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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
February 1975, Vol. 147, No. 2

Nakladatelství NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY

Western Australia, the Big Country
Kenneth MacLeish and Jones L. Stanfield report on a land once dismissed as "not fit for a dog to live in." Now it pulses with opportunity-and with the high challenge of a still-untame frontier.

Baltimoere: the Hidden City
Most travelers see only a grimy rim as they speed past the venerable "capital" of Chesapeake Bay country. Those who stay awhile, as Fred Kline and Martin Rogers did, will discover a place of singular charm and ethnic diversity.

Queen Elizabeth´s Favorite Sea Dog
Fellow sea dog Alan Villiers re-create the life and achievements of Sir Francis Drake, a freebooter who-more than any other man-started England´s march toward empire. Photographs by Gordon W. Gahan.

BRAZIL´S BELEAGUERED INDIANS

I-Requiem for a tribe?
Explorewr W. Jesco von Puttkamer chronicles the fateful encounter of the Kreen-Ankarores with the modern world. In the light of subsequent events, his unique account may become their obituary.
br> II-Good-bay to the Stone Age
Making a reluctant peace with progress, the aggresive Txukahameis seem likely to survive as individuals, but their culture already shows the effect of contact with modern Brazil. Photographs by W. Jesco von Puttkamer.

Mystery Shrouds the Largest Planet
Science editor Kenneth F. Weaver describes the briliantly successful flights of Pioneer 10 and 11, which laid to rest some old notions about Jupiter but raised as least as many new questions.
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