Essays Tagged: "Indian Ocean"

Kenya, the republic of eastern africa.

Kenya is a republic of East Africa, bordered on the southeastern sideby the Indian Ocean, Somalia on the east, Ethiopia on the north, Sudan onthe northeast, Uganda on the west ... t ,and Tanzania on the south.The chief rivers are the Tana and Athi. They both flow southeast to theIndian Ocean. The Nzoia, Yala, and Groi rivers flow into Lake Victoria.Other popular countries are U ... alley the land slopes to a plain bordering Lake Victoria, Kenya has about 300miles coastline on the Indian Ocean.The only lowlands in Kenya are along the Indian Ocean in a narrow belt.Inland are three ...

(5 pages) 101 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Does tourism benefit the people of Kenya?

the question.Kenya is a country in eastern Africa. It is located on the equator by the coast of the Indian Ocean. Its neighbouring countries are Tanzania, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda and Ethiopia. It is a ...

(7 pages) 100 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Vergulde Draeck

ft the Cape of Good Hope with the intention of making use of the trade winds to cross 5000 miles of Indian Ocean before turning north toward the East Indies. Having had no way of measuring longitude a ... and some ballast bricks. At the time though the site was not protected. Exposure of the site to the Indian Ocean swell made any work on Vergulde Draeck hazardous. In early 1972 a full expedition was m ...

(2 pages) 25 2 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Indian Ocean Trade Network 100 - 1500

The Indian Ocean Trade Network 100 - 1500The Indian Ocean Trade spread diseases and created more feuds, ... trading skills, and increased economic growth in several different regions of the world. Before the Indian Ocean Trade, most regions knew nothing of their neighboring civilizations. This trade network ... rk united the world. Because of it, just about all civilizations are conversant with each other.The Indian Ocean Trade began with small trading settlements around 800 A.D., and ended in the 1500's whe ...

(2 pages) 12567 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

An introduction to the reasons and casues of the exctinction of the dod

was a fat flightless bird that was discovered by Spanish sailors on the Island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean at about 1600. It was supposedly extinct in 1662 (although many suggest it could have b ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Tourism Development And External Impacts

fference, which initially stand out are the following;-Seychelles - A set of islands located in the Indian Ocean with an all year round tropical marine climate. A predominant tourism industry offering ...

(8 pages) 96 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

What Causes a Tsunami.

m. on Dec.26, a megathrust quake 160 miles off the Sumatra coast sent 500-mph tsunamis out into the Indian Ocean. The waves hit the Sumatra province of Acch 15 minutes later, and in less than 7 hours ... ndetected because they are only inched high. Others, like the one that was recently produced in the Indian Ocean, reached 30 feet. A Tsunami can be as long as one mile and can travel up to 1000 mph. A ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Somalia vs US

Somalia, which is about the size of Texas, is a small country located in Eastern Africa next to the Indian Ocean. The United States, which is located on the Western Hemisphere, is bordered by Mexico a ... 98.8% of the population is made up of ethnic Somalis (Kraus). Other minority groups include Arabs, Indians, Italians, and Pakistanis. Most Somalis are nomadic or semi nomadic herders of livestock. Th ...

(6 pages) 50 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Essay on Tsunami, December 26th 2004 the disaster that was caused by the Tsuanmi, and it takes a look into its sociological persepctives

On December 26, 2004 the world experienced the most devastating natural disaster to hit the Indian Ocean. It was classified as a tsunami, a tsunami holding immense power equivalent to the dest ... unami through different methods and the most important success has been the satellite sent over the Indian ocean to indicate any future Tsunami danger. Corruption has played a hurtful role in the re d ...

(8 pages) 128 1 4.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Public Relation Champaign Overview

to gain a foothold in an overseas market. In Sri Lanka, a majority Buddhist country located in the Indian Ocean, south of India (, n.d., 2), new construction or rebuilding of homes due to the ...

(10 pages) 297 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The December 26, 2004 Tsunami in Southeast Asia

Earthquakes of this magnitude happen only every thirty to forty years. "Almost two months after the Indian Ocean tsunamis, which killed more than 250,000 people in thirteen countries, the survivors ha ... cks have shaken the area since the massive tremor last December 26th that triggered the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami" ( There were about 84 aftershocks recorded as of Jan. 1, 2005 ...

(5 pages) 54 1 4.2 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Ancient African Geography.

uld have made a mighty kingdom collapse.In most of Africa, the rain came from the same place as the Indian monsoon, off the Indian Ocean. When there was a good year, lots of rain came. Most of the rai ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Australia Report with APA references

ose in the northern half of the globe. Australia is located between the South Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean. It is made up of two islands. Australia is very close to other island nations. To the ...

(8 pages) 73 0 4.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Trade route systems, Mediterranean and Indian Ocean

There was much diversity between Mediterranean Sea and Indian Ocean trade. For example, in the Mediterranean, sailors used square sails and long banks oars ... d square sails and long banks oars to maneuver among the sea's many islands. But the traders of the Indian Ocean built sails the shape of triangles and did not use oars. Another example would be that ... e Mediterranean, however, simply nailed the planks to form their ships.In the Mediterranean Sea and Indian Ocean trade there was great difference in the developments of ship building. For example, in ...

(2 pages) 31 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers

Australia and tourism

o show how fascinating is this country.Location:Australia is part of Oceania, continent between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean. It is the sixth largest country in the world. It's about t ...

(8 pages) 181 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Coral bleaching

s first described by Glynn in 1984. Since that date, coral bleaching has occurred in the Caribbean, Indian, and Pacific oceans and on a regular basis. Repeated bleaching is also a common feature at ma ... gular basis. Repeated bleaching is also a common feature at many sites throughout the Caribbean and Indian Ocean. Although the 1990's have seen recurring bleaching in some places, minor bleaching has ...

(4 pages) 35 0 2.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Essay on the 14th Century

also his picture was shown him holding a golden nugget that showed his gold power. The 14th century Indian Ocean was most used. Poems were written as records/greatness as they did to some of there gre ...

(1 pages) 10 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Language Situation in Mauritius

Mauritius is an island located in the Indian Ocean having a population which exceeds 1.2 million inhabitants including Rodrigues and four ... CPE.STATUS OF ASIAN LANGUAGES IN MAURITIUSMauritius is comprised of many Mauritians which are from Indian and Chinese descents. Their ancestors who came to work in Mauritius brought their languages w ... ely identified with what may be termed "ancestral heritage" . Most of these Asian languages have an Indian origin since 69% of the Mauritian populations are from Indian descendants. Apart from Bhojpur ...

(5 pages) 22 0 2.3 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics


could make a good living if they had helping friends.Australia is an oceania continent between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean. The only other bordering countries are Tasmania and Indone ...

(4 pages) 354 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

With what was initially thought to be a feasible resource

ng company, has shown a ferocious interest to construct 3 titanium based extraction mills along the Indian Ocean within the residence of the economically struggling providence of Africa. The proposed ... Tiomin mining proposal highlights the areas geographic location. With more than thirty ports on the Indian Ocean, extraction via process time literally becomes cut in half. In addition, Tiomin has fur ...

(4 pages) 375 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics