Essays Tagged: "Southern Hemisphere"

Australia

sert land than any other continent, Australia has a low population density. Lying completely in the Southern Hemisphere, Australia is bounded by the Indian Ocean on the west and south and by the Pacif ... N TERRITORY). The country's name derives from the Latin terra australis incognita, meaning 'unknown southern land,' which resulted from a confusion between Australia and Antarctica on early world maps ...

(1 pages) 117 0 2.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

New Zealand

ng, the government, and the nation's economy.        New Zealand is located in the southern hemisphere, with an absolute location of 37 degrees south longitude to 48 degrees south lon ... he terrain is dominated by meadows, pastures, wood lands, and a small chain of mountains called the Southern Alps. The land is blanketed with small lakes and rivers that drain the highlands and empty ...

(5 pages) 162 1 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Location of Brazil

ude. Brazil is located in mainly the eastern part of South America. This country sits in mostly the southern hemisphere of the world. Being completely on the west side of the world, Brazil is not all ...

(3 pages) 120 2 2.6 May/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Problems of Modernization in Developing Nations

the other hand most of the developing world, Central and South America and Africa, are found in the southern hemisphere. The 'well fed', well dressed individual holding the industrialized world indica ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Aurora Borealis

hours in the polar regions of the northern hemisphere. There are similar lights that appear in the southern hemisphere. The southern lights and northern lights are identical phenomenons. When you hav ... identical phenomenons. When you have a northern lights display, you will also have an equally large southern lights display. The only reason we don't hear about southern lights much is that there aren ...

(4 pages) 112 2 2.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Australia vs. Taiwan.

Australia is an island continent located in the southern hemisphere. It consists of two major islands with a surface area of 7, 713 thousand square ...

(15 pages) 244 6 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

All about Australia

The name of Australia comes from the Latin word Australis, which means southern. Since it lies entirely in the southern hemisphere, Australia is most commonly referred to ... nd gorges. Grasses or forest cover most of the plateaus, but some have fertile lands for crops. The southern part is most likely the most heavily populated part in all Australia, from Brisbane to Melb ... infrequent rainfall along the north and south coasts and near the eastern highlands. Farmers in the southern region grow wheat but most of the region is to hot or to dry for crops. However the course ...

(8 pages) 150 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Space Guard , Planet defence system

Australia - government funding stopped in 1996. This is a real problem because who is watching the southern hemisphere?The threat to Earth from impacts by asteroids and comets is very real. Impact cr ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

The causes of poverty and inequality

that depend mostly on agricultural and minority on industrialises. These states are located in the Southern Hemisphere and they tend to have brown skins, where as the global north are mostly light sk ...

(7 pages) 363 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Australian Rainforest (spaces for pictures/diagrams)

a, hence its name meaning south of Asia. It is an island continent and is completely located in the southern hemisphere. Australia is also the only continent occupied entirely by a single nation. Tasm ... n on the Law of the Sea" in 1982.Geography America, Africa, India, and Antarctica formed the southern part of a super continent called Gondwanaland about 3 billion years ago. This great super c ...

(28 pages) 82 2 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jupitor and waht it look like

urricane in the Caribbean Sea, however, the Red Spot rotates in a counterclockwise direction in the Southern Hemisphere, showing that it is a high-pressure system. Winds inside this Jovian storm reach ...

(1 pages) 27 1 1.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Gas Fears

million (ppm) over these past two years, compared to a recent rate of approximately 1.5ppm. In the southern hemisphere however, the rise was less significant, possibly due to the lesser concentration ...

(1 pages) 22 0 1.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

the causes of poverty and inequality

that depend mostly on agricultural and minority on industrialises. These states are located in the Southern Hemisphere and they tend to have brown skins, where as the global north are mostly light sk ...

(8 pages) 445 0 3.2 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Australia Report with APA references

Australia is the smallest of seven continents and the sixth largest country. Because it lies in the Southern Hemisphere, its seasons are the opposite of those in the northern half of the globe. Austra ... to hot all year. The wet season is November through April and the dry season is May to October. The southern part of the country has a temperate climate. It has four distinct seasons. Australia's heav ...

(8 pages) 73 0 4.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Geographical information Southafrica and other facts abotu SA

Location and characteristics:Hemisphere - Southern HemisphereContinent - AfricaLatitude: 25' 43' SouthLongitude: 28'11' EastClimate: mostly se ...

(2 pages) 17 0 4.4 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Hurricane Katrina

m we call a "cyclonic rotation", counterclockwise in the Northern Hemisphere while clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere. Hurricane is a natural disaster that happens worldwide, and we distinguish them ...

(3 pages) 81 1 3.3 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Environmental Impact of Global Warming On the Polar Regions

the ice increased and the temperatures cooled.In figure 3 is a diagram of the sea-ice extent in the Southern Hemisphere. Another source says that the Artic glaciers will thin, but the Antarctic ice sh ...

(3 pages) 56 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

How can drug trafficking be co

cking problem coming from countries south of the U.S. Also many other law enforcement agencies. The southern hemisphere has given the U.S. a really hard time with the international drug trade.Where do ... Columbia. Much of the Mexican production of heroin comes from the poppy-growing areas near Mexico's southern border with Guatemalan Poppies which are the natural resource for the heroin.One incident o ...

(6 pages) 52 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Hurricanes

vel first in a northwestern direction and in the higher latitudes turn toward the northeast. In the Southern Hemisphere the usual path of a hurricane is first to the southwest and then turning toward ...

(4 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

crayfish

order constitutes the families Astacidae (Northern Hemisphere), Parastacidae, or Austroastracidae (Southern Hemisphere). There are many different genera of the crayfish found all over the world. The ...

(4 pages) 1212 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology