National Geographic 125 Years

National Geographic 125 Years : Legendary Photographs, Adventures, and Discoveries That Changed the World


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Over the last century and a quarter, the National Geographic brand has earned worldwide recognition, popularity and respect. This book is a celebration of achievements on the cutting edge of exploration and photography, and new reporting from the forefront of National Geographic research. Featuring show-stopping imagery and thrilling behind-the-scenes tales, it reveals how much we've come to know about our fascinating world in the past 125 years, tapping key voices at the vanguard of ocean and space exploration, climate science, archaeology, mountaineering, and many other disciplines to celebrate the spirit of discovery and peer over the horizon at worlds that remain to be explored.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 240 x 282 x 36mm | 1,979.97g
  • National Geographic Society
  • United States
  • English
  • 606 Colour Photographs; 1 Map
  • 1426209576
  • 9781426209574
  • 29,928

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"Features some of the most iconic stories and photographs from writers, explorers and photographers for the National Geographic Society... the best of the best." "The Chronicle Herald" "Over 600 of the best images printed by the publication... miraculously manages to pack all of the most memorable reports and features." "NYLON Magazine" "Celebrates the best of National Geographic through 600-plus photographs some of which have never been published before." "The Globe and Mail""

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About Mark Collins Jenkins

MARK COLLINS JENKINS is the author of many books, including the bestselling National Geographic 125 Years, Worlds to Explore: Classic Tales of Travel and Adventure From National Geographic, Vampire Forensics, and The War of 1812 and the Rise of the U.S. Navy. CHRIS JOHNS, the ninth editor in chief in the history of National Geographic since its founding in 1888, is chief content officer overseeing print and digital editorial content across platforms. Johns' editorial efforts have been recognized with 19 National Magazine Awards from the American Society of Magazine Editors, most recently for General Excellence, Photography, Tablet Magazine, and Multimedia in 2013. In 2008 Johns was named Editor of the Year by Advertising Age. BILL MARR is creative director of National Geographic, responsible for the design and art of the Society's flagship publication, and leads the push into the digital world with National Geographic's award winning iPad app.

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