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    International Women's Day

    Celebrate With Inspirational Quotes From Female Explorers

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International Women's Day

Celebrate International Women's Day, March 8, 2013, with National Geographic's outstanding female explorers of the past and present. Whether directly making a difference in girls' lives or being role models for future adventurers and researchers, these explorers paved the path least traveled for women all over the world.

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    Explore: Cranberries

    Celebrate the turkey’s spunky sidekick.

     

     

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    From the Stacks: Circus Portraits, 1931

    The October 1931 issue of National Geographic explores the whimsical world of the traveling circus.

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    Explore: Fashion

    For 125 years, National Geographic has had a front-row seat at the global runway, documenting everything from sparklers to swimsuits.

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    Explore: Sports

    Entertainment is becoming less physical and more virtual. Yet we still play physical games.

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    Explore: Transit

    See how transportation has changed over 125 years.

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    Explore: Heat

    See some of the most extreme examples of the effects of heat on our planet.

  • A close view of ice and snow.

    Explore: Cold

    Humans have found ways to adapt to—and even enjoy—extreme temperatures.