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    Obelisk Monument Analysis

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    : The Tello Obelisk Monument from Chavin de Huantar The Tello Obelisk is an Early Horizon monument in Chavin de Huantar filled with cultigen depictions featuring a pair of individual pairs flying in the shaman position while grasping particular sections of a rope with an artistic exhibition of early Andean iconography. The monument, a prismatic granite monolith, hails from the North Central part of Peru, an archaeological site known as Chavin de Huantar, featuring one of the most complex and unique stone carvings of American in its time-period. Chavin is located between the Cordillera Negra and Cordillera Blanca, on a pass to the high elevation valley that is situated along the Callejon de Huaylas (James 2-4). The Chavin de Huantar site thrived between 1000 and 500 B.C. but was occupied between 900 and 200 BC during the Early Horizon period for many centuries. Within the Andes of Peru is a temple complex host to the monument, comprising of plazas, terraces, monumental buildings, staircases, underground channels, and passages although it is best recognized for the Tello Obelisk Monument, an elaborately curved monolith. The construction of the U-shaped platform referred to as the Old Temple began in 850 B.C. at Chavin and it frames plaza whose length is 40m according to Radiocarbon measurements. The plaza is centered on the monument’s axis with “cut stone blocks” that feature “low relief carvings” lining a 21m diameter of a sunken circular court (James, 4). The tello…

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    local operations. You are constantly exploring opportunities to improve process that reduce errors and /or increase accuracy in Region 3. You attended two speaking engagements with our 1st Bureau Chief, one at the Police Academy and 2nd one was with Wells Fargo. You also accepted two other speaking engagements…

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    My Cultural Background

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    that is big in my family. Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, Mother’s Day and so on, we always have a big feast. In a way, food brings my family and I closer as we always bond over a meal. Growing up I loved helping my mom out in the kitchen. Almost 20 years old and I still love to sit in the kitchen to either watch or help my mother make food. I cannot wait to have my own family, to teach and make memories with my children in the kitchen. Without food and get together that my family have, we…

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    Regionalism In Canada

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    Regionalism is a complex ideology, as it is dependent on the definition of region. Defining region has become a daunting task by many in the political science community. For this paper, Cochrane and Perrella’s (2012) definition of region “as the physical space surrounding an individual,” and regionalism “as an affective attachment to the people, places and institutions within a geographic area,” will be used. By defining in such a way, Cochrane and Perrella account for the possibility of change…

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    Throughout this course we’ve examined Appalachia as a separate and distinct region within the United States. The question of whether it’s a subculture or a colony is rather muddy at best. The Oxford Dictionary defines subculture as: “A cultural group within a larger culture, often having beliefs or interests at variance with those of the larger culture”. While this is true of Appalachia to some degree, the problem lies within its geographical area and the large number of subcultures that live in…

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    impact on governance structures) required time and effort to shift perceptions that this is a practical option. Regionalisation was described poignantly by one interviewee as a way to “centralise where [the sector] must and distribute where they can” in order to mobilise capability better. To do so, DHBs within each region need to cooperate with one another because as one interviewee so directly put it, “[we are] short of money and workforce and we need to simplify and establish a foundation as…

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    prepare both the U.S and Mexico for environmental response, and stewardship. The Border 2020 project was created under the La Paz (The Peace) agreement in 1983 . Building off the border 2012 project, the latest edition will break into a two year plan, conquering each goal. The E.P.A and SEMARNAT, as well as other local governments, encourage the community to be actively involved. Project responsibilities are broken down into 3 networks. The first network being the Regional Workgroups. In…

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    Geography Quiz Answers

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    1___Scale is a geographic tool for creating and interpreting maps. Scale also has a broader meaning for geographers, as the relationship between any phenomenon and Earth as a whole. 2___A region is an area characterized by a unique combination of features. 3___A formal region is an area within which everyone has one or more distinctive characteristics in common, whereas A functional region is an area organized around a node or focal point. 4___An example of a functional region is the…

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    The Cyclone Event Cyclone Megi, or locally know as a typhoon, was first reported as a cyclone at around halfway though October 16 2010. It continued in a north west direction, at around the end of October 16 2010 Megi was upgraded to a category 4 cyclone. For the entirety of October 17 2010 Megi was a level 5 cyclone, the most powerful level. At approximately 11:25 am on the 18th of October 2010 cyclone Megi, currently at a category 5, hit Isabela province. As shown in figure 1.2. The island of…

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    Punjabi Sikhs were the first South Asians to move to North America. As far back as 1670, a Sikh was mentioned in the diary of a Colonist, as having been encountered in the company of a sea captain. They were a curiosity as South Asian migration had yet to occur. In 1903, a small trickle of Punjabis arrived in North America through Canada and half traveled onto the United States. Of them, the majority were illiterate or semi-literate from farming or military backgrounds. They left minimal…

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