abyssinia—The Country and People ; by OSCAR T. CROSBY..

89

The Old Yuma Trail ; by W J McGEE..

103

The Sea Fogs of San Francisco...

108

Geographic Facts from Report of the Taft Philippine Commission...

114

The Philippine Exhibit at the Pan-American Exposition ; by D. O. NOBLE HOFFMAN.. 119

Geographic Notes..

123

Geographic Literature..

126

Proceedings of the National Geographic Society

127

The Old Yuma Trail (continued) ; by W J McGEE

129

Advances in Geographic Knowledge during the Nineteenth Century ; by A. W. GREEIY. 143

Mexico of Today ; by Don JUAN N. NAVARRO.

152

Geographic Notes..

158

Geographic Literature.

165

Proceedings of the National Geographic Society

166

The Latin-American Constitutions and Revolutions ; by JOHN W. FOSTER.

169

Mexico of Today (continued); by DON JUAN N. NAVARRO.

176

The General Geography of Alaska ; by HENRY GANNETT.

180

George M. Dawson; (HENRY GANNETT).....

197

Geographic Notes..

199

Geographic Literature.

207

Proceedings of the National Geographic Society

208

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