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Introducing the new (beta)

This is a whole new age of exploration, with more to discover than ever before. And we want you to explore with us. That’s why we’re creating a new digital experience that will be more interactive, more illuminating, more exhilarating.

The Issue Library

Read the latest magazine issue online. Discover this month’s articles, photo galleries, interactives, and videos.

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Explore the issues through covers...

or use the image view for a more visual way to discover

Access to the Full Archive

Explore 125 years of National Geographic magazine stories, images, and videos—the complete archives! And it’s all fully searchable.

Special Collections

There’s a collection for every interest. Curated images and articles about our amazing planet (and beyond).

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Immersive Story Views

Articles with text, large photos, graphics and video integrated together. You’ll be able to join the conversation. Comment on stories. Ask a question or add a missing perspective.

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And this is just the beginning

We’re still developing and constantly improving. With your help, we’ll add enhancements and features to make your experience even better. Let us know what you think. You’ll find a “Feedback” link in the dropdown menu on the upper left of every page (by the logo). Ok, now check it out!