Essays Tagged: "coastlines"

United Nations Debate, France. Class: World History II. Facts on France.

UK; bordering the Mediterranean Sea, Between Italy and Spain.Arable Land: 33%The extent of France's coastlines is 3,427 kmThe climate in France varies between each region. The true temperature maritim ...

(1 pages) 53 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Continental Drift: Exploring the Theory.

. The fit is even more striking when the submerged continental shelves are compared rather than the coastlines. In 1912, Alfred Wegener (1880-1930) noticed the same thing and proposed that the contine ...

(3 pages) 52 0 3.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

"Stone Mage and the Sea" by Sky Wardens.

absolute freedom in a world where the huge red-sanded deserts are ruled by Stone Mages and the vast coastlines by Sky Wardens. Any child with magical capabilities is taken away to the Haunted City to ... to be trained in the Change. The main characters, Sal and his father are strangers in a town on the coastlines and are running away from the Sky Wardens who are after Sal's raw talent for magic as wel ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.1 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The Great Awakening.

somewhat by 2 large oceans (Atlantic and Pacific) on either side which also allowed for tradeoLong coastlines and deep harbors allow for ships to load and unload their cargoes easilyWhat are some of ... port for both Native Americans and for European explorers into the interior of N. AmericaoExtensive Coastlines: allowed for important water trade and fishing industries to developoHawaii, an archipela ...

(3 pages) 99 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Wetlands in the United States and the Need for their Conservation.

ons in the landscape, and between dry land and water along the edges of streams, rivers, lakes, and coastlines. Wetlands can be found in nearly every county and climatic zone in the United States.Beca ...

(9 pages) 135 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Natural resources are under increasing pressure.

ent. Water shortages, soil exhaustion, loss of forests, air and water pollution, and degradation of coastlines afflict many areas. As the world's population grows, improving living standards without d ...

(2 pages) 118 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Pakistan vs. US

d States has many natural resources such as vast areas of fertile land for growing crops, extensive coastlines with many natural harbors, and several large crossable rivers and lakes on which large sh ...

(2 pages) 41 0 2.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

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 ...

(11 pages) 31 0 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Effects of rising sea levels on costal areas

tional heritage and lifestyles with a few steps of protection. The first step to protect our coastlines from the seemingly insurmountable conundrum of the sea is to impede its rise in the first ... lly negligent towards other endangered coastline features that help not only protect our cities and coastlines, but our sources of freshwater as well (6). As the ocean raises, it poses more and more t ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Galicia

h.Galicia, being the wet, green corner of Spain, faces the North Atlantic Ocean. It's corresponding coastlines are composed of fjord-like indentations or Rías. Further within the region are sma ...

(3 pages) 30 0 3.7 May/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Island Paradise of Puerto Rico.

Beautiful coastlines, delicious foods and rhythmic sounds are just a few things that make Puerto Rico such a g ...

(4 pages) 89 1 4.4 Oct/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Effects of the 2004 Tsunami.

lled. Sri Lanka was one of the most devastated countries together with Indonesia. India's southeast coastlines were also greatly affected by the tsunami, and in India alone a present estimation of mor ...

(5 pages) 61 0 3.8 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Panama Country Analysis

ama is crossed by mountain ranges, covered with large areas of rain forest, and bounded by two long coastlines studded with islands and bays. At several places it spans less than a hundred miles from ...

(11 pages) 172 0 2.6 Apr/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Describe the evidence that exists to show both positive and negative sea level change? (13)

lower reaches of a river and its tributaries. This occurred during the Holocene period, where many coastlines developed ria systems. They tend to form mainly where the geological trend is at a right ... pid sea level rise. Fjords have steep sides and flat bottoms that contain very shallow water. Fjord coastlines tend to be best developed along high latitude coastlines where glaciation was most effect ...

(2 pages) 1440 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Great White Sharks

and sea turtles. They also eat carrion. The sharks are found near shore along most of the temperate coastlines around the world. They have been observed along the coastlines of California to Alaska, t ...

(1 pages) 16 0 2.5 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

MANGROVE SWAMPS

ilizing the ecological relationships of the biotic coastal environment. Many people living near the coastlines depend on the mangrove trees for survival since they provide wood, medicines, and a sourc ...

(10 pages) 45 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Surfing is supposed to be para

ers. This film changed how surfers viewed the world. No longer were surfers confined to their local coastlines, they were inoculated with desire to seek out their own paradise. Over the years m ...

(5 pages) 508 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Bentley Traditions and Encounters Chapter 27 Ming Qing China Outline

idn’t convert & missions attracted small numbers of converts•Europeans were active on coastlines in E. Asia since they controlled own affairs until 19th century•Japan also underwent ...

(8 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Describe the way by which the Australian Timber Industry operates

are mostly hardwoods of mixed species with many worthless scrub trees. The majority of Australia's coastlines are covered with these worthless coniferous scrubs. The area of productive commercial tim ...

(9 pages) 16 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Phenomenon of Slavery In American And Abolitionist

ince the 16th century when the first black slave ships were transported to America from the African coastlines. Along with other European colonial powers such as Portugal and Holland, it is estimated ...

(7 pages) 20 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers