Nakladatelství NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
November 1985, Vol. 168, No. 5
The Search for Our Ancestors
The origins of mankind have intrigued science for centuries. Kenneth F. Weaver and photographer David L. Brill traveled the world to learn the latest interpretations of the fossil record. Paintings by Jay H. Matternes.
Homo Erectus Unearthed
Kenya´s backcountry yields a 1.6-million-years-old fossilized boy-the best preserved, most complete skeleton of an early human yet found. Excavators Richard Leakey and Alan Walker report. Photos by David L. Brill.
Kluane: Canada´s Icy Wilderness Park
Nature governs the Kluane reserve, an enormous fastness of glaciers, peaks, and forests, where Douglas Lee and George F. Mobley share an adventure pairing danger and beauty. Veteran climber Barry C. Bisghop recounts a century of St. Elias mountaineering.
From sophisticated cities to rustic fishing camps, an annotated map of Canada spreads multiple attractions for the traveler.
The Great Good Places
English country houses have long been showcases of the upper classes. Architectural historian Mark Girouard and photographer Fred J. Maroon tour these incomparable monuments to life in the grand manner.
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