Essays Tagged: "feet above sea level"

Ural Mountains

antinov Kamen in the north-east to the Khulga River the southeast; most mountains rise to 3300-3600 feet above sea level, although the highest peak, Mount Payer reaches 4829 ft. The next stretch, the ... Urals, which stretch for more than 340 miles to the Usa River in the south; most mountains top 3300 feet, and the highest peak, Mount Telpos-Iz, rises 5305 ft. Many of the summits are flattened, the r ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

"Perpetual Passage" An narrative essay describing my experience climbing a 13,000 foot mountain and what I gained from such an experience.

a voice suggested."Don't those live in prairies?" I supposed. We were far from a prairie. At 11,000 feet above sea level, I was in the midst of a six-mile hike to the peak of a 13,000-foot mountain. ( ... ngulfed with the smell of pine and wet earth. Further along our expedition and another two thousand feet in elevation, the existence of the towering trees ended abruptly along with all other signs of ...

(4 pages) 99 1 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

History of New Jersey - one of the most recognized lighthouses on the east cost, the Twin Lights.

Twin Lights of HighlandsSituated 200 feet above sea level atop the Navesink Highlands, Twin Lights has stood as a watcher and garden of s ... became the best coastal lighthouse in America.An enormous electric-arc bivalve lens, measuring nine feet in diameter, replaced the South Tower beehive light in 1898. In order to illuminate this new le ...

(4 pages) 44 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Mistretta, Italy

I have been none compare to a small town located in Sicily, on top of a mountain approximately 9000 feet above sea level overlooking the crystal blue Adriatic ocean. It just so happens to be my wife's ... chines. In the making of wine they still put the grapes in large barrels and get in there with bare feet and stomp the juices through a screen there is no fancy machines to do the work for them it is ...

(3 pages) 88 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

This is about black people and thier lives

Okovango Delta have no outlet to the sea. Most of the country is at an elevation of 3,000 to 6,500 feet above sea level. South Africa lies north of 35 S latitude and is surrounded on three sides by t ...

(9 pages) 74 0 2.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Aztecs: Culture, Religion, and Lifestyle

tec people lived in the Valley of Mexico located in south-central Mexico. The valley is about 7,000 feet above sea level and is surrounded by high mountains on all but the northern side. The valley is ...

(4 pages) 109 0 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

UBC versus SFU

f all, in terms of campus, the SFU campus is eseentially a great big concrete building. SFU is 1200 feet above sea level Burnaby Mountain. As a result, the view from SFU is spectacular on clear days, ...

(1 pages) 16 0 1.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays


rdering countries are Andorra, France, Morocco and Portugal. The highest elevation is 12,198 feet above sea level and the lowest point is right at sea level. The capital of Spain ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Aztec Empire History.

The center of the Aztec civilization was the Valley of Mexico, a huge, oval basin about 7,500 feet above sea level. The Aztecs were formed after the Toltec civilization occurred when hundreds of ... the sea conch, and with rhythms produced by drums and by dried seeds which were usually tied to the feet of the dancers. Summary: Overall, I feel that the Aztec civilization was very advanced. It had ...

(5 pages) 51 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Wonders Of Mexico

a California Peninsula. Mexico's highest point is Pico de Orizaba, a volcanic peak, which is 18,406 feet above sea level. Mexico's lowest point is Lake Salada which is 26 feet below sea level.Climate ...

(8 pages) 73 0 4.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


A place of pure ecstasy. A place of freedom. What a bald eagle might feel flying 5,000 feet above sea level. That's what this place is. The flowerful aroma you are guaranteed to se ...

(2 pages) 548 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Religious Developments in Asia

r valleys make up the physical homeland of 6 million Tibetans. It has an average altitude of 13,000 feet above sea level (Tibet at a Glance 1996). Tibet is the traditional home of Tibetan Buddhism whi ...

(10 pages) 30 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Area Study: Milan

eason that Milan has grown to become the large and important city it is today. It is an average 100 feet above sea level and is situated 300 miles northwest of Rome and 150 miles west of Venice, givin ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Location         Burundi is in Central Africa, just east of Democratic

g in the foothills on the western Zaire and Nile River divides.. The Rift Valley is all below 3,500 feet above sea level. The Komoso is formed by central and eastern plateaus. The elevation is about 6 ... 6,000 feet. There are also savannas along the eastern border, where the average elevation is 3,400 feet. The central mountain region is formed by a group of ridges running north to south that is 16 k ...

(6 pages) 1489 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Where a legend was made

er storm the compound in mass nor navigate a ship past the rocky perimeter. Perched several hundred feet above sea level, this area not only had a spectacular view of everything around it but also had ...

(6 pages) 1047 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A Little Known Place People Should Visit

aishno Devi. This Shrine is located in India in the state of Jammu and Kashmir at a height of 5,300 feet above sea level. It is a famous temple in India; however, not many people outside the country k ... ther of all pilgrimages, where faith can move mountains and paying respect at the Mata’s lotus feet has the power to soothe all human souls.Second, people should visit Vaishno Devi Temple because ...

(3 pages) 10 0 3.5 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Travel and Tourism Plan

insula. Mexico's peak point is Pico de Orizaba. This is a volcanic peak; it is approximately 18,406 feet above sea level. Mexico's lowest point is Lake Salada. This is twenty six feet underneath the s ...

(12 pages) 2223 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers