Essays Tagged: "last ice age"

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 stabilized (World Book 6 ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Normadic Herding- Sami

distinctive. The Sami are thought to descent from a people who reached Finland after the end of the last Ice Age. When they got to Finland, at first they occupied the southern parts of Finland, and fr ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


s shorter and stockier, built for the cold climate in which they lived. And having lived during the last ice age, a cold climate is definitely where they lived. The Neanderthal viewed their world from ...

(6 pages) 77 0 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Settlement Of The Americans (Us History)

America and Asia 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 e ...

(2 pages) 42 1 2.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The growth of the West Legon Boulevard and its effect on the provision of services.

ich any form of village, town, city or mega polis are built on. In about 8000 BC, at the end of the last ice age, the world's population consisted of small bands of hunters and collectors living mainl ... e insert 1 for map of Accra 1900-1969, and insert 2 for map of Accra 2000).Urban Sprawl in AccraThe last recorded land use survey was conducted by the Town and Country Planning Department in 1991. A b ...

(7 pages) 26 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

If Darwin went to the Channel Islands instead of the Galapagos, would he have found the same things?

at the Island Grey Fox, instead of the finches, he would have found out the same things. During the last Ice Age, when sea levels were much lower and the Santa Barbara channel was much narrower, the C ...

(1 pages) 540 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Humans And Fauna In Australia

95). In general, all the animals greater than 40 kg in body weight became extinct at the end of the last Ice Age. By the mid 19th century scientists had already begun to postulate about the disappeara ... not the only country to experience extinctions of large animals, (Martin, 1984). At the end of the last glacial period nearly every continent experienced extinctions of large animals. Animals like th ...

(12 pages) 32 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The Woolly Mammoth

vironment in which it lived. The Woolly Mammoth lived as late as 10,000 years ago at the end of the last ice age. The woolly Mammoth was a direct descendant of the Steep Mammoth (Mammuthus trogontheri ... a clear tube so that nothing from the people could infect the mammoths and that no trash, such as plastics, could harm them. As for the matter of light, the sun would be the best way of illuminating ...

(4 pages) 1552 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Pre-Clovis Theory

nhabit the Americas, but new archaeological evidence suggests that this theory is wrong. During the last ice age, as the sea level fell, a land bridge appeared between Asia and North America called Be ... es about 6 months to get through. It is very possible that people migrated during the height of the last ice age, between about 25,000 and 12,000 years ago. They would have avoided some of the great g ...

(7 pages) 28 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

Trace Fossils and Mammoths

Late Precambrian.Three species of mammoths lived on the mainland of United States at the end of the last ice age. These were the Columbian Mammoth, Jefferson's Mammoth and Wooly Mammoth. Jefferson's M ... th fossils are most common in areas that were covered by savannas, grasslands, or tundra during the last ice age.Columbian MammothMammoths had their start in the Pleistocene Age (around 2 million year ...

(2 pages) 1273 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

List the impacts of changing sea levels and climate on Australia

cent of the Australian continentis above 1000 metres.AN ANCIENT LAND LOWEST AND FLATTESTDuring the last Ice Age, temperatures were much lower, and vast amounts of water became trapped in ice sheets a ...

(2 pages) 675 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

An essay on bushfires as natural hazards

some bushfireshave become major disasters.Fires are not a recent occurrence in Australia.Since the last Ice Age, bushfires have influencedthe development of the Australian land. Fires arean essential ...

(2 pages) 3870 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Planet Earth

mest years of the entire millennium. Temperatures have already gone up one-degree Fahrenheit in the last century. That doesn't sound like a lot but it only took four degrees to shift us out of the las ...

(2 pages) 14 0 3.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences


rface area is still growing. Owing to the post-glacial rebound that has been taking place since the last ice age, the surface area of the country is growing by about 7 square kilometres (2.7 square mi ... les) and 16.5 h).Flora and faunaAll terrestrial life in Finland was completely wiped out during the last ice age that ended some 10,000 years ago, following the retreat of the glaciers and the appeara ...

(18 pages) 41 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Global Warming

human activities.()The current major warming trend began about 18,000 years ago with the end of the last Ice Age. Since then, the oceans have risen hundreds of feet and glaciers have melted. Ice once ... hat ice melted, the oceans rose.Sea-level has risen about 130 meters (400 ft) since the peak of the last ice age about 18,000 years ago. Most of the rise occurred before 6,000 years ago. Global warmin ...

(7 pages) 45 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Urban Growth of Cities

ng in rural areas to living in urban areas. The urban changes and movement of urban dwellers in the last 50 years has caused the rural population of the world to relocate, thus causing cities to reach ... h out cities. The first city from the beginning of our civilisation only occurred at the end of the last ice age 11,000 years ago (Palen, 2008). The epoch of cities encompasses the period by which civ ...

(10 pages) 53 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Palouse Falls

fically documented freshwater flood to occur on earth happened in the Pacific Northwest. During the last ice age, ice sheets, could be over 10,000 feet in thickness, an Ice Sheet called the Purcell Tr ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2011

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays