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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 October 2018 issue of Geographical gets on the grid with the future of motorsports – Formula E. Is the all-electric version of Formula One really as clean and green as it portrays itself, or does the sport's carbon footprint mean that it's just a less noisy distraction from the real issues surrounding globalised sport?

Plus, the ambitious plan to digitise the Amazon rainforest as a team of scientists embark on a high-tech mission to cover the endangered landscape with monitors, camera traps and a bewildering array of sensors.

In the Himalayas, a mysterious caterpillar is worth more than its weight in gold to the local inhabitants. Yarsagumba is the bizarre fungus-infected insect that is prized for medicinal qualities and has been a major source of income for locals. But is climate change about to kill off this vital revenue stream?

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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: October 2018
  • Issue Count: 968
  • Page Count: 79,375
  • Published: Monthly
  • ISSN: 2059-5301

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