The National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 20

The National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 20 : July, 1909 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 20: July, 1909 It is unnecessary to dwell on the eco nomic evils of pelagic or open-sea hunt ing, whereby the females are slaughtered, the young starve, and the herd perishes. The interests of the nation, of commerce, and of the individual suffer alike, while the resident natives are reduced to hope less beggary and ultimate starvation. Canada observes certain regulations as to season and limits, which somewhat alleviate the evils. The Japanese sealers, however, recognize no restrictions, and frequently go to extremes, invading American territory, slaughtering the fur seal and plundering the rookeries - in short, imitating in a small way the pirati cal forays of the corsairs of the Middle Ages. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 540 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 28mm | 712g
  • English
  • 400 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243265549
  • 9780243265541