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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
March 1993, Vol. 183, No. 3

Nakladatelství NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY

A Broken Empire
By Mike Edwards
Russia
Inflation, pollution, shortages-and unprecedented opportunities-mark the chaos that has followed the Soviet collapse.
Kazakhstan
Emerging from Russian domination, Kazakhstan bears a horrible legacy: the consequences of Soviet nuclear testing.
Ukraine
Fiercely nationalistic, Ukraine warily eyes its worrisome neighbor, Russia, even as the two share remnants of Soviet military might.

Easter Island Uveiled
By Richard Conniff
Haunting stone statues scattered over this remote Pacific island are mute testimony to a 1,500-year-old culture that has been transformed by contact with the outside world.

Wellspring of the High Plains
By Erla Zwingle
The Ogallala aquifer, a remarkable subterranean water source, was once thought inexhaustible. Now it suffers from overuse, chalenging the investiveness of those who depend on it.

Reclaiming a Lost Antarctic Base
By Michael Parfit
An eight-man expedition restores the first permanent U.S. station in Antarctica. East Base, neglected since 1948, now stand as an internartional historic monument.
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