Essays Tagged: "Sandstone"

Chaco Canyon

k is located about 20 miles west of Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Theconstruction is composed mainly of sandstone which was laid there more than 65 millionyears ago. The district that Chimney Rock is loca ...

(5 pages) 63 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Evolution and Creationism debate with an analysis of Galileo

h explodes and fashions planets, maker of planets and suns, is in him. On one side elemental order, sandstone and granite, rock-ledges, peat-bog, forest, sea and shore; and on the other part, thought, ...

(5 pages) 132 0 2.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This is an essay for a Geology class which a geological site was visited and a paper had to be written about the site.

or a view of the Nippenose valley below. From this elevation one is able to get a clear look at the sandstone that marks the ridge, as well as the limestone of the valley itself. Of the two rocks, it ... the ridge, as well as the limestone of the valley itself. Of the two rocks, it is probable that the sandstone would be more resistant to weathering, due to its elevation in the ridge and composition. ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Rocks and Thier Durability

e of many types of rocks to choose from including marble, granite, rock salt, chalk, limestone, and sandstone. I can easily eliminated rock salt and chalk because of how easily they erode. Rock salt, ... Rock salt, when exposed to water will start weathering immediately and chalk likewise. I can't use sandstone either because it easily erodes when in contact with wind and rain. Physical weathering do ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

"The Disappearance of the Anasazi" an "A" grade paper which discusses the logical theories of their disappearance and other suggested alternatives.

he desert of the southwest. A series of long, snaking canyons cut hundreds of feet into the ancient sandstone. Extraterrestrial landscape of towering cliffs and sculpted stone winds through these dese ...

(10 pages) 79 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Anzac Square - The Nurse and Soldier

n soldiers who fought for our nation and the free world in war. Amongst the many plaques, trees and sandstone structures stands the distinctive sculpture of an Australian nurse tending to an injured s ...

(4 pages) 113 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

An Analysis of the Famous Statue of Akhenaton.

as.The statue has many interesting and defining characteristics. The statue of Akhenaton is made of sandstone and is approximately 13 feet high. Upon seeing it for the first time, the first thing that ...

(4 pages) 62 1 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Egyptian Art

of the past are built of stone. Stone quarries supplied the large blocks of granite, limestone, and sandstone that were used for building temples and tombs. Architects planned carefully as building wa ...

(4 pages) 81 0 4.7 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Geographical Analysis of the Hawkesbury - Nepean River Catchment

ea.The physical terrain of the Hawkesbury consists geologically of mainly sedimentary rocks such as sandstone and shale, and its rugged form is generally due to human impact and natural erosion. These ...

(5 pages) 24 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Marine Ecology - Port Noarlunga Reef: Should it remain a reserve?

eastern side of Gulf St Vincent. This narrow reef was known to be formed from a sand dune; thus, a sandstone reef. The reef is 1.6km long, lying 400m offshore. Although permitted activities such as f ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Cockatoo Island Site Study

en imprisoned on the Island. They were forced to construct their own prison buildings, quarried the sandstone of the island for use in public works, including the sea wall of Sydney cove. Very early w ...

(4 pages) 1416 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Buddhist art--two periods of b

, which I will illustrate through my discussion of the Preaching Buddha of Sarnath (c. 475 ad, Buff Sandstone). As a result, the art from the Gandharan region will show how regional location and inf ... nd details of features and jewelry much more crisply and with greater volume than materials such as sandstone (Pal 152). “Originally [such sculptures] may have been polychromed or gilded.” (Pal 3 ...

(12 pages) 44 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Concretions

t accumulations of mineral matter and are found inside sedimentary rocks. Some examples of this are Sandstone and in some weathered volcanic rock. Concretions come in many different shapes and the mos ... in many different ways. The box shape of some ironstone concretions most often depend on the way a sandstone or shale bed breaks up due to the action of weathering into regular blocks of various size ...

(5 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry