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I can usually locate the original paper, but the process can be time consuming. Would you consider supplying a full reference or Digital Object Identifier with these items? Derek Selbie, via email

References please I recently rediscovered Geographical and am enjoying the variety of articles published. I find the Worldwatch and Climatewatch sections very informative, but the lack of references can sometimes be annoying. When an item interests me,

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ACROSS: 1/20 Black carbon 4 Manitoba 8 Virginia 9 Poland 10 Brac 11 Macau 13 Hive 14 Hebron

16 Vietcong 18 Kinshasa 21 Ebbs 23 Totem 24 Bore 27 Israelis 28 Philippi 29 Nancy

DOWN: 1 Brier 2 Algeciras 3 Kinsman 4 Moa 5 Neptune 6 Tilth 7 Benevento 12 Cave art 15 Edinburgh

17/26 Caribbean cruise 19 Antwerp 20 Comorin 22 Skill 25 Rainy 27 Ili

Print out your copy of the prize crossword today at www.geographical.co.uk/crossword

Send your entry to the editorial address on page four, marked ‘February crossword’. The first correctly completed crossword selected at random wins a copy of the Philip’s Atlas of the World, a comprehensive hardback atlas worth £75. For further details, visit www.philips-maps.co.uk. Entries close 28 February

New views I loved Andrew McConnell’s wonderfully evocative photographs of the Sahrawi people in the January Geographical (What else can we do?). The clever use of flash-lit photos taken at night or at dusk really emphasised the feelings of abandonment and isolation expressed by the subjects themselves.

The before-and-after satellite images were another eye-opener. I hadn’t realised that there were all of these groups out there using commercial satellite imagery to highlight abuse. It’s just a shame that governments haven’t been doing this sort of thing themselves. Andrew Prince, via email

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1 Extensive mountain chain – left in colder air, maybe (10) 7 What polite Japanese person does at fronts of ships? (4) 9 Island of New York, say north (6) 10 Lake boss (8) 11 Natural source of light in Jiangsu now (3) 12 Scottish resort’s atmosphere between two points (5) 13 Anglesey possibly lies at sea! (4) 14 Port Salut? Hard? Tough luck! (6) 16 City in Botswana uniting Georgia and

Borneo, perhaps (8) 18 Ask Viola about landlocked country (8) 21 Crop destroyer gone astray, filled with copper (6) 23 Water barrier in muddy Kerala (4) 24 Marsupial: knockout, in the French style (5) 25 Moose held by hotel-keeper (3) 27 Turn out map on Philippines’ highest point... (5,3) 28 ...highest point’s partly frozen, I think (6) 29 Produced flipping cheese! (4) 30 Small bombs around fashionable Caribbean island chain (10)

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2 Self-sacrificing Antarctic explorer’s off to sea (5) 3 Easing of political tension when temporary shelter put in Chester’s river (7) 4 Summit in Central Asia makes Russian revolutionary look, we hear (5,4) 5 Gets in a rough vertical grid line on map (7) 6 Like the writer’s fashionable US resort? (5) 7 Reef? In the Coral Sea? Great! (7) 8 Downloads about low-density forests (9) 15 Popular place for stargazers in California? (9) 17 Disease endemic in Africa caused by a fluke! (9) 19 SE Asian country’s energy includes active volcano (7) 20 Sailor single-handedly gets edible marine snail (7) 22 Hen involved with Inca Indian city (7) 24 Leaders of Kuala Lumpur and New Guinea here in Malaysia (5) 26 Bird of prey circles west Zambian city (5)

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