Nakladatelství NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
August, 1986, Vol. 170, No. 2
The Itch to Move West
Retracing the Oregon Trail, Boyd Gibbons and photographer James L. Amos recount the adventure of half a milion pioneers who struggled west seeking a better life. The latest "Making of America" map supplement, Pacific Northwest, portrays their goal.
Uranus: Voyager Visits a Dark Planet
Images beamed to Earth by the Voyager 2 spacecraft, Rick Gore reports, raise as many questions as they answer about the misterious seventh planet from the sun.
The Quest for Ulysses
In a modern-day odyssey, adventurer Tim Severin sets sail in the wake od Homer´s classical hero. Photographs by Kevin Fleming.
Argentina´s New Beginning
After a painful decade of milion rule, Argentina looks to democracy and austerity to heal lingering emotional and economic scars. Bryan Hodgson and photographer James P. Blair assess its succes.
High Road to "Victory"
Joining a Soviet assault on 24,406-foot Pik Pobedy-Peak of Victory-William Garner and Randy Starrett become the first Americans to climb the four highest mountains in the U.S.S.R. Photos by Medford Taylor.
Marauders of the Jungle Floor
Tracking voracious hunters on organized raids, Harvard graduate student Mark W. Moffett learns new secrets of the ant world.
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