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February 2005

The past nine years
of the online edition.
Features List
A table of contents for this month's stories.
Final Edit
The image that
almost made it.
See a vintage photo and browse our archives.
Voice your opinion
on related topics.
Global Getaways
International editors'
top five must-dos.
Hip Zips
Nominate your favorite for magazine coverage.
Match Wits...
With the Editor and preview the next issue.
Links and resources
on global issues.
Sights & Sounds
Empty Quarter
Who Knew?
A witty perspective on
all things scientific.

Talk Back

Photo: civil rights activistJoin our forums on the civil rights movement, ancient rituals, and the political power of a Bollywood film.

February 2005 Features

Empty Quarter

Steuben Wreck


Great Gray Owls

Salton Sea

Syrian Tomb

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Sights and Sounds of Empty Quarter
Sights and Sounds of Empty Quarter

 Explore Arabia's legendary
sea of sand. Meet the tribes who
roam its edges and experience its
geologic wonders

Bollywood Bollywood
Preview a Bollywood
big-screen movie
. Hear
samples of the soundtrack.
Explore India's film industry
with photographer Bill Allard.

Great Gray Owls Download
of these
stealth flyers.
Great Gray Owls
Salton Sea Salton Sea
Called "downright weird," view a photo gallery of this inland sea.

Steuben Wreck Steuben Wreck
Dive down to the wreck. Then hear photographer Christoph Gerigk discuss the deadly danger of the nets that shroud it.

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Fun Stuff
Fun Stuff

Poll & Forum
Civil Rights
Affirmative action was
designed to ensure
equal opportunity for
all individuals. Do you
believe affirmative action
should continue?


Africa Megaflyover Read explorer Mike Fay's field dispatches from across Africa.


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