April 17, 1990 |
The editor of National Geographic magazine was replaced suddenly Monday and neither he nor the society that publishes the magazine was saying whether he was fired. "I just don't know the circumstances well enough to deal with it," said Wilbur E. Garrett, 59, who had been editor since 1980. Garrett was replaced by William T. E. Graves, 63, who has been a senior member of the magazine's editorial staff for 12 years.
September 12, 1985 |
Question: I know you've answered this before, but I need some guidance on the value of National Geographic issues. I have some in my collection that date back to the early part of this century and want to know their approximate value.--D.S. Answer: You should check with more than one dealer before attempting to ascertain approximate value. Condition, of course, is one major factor that will help determine your collection's value.
November 23, 1997
Looking for a road map that shows the lay of the land? Try the 1998 National Geographic Road Atlas. The National Geographic Society, which helped create the atlas this fall through its for-profit wing, National Geographic Ventures, and the Pennsylvania-based GeoSystems cartography firm, claims it's the first major, nationwide atlas to include mountains and other topographic relief.
May 26, 2013 |
Two words - City. Secrets. And because these apps are from editors at National Geographic, you know you're in for a travel treat. Name: National Geographic City Guides Available for: iOS iPhone and iPad What it does: The free version offers local tips and iconic photos for each destination as well as fun facts and weather info. The paid version has curated walks, lists of "do-not-miss" places to visit, city secrets and customizable itineraries, as well as additional photos with tips from the pros.
July 13, 2000 |
Maps tailored to the needs of the individual hiker, kayaker or fisherman will be offered through specialized kiosks and over the Internet, the National Geographic Society said. The Society on Wednesday announced the acquisition of Wildflower Productions, a California firm with high-tech expertise in printing maps on demand.
January 15, 2001 |
That familiar yellow-bordered magazine now has its own cable TV network. The National Geographic Channel, officially launched last weekend and available in 10 million homes nationwide, will mix new programming with the National Geographic Society's documentary archives. The society's seven "explorers-in-residence," including famed primatologist Jane Goodall and historian Stephen Ambrose, will also contribute reports.