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The complete digital archive of Geographical, dating back to May 1935, is now available to all subscribing schools and institutions.

Established in 1935, Geographical is the official magazine of the Royal Geographical Society and one of the leading magazines in its field, with stunning photography, great writing and first class design.

- Keep up to date with the world, its people and its places through our news pages and topical features on nature and conservation

- Explore far-flung cities, towns and villages. Meet their inhabitants and immerse yourself in their culture

- Discover weird and wonderful wildlife. Learn more about the world around you through insightful features and accomplished photography

In a time of unprecedented environmental and social change, never has knowledge of the world been more important. For an authoritative voice on geography, culture, wildlife and exploration institutions should look no further than Geographical, with the fully-searchable complete 82-year archive giving close to 1000 issues of informative content.

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The December 2018 issue of Geographical tackles the mysterious disappearance of Scotland's harbour seals. Numbers have nosedived 78 per cent since 2000 and one scientist has spent three years trying to figure out why.

Also, in our increasingly polarised world, globalisation is often openly ridiculed. What can we learn from the history of international cooperation in the post-war years and how might we recover a more positive form of internationalism in the face of today's global divisions?

Fact really is stranger than fiction when it comes to the story of George Boynton, an extreme adventurer who promised to walk around the world. A pretty hopeless explorer, he was also a fraudulent businessman and an unscrupulous swindler, but never short of stories. Plus, radical restoration in the Cairngorms, travelling the new Silk Road and all the latest geographical news.

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Keep an eye on the world with Geographical

The complete digital archive of Geographical, dating back to May 1935, is now available to all subscribing schools and institutions.

Established in 1935, Geographical is the official magazine of the Royal Geographical Society and one of the leading magazines in its field, with stunning photography, great writing and first class design.

- Keep up to date with the world, its people and its places through our news pages and topical features on nature and conservation

- Explore far-flung cities, towns and villages. Meet their inhabitants and immerse yourself in their culture

- Discover weird and wonderful wildlife. Learn more about the world around you through insightful features and accomplished photography

In a time of unprecedented environmental and social change, never has knowledge of the world been more important. For an authoritative voice on geography, culture, wildlife and exploration institutions should look no further than Geographical, with the fully-searchable complete 82-year archive giving close to 1000 issues of informative content.

  • First Issue: May 1935
  • Latest Issue: December 2018
  • Issue Count: 970
  • Page Count: 79,543
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5301

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