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    The Rio Grande Rift is a major component of the Sourthern Rocky mountain region. that extends from the center of Colorado, U.S.A., all the way down into Chihuahua, Mexico (Chapin, 1994) (figure 1). The area has long been used by humans as a north south trade route and also goes by the name “El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro” (“The Royal Road of the Interior Land”). The understanding of this rift zone is also an area of importance because it contains valuable resources such as hydrocarbons,…

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    There’s not much to do in the Rio Grande Valley during spring break, but spring break 2017 was an unbelievable spring break. I acquired to experience my first livestock show with my boyfriend. I also had the chance to relax and watch Netflix the entire day without any interruptions. During the week I had a plentiful other fun experiences during the week, but experiencing my first livestock show and relaxing by watching Netflix was my favorite. The Rio Grande Valley is Livestock show had been…

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    I've lived in the Rio Grande Valley my whole life. Ever since I could remember, I had never been outside these valley roads. I had always dreamed about what a vacation would be like. I ustheir ed to have friends all the time tell me about their trips to San Antonio, Houston, and Florida , just to name a few. I came from a lower class family of five so a vacation was never an option for us. Once I turned seventeen years old, I got my first job. I would help the family out as much as I could,…

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    The early advent of the sixteenth century presents Loíza as a Taino Arawak Indian settlement, situated on the eastern area of the banks of the Cayrabon River (presently called Rio Grande de Loíza) at the time of the Spanish conquest of Puerto Rico in 1508, led by the leadership of Juan Ponce de Leon. First named Jaymanio by the Indians, the settlement was under the rule of the indigenous chieftess Yuiza when the Spaniards arrived. Believed to have married Pedro Mexia, a Spanish-born “mulatto”…

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    small, squeaky mouse. This identity that was made-up by my high school peers frustrated me, but it never really pushed me to change. Nonetheless I believe finding my individuality is what helped me in my decision in going to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. I wanted to show my friends the real me, and for them to be surprised at what a loud, energetic person I can be so they can destroy the fake image they had of me in high school. In addition, finding my identity is what has made me…

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    I had to understand why Seurat used such a difficult technique for his work. I then came upon the theory that perhaps he wanted to produce a deeper sense of life in his paintings. All things in the world are composed of millions of cells, and these cells create objects, color, and everything that practically exists. I imagine that Seurat's motive was to utilize this scientific law in his work to give an atmosphere of life, texture, and movement in the scenes that he…

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    The Interior of the Palm House on the Pfaueninsel near Potsdam (The Art Institute of Chicago, 1996.388) is an oil painting on canvas produced in 1834 by the German painter, Carl Blechen. The piece is 52 ½ by 50 inches, depicting a scene of lush greenery and four women who have the appearance of stepping from the pages of a fantasy novel, all united within the pastel confines of ornate greenhouse walls. Despite its mystic and dream-like properties, Blechen 's Interior of the Palm House is…

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    Touching The Void Analysis

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    It captures your attention and causes you to be fully engaged in the book in order to understand the reality of the situation. The creation of Touching the Void by Joe Simpson, began in 1985 when Joe Simpson and Simon Yates decided to climb Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes. The freezing temperatures, lack of warmth, hydration and food made the climb excruciating day by day. After three days of ascending, disaster struck. Simpson fell braking several bones in his leg. With no rescue available,…

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    Ivan Gomes Research Paper

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    on the 25th of December, 1939 in Fazenda das Lajes, a ranch close to the town of Campina Grande, state of Paraíba – Brazil. Ivan Gomes’ father was a cowboy at the ranch, and it was expected of Ivan that he followed his dad’s footsteps; however, in 1954 Gomes met a martial arts coach nicknamed “Tatá” who introduced him and his two young brothers, Jose and Jaildo, to fighting. Coach “Tatá” taught boxing in Rio de Janeiro, prior to his arrival in the Northeast of Brazil. As he coached Ivan, “Tatá”…

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    Brazil is a beautiful country with very high esteemed ecotourism sites and some of them are renowned for their incredible sceneries and views that are part of their natural build. Apart from the fact that the country is still struggling to preserve the the Amazon rain forest, the country 's wealth of natural attractions is incomparable with any other country. Some examples of the natural attractions from brazil are Cerrado, Foz do Iguacu, Pantanal, Abrolhos but the center of ecotourism…

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