This Day In History 1-27-1888 A Group Created "The National Geographic Society"
National Geographic: The evolution of a publishing legend
National Geographic 1888-1890
It is a non-profit scientific and educational organization. Its main areas of interest are geography, archaeology, natural science, natural conservation, a study of world culture and history. The society publishes several magazines. The most important is called simply National Geographic. National Geographic also has a film and TV divisions.