San Gabriel River

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Red Box Canyon

    On this weekend, our leader Mario had selected Red Box Canyon which is situated on the West Fork of the San Gabriel River. We were headed for The Valley Forge Campground. A round trip hike of around six miles in and out. We had planned to stay over night and pack out on Sunday. We had a full group with us, besides ourselves, there was Ralph and his brother, Kevin, Jim Spencer and his son Tim, and Mark Cook. This is an excellent trail shaded by a forest canopy of oak,spruce, and alders.The trail switch backs down to and crosses several creeks which become the head waters of the West Fork of the San Gabriel River. Actually the trail crosses over the creeks no less than eight times. See our leader Mario Bonura’s Trail Map. Mario and I had…

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  • Los Angeles Advantages And Disadvantages

    We chose Los Angeles to be the home of the Stingrays because Los Angeles is one of the only biggest cities in the country that doesn 't have a football team there, but also Los Angeles is one of the wealthiest cities in America, and it 's also surrounded by wealthy cities such as, San Jose and Silicon Valley. The average age in Los Angeles is about 34 which means most of the people in the Los Angeles region are employed. The average household income is about $55,000 which shows that families can…

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  • Transportation In Los Angeles

    In Los Angeles, people are always up and about. There is a constant need for luxury transportation as people go out to parties, special events, or corporate affairs. Whatever the reason, transportation is a must through the busy, popular location. Our services are versatile, as we adhere to the need of a wide fan base. Customers enjoy our services because we listen to what their specific needs are and we cattier to them. We also provide reasonable prices and excellent customer support. Take a…

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  • Latour D Auvergne Triptych Essay

    The Latour d’Auvergne Triptych, also called the Annunciation with Saints and Donors is a three part, wood panel that depicts the Annunciation of the Angel Gabriel to Mary that she is to be the mother of Christ as described in the Gospel of Luke. As a foldable triptych, the art has remained amazingly well preserved without any conservation efforts, however, additional scanning and research had exposed some interesting changes and edits made to the image that are otherwise invisible to the naked…

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  • The Annunciation