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February 1981, Vol. 159, No. 2


Where Oil and Wildlife Mix
Industry and nature share bountiful shorelands along the Gulf coast od Texas. Biologists Steven C. Wilson and Karen C. Hayden assess a long-term success-and a recent near disaster.

Skiing a Chinese Peak
U.S. adventurers climb and ski down a 24,737-foot mountain in western China. Ned Gillette and Galen Rowell describe and photograph the feat.

Strange Ride in the Deep
Author Peter Benchley tells of an extraordinary undersea event: Filmmakers aid an injured manta ray, and it carries them gently around on its back.

Minoan Human Sacrifice
In a 3,700-year-old temple in Crete, archeologists Yannis Sakellarakis and Efi Sapouna-Sakellaraki find dramatic evidence of a priest performing a ritual killing amid a violent earthquake. With photographs by Spyros Tsavdaroglou and Otis Imboden, and an overview by Joseph Alsop.

Paradise Comes of Age: the U. S. Virgin Islands
A tidal wave of tourists and new settlers brings social strains as well as fresh vitality. By Thomas J. Colin, William Albert Allard, and Cary Wolinsky.

The Seething Caribean
Noel Grove and photographer Steve Raymer visit a dozen island nations to document a rising gale of political problems and human discontent.

Liechtenstein: A Modern Fairy Tale
Robert Booth and John Launois discover that less really can by more, in a postage-stamp land nestled high in the Alps.
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