Niagara Escarpment

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  • Niagara Escarpment

    The Niagara Escarpment is an escarpment in the United States of America and Canada. This escarpment has been very important to humans, animals and plant life. This escarpment houses over 479 species of wildlife and over 100 varieties of special interest floras that make up almost 40% of Ontario’s rare floras. Here the escarpment has some of Ontario’s best skiing, camping, swimming, fishing, boating, hiking and scenic viewing, generating over $100 million. This escarpment stretches from Queenston, ONT to Tobermory,ONT and covers over 725 km while have a peak of 510 above sea level. It is home to Canada's largest and longest footpath, Bruce Trail with a distance 885 km. The beautiful scenery attracts many people to live in this area, creating…

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  • Importance Of Living In The Niagara Escarpment

    For people who live in the Niagara Escarpment, it is crucial that they sustain their healthy living conditions. With the ongoing digging in the Niagara Escarpment, it is clear that the people in the area are unable to maintain good living conditions, and is why it should not be used to supply minerals. This is because it will pollute the air in the surrounding area, and the area will become excessively loud. To begin, pollution can worsen living conditions. For instance, according to…

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  • Egg Hunt Reflection

    This past semester, I worked with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of South Niagara over the Easter weekend for their annual Easter Egg Hunt. This is a charitable event that raises funds for the organization with the help of the City of Welland as well as the Welland firefighters, both volunteer and paid. Also, with the aid of many, many volunteers, the event almost always runs as planned. I have helped at this event for the past two years with friends. Both years, my friends and I have painted faces…

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  • Quaker's Lawrence

    Just a few lots to the west of the two Jennings’ farm was the Pelham branch of the Quaker’s the oldest such branch in Canada. The Friends, as they call their members settled in the Niagara region in 1786 many from New Jersey in Sussex County, the same county in which Hannah was born. As Quaker’s they disavowed anything to do with violence and hence took no active part in the Revolutionary War. This stance of neutrality had members suffer double taxation and the loss of some civil rights – and…

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  • The Love Canal: A Case Study

    recent time, it has been described as an epidemic. It became a focus of intensive and extensive studies on health effect, environmental studies and epidemiologic research (Friis and Seller, 2014, p.20; Jasanoff, 1998 p.83). This paper attempts to bring to light how a community is forced to bear the consequences of decision made by greedy and negligent corporate bodies. It is the exposition of conflict between scientific evidence, politics, economic and health consideration. In what resulted into…

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  • Thief Descriptive Writing

    Every family has a place that they like to go every year, and my families place is Ontario, Canada. We drove and drove and drove and drove and drove for days! Well, actually it was only fourteen hours, but it felt like eternity. We stayed at a place called Stanley’s Resort and everyone there was very friendly and would make an effort to get to know you. We went with my grandparents, cousins, aunts and uncles, and my parents and siblings. At the resort, we stayed in a gorgeous cabin and near our…

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  • Niagara Falls Research Paper

    As the second biggest country in the world, Canada has countless of attractions to offer. From cities with rich cultural history to natural wonders that will mesmerize your eyes, the country is a paradise for backpacker who is seeking for adventure. Here are the compelling reasons to visit Canada. Feel the Thrill Niagara Falls Niagara Falls is one of the biggest falls in the world and its beauty has seduced millions of tourists each year. These gigantic falls drop around 57 meters. This is the…

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  • Speech: Welcome To Zion's National Park

    Welcome to Zion’s National Park! Today we will be going on a ture. While we are on this amazing ride I will tell you everything that I honestly think is pretty cool about Zion then get to doing what you think is interesting. First off it is located in Springdale, Utah. One of the things that most tourists want to come and see is the Virgin River. As it flows through the forests it is so clear that I can see the bottom. Zion is about 147,000 acres long, and in those acres there are beautiful…

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  • Case Study: The Love Canal

    With its beautiful cascading waters, Niagara Falls draws over twelve million visitors a year to stare awestruck at the falls and drink wine from any one of its sixty wineries. In addition to being a tourist attraction, Niagara Falls doubles as an inexpensive source of hydroelectric power for a planned industrial community. However, in the early 1940s the United States government diminished the beauty of this once pristine place. They allowed the Hooker Chemical Company to dump twenty-one tons of…

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  • Love Canal Tragedy

    late 1970s. In this mini case study paper, the background of Love Canal, the main issue caused this tragedy, the actions taken by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) along with the outcomes, and the resulting effects on the health of the population exposed at Love Canal and the tragedy will be mainly discussed. In 1978, Love Canal near Niagara Falls in upstate New York was seen as a beautiful river, which wind around the hundreds of houses and schools. The clam was shattered.…

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