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GEOGRAPHICAL MAGAZINE Editor Michael Iluxley

The founders o f t h e g e o g r a p h i c a l m a g a z i n e have undertaken the legal obligation to assign one half of all profits which the Magazine earns to a fund for the advancement o f exploration and research, and the promotion o f geographical knowledge. This fund will be administered by a Board o f Trustees,

whose Chairman will be the President o f the Royal Geographical Society

VOLUME I, NO. I

Contents

MAY 193 5

FRO N T ISP IE C E , The Lake near Shugden Monastery, situated at an altitude o f about 13,400 feet on the Tibetan side of the forest belt described in Captain Kingdon Ward’s article

F O R E W O R D ......................................................................................................................................... 1

U N TAM ED ABYSSIN IA , A frica’s H ighland Empire, by M a jo r R . E. C heesman 2

TH E LA K E D IS T R IC T A NATIONAL P A R K ? b y H u g h W a l p o l e . . 1 4

a n d P r o f e s s o r P a t r i c k A b e r c r o m b i e

OUR STONE-AGE CONTEMPORARIES, The Aborigines of Central

A u s t r a l i a , b y B r i a n M a e g r a i t h ........ 2 4

RA JPU TANA, Land of Indian Princes, by D e n n i s K in c a id .... 33

TOWARDS AN A R C T IC A IR ROUTE, by J . M. S c o t t .... 45

T R A C K S ACROSS THE W ILD ERNESS, The Story of the North Syrian

Desert Highway, by C h r i s t in a P h e l p s G r a n t

..... 56

IN D IA ’S NORTH-EAST FRO N T IE R , b y C a p t a in F. K in g d o n W a r d . 66

TH E CHANGING FACE OF AM STERDAM , by F. R. Y f.r b u r y . . 75

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