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  • Rift Valley Essay

    similarities in rock type and rock sequence, both the Appalachian Mountain range and the Caledonian Mountain range were part of the same ancient mountain range known as the Central Pangaean Mountains which were formed when the North American plate and the Eurasian Plate collided. This belief can be used to support and explain plate tectonics theory which could be deemed necessary for our understanding of the…

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  • Causes Of Mount Tambora

    along Indonesia are located along the convergent plate boundary of the Eurasian and Australian plates. A convergent boundary is the place where two tectonic plates collide. This can be oceanic-oceanic, oceanic-continental, or continental-continental. In the case of Mount Tambora, the Australian plate slides below the Eurasian plate. In this case a subduction zone is created. Here the sliding of the Australian plate under the Eurasian plate creates a deep trench. The plate is saturated with water…

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  • Broadest Patterns Of Domestic Animals

    Chapter 9: All domestic animals are alike and in order for people to domesticate animals they have to be certain they are able to do it. It involves wild animals being transformed into something more useful form humans, such as a cow for food or fertilization and plows. Many species by this time have dramatically changed in size rather it makes them bigger or just their brains smaller but having more developed organs. Keeping them as a pet is also an example of having them domesticated because…

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  • Second Wave Civilizations Analysis

    Political Authority in Second-Wave Civilizations Compared to other classical Eurasian empires, the Hellenistic Era, under Alexander the Great is superior to its contemporaries because of its size, the time it took to build, its diversity and adaptation to culture, and its style of government, the reverence of its subjects, and its legacy. Robert W. Strayer’s 2013 edition of Ways of the World provides evidence that compares and contrasts this empire with other regimes of the era to support this…

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  • International Crime Case Study

    It’s been years since the collapse of the Soviet Union, and the world has been the target for global organized crimes and criminal activities from Russia and other Soviet countries such as Ukraine. Solntsevskaya Brava the organized criminal group that is based in Solntsevo, located in southwest of Moscow in Russia. This group was founded by Sergei Mikhailov “Mikhas”. Mikhas was born 1958 in Russia. He liked to call himself “businessman instead of thief Mikhas”. Following his time in prison for…

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  • 2011 Japanese Earthquake Disaster

    Preventive Measures in the 2011 Japanese Earthquake Disaster Summary The 2011 Japanese earthquake followed by the triggered tsunami and nuclear disaster caused severe damage to the country. The three major events cost billions of dollars of damage and the earthquake, rated 9 on the moment magnitude scale, is the largest to ever hit Japan and the fourth largest in the world; more than 10,000 of its people lost their lives. For such an earthquake and tsunami prone country, it was a devastating…

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  • Kashmir Valley Earthquake

    Dante Arguello EES:1030:0AAA Kosloski HOUGH 2009: Kashmir Valley Megaearthquakes Summary/Importance: The Himalayan mountain range, home to Mount Everest, is one of the most well-known mountain ranges in the world. This natural occurring structure has been a very popular destination for many tourists who visit to admire the gorgeous landform from a safe distance, as well as for those who attempt to achieve their life long goal of climbing the tallest mountain on the face of the Earth. Despite the…

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  • How Did Genghis Khan Build The Mongol Empire

    most of Asia became known as the Pax Mongolica. During the Pax Mongolica, the territory of the Mongol empire became a safe place where commerce and capitalism flourished. The Mongols re-established the Silk Road as a place where Europeans and Eurasian civilizations can travel safely and peacefully on well-maintained…

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  • Mike Searle: The Formation Of The Himalayas

    corals and other fossils of sea life. Unless sea creatures somehow reached the peak of our planet, this is definite evidence that the peak was at one point subaquatic. Geologists know that many years ago there was an ocean between the Indian and Eurasian plates. The collision of these plates brought rock that was at the bottom of this ocean five miles above sea…

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  • 1984 Big Brother Analysis

    In George Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984, Big Brother is the dictator of Oceania and face of the Party. Big Brother is on all the telescreens, watching every citizen of Oceania. In George Orwell’s 1984, Big Brother, whether real or fictional, helps prop the Party by reassuring the general population, threatening the Oceanians into submission, and acting as a magnet for dissent. As the face of the party, Big Brother must project an aura of vitality and confidence. Therefore, his appearance…

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