Essays Tagged: "Great Salt Lake"

Chief Okamowwow and the Buffalo - Creative Writing, Myth

a herd of buffalo that roamed wild and free in the Salt Lake City valley the people of Utah County greatly valued the buffalo for their wisdom and the usefulness. They always knew where to find food ... animals have the right to life and should not become extinct.) They named that part of the land The Great Salt Lake and the island was named Antelope Island. The buffalo are kept and preserved on a ra ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2007

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

Robert Smithson and analysis of two of his works

t generated by mathematical algorithms. His later writings of 18th - 19th conceptions of land forms greatly influenced his later land art. Smithson became fascinated by dump trucks moving earth and ro ... Sedimentation of the Mind: Earth Projects", thereby bringing about many land artists. Smithson was greatly interested in sites which had deformities. He said that the best sites for land art were one ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts


January 4, 1896. It is the forty fifth state; the capital of Utah is Salt Lake City named after the Great Salt Lake. Utah's state bird is the Seagull and its state flower is the Sego Lily. The ... state flower is the Sego Lily. The first people in Utah were Desert Creature Hunters in the Great Basin. They started gathering around the Great Basin about twelve thousand years ago. They liv ...

(6 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

My trip to Yellowstone National Park - A short Memoir

here was no city at all. There was only a barren desert and the 15 North Highway. We were to pass a great amount of cities on our trip. Many very large while others just small towns. We passed through ... all different shapes and colors.Then we passed into Utah. The mountains smoothed out to become a great plateau. Then we reached St. George. With a population of almost one-hundred-thousand, it is t ...

(3 pages) 33 0 4.3 May/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

How does a climate change influence water resources?

rise due to increases in global temperatures the risks of flooding are much higher and therefore a greater emphases on water management based on the minimisation and adaptation to these changes in ca ... d as Boix-Fayos et al. explains:6'Infiltration and water-holding capacity of soils on limestone are greater with increased frost activity'.This shows that if temperatures increase and freezing is less ...

(12 pages) 52 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Antebellum Reform - Study Notes

ictly organized by gender-can achieve salvation here and now (while you’re alive) -->Second Great Awakening-immediateness --> cannot wait 25 years – gradualism may not be soon enough-e ... utraged flared-Smith was thrown in jail and them murdered by a mob-the Mormons then traveled to the Great Salt Lake and founded their permanent community of believers3.Identify and discuss the signifi ...

(2 pages) 515 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

The effect of temperature on the hatching success of brine shrimps

land saltwater lakes, but ironically not in oceans. In fact, they play a very important role in the Great Salt Lake ecosystem due to the large ecological niches they occupy. Without them, all of the m ... them, all of the migratory birds, for instance, Eared Grebe and Wilson's Phalarope that stop at the Great Salt Lake during the migratory path would be unable to get the nutrients required for their lo ...

(10 pages) 1 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology