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KEEPING PACE WITH THE PLANET
Clock the speed of minke whales, enter the closed world of gypsies, fill your eyes with flowers, and contemplate the rule of pharaohs. Then CONTACT US and tell us what you think.
April 2001
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 & Sounds
From “Gypsies: The Outsiders”

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

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

Final Edit
The picture rescued from the cutting room floor.

Global Getaways
Our international editors reveal their top five travel destinations.

Archives
NGM online: the last five years.

Spotlight

Global Getaways
Global GetawaysMeet the editor of National Geographic Deutschland and discover his five favorite places to visit in Germany.
CODIE Award Finalist 2001


April 2001 Features
Columbia River
Pharaohs
Minke Whales
Gypsies
Flower Trade
ZipUSA:
Harlem, New York

Despite centuries of persecution and indifference Gypsy culture survives. Take a multimedia tour of the secretive world of the Roma.

Whale Song and Wallpaper
Hear the unique song of Minke whales and decorate your desktop with images of these sleek, fast-breeding mammals.

Zoom In
Zoom In
What is a pinhole camera? And how did photographer Sisse Brimberg use it to shoot “Flower Trade?”
Tell Us: The Game
Whose birthday suit is this?

Hip Zips: Harlem, New York
Take the A-train to Harlem and find out how residents are coping with change. Nominate your own choice for coverage in this magazine series. Then FLASHBACK to 1930 when three elephants took their act on the road when they escaped from a Harlem Vaudeville show.
image: elephants on the loose


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