Essays Tagged: "Equator"


ricanesHurricanes get their start over the warm tropical waters of the NorthAtlantic Ocean near the equator. Most hurricanes appear in late summer orearly fall, when sea temperatures are at their high ...

(2 pages) 143 0 4.2 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


Rwanda is an African country in East Central Africa. Rwanda isjust a very little degrees below the Equator which is not too shabbyin my mind. Below the Equator would be in the south and so it isactua ...

(2 pages) 116 2 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Location of Brazil

ompletely on the west side of the world, Brazil is not all in the south side of the world. With the equator running through north Brazil, a small portion of Brazil, a small portion of Brazil is in the ... the Southeast Region has a humid subtropical climate. Some affect on the climate has to do with the equator running straight through Brazil. Besides climate there are other differences between the reg ...

(3 pages) 120 2 2.6 May/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This is a report for History on the country 'Colombia'

680 miles long and is about6,500 ft. high. Thisrange is on the western area that stretches from the equator to theCaribbean Sea. TheCordillera Oriental is the longest range, at 750 miles long, and 8,5 ... t for the Andes mountain location, Colombia would have anextremely highclimate since it is near the equator. However, Colombia's climate isstrictly related to thealtitude of the land and varies greatl ...

(6 pages) 110 0 4.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Aceh and Irian Jaya in Indonesia

are involved in agriculture, copper mining or petroleum drilling. The province is just south of the equator and is divided north from south by the Maoke Mountains. One of these mountains is Puncak Jay ...

(1 pages) 48 1 2.5 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Colonization of Mongo basin :Effects

The Congo basin is a vast area of land in Africa which straddles the Equator. Itshistorical records begin with the 'discovery of the Congo River by the Potugese'.(Nelson ...

(8 pages) 85 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Democracy in Ecuador

hich at 283520 sq. km is about the size of either New Zealand or Nevada State. Ecuador staddles the equator on the Pacific coast of South America and is bordered by only two countries, Colombia to the ...

(7 pages) 69 0 3.0 Dec/1994

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Atmosphere and characteristics of Jupiter

ating bands of light regions, called zones, and dark regions called belts, that run parallel to the equator. The zones are higher in altitude than the belts, and are correspondingly lower in temperatu ... n different streams of prevailing winds, reaching 150 meters per second (335 miles per hour) at the equator. On Earth, winds are driven by the large difference in temperature, more than 40 degrees Cel ...

(3 pages) 65 0 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Light and colour.

finite speed of 186,000 mi/sec. A traveler, moving at the speed of light, would circum-navigate the equator approximately 7.5 times in one second. By comparison, a traveler in a jet aircraft, moving a ...

(6 pages) 56 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


y Thailand to the north, Singpore and Indonesia to south and southeast. Malaysia is situated on the Equator, so the weather is hot and wet along the year.Generally, Malaysia has three main races: Mala ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Different Biomes of the world.

iption of each biome . . .Tropical rainforests are hot moist communities often located close to the equator. Tropical Rainforests receive anywhere from 60 to 160 inches of rain during the year. There ...

(12 pages) 193 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Does tourism benefit the people of Kenya?

e problems and an answer to 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, U ...

(7 pages) 100 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Causes and Consequences of Economical Disturbances in Turkey (as of 2002)

ntry is located in the northern half of the hemisphere at a point that is about halfway between the equator and the North Pole. Turkey is roughly rectangular in shape and is 1,660 kilometers wide.Beca ...

(5 pages) 77 2 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Travel Brochure on Africa - Great info on many things, with beautiful pictures

system is the largest south of the Sahara. Meandering for almost 2,700 miles, the Congo crosses the equator twice over. This river would be a great source of hydroelectricity, for every second, nearly ... SThe rain forest climate region covers about eight percent of Africa and is found mostly around the equator. The temperature is an average 80° Fahrenheit and rain falls daily.Come camp in the rain ...

(5 pages) 91 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Everything You Need to Know About Kenya

ent of Africa, on the Indian Ocean coast of East Africa. This country has land on both sides of the equator. This report is going to tellyou all about this fascinating country. Jambo (Hello), and we c ... few centuries ago Mt. Kenya was a volcano. The distance from Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, to the equator is approximately 216 miles.The climate of Kenya is varied. However, overall, the one-month i ...

(5 pages) 64 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Definition esssay ...need to define the word..chocolate

m would be chocolate. Which comes from the cocoa tree plant that is found in countries close to the equator, such as Africa and also South America. The cocoa trees are covered with yellow pineapple lo ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Earth vs. Mars

rth MarsDiameter About 7,926 miles (12,756 kilometers) but growing, at least at the equator. Roughly 4,222 miles (6,794 kilometers), or 53 percent that of Earth.Life Ye ...

(2 pages) 69 2 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

El Nino or La Nina

names given to the periodic warming and cooling of the surface waters of the Pacific Ocean near the equator. More attention has been given to El Niño by current scientists than to its equally d ... u have not yet even heard about the "La Niña." An opposite event occurs in the waters of the equatorial region of the eastern Pacific Ocean, where water temperatures become lower than usual. Th ...

(4 pages) 46 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Indonesia - an essay on it's geography, climate, early history, natural resources and government

t consists of thirteen thousand six hundred and seventy - seven islands which are located along the equator between Asia and Australia. It shares land boundaries with Malaysia and Papua New Guinea and ...

(2 pages) 84 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Costa Rican Government

. This democratic republic has very high temperatures being only about seven hundred miles from the equator. Surrounded by two well-known bodies of water, the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, It i ...

(1 pages) 47 1 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government