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G E O G R A P H IC A L MAGAZINE

Editor

Michael Huxley

The founders of the geographical magazine have undertaken the legal obligation to assign one hall of all profits to a fund for the advancement of exploration and research, and the promotion of geographical knowledge. This fund will be administered by a Board of Trustees, whose Chairman will be the President of the Royal Geographical Society

VOLUME IX , NO. 5

Contents

SEPTEMBER 1939

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AUSTRALIANS AT HOME. By Michael Te r r y .............................................291 HISTORICAL MAPS OF DANZIG ....................................................................310 FREE CHINA’S NEW GATEWAY. Notes and Photographs by Gerald

L. G. Samson . . . . . . . . . . .312 FRANCE’S TRAVELLING PLAYERS. By Ernestine Evans . . . 319 Photogravure Supplement, LES COMEDIENS ROUTIERS . . Facing page 327 PLACES AND PRODUCTS. V III. Portland Stone. ByJ. E. Mallory . 327 A MOUNTAINEERING ADVENTURE IN THE KARAKORAM. By

R. A. Hodgkin .......... 339 THE CULBIN SANDS. By Alasdair Alpin MacGregor . . . 351 PHOTOGRAPHIC NOTES. Edited by F. S. Smythe xv

THE WORLD AWHEEL. By J ohn Prioleau....................................................... xviii THE WORLD IN B O O K S ........................................................................................... xxii

THE GEOGRAPHICAL MAGAZINE is printed in Great Britain by R. & R. Clark. Ltd., Edinburgh, and published for the proprietors, The Geographical Magazine Ltd., by Chatto and Windus, 40-42 William IV Street, London, W.C.2. Photogravure Supplement by Hazell, Watson &Viney Ltd.,

London and Aylesbury

Price 1/- per copy. Annual subscription, 15/-post free. Canada, 13/6. Subscription Form on page xxvi

BINDING CASES for Volumes (6 Numbers), including Index and Contents Tables, issued half-yearly. Price 2/6 (by Post, 3/-). Complete Bound Volumes from Vol. I and Back Numbers from No. 1 (May 1935) are available. Prices on request from the Publishers Registered for transmission by Canadian Magazine Post. Entered as Second Class matter November 13,

1935, at the Post Office at New York, N.Y., under the Act of March 3, 1879, Section 523, P.L. & R.

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