Essays Tagged: "coastline"

Symbolism in John Steinbeck's The Pearl

look at life and its content.Kino plays a role of a young diver who lives in a small village on the coastline of Mexico. Kino is thought of as, ' 'a wise, primitive man' ' (French 128) who is hungry f ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Iraq: A Country on the Rise

dan, 149 miles bordering Kuwait, 502 miles bordering Saudi Arabia, 376 milesbordering Turkey, and a coastline 36 miles long. The terrain in Iraq is mostly broadplains, with reedy marshes in the southe ... various phosphates, and sulfur. Their maritime(ocean) clams are just the continental shelf on their coastline, and twelve nautical milesbeyond that.Iraq and Iran have just recently restored diplomatic ...

(7 pages) 189 0 3.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

China - Case study

Its capital lies at Beijing, while China's largest city is Shanghai. China boast some 14,500 km of coastline. Its climate is extremely diverse. It ranges from subarctic in the north to tropical in th ...

(8 pages) 369 0 4.5 Jul/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Dumping in our Waters. This essay explains the vast water pollution we have in our waters.

rds and can wreck water desalination plants and industrial plants drawing their water from affected coastline. (EBSCO CD-ROM source) Poor management of existing water resource can lead to these resour ...

(5 pages) 164 1 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Pround to be an Australian.

Some people live along the coastline where they can see the waves as they crash against our shores, and where the blue sky meet ...

(1 pages) 47 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The maintance of the coastline between the southport seaway and fingal headland on the Queensland coastline.

of the coastal environment to the once famous unspoiled condition, would only meet criteria 1. The coastline would be able to return to its natural process, long shore drift, and result in maintainin ... lusionThrough evaluating above strategies, it is obvious that the most appropriate strategy for the coastline between Fingal Headland and Southport Spit on the south-east coast of Queensland, would be ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Costal Erosion, What costal erosion is and what causes it..

es from afew hours to a few days. A major effect of a storm surge is a large wave which willerode a coastline quickly. The larger the wave the more sediments it will carry out.Normal waves will take l ... ous or up to a millenium. Earthquakes can cause the movement ofsediments causing the sediments on a coastline to become distorted. Elevation ofplates will also cause the sediments to be easier to erod ...

(1 pages) 82 1 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Essay Title: Adopt-a-Country Report: Argentina This essay is a general description of Argentina, including economy, geography, and population statistics.

is the eighth largest country in the world1, and is slightly less than 30% the size of the USA. Its coastline is 4,989 km long, and its perimeter is 9,665 km long. 37,812,817 people call Argentina hom ...

(4 pages) 106 1 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Nigeria - why is it under-developed and what can be done to improve its situation?

people. The environment in Nigeria differs a great deal in the different parts of the country. The coastline consists of sand dunes and, around the delta of the River Niger, swamplands. It rains quit ...

(5 pages) 109 0 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Explain how diplomacy and naval forces became the lesser known keys to victory for both the Confederacy and the Union, why was the north able to succeed in both?

y effective as the war went on. Although the Union blockade never thoroughly sealed the Confederate coastline, it was successful in causing Southern imports and exports to drop drastically at a time w ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

El Nino or La Nina

eru, and continues for six months to about one year.El Niño not only releases its wrath upon coastline countries like Peru and Ecuador, but also causes irregular weather patterns worldwide. It ...

(4 pages) 46 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Costa Rica - about the geography, history, government and economy, the people, history, and tourism.

s San Jose. When compared to the United States, it is slightly smaller than West Virginia. It has a coastline that is 1,290 km in length. The population of Costa Rica is 3,710,558 (July 2000 est.), an ...

(3 pages) 101 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Long Shore Current

Erosion to our coastline has been occurring for millions of years and will continue for millions to come. There are ... e familiar with the local beach features and can inform you of potentially dangerous situations.Our coastline and beaches are slowly but constantly changing over time just as they have for many years. ... constantly changing over time just as they have for many years. Just as in most of the elements in coastline erosion, long shore currents consistently help change our beach environments over time. It ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

General Franco.

n as Francisco Franco. This small Iberian town in which he was born was located on the northwestern coastline of Spain. The man's birth was the beginning of a new era for Spain, both prosperous and al ...

(4 pages) 35 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Wind Energy

as emissions and clean, renewable energy is vital to preserve the environment, including Victoria's coastline.I have great confidence in the proposed wind farms. You only have to look at what's happen ...

(2 pages) 94 1 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Reasons for Australian Federation

's defence. Each individual state's defence force was not strong enough to protect Australia's vast coastline from attack. It therefore made good sense to unite the defence under one command.As well a ...

(3 pages) 13293 0 3.9 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The Epic of Ashtad

d set ablaze the now darkened sea. Ashtad looked on and watched the burning corpses dance along the coastline as the smoke flooded into the uncertain horizon. Never was he to return, never was he to f ...

(10 pages) 31 0 4.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Determine which of the areas along Toronto's shoreline is at the greatest risk for coastal erosion.

IntroductionErosion of coastlines and beaches is a problem that can impact any settlement or city located near a body of wa ... t the world over, as more than half the world's population lives within two hundred kilometers of a coastline (Committee). As a result, there are more than 3.5 billion people who could be harmed by co ... oded land sediment is carried back into the water by destructive waves that gradually decompose the coastline, resulting in polluted water (eurosion).Toronto, Ontario, Canada is one city whose coastli ...

(11 pages) 31 0 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Evolution reaction paper

ervations from the Beagle. As Darwin was on the Beagle from 1831 to 1836 and traveled South America coastline, he found different finches on different climate on different islands. Why God put differe ... eturned in 1836. The overall purpose of the voyage was to map uncharted areas of the South American coastline. And then, he wrote the theory of Natural Selection:One of the prime motives for all speci ...

(8 pages) 59 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A concise essay on territorial disputes from the context of Chinese territorial demands.

tend to the continental shelf, while the exclusive economic zone may be extended 200 miles from the coastline. This however, serves only as a basic scheme. Foreign territory, which extends into the co ...

(4 pages) 30 1 3.5 Sep/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security