Essays Tagged: "Himalayas"

Variations in High Altitude Populations. The purpose of this paper is to describe the high altitude stresses and the general adaptations made by the Tibetan population in the Himalayas and the Quechua

wo high altitude populations which I will examine in this paper are the Tibetan people of the Asian Himalayas and the Quechua of the South American Andes. The Quechua are an Indian people who ... als that do well in the high altitudes. Their stock include alpacas,llamas and sheep. In the Himalayas only "5% of the geographical area(Baker,36)" can be used for agriculture. The main crops a ...

(8 pages) 128 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

"Buddhism in China: A Historical Survey" by Kenneth K.S. Book Report.

g the sixth and fifth centuries B.C. He was the son of the king of a tiny state at the foot of the Himalayas and was brought up amidst the luxuries and pleasures befitting oneof his birth and clas ...

(3 pages) 143 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Myth or Reality, Today's Perception on Monsters

ngs and first-hand accounts of this creature everywhere in the world, from the United States to the Himalayas. One of the more famous sightings took place at Bluff Creek in 1967. Roger Patterson and a ...

(7 pages) 89 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

This essay analyzes how the geography in India and Egypt are relative to their development.

eninsular land mass.Located between the Indus and the Brahmaputra rivers are mountains known as the Himalayas, meaning the 'abode of snow'. The eastern section of these mountains in Arunachal Pradesh ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.4 May/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Rudyard Kipling

e book "Kim" which was done in 1901 and was about this man Kimball O'Hara and his adventures in the Himalayas. Some of his other works include: The Second Jungle Book (1895), Seven Seas (1896), The Da ...

(5 pages) 56 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

This essay is about the ganges river,its history, and how it is sacred to the hindus.

The Ganges RiverThe Ganges River is very sacred to the Hindus. This river starts in the Himalayas and flows across the northern part of India and into Bangladesh and finally empties into t ...

(2 pages) 43 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Nepal.

s is where you will find the most woodland. Portrayed here is an "Everest trek", a picture from the Himalayas.HistoryNepal became a country when Prithvi Narayan Shah united all the hill states ... nds of deer. Especially in the forest you find the one horned rhinoceros. On the outer edges of the Himalayas there are several species of birds, as well as the unique red panda, which is pictured above.

(2 pages) 54 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Buddhism.

n the 560 B.C. in India ( Bowker, 45). His father, Suddhodana, was a ruler over a district near the Himalayas which is today the country of Nepal ( Bowker, 46). Gautama eventually turned to life of me ...

(3 pages) 146 0 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Expedition guidelines, Mount everest expedition plan, including information on environment, climate, equipment, physiological demands, medical considerations, preparation and training.

Nepal. The name Everest is stemmed from the British engineer, Sir George Everest, who surveyed the Himalayas from 1829 to 1843. (Hutchinson Educational Encyclopedia, 2000)The route for this expeditio ...

(11 pages) 65 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Comparision of two countries, INDIA & CANADA... How they are different and where you would prefer to live...

s.India is the largest country in South Asia covering over three million square kilometers from the Himalayas in the north to the Indian Ocean in the south. The country is susceptible to the monsoon s ...

(2 pages) 114 1 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Synthesis task

obyn Davidson's feature article "The Getting There" as she explains how the process of climbing the Himalayas was so enriching for her. The personal development that comes from physical journeys is il ... yn Davidson's desire to journey to the glacier Pandari which is the nearest one to her house in the Himalayas. She embarks on the physical journey and along the way she meets a number of interesting a ...

(7 pages) 89 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The most important natural landmark in China

rned the sea into fertile land at the plea of the people and became the five main peaks forming the Himalayas in order to bless and protect the people forever. Thought this is not the true formation o ... people forever. Thought this is not the true formation of the mountain chain, the attraction of the Himalayas is no less than that of the legend. In all kinds of landforms China boasts, no other landm ...

(2 pages) 56 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Rudyard Kipling

e book "Kim" which was done in 1901 and was about this man Kimball O'Hara and his adventures in the Himalayas. Some of his other works include: The Second Jungle Book (1895), Seven Seas (1896), The Da ...

(5 pages) 43 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

Peter Max

t the age of 10 Peter and his family travelled to the Tibetan mountain camp at the foothills of the Himalayas, which was the start of many of his travels around the world, stimulating his mind and ima ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.5 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

With reference to named areas explain how Soil, Climate and Relief affect Population Density

we might have been thinking of are the mountainous areas of the world like the Andes, Nepal or the Himalayas, these areas are sparsely populated due to the poor soils, low temperatures and high rainf ...

(2 pages) 3503 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Hinduism

The early Indian civilization started around 3000 BC in the Indus valley and was bordered by the Himalayas to the north. This location allowed the civilization to flourish on its own, untouched by ...

(4 pages) 64 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

Bhutan

(Bhutan, 740) Climate and Geography Bhutan is a small country located in the Himalayas. It does have a richly scenic land though. There are broad, grassy valleys; forested mount ... ere are three geographic regions in which the country is divided. Northern Bhutan lies in the Great Himalayas where the mountains reach as high as 24,000 ft. and the weather is cold. Central Bhutan is ...

(3 pages) 493 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Buddhism In India: A Study Of Indian Buddhism In T

was born, one who was expected to someday rule the small kingdom of Skakya, in the foothills of the Himalayas. As he grew, his father made sure that wherever he went, the roads were clear of sick, dea ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A Little Known Place People Should Visit

es you feel like you have been baptized of all your sins. The view of the other mountains, like the Himalayas on a clear day is a sight to be seen. The scenic beauty calls you closer; the landscape ar ...

(3 pages) 10 0 3.5 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

"The Darjeeling Limited"

vertheless, he keeps secret the visit at their mother´s place, a nunnery in the middle of the Himalayas, to find out why she refused to go to their father´s funeral. After the siblings are ...

(2 pages) 779 0 3.0 Jan/2009

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