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NOVEMBER 1988 Volume LX Number 11

T h e G e o g r a p h i c a l M a g a z in e w a s f o u n d e d hy M i c h a e l H u x le y in 1935



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Cover picture: Polar Eskimos in Greenland were taught to build igloos as hunting shelters by the Canadian Jnuit. Photograph: Bryan and Cherry Alexander.

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A n ew p u b l i s h e r f o r G e o g r a p h i c a l M a g a z in e

6 F R O N T IE R S

N ew s o f e x p e d i t io n s p a s t & p la n n e d

1 0 C a n a d a ’ s U -T u r n

The Inu it p r e p a r e to move back to th e ice

» T h e S e r p e n t in P a r a d is e

T he B hutanese a ttem p t to cope with to u r ism

2 1 T h e s t r u g g l e f o r s p a c e

E xpansion in Tokyo continues ad in f in itum

I » T h e la s t o f th e L ig h th o u s e k e e p e r s

T r in i ty House faces a com puterized fu tu re

3 4 M IG H T Y R IV E R S

T h e T ig r i s -E u p h r a t e s : a r iv e r o f c o n t e n t i o n

;8 G h a n a ’ s e m e r g e n c e

An ignom inous past: a golden fu tu re ?

David G uyn Janes

Mark Ausenda

Nigel de A Winser

B ryan & Cherry A lexander

Katie llickm an Tom Owen Edmonds

John Greenlees

Ch ristopher Nicholson

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