National Geographic Society

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National Geographic Society
Logo o the National Geographic Society
Logo o the National Geographic Society
Motto"Inspire, illuminate, teach"[1]
FormationGardiner Greene Hubbard, Januar 1888; 135 years ago (1888-01)
Region served
6.8 million
John M. Fahey, Jr.
Gary Knell
Main organ
Buird o Trustees
National Geographic Explorer in fast ice, Antarctica.jpg

The National Geographic Society (NGS), heidquartert in Washington, D.C., Unitit States, is ane o the lairgest nonprofit scienteefic an eddicational institutions in the warld.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "National Geographic Press Room: Fact Sheet". National Geographic Society. Retrieved 28 August 2009. Also note that, as of August 28, 2009 (and likely before), the website title is "National Geographic – Inspiring People to Care About the Planet".

Coordinates: 38°54′18″N 77°02′16″W / 38.9051°N 77.0379°W / 38.9051; -77.0379