Essays Tagged: "Mount Everest"

Facts about China

stimated that there are more than 35 cities in China with a population of more than one million.25.)Mount Everest is 29,028 feet high and is the highest point on Earth.26.)About 3/4 of all people are ... 33.)The Chinese people call their country Chung-kuo.34.)Until recently, China was cut off by either mountains, The Great Wall of China or else water.35.)In 1979 the US and China endded a 30 year break ...

(2 pages) 203 2 4.0 Jan/1994

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Mt Everest-

imb Mt. Everest began with the opening of the Tibetan route in 1920. Numerous attempts to climb the mountain failed because of the combined difficulties of cold, arid air, high winds, difficult terria ... inds, difficult terrian, and high altitude. But, dispite these difficulties, Everest was finally surmounted in 1953. On May 29, 1953, Edmund Hillary, of New Zeland, and Tenzing Norgay, a Nepalese sher ...

(1 pages) 86 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Denne stil omhandler dinosaurer. Her i blandt plesiosaurere, Sauropoder og Tyrannosaurus-Rex.

230 millioner år siden, så jorden helt anderledes ud som i dag. Bjerge som fraeksempel Mount Everest var kun halv så stor som i dag. Dinosaurerne levede i ca. 150 millioner år ...

(4 pages) 43 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

How to critique a poem.

using the opposite of a truth. For example, when a tired manexclaims, "Boy, I can climb up and down Mount Everest right now!" We often use such irony when we are sarcastic in speech. For example if we ...

(9 pages) 114 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

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

Introduction.Standing at 8848m above sea level, Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world. Humans have tried to conquer Everest since the e ... John Hunt and Tenzing Norgay officially reached the summit. George Mallroy was said to have climbed Mount Everest in 1924 however there is still controversy whether or not he succeeded. The first woma ... y whether or not he succeeded. The first woman ever to climb Everest was Juko Tabei who climbed the mountain in 1975. (Microsoft Encarta, 1999)Mount Everest is situated on the border of Tibet and Nepa ...

(11 pages) 65 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

The most important natural landmark in China

lled the five-headed dragon that tried to destroy the serenity of the sea about which the Himalayan mountains exist now. The goddesses turned the sea into fertile land at the plea of the people and be ... yas in order to bless and protect the 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 ...

(2 pages) 56 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Best friends

experienced rock climber so this was nothing to him. However it didn't look too intermediate to me. Mount Everest came to mind! I walked over and stood underneath the rock formations. I felt so little ...

(5 pages) 58 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


1: "China... In Pictures")China's geographical information is unbelievable. It has the two biggest mountains in the world. The mountains are in three steps: the first step is the tallest followed by ... three steps: the first step is the tallest followed by the second tallest and lastly, the smallest. Mount Everest Range is the first and is called "The Roof of the World". The second is Yunnan, Guizah ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"The Struggles of an Individual" This essay compares two books, October Sky, and Into thin Air. This leads the author to a few conclusions about his life and what he is becoming.

Sometimes in life, we make goals not worthy of completion. In mountain climbing, one's goal is to reach the top of the mountain. To accomplish this goal, one need ... eir share towards the summit. Into Thin Air focuses on the conflicts and decisions made on top of a mountain one eerie day as opposed to the glory and satisfaction of reaching the top. This, however, ... rsity or lackluster intensity.John Krakauer, author of Into Thin Air, introduces the struggles of a mountaineer's adventures on Mount Everest. He creates a vivid scene of the deprivation, physical pai ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

China UN Paper

500 airports. The have 351 paved runways and 149 unpaved. There land is basically made up of mostly mountains, high plateaus, deserts in the western area. They also have plains, deltas, and hills loca ... nd hills located in the east. The Lowest point in China is the Turban Pendi 154 m, Highest point is Mount Everest 8,850 m. S.C.L.A.R.G.EChina's government is a communist state, which is a compl ...

(2 pages) 26 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nothing compares to Friendship.

ther, sister, little Buddha to me. One could strollin Paris with her, fly in the balloon, climb Mt. Everest with her withouteven moving from an armchair.When we were ten, Eva's hair began gradually va ...

(3 pages) 54 2 4.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A journey of the unsighted (creative writing for journey's NSW HSC).

- which you could never believe to be possible, you get taller, fatter, you get pimples the size of Mount Everest, the grease and oil flows freely and bam, you're now a teenager. For me, it wasn't tha ...

(3 pages) 58 0 4.6 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Extreme sports

easons.First of all some people take these adventurous sports as a challenge. For example, consider mountaineering of Mount Everest and Mount Rocky. It is a very risky, but people will take that chall ... ple are attracted towards the dangerous sports because they can be famous by conquering the highest mountain or traveling around the world in ship. They know that it is risky but they are willing to t ...

(1 pages) 30 2 2.6 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Maybe Tomorrow

ny man looks up from the papers smothering his large desk, like the snow that blankets the peaks of Mount Everest. Books and files lay strewn about the shelves and file cabinets. Awards and certificat ... s, takes the files, and heads back to his desk. Maybe tomorrow, he ponders, and settles down to his mountain of paperwork.

(3 pages) 16 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

A process paper

ings you can write the process of doing, from teaching your child how to wipe his butt, to climbing Mount Everest. Everything everyone does has a process to it, even going to school, so that, "want fr ...

(3 pages) 46 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Personal Biography

ars old. Going through different situations has always taught me new things. I may not have climbed Mount Everest or had to deal with a hostage situation but I believe that my life has many exciting, ...

(5 pages) 26 0 0.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Elvis Presley

esents liberty, freedom, and pride. Our flag is another way America leaves her name on the moon, on Mount Everest, in space, and everywhere else she peacefully flies. A better place for generations of ...

(1 pages) 242 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Adventure Travel Marketing Plan

decisions in its product lines and company operations. Products run the gamut from parkas worthy of Mount Everest expeditions, shoes for trail running in the local park, to casual sportswear. Patagoni ... y sold one product: iron pitons for rock climbing. By 1970, the company was the largest supplier of mountaineering hardware in the U.S. In early 1970s, Patagonia made a major decision based on environ ...

(28 pages) 215 0 4.8 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

How Tourism affects Mountain E

How Tourism affects Mountain Environments Impact of Tourism on Mountain Environment Environmental History: A Global Pers ... on Mountain Environment Environmental History: A Global Perspective Singh, SC. Impact of Tourism on Mountain Environment, Meerut, India: Research India Publications, 1989, 377. ... nt, Meerut, India: Research India Publications, 1989, 377. Deterioration of mountain environment is obviously not the only problem that humans are dealing with in terms of poll ...

(4 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

An Essay on The Argument That Everest Is Turning into an Uncontrolled Graveyard

Sinead O'HaraG00239095Everest controversies - Circus and GraveyardFor years Mount Everest has been a beacon of challenge for many. More and more people these days are attemptin ... s been a beacon of challenge for many. More and more people these days are attempting to summit the mountain and more are seeing their last days out on it. Many people who don't know what it takes to ... d why he wanted to climb Mt. Everest his answer was simple and similar to many people who climb the mountain in this age "Because it is there".There is currently about 120 bodies estimated to lie in i ...

(6 pages) 41 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative