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National Geographic Magazine
National Geographic Magazine
Best of America - Collectors Edition
July 2002

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

Final Edit
The picture rescued from the cutting room floor.

A photo from the past, browse our archives.

Global Getaways
International editors’ top five travel spots.

Hip Zips
Nominate your favorite for coverage in the magazine.

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

Links and resources
on global issues.

Sights & Sounds
of Bald Eagles

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


The Hunley in 3-D

Image: The Hunley in 3-D

Secret weapon of
the Confederacy, the
Hunley was the first
submarine to sink
an enemy ship. Then
it vanished. Take
a 360° look
at its
outer hull.

July 2002 Features

Nuclear Waste
Bald Eagles
The Philippines
Raising Hunley
The Big Bloom
Washington, D.C.
Sights and Sounds of Bald Eagles
Sights and Sounds of Bald Eagles
Follow the flight of bald eagles as they soar toward a comeback in this multimedia presentation.

The Big Bloom The Big Bloom
Flowering plants—explore
the sweet mystery of their
origin, then decorate your
with some
dazzling petals.

In Focus: Somalia In Focus: Somalia
A failed state? Or an entrepreneurial
haven? Listen to author Andrew
Cockburn describe a place where
Osama bin Laden “wouldn’t last a
day.” Then join our forum board.

Global Getaways Editor Bill Allen
shares his five
favorite places
in the U.S.
Global Getaways
Get the details
behind hot topics
with this listing
of Web links and

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