Essays Tagged: "Columbia River"

Kennewick Man History and legalities

ennewick Man Trials and TribulationsOn July 28, 1996 a human skull was found along the banks of the Columbia River at Kennewick, Washington ( 2002, 1). This skull would lead to the ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Nuclear Legacy

parsely populated, geologists fear the possibility of anuclear seepage into the Colombia river. The Columbia River is an important factor forthe U.S. production of wheat. 'This makes it the worst of s ...

(4 pages) 67 1 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Energy Flow Systems

o think about nature and its relationship with humanity.White explains how the river is energy. The Columbia River works as gravity pulls it to the Pacific Ocean. The Columbia is continuously cutting ... sly cutting into the terrain that it flows through. Over millions of years water rushed through the Columbia Basin to form the Columbia River. Water carries soil, silt, and debris downstream. The cons ...

(6 pages) 66 0 4.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Colville Indians tribes. The PNW pacific northwest indian tribe. describes it's resources and colville in general

ds held in federal trust status for the Confederated Tribes. The vast desert land is located in the Columbia Plateau.The Colville Indians have accomplished many things; some of which are below.*1872- ... oil, the Lake, the Palus, the Wenatchi, the Chelan, the Entiat, the Methow, the Okanogan, the Moses Columbia, and the Nez Perce. Prior to the influx of Canadians and Europeans in the mid 1850's, the a ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Waste, Radiation, and Danger; The Hanford Nuclear Power Plants.

th affected by nuclear waste and Hanford's waste is placed approximately twelve miles away from the Columbia River. Leaky waste containers are contaminating the soil and seeping ever so close to this ...

(4 pages) 74 0 2.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Lost Man summary of the article by Douglass Preston

the Native American rights to take the skeleton. Since the skeleton was found on the stretch of the Columbia River, of which the Army Corps of Engineers controlled, they determined what the future hel ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Welcome to District Four East Multnomah County

ty which includes all the area from 148th street in East Portland to the fish hatchery and from the Columbia River south to the Multnomah / Clackamas county line. District four hosts Mt. Hood Communit ... ake Park, Multnomah Falls, Oregon History Center, Oregon Zoo, Pittock Mansion, Portland Art Museum, Columbia River Gorge, Oregon Convention Center, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Parks in Port ...

(6 pages) 18 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A review of Richard White's "The Organic Machine: The Remaking of the Columbia River"

The Organic Machine: The Remaking of the Columbia River. By Richard White. (New York: Hill and Wang, 1995, ix, 130 pp. Paperback, $12.00, ISB ... Paperback, $12.00, ISBN 0-8090-1583-8).In a close examination of the history and development of the Columbia River, The Organic Machine: The Remaking of the Columbia River connects the elements of nat ... elements of natural and artificial energy in order to reveal both the beauty and the danger of the Columbia today. In his book, Richard White does a brilliant job of uniting humans and human ingenuit ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Captain Robert Grey

ns, for goods in China. He also traded his ship, the Lady Washing ton, for another ship called, the Columbia Redidiva.Three years later he set out of Boston to go back to explore the Northwest Coast. ... .In 1792, after the ship was built, he started sailing south along the coast in his other ship, the Columbia. After sailing south of the Oregon coastline, he turned around and headed north, looking fo ...

(1 pages) 772 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Killer Whales

ound the world! Places such as the Rhine, the Thames, and the Elbe. One even traveled 177 km up the Columbia River to eat fish! Although killer whales can be found in both the open ocean and coastal w ...

(3 pages) 14 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

How dams affect salmon migration

fallen in population. 106 species have become extinct and 314 more are at risk of extinction in the Columbia River Basin, the focus of this report. The causes of this are dams on the rivers stopping s ... Migration: Decisions, Decisions" no author Environmental News Thursday, February 18, 1999 "Columbia River Salmon Protection OK'd" no author Environmental News Tuesday, June 30, 1999 " ...

(8 pages) 26 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Chapter One Analysis Of One Flew Over The Cuckoos

oys to shave Chief Bromden, who quickly disappears. As he hides, he thinks about his father and the Columbia River. One of the black boys finds him, and they start to shave him. He hallucinates that t ...

(2 pages) 1228 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Palouse Falls

of the lake, swept across northern Idaho into eastern Washington, then rushed southwest across the Columbia Plateau, and split at a bluff--part of the flood traveled east but the main thrust traveled ... ly over millions of years producing layer after layer of basalt stacked in a vertical sequence. The Columbia River Flood Basalts in Washington, Oregon and Idaho are an example of extensive flood basal ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2011

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays