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National Geographic Magazine
Face nature’s wrath in Chile, caravan across China with Marco Polo, explore the forest kingdom of Asiatic Lions, and honor the victims of Pearl Harbor. Then CONTACT US and tell us what you think.
June 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 “Asia’s Last Lions”

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.

NGM online: the last five years.


Welsh Sampler
WalesGet a taste of Wales with our ONLINE EXTRA—the Welsh in America, a Welsh words workout from a native speaker, all the fixins’ you need for Welsh cakes, and a Flashback photo from 1923.
CODIE Award Finalist 2001

June 2001 Features
Chile’s Wild Coast
Marco Polo II
Asia’s Last Lions
Oil and Honor at
Pearl Harbor
Eternal City
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The Sights and Sounds of Asia's Last Lions
Pick up the trail of the big cats with photographer Mattias Klum and experience their behavior in the wild in this multimedia expedition.

Oil and Honor at Pearl Harbor
“From the Arizona, day after day, a drop at a time, rises a stubborn remembrance of a day of fire and valiant death.” Sixty years later the fate of a watery shrine remains uncertain.
U.S.S. Arizona

Too Bright? Learn why this image didn't make the article but took first place in Final Edit. Global Getaways: The editor of National Geographic Turkey picks her five favorite places to visit in her country.

Piecing Together Wild Lands. International neighbors come together to conserve the Sonoran Desert. EarthPulse

Chile cave photograph by Bernard Tourte;
USS Arizona Memorial photograph by Tria Thalman, NGT.


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Oils of War
Oil trapped in Pearl Harbor’s sunken U.S.S. Arizona poses a serious environmental threat. What should happen to a shrine that is also a tomb? Vote now.


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