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    On the morning of February 28, 2001 the Pacific Northwest was hit by a 45 second, 6.8 magnitude intraslab earthquake called the Nisqually or “The Ash Wednesday” earthquake. The Nisqually earthquake occurred when the Juan de Fuca plate subducted under the North American plate, this quickly released the built up strain. This was caused by mineral changes as the plate moved farther into the mantle. The Nisqually earthquake hit the southern end of Puget Sound causing damage to the ports of Seattle and Tacoma. Most of the property damage occurred near the epicenter. For example, in Seattle, the Alaskan Viaduct and its seawall were extremely damaged. In Olympia the Fourth Avenue Bridge was damaged. Following the earthquake liquefaction, sand boils,…

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    with health problems. She received advice from her physician to move south during the winter. Flagler and his family moved south to Jacksonville. Unfortunately, his wife did not recover from her illness and died. Two years later Flagler married again, he and his wife moved to St. Augustine, FL. They adored the town and foresaw growth in the area. This town had a problem, it lacked in proper hotels and transportation systems. Flagler still a board member of Standard Oil decided it was time to…

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    Most of the early revivals started in areas where the Spanish settled first, then started to migrate from there. Earlier revivals were free to adapt to American cultures, but in the early 20th century, these modifications and alterations were more true to the historical style. These differences were mostly caused by regional expansion, and caused different “styles” to be blended into American Architecture. The Ponce de Leon Hotel in St. Augustine, Florida was completed in 1888 and was one of…

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    Trip To Puerto Rico

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    bright light would follow that felt like jelly. Day two we woke up to eat breakfast, and then immediately got to go snorkeling. I had never been snorkeling before so this experience mesmerized me. We were swimming just above a coral reef, and were able to pick up animals like a sea cucumber, starfish, and snails. After an exhausting morning of snorkeling, we got out of the water freshly sunburnt to visit the Museo de Arte de Ponce. This was a really cool experience because you got to learn a…

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    Ponce De Leon Hall History

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    THE HISTORY OF PONCE DE LEON HALL Flagler College’s Ponce de Leon hall, located at 74 King St, St Augustine, Florida, was built in 1888 by architects John Carrére and Thomas Hastings, who were still new to the field at the time (Horn). The main building of the hall is now used mostly for student housing purposes, but the exterior architectural features and domed lobby space showcase impressive design features and elements of styles that we have covered this semester (Branch). It originally…

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    Historical caudillos, Rosas and Peron Juan Manuel de Rosas is well known as a historical dictator in Argentina. He dominated Argentina from 1829 to 1852. Some people evaluated him as a caudillo to his enemies, but for his supporters, he was a hero who saved Argentina from disorganization. Although Rosas was a saver to some Argentina, he definitely was a caudillo. He had all caudillo characteristics. He was authoritarian and charismatic, and he was also a large landowner, and implemented…

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    Christopher Columbus is arguably the most significant explorers for Spain, but there are many more navigators and colonizers who are worthy of praise. Two more explorers who were noticeably influential to North America include Juan Ponce de León and Hernando de Soto. Juan Ponce de León and Hernando de Soto discovered areas that now belong to the USA. These two conquistadors came years after Columbus and other major impactors like the cartographer Amerigo Vespucci. During the 1530s Hernando de…

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    were invaded and then colonized by Christopher Columbus and Juan Ponce de Leon. After Spain conquered parts of the Americas, it increased their knowledge of new land, also called ‘New World’. Using that knowledge, the Spanish took advantage of the high status that was given to them due to the substantial amount of newly-discovered land. The Spanish changed the New World in many ways, which caused Spain to become one of the most powerful countries throughout the sixteenth century. Columbus was…

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    1.1 Juan de Fuca Ridge - case study In Salmi et al. (2014) they deployed thermal blankets in a 450-700m area of a segment on the Juan de Fuca Ridge to examine the effects of hydrothermal circulation on very young oceanic 2 crust. The Juan de Fuca Ridge is a tectonic spreading center located off the coast of Washing- ton in the United States. The ridge is considered an intermediate spreading ridge as it spreads 5.6-5.7 cm/yr.
Several methods exist to measure the heat flow, some measure the…

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    Plate tectonics is a theory about how the plates are constantly moving on top of a layer of magma that is constantly taking in old crust to recycle it this constant movement causes earthquakes, tsunamis and other geological events. The movement of the Pacific and North American plates cause the old sea floor to be replaced by the now wider North American plate. Also with the movement the continental plate was stretched as the Pacific plate pulled the continental plate to the northwest which…

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