Geo October 2014

Geo October 2014

£4.50


Here are some of the highlights you will find in our October 2014 issue


GROWING PAINS
Mark Rowe looks at the challenges the world’s rapidly growing megacities pose

SABAH'S LOST WORLD
There’s hardly an inch of the planet that can’t be visited, but Nick Garbutt finds that Borneo’s Maliau Basin can still conjure mystery, intrigue and even foreboding

CHARTING THE CENTURY
In these extracts from their new book, Tim Bryars and Tom Harper show how the golden age of cartography has reflected 100 years of change

A HEATED DEBATE
Daniel Allen discovers how recent developments in Iceland’s geothermal power industry have generated a new mid-Atlantic rift

PHOTOSTORY: TRIBAL LIVING
The Hamers are one of Ethiopia’s larger tribes. Mitchell Kanashkevich explores their daily lives

EXPLORE 2014
Each November, the RGS–IBG brings together a mix of researchers and explorers at its annual expedition and fieldwork planning seminar. Here’s why it’s an event not to be missed

FOLLOWING IRAN'S LONGEST RIVER
Despite planning for every possibility, during his six-week expedition along Iran’s Karun River, Tom Allen discovered the most valuable piece of equipment was his ability to communicate

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