MAGAZINE Editor Executive Editor Art Editor Michael Huxley Sehvyn Powell Derek Weber The founders of t h e g e o g r a p h i c a l m a g a z i n e undertook the legal obligation to assign one half of all profits distributed by way of dividend or bonus to a fund for the advancement of exploration and research, and the promotion of geographical knowledge. This fund is administered by a Board of Trustees, whose Chairman is the President of the Royal Geographical Society or his nominee.
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MONUMENTAL BRASSES By M. W. Norris . . , .519 THE RHONE AND THE FUTURE
By H. DennisJones .... 526 McGILL’S PLACE IN CANADA AND
THE WORLD By Leonard Beaton .... 537 A VILLAGE IN GALICIA j By A. L . Lloyd .... 550 Photogravure Supplement
By Leonti Planskoy . . Facing page 550 ON THE LYCIAN SHORE
By Frey a Stark . . . .552 SCANDINAVIAN DIVERSITY
By Sir Harry Luke, K.C.M.G., D.Litt. 557 THE WORLD IN BOOKS
By Ivy Davison . . . . x HOLIDAY TRAVEL: COACH TOURS
By H. DennisJones .... xvi Cover: Grape Harvesting in the Rhone Valley
Kodachrome by H . Dennis Jones
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