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  • Factors Affecting The Patterns Of Climate Change

    1. The patterns for the different parameters depend on the season. Atmospheric temperature is always the high in July due to summer. For instance, the atmospheric temperature in Virginia was nearly 0°C in January 2000 but rose to about 25°C in July 2000. This makes sense because temperatures are low in January and high in July. The temperatures started dropping again around October because of the change in season. The amount of precipitation depends on the region. Regions near the ocean…

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  • Paradise Lost And Paradise Comparison

    In F.W. Murnau 's TABU on the south Pacific island of Bora-Bora a young couples love is threatened when the tribal warrior chief declares the girl a sacred virgin. The added beauty of this film, apart from the beautiful scenery of the South Pacific islands is the story of a struggle against fate. What we had was a tale of forbidden love, reminiscent of Romeo and Juliet set against the backdrop of the South Sea Island Bora-Bora. One interesting aspect of this film is the use of the word TABU and…

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  • Poverty In The Marshall Islands

    The Marshall Islands are an island country in the Pacific Ocean consisting of 29 atolls and five islands. Ebeye island, also known as the “Slum of the Pacific”, is the most populous and polluted island of Kwajalein atoll in the Marshal islands. The rising seas levels is a big concern because it not only washed up pollutants and trashes onto the land but also cause floods which threaten people’s home and their belongings (Barker, 2013). Ebeye is also known for its frequent power outages that can…

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  • World History Chapter 11 Summary

    Chapter 11 1. Japan is a group of islands about 100 miles off the coast of Asia. Japan is the furthest east country. Because of this Japan experiences the first sun set. That is why it is called "Land of The Rising Sun". The Japanese state was built from many periods which the country had gone through, the paleolithic period which were the first habitants. The Jomon period, the yayoi period, the asuka period which introduced Buddhism and the nana period who formed Japan as a society like it is…

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  • Inside The Garbage Of The World Analysis

    (Jean-Michel Cousteau), Professor Christopher Cogan (CSU Channel Islands) want to make people aware of the damage they are doing to animals and the planet because of the high concentration of plastic debris and detritus that has accumulated in the North Pacific Ocean due to ocean currents. Pollution in our oceans is a serious problem, because most of the waste that is dumped is plastic, which takes hundreds of years to break down. On the first two minutes of the film, people are describing…

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  • Cook Island Research Paper

    The Cook Islands is a Polynesian country comprising 15 small islands with a total land area of 240 km2 (Table 1), located in the South Pacific Ocean, but its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) covers an ocean area of 1.8 million km2. The country of the Cook Islands consists of two main groups, one in the north and one in the south. The southern group is nine elevated islands mainly of volcanic origin although some are virtually atolls. The majority of the population lives in the southern group (Fig.…

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  • Masks In Native American Culture

    There are three kinds of masks, the single face mask, the mechanical mask, and the transformation mask. The single face mask is a single piece of wood. A mechanical mask is built with strings or hinges (after Europeans), which might allow a mask to open and close it~s mouth or eyes. The transformation mask is the most complex kind of mask. It consists of an outer mask that opens up to reveal an inner mask form, which might also open up to reveal a third mask form! Transformations masks are…

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  • Japan Holiday Essay

    1.Introduction My rational of choosing Japan for a holiday is because I personally like their culture, savoury food and their beautiful scenery of the country. Japan is an island in the Pacific in which is divided by the east coast of Asia by the Sea of Japan. Japan consists of four main islands that are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku. Tokyo is one of a prefecture of Honshu and other largest cities that include Yokahama, Osaka, Nagoya, Kobe, Kyoto, Kawasaki, Saitama, Hiroshima and Sendai.…

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  • Rongorongo Artifact

    The artefact that I have chosen is a wooden tablet with a system of glyph engravings called Rongorongo, specifically the Small Santiago Tablet. Rongorongo is one of the worlds rare undeciphered scripts which are comprised of lines of symbols, many of which are birds or other animal forms, engraved with every second line being upside down. The text is said to be read from left to right, bottom to top, which is also known as the reverse boustrophedon (Bahn, 1996). This famous enigma of Easter…

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  • The Importance Of The Mariana Trench

    Mariana Trench In the Pacific Ocean, there is an underworld that has been rarely explored and contains the deepest point in the world’s oceans. It is the Mariana Trench. The exploration of the remote Mariana Trench by only a few people offers insight on what it entails to get there, what has been discovered, and the importance of this discovery in the ocean. The Mariana Trench which is also known as the Marianas Trench is a crescent-shaped trench located in the western Pacific Ocean to the…

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