Essays Tagged: "Pacific Ocean"

The art of Moche Pottery

is one of the driest deserts in the world (von Hagen 1964). A narrow strip of sand lies between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountains (von Hagen 1964). The terrain between the coast and the mounta ...

(7 pages) 217 0 4.4 Dec/1997

Subjects: Art Essays


the Southern Hemisphere, Australia is bounded by the Indian Ocean on the west and south and by the Pacific Ocean on the east. These oceans merge on the north in the Arafura Sea between Australia and ...

(1 pages) 117 0 2.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


onomy.I. COLONIZATION PERIODCHILE is a country located in the wester coast of South America, on the Pacific Ocean. It is known for the famous Andes Mountain Range that covers all of Peru and part of C ...

(3 pages) 158 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Case, Environmental Law: Nollan versus the California Coastal Commission

California coast withwhich they had an option to buy. The property lies directly at the footof the Pacific Ocean and is a prime piece of real estate on theCalifornia Coast. The property had been used ...

(3 pages) 80 0 3.5 Dec/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Plague

fected Rattus rattus. In the American and Canadian west, from Texas and Oklahoma in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west, it is most often transmitted from species of squirrels. The last occurren ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


east by the United States of America, Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean Sea; and on the west by the Pacific Ocean.牋牋牋牋Mexico's borders stretch approximately 1,958,201 squar ...

(3 pages) 88 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

The Bermuda Triangle

o a number of other people.The Bermuda Triangle, also called the Devil's Triangle, is an area in thePacific Ocean off the southeast coast of Florida and is responsible for thedisappearances of ships a ...

(5 pages) 132 1 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

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

and Ecuador and Peru to the south. Colombiais the only SouthAmerican country that's coast is on the Pacific Ocean and the CaribbeanSea. There are eightislands under Colombian rule, and they are San An ... ature of 75 degrees Fahrenheit, and are from sea levelto three thousandfeet. This area is along the Pacific coast and in the eastern jungleregion. Regions from threeto six thousand feet above sea leve ...

(6 pages) 110 0 4.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

English-French-Spanish, The Colonization of America

ny." Manifest Destiny was the belief that the United States had the right to expand westward to the Pacific Ocean. On the other hand, Mexico was a new country wanting to protect itself from outside po ...

(18 pages) 446 0 3.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Asian (Chinese) Immigration into America

ations that Made the American People,' completely left out the 'uprooted' from the lands across the Pacific Ocean. (Takaki, page 10) This paper will give some information pertaining to the Chinese imm ... e to the Golden Gate.' (Takaki, page 28) There was a constant demand for Asian labor all across the Pacific Coast, because they were cheaper, and generally harder working. Robinson claims that, '...ev ...

(6 pages) 353 0 4.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Life of octopus dofleini

report on octopuses in general, however will focus in on a particular species of octopus, the North Pacific Giant or octopus dofleini , which is a bottom dwelling octopus that lives on coasts of the p ... should make this a fairly interesting reading.REPRODUCTION OF O. DOFLEINIThe spawning of the giant pacific may occur at any time of the year, however the mating of the octopus peaks in the winter mon ...

(6 pages) 42 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Distinctly Canadian

nland; on the east by the Atlantic Ocean; on the south by the United States; and on the west by the Pacific Ocean and Alaska. Canada is the world's second largest country, surpassed in size only by Ru ... r linguistic groups occupied fishing villages along the rivers of interior British Columbia. On the Pacific coast, Salishan tribes, such as the Bellacoola, and related Wakashan-speaking tribes--the Kw ...

(10 pages) 103 0 3.8 Apr/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Structure of the Executive Branch

s and several outlying territories, including more than a thousand islands scattered throughout the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea. All the citizens of the Unites States have been governed in an orga ...

(10 pages) 228 0 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Describe the Lewis and Clark Expedition. What were the problems encountered? How did Lewis and Clark prepare for it? What were the results of the Expedition?

of this expedition. The main one was to seek and pursue the shortest route from the Missouri to the Pacific Ocean. Other expectations included finding out the new territory's geographical features suc ... down the western slope of the Rockies, the explorers continued in their pursuit of the route to the Pacific Ocean. They followed the Clearwater River by land until it became navigable. And finally, th ...

(7 pages) 184 3 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Carbon Dioxide and The Atmosphere."

. They want to know why if they live in Arizona they could in time have ocean front property on the Pacific Ocean. The answers to all these questions and more lies in what people have been doing since ... sections of these salty brine areas have been found well below the oceans of both the Atlantic and pacific oceans. However, because this process is still at best in the experimental stages there are ...

(14 pages) 159 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Opposition to the idea of Manifest Destiny.

Americans assumed that it was their God-given as "superior" beings to acquire all the land from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean. This goal became blatantly obvious from the establishment of th ...

(10 pages) 154 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Ralph in "Lord of the Flies" by Willam Golding.

s" is a novel written by William Golding. The setting is in the future on an isolated island in the Pacific Ocean. An academy of boys evacuate on a plane from England, where a war is being fought. An ...

(8 pages) 106 1 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Reality of the Brutality.

in the steaming jungles of Southeast Asia, in the deserts of northern Africa, and on islands in the Pacific Ocean. Battles were waged on frozen fields in the Soviet Union, below the surface of the Atl ...

(4 pages) 42 1 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

This is about the hydrothermal vent systems under the water.

e carrying three people, which is plenty for our operation. We are planning to do our plunge in the Pacific Ocean just off the coast of the Galapagos Islands.The reason we choose the coast off the Gal ...

(4 pages) 44 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

The manifest destiny.

e in the 1840's. The belief was the expansion of the United States farther west, all the way to the Pacific Ocean. Americans believed that it was meant for them to go cross-country. They thought that ...

(1 pages) 130 2 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History