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Works by William L Allen

National Geographic Magazine 1998 v194 #2 August (1998) — Editor — 35 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1996 v190 #2 August (1996) — Editor — 35 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2002 v202 #4 October (2002) — Editor — 34 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1995 v187 #1 January (1995) — Editor — 34 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2001 v199 #4 April (2001) — Editor — 34 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1997 v192 #2 August (1997) — Editor — 33 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1996 v190 #4 October (1996) — Editor — 33 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1997 v192 #1 July (1997) — Editor — 31 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1997 v191 #5 May (1997) — Editor — 31 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2003 v204 #2 August (2003) — Editor — 31 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2000 v197 #5 May (2000) — Editor — 30 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2000 v197 #1 January (2000) — Editor — 30 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2001 v199 #1 January (2001) — Editor — 30 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2000 v198 #2 August (2000) — Editor — 30 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2004 v205 #1 January (2004) — Editor — 29 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1999 v196 #4 October (1999) — Editor — 29 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1998 v194 #1 July (1998) — Editor — 29 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1995 v187 #4 April (1995) — Editor — 29 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2002 v201 #4 April (2002) — Editor — 29 copies
National Geographic Magazine, December 2003 (2003) — Editor — 28 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2000 v197 #6 June (2000) — Editor — 28 copies
National Geographic Magazine, December 1998 (1998) — Editor — 28 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1999 v195 #4 April (1999) — Editor — 28 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1995 v187 #6 June (1995) — Editor — 28 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2003 v203 #3 March (2003) — Editor — 28 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1996 v189 #4 April (1996) — Editor — 27 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1997 v191 #1 January (1997) — Editor — 27 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1997 v191 #6 June (1997) — Editor — 27 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2000 v198 #1 July (2000) — Editor — 27 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1996 v189 #5 May (1996) — Editor — 27 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2004 v206 #4 October (2004) — Editor — 27 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1999 v195 #1 January (1999) — Editor — 26 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2000 v198 #4 October (2000) — Editor — 26 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1999 v195 #3 March (1999) — Editor — 26 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1996 v189 #6 June (1996) — Editor — 26 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2003 v203 #1 January (2003) — Editor — 25 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1997 v192 #4 October (1997) — Editor — 25 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2003 v203 #6 June (2003) — Editor — 25 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1998 v193 #1 January (1998) — Editor — 25 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2004 v205 #6 June (2004) — Editor — 25 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2005 v207 #1 January (2005) — Editor — 25 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1996 v190 #1 July (1996) — Editor — 25 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2001 v200 #2 August (2001) — Editor — 25 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1996 v189 #1 January (1996) — Editor — 25 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2000 v197 #3 March (2000) — Editor — 24 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2003 v203 #5 May (2003) — Editor — 24 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2001 v199 #3 March (2001) — Editor — 24 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1995 v187 #3 March (1995) — Editor — 24 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2003 v204 #4 October (2003) — Editor — 24 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1999 v196 #2 August (1999) — Editor — 24 copies
Historical Italy - 1995 [map] (1994) — Editor — 24 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1997 v191 #4 April (1997) — Editor — 24 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2004 v205 #3 March (2004) — Editor — 24 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2001 v199 #6 June (2001) — Editor — 24 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2002 v201 #1 January (2002) — Editor — 23 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1997 v191 #3 March (1997) — Editor — 23 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1996 v189 #3 March (1996) — Editor — 23 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2001 v200 #1 July (2001) — Editor — 23 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2003 v203 #4 April (2003) — Editor — 23 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1998 v193 #3 March (1998) — Editor — 23 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1998 v193 #5 May (1998) — Editor — 23 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2002 v202 #1 July (2002) — Editor — 23 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1995 v188 #1 July (1995) — Editor — 22 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1999 v195 #6 June (1999) — Editor — 22 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1998 v193 #4 April (1998) — Editor — 22 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1998 v193 #6 June (1998) — Editor — 22 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1999 v195 #5 May (1999) — Editor — 22 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2004 v205 #5 May (2004) — Editor — 22 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2002 v201 #6 June (2002) — Editor — 22 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2004 v206 #1 July (2004) — Editor — 22 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1995 v187 #5 May (1995) — Editor — 21 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2000 v197 #4 April (2000) — Editor — 21 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2004 v205 #4 April (2004) — Editor — 20 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2001 v199 #5 May (2001) — Editor — 20 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1995 v188 #4 October (1995) — Editor — 20 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2003 v204 #1 July (2003) — Editor — 20 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1995 v188 #2 August (1995) — Editor — 20 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1998 v194 #4 October (1998) — Editor — 19 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2002 v202 #2 August (2002) — Editor — 19 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2001 v200 #4 October (2001) — Editor — 18 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2002 v201 #5 May (2002) — Editor — 18 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2004 v206 #2 August (2004) — Editor — 17 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1999 v196 #1 July (1999) — Editor — 17 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2002 v201 #3 March (2002) — Editor — 15 copies
Everest 50 - 2003 [map] (2003) — Editor — 10 copies
Rediscovering Hawaii - 1995 [map] (1995) — Editor — 10 copies
The Old City Jerusalem - 1996 [map] (1996) — Editor — 9 copies
Egypt's Nile Valley - 1995 [map] (1994) — Editor — 9 copies
A Traveler's Map of the West Indies - 2003 [map] (2003) — Editor — 8 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1998 Complete Year (1998) — Editor — 7 copies
The Making of Canada: Ontario - 1996 [map] (1996) — Editor — 7 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2001 Complete Year (2001) — Editor — 7 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1996 Complete Year (1996) — Editor — 7 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1997 Complete Year (1997) — Editor — 7 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2000 Complete Year (2000) — Editor — 7 copies
The Dawn of Humans - 1997 [map] (1997) — Editor — 7 copies
The World / Earth at Night - 2004 [map] (2004) — Editor — 7 copies
The Balkans - 2000 [map] (2000) — Editor — 6 copies
Indonesia - 1996 [map] (1996) — Editor — 6 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2004 Complete Year (2004) — Editor — 6 copies
Australia Under Siege - 2000 [map] (2000) — Editor — 5 copies
Africa's Natural Realms - 2001 [map] (2001) — Editor — 5 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2003 Complete Year (2003) — Editor — 5 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2002 Complete Year (2002) — Editor — 5 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1995 Complete Year (1995) — Editor — 5 copies
National Geographic Magazine 1999 Complete Year (1999) — Editor — 5 copies
100 Years of Flight - 2003 [map] (2003) — Editor — 5 copies
Natural Hazards of North America - 1998 [map] (1998) — Editor — 3 copies
Return to the Battle of Midway (1999) — Editor — 2 copies
Bearded Seals: Going with the Floe (1997) — Editor — 2 copies
Iran: Testing the Water of Reform (1999) — Editor — 2 copies
National Geographic Index 1996 (1997) — Editor — 2 copies
National Geographic Index 1995 (1996) — Editor — 2 copies
National Geographic Index 1994 (1995) — Editor — 2 copies
Schatten van Egypte (2005) 2 copies
A Special Place: Hawk High Over Four Corners (1996) — Editor — 2 copies
French Polynesia: Charting New Course (1997) — Editor — 1 copy
Siberian Tigers (1997) — Editor — 1 copy
Black Pearls of French Polynesia (1997) — Editor — 1 copy
Beneath the Tasman Sea (1997) — Editor — 1 copy
MAKING SENSE OF THE MILLENNIUM (1998) — Editor — 1 copy
Unearthing Siberian Gold (2003) — Editor — 1 copy
Nepal (2000) — Editor — 1 copy
Life Without Light (1996) — Editor — 1 copy
Field Notes: January 1997 (1997) — Editor — 1 copy
The New Saigon (1995) 1 copy
A Place for Parks in the New South Africa (1996) — Editor — 1 copy
Australia's Saltwater Crocodiles (1996) — Editor — 1 copy
The Great Dinosaur Egg Hunt (1996) — Editor — 1 copy
Storming the Tower (1996) — Editor — 1 copy
Emperors of the Ice (1996) — Editor — 1 copy
Requiem for the Edmund Fitzgerald (1996) — Editor — 1 copy
Saving North America's Beleaguered Bats (1995) — Editor — 1 copy
Dead or Alive: The Endangered Species Act (1995) — Editor — 1 copy
Harp Seals - The Hunt for Balance (2004) — Editor — 1 copy
Maya Masterpiece Revealed at Bonampak (1995) — Editor — 1 copy
Ndoki: Last Place on Earth (1995) — Editor — 1 copy
Quiet Miracles of the Brain (1995) — Editor — 1 copy
The Vimy Flies Again — Editor — 1 copy
On the Brink: Hawaii's Vanishing Species (1995) — Editor — 1 copy

