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September 2000
Features List
A table of contents linking you to this month’s feature stories.

Match Wits...
with the Editor and preview next month’s issue.

Hip Zips
Nominate your favorite for coverage in the magazine.

Sights and Sounds
from California Trails: The Way West

Revisit a photo from the past, and browse our archives.

Tell Us: The Game
Identify this month’s mystery photo.

NGM online—the past four years


Hip Zips
We’re visiting the weird, the funky, and the wonderful by zip and postal code. Nominate your favorite for coverage in this new magazine series.
This month we take a look at a little place in Texas called Mentone.

September 2000 Features
Peru’s Lost Tombs
The Way West
Rana Tharu
Rise of Life
Unbeatable Body
Clouded Leopard
Mentone, TX
  The Way West: The Sights and Sounds of the California Trails
Thousands braved the trials of the trails in the mid-1800s. Walk in their shoes as photographer Jim Richardson reads from their diaries, accompanied by images of the land that lay before them.


Peer through a window to the past, and browse Flashback photographs from National Geographic’s archive.

Send a smile to a pal with this photo of man’s best friend.

Join This Global Conversation
Weigh in with your thoughts, and debate issues surrounding several of our feature stories. To help foster a cross-cultural perspective, we’ve included a Spanish-language forum.

Fun Stuff


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