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National Geographic

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

By Mark Collins Jenkins

National Geographic Society, Hardcover, 9781426209574, 383pp.

Publication Date: November 6, 2012

Featuring show-stopping imagery and thrilling behind-the-scenes tales, "National Geographic 125 Years" captures the heart of National Geographic's fascinating history, from its earliest days as a scientific club to its growth into one of the world's largest geographic organizations. The book reveals how much we've come to know about our fascinating world through the pages and unforgettable imagery of National Geographic, and taps key voices from the forefront of ocean and space exploration, climate science, archaeology, mountaineering, and many other disciplines to peer with us over the horizon and see where we are heading in the future.

About the Author
Mark Collins Jenkins is the co-author of numerous award-winning books and a historian of tall ships. Operation Sail is a nonprofit established with the endorsement of President John F. Kennedy and a Joint Congressional Resolution.

Praise For National Geographic

"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