Every article, from every issue

Explore over a century of iconic images and fascinating narratives that capture the wonder of our planet and beyond.

About National Geographic Virtual Library

As the official journal of the nonprofit National Geographic Society, National Geographic magazine built its reputation delivering the highest-quality photojournalism and cartography in the world.

In this collection, you can access over one hundred years of history through articles on culture, global events, nature, science, technology, and the environment, as well as gripping first-person accounts of epic exploration and discovery. Find every article from every issue, each fully searchable through an intuitive interface.