Associated Works

World of Islam (2001) — Foreword — 87 copies
Photographs Then and Now (1998) — Introduction — 78 copies
National Geographic Magazine 2005 Complete Year (2005) — Editor, some editions — 5 copies

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Common Knowledge

Birthdate
1939
Gender
male
Nationality
USA
Occupations
Editor-in-Chief, National Geographic Magazine
photographer
Organizations
National Geographic Society
Short biography
Editor-in-Chief of National Geographic Magazine from January 1995 to December 2004.

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John Gurche Illustrator
Michael Nichols Photographer
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Michael Parfit Contributor
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James L. Stanfield Photographer
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Jonathan Blair Photographer
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Marc Moritsch Photographer
Louie Psihoyos Photographer
Jeffrey Cree Photographer
Joel Sartore Photographer
Frans Lanting Photographer
Robb Kendrick Photographer
Tim Laman Photographer
Chien-Chi Chang Photographer
Bill Curtsinger Contributor
Kenneth Garrett Photographer
Ian McDonald Contributor
John H. Glenn Foreword
John G. Mitchell Contributor
Mike Hettwer Photographer
Paul Sereno Contributor
Gregory S. Stone Contributor
Cathy Newman Contributor
Tad Szulc Contributor
Wes Skiles Photographer
Roff Smith Contributor
Jennifer Ackerman Contributor
Michael Klesius Contributor
Reza Photographer
Adriel Heisey Photographer
Tracy Dahlby Contributor
Edward Girardet Contributor
Alice J. Hall Contributor
Rick Gore Contributor
Maurice Hornocker Contributor
Peter Benchley Contributor
Todd Skinner Contributor
Philip J. Currie Contributor
Carsten Peter Photographer
Frank Viviano Contributor
Virginia Morell Contributor
Glenn Oeland Contributor
Donald C. Johanson Contributor
Elizabeth Royte Contributor
Mary Miller Contributor
Michael E. Long Contributor
John J. Putman Contributor
Nick Caloyianis Photographer
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Statistics

Works
276
Also by
3
Members
4,007
Popularity
#6,302
Rating
½ 4.3
Reviews
77
ISBNs
18
Languages
4

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