Essays Tagged: "far north"

Saint Bernadette Soubirous.

Saint Bernadette Soubirous.The Soubirous family lived in the far north of the little town of Lourdes, in the Lapaca district. A large stream flowed there, and on ...

(4 pages) 37 0 4.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Normadic Herding- Sami

un lives the Sami, formerly called the Lapps by the Scandinavians, are the indigenous people of the far north of Finland, Sweden, Norway and Russia. Their language is Finno-Ugric, related to Finnish a ... their nomad's seasonal migration. The meat, fresh or preserved, is excellent, not least because, so far as possible, it is obtained from selected animals which are at their prime age (from 4 to 5 year ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


iddle of the Ice Age, andalthough occasional warm periods would create subtropical conditions as far north asEngland for thousands of years, the glaciers would always return and the Neandertals ... return and the Neandertalswould always be forced south again. The Neandertals could be found as far north asEngland and as far south as Spain, from Gibralter to Uzbekistan.       ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.7 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Enest Shakleton's unsuccessful voyage to the south pole

outh started. On 7th. December 1914, the Endurance came across the first lot of pack ice, unusually far north. Even though the pack ice became more and more compact, the Endurance struggled on under s ... aster. At the end of January 1915, the ship was icebound. The coast was only 80 miles away, but too far for the "Trans Continental Party."Terrible fate was to follow its course.The Endurance and her c ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


doubt Iceland tourist board faces a serious marketing challenge, but those who dare to venture this far north will be richly rewarded.This European nation's name is an early example of bait and switch ...

(2 pages) 97 2 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Territorial Expansion in the United States From 1800-1850

Destiny, almost everyone believed that America should extend from sea to shining sea and maybe even farther. But it was the issue of the expansion of slavery into the new territories that pitted the N ... ery. Therefore, in 1817 Missouri applied to the Union as a slave state. The extension of slavery so far north and the threat of further expansion of slavery into all new territories of the U.S. create ...

(3 pages) 122 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The 1st Punic War 264 - 241 BC

e merchants traded in the western Mediterranean where only Greeks traded before. They also traded a far north as England to get Cornish tin, and down the coast of western Africa to get gold and ivory. ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Orson Welles And The War of the Worlds

ms."It is reported that at 8:50 p.m., a huge, flaming object, believed to be a meteorite, fell on a farm in the neighborhood of Grover's Mill, New Jersey, twenty-two miles from Trenton. The flash in t ... e sky was visible within a radius of several hundred miles and the noise of the impact was heard as far north as Elizabeth."At the time, an estimated 38 million families owned radios. Nearly twelve mi ...

(9 pages) 41 0 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Addition of Ramps

astern North American mountains. The plants are found in moist deciduous (non-evergreen) forests as far north as Canada, as far south as North Carolina and Tennessee, and as far west as Missouri and M ...

(1 pages) 496 0 3.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

The Development of Canada's North

Canada's far north has always been one of the nation's poorest and troubled regions. Isolated, underdeveloped ... tained growth. This growth shows great promise for the region as while progression has been good so far, the best is yet to come as two additional mines are scheduled to come online very soon and the ... $63 000 while average earning in the North West territories is $36 000 .While the diamond "boom" is far too young to have a profound effect on the countless small communities in the North, Yellowknife ...

(7 pages) 37 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

California Sea lion

m in length. California sea lions are found all over the California coast. Some have been found as far north as British Columbia.The average lifespan of a California sea lion is around 20 years, but ...

(4 pages) 17 0 3.3 Jan/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Reintroduction Of Canis Rufus To The Eglin Air Force Base Reservation

duction: The red wolf is an endangered canin formerly found throughout the eastern United States as far north as New York and as far west as Texas. In the early 1900's the red wolf population in the w ...

(2 pages) 1222 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Protection Of The TImber Rattlesnake

esnake is a thick-bodied snake that has two different color variations, which vary depending on how far north, or south the snake is found. The yellow variation has black or brown bands on a yellow, b ...

(2 pages) 962 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


th letters from Robert Walton to his sister in England. Walton is on an exploring expedition to the far north, and his letters are dated from locations farther and farther north, starting with St. Pet ... tion answers, indicating that no place is free of the taint Frankenstein has created, no matter how far the distance, Victor cannot escape what he has caused. The mountain's glacier becomes a courtroo ...

(13 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers