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    Mt Pinatubo Case Study

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    six concerns required both immediate and long-term response (de Guzman 11). In 1997, as part of dealing with new technologies to combat threat of a future lahars and flash floods, the Department of Public Works and Highways implemented, monitored, and improved disaster and lahar mitigation activities, as well as engineering intervention works, to ensure better preparation in the future. The eruption of Mount Pinatubo shaped disaster preparation…

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    The Mount Pinatubo Eruption in 1991 is largely regarded as the second largest volcanic eruption during the 20th century. Before erupting in 1991, the volcano had been dormant for around 400 years. During the years of 1990 and 1991, there were many events that led to the eruption of Mount Pinatubo. A magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck 100 kilometres north east of the mountain on July 16, 1990. This event is contributed to the reawakening of the dormant volcano which triggered many small…

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    danger to others. The main people that get injured would be their guides, which most of the time would be Sherpas. Sherpas put themselves in danger each day to earn money to feed themselves or their family. In most cases, they risk too much and end up dead just to help other live their dream. That then leaves their family members with a loss and moring feelings. Sherpas dying is just one reason to why they should ban expeditions if the climbers are not experienced. Other reasons would be that,…

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    cheerily carrying three enormous photo albums, “I can’t believe you have so many pictures of you and Dad. There must be so many memories you two shared.” “Oh, thank you dear,” I said smiling. “Would you like to go through them with me?” I asked. Amelia eagerly agreed, and she sat at the foot of my bed flipping through the frail pages of the oldest photo album from around the late 1940s early 1950s. Amelia asked, “How did you meet Dad? Was it love at first sight?” I started telling her how I…

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    Mount Rushmore Case Study

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    South Dakota. Delegate Peter Norbeck of South Dakota grasped the proposal, and government financing helped the try. Robinson asked to outline and stone carver Gutzon Borglum to shape and mastermind the notable point. Borglum utilized Mount Rushmore for the model since it was with everything taken into account the most simple and stable of the pretends to oversee. Mount Rushmore is one of our most infamous national critical points, portraying the attributes of past U.S. presidents George…

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    The Owens Valley Analysis

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    Introduction Postulated to be the result of either a long-runout landslide, or a structural pop-up, the Poverty Hills present a unique problem in the geologic community. Located on the western-most edge of the Basin and Range Province in eastern California (Fig.1), and within the Owens Valley basin, flanked by the Sierra Nevada and Inyo/White mountain ranges to the west and east, respectively. The hills are of particular interest as they represent an unusual combination of lithologies,…

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    Lord Byron Influences

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    was a notorious writer that influenced and gave light to many events, life subjects, and even other writings. Byron was known for writing poems that could be viewed In many different ways. A perfect example of his art can be the short poem titled “Darkness”. According to an article, “7 Real Natural Events that Inspired Works of Science Fiction” written by Lauren Davis, Byron was in a small group that included other writers such as: Mother of Frankenstein, Mary Shelly and author of the poem The…

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    expressed a pre-Darwinian skepticism, and although the two men presented their feelings differently, both adopted Biblical language to express a religious uncertainty. In canto 96 of “In Memoriam” Tennyson relates the story of God commanding the law to Moses on Mount Sinai, from Exodus 19 to 32, and "although the trumpet blew so loud," the Israelites still worshipped false idols (Black 228). In Exodus, God instructs Moses in direct, final statements, closed to interpretation. The worship…

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    NAME OF THE FILM: TOUCHING THE VOID. DIRECTOR: KELVIN MACDONALD YEAR: 2003 This documentary talks more about climbers. To start with, the journey started as a routine climb for two professional mountain climbers, but was quickly transformed into a disastrous ordeal that tested both climbers’ strength and mental fortitude. Oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald created a documentary film touching the Void, which is based on a book written by Joe Simpson recapping the events of this historic…

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    Everest View Trek Essay

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    The Marvel View or The Everest View Trek Imagine a stunning 360 degree view of world's tallest mountain peak of the world. Here you actually get that privilege! If you've got a sense of adventure, this is the ideal mountaineering tour for you. It’s for those who dream to view Mount Everest and be part of the the Sherpa culture. During this Everest view trek you pass through the Everest national park and pine forest, where Rhododendron flowers glow and you find diversity in wildlife. Spend a few…

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