Essays Tagged: "glaciers"

Title: Evolution of wheat Author: Alan Platner

The Domestication of WheatTen thousand years ago as the gigantic glaciers of the last ice age (Pleistocene Epoch) receded, the Earth's atmosphere warmed and stabiliz ... t the Earth was warming up and since most of the people were living towards the equator--due to the glaciers--the temperature fluctuated very little (World Book 6). This made more consistent weather p ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Learning Experience

ble Rock rested at its peak. While reading the posted sign we learned how Bubble Rock was formed by glaciers. This rock hung over the edge of the steep mountain. Although the rock was quite stable, it ...

(3 pages) 181 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Finger Lakes (Character of a Place)

ungles, wilderness on the other end of the spectrum, wilderness created by the forces of our planet.Glaciers formed the hilly terrain characteristic of the Finger Lakes region, by carving out the lake ... Cayuga, Owasco, Skaneateles, and Otisco Lakes, varying anywhere in length from 11 to 40 miles long. Glaciers cut these lakes during the Ice age while forcefully expanding through the interconnecting s ...

(8 pages) 72 0 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The effect and probability of the melting of the polar ice caps - as well as possible prevention (or lack of it)

ps are too cold for the ice to actually melt there. However, the increase in temperature causes the glaciers to become weaker and crack, and as a result ice burgs are more prone to break off and fall ... e much less usable land on the earth, as much of it would be submerged. Another problem is that the glaciers contain prehistoric germs. Unlike humans, germs can easily come back to life after being fr ...

(3 pages) 106 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

creative writing assignment... about 4 men in antarctica (this is a SHORT STORY)

months if needed. Even though it was the middle of summer, the crew noticed large mountains of ice, glaciers, protruding out of the water as they made their way to the bottom of the earth. Eventually, ...

(2 pages) 83 1 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories


ntains cover much of Afghanistan, with about one-half of the land over 6600 ft. in elevation. Small glaciers and year-round snowfields are common. Kabul, in the East, is the largest city and also the ...

(4 pages) 133 0 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


ast country. It has low coastal Andes Mountains, fertile valleys and forests in the central region, glaciers in the south and the Atacama Desert in the north. The annual temperature in the north is 58 ...

(4 pages) 105 2 1.9 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This paper talks about the types of glaciers, why glaciers are dangerous, where glaciers exist and much more!

GLACIERS!In many of the world's high mountains, the heat of the summer is not enough to melt all the ... ge the larger part of the snow of a snowfield changed into ice. These layers of snow and ice become glaciers when they begin to flow. The great thickness of a glacier causes it to move. The many layer ... rough valleys. Or crawls slowly to the sea over cold nearly flat lands.TypesThere are four kinds of glaciers. The most numerous and perhaps the most familiar are cirque glaciers. They frequently occup ...

(5 pages) 61 1 2.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Global Warming.

ndred years, the earth may be hotter than it has been in the past million years. As oceans warm and glaciers melt, land and cities along coasts may be flooded. Heat and drought may cause forests to di ... as half of the increase in sea level over the next century. The rest will come from the melting of glaciers.Glaciers are large, thick masses of slow-moving ice that persist from year to year. They co ...

(9 pages) 186 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Environmental Impact Essay (global warming and the like)

nt. Current examples include the rise in sea levels, polar meltdowns, the melting of ice sheets and glaciers and human deaths due to disease from the effects of global warming. Firstly the environment ... e gradual penetration of heat deeper and deeper into the ocean. All around the world ice sheets and glaciers are melting at a rate quite remarkably since record keeping began. A worldwide institute, b ...

(7 pages) 278 1 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

A Moment of My Own (Niagara Falls)

mous, Niagara Falls is one of the seven natural wonders. It was formed about 12,000 years ago, when glaciers retreated north. Niagara Falls consists of two waterfalls: the Horseshoe, or Canadian, Fall ...

(3 pages) 101 1 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays


tic Ocean to the Andes. The country has many kinds of landscapes: Mountains, rain forests, beaches, glaciers, deserts and plains. Argentina's climate is usually moderate. The seasons in Argentina are ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This is a french creative writing task on where one would travel to if he or she was to leave his or her city.

s un bon skieur, donc je l'essayerais sans les spectateurs. Ensuite, je montrerais les beaucoup des glaciers. Finalement, je tenterais à jouer le soccer sur la neige! C'est très difficil ...

(1 pages) 27 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

The Cycling of Chemical Elements In The Ecosystem

until it reaches the oceans. Frozen water may be trapped in cooler regions of the Earth (the poles, glaciers on mountaintops, etc.) as snow or ice, and may remain as such for very long periods of time ...

(6 pages) 63 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Exportation of Fresh Water in Western Canada

ontains over 40% of the world's accessible fresh water, which means that the water is not frozen in glaciers, ice sheets, or simply too far underground to reach. In western Canada, most of the water w ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

My response to a film on pollution

kshak'(one whom protects).This is what the documentary "The Many Faces of Madness" portrays.Our glaciers are thawing, forest cover is shrinking, deserts are expanding and the diverse flora and fau ...

(3 pages) 20 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Settlement Of The Americans (Us History)

ia are separated by the Bering Strait, a waterway off Alaska's west coast. During the last ice age, glaciers trapped much of Earth's ocean water, causing global sea level to drop. This exposed a "land ...

(2 pages) 42 1 2.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Water Conservation

t of it is fresh, while the rest is salt water. And of the freshwater, two thirds is in the form of glaciers and permanent snow cover. What is available, in lakes, rivers, aquifers (ground water) and ...

(9 pages) 209 2 3.4 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Summary of global warming, the energy crisis, and a new energy policy for the President. (needs better conclusion, otherwise very informative paper)

pitation and faster evaporation of water". Today we see evidence of global warming via shrinkage of glaciers, thawing of permafrost, earlier melting and later freezing of ice on lakes and river, and s ...

(6 pages) 110 0 1.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Norway's Global Business Plan

are between 15-64 years of age.(World fact book) Norway is comprised of rugged mountains, topped by glaciers; its coastline is over 83,000 kilometers with steep sloped inlets known as fjords. (Wikiped ...

(11 pages) 251 0 4.6 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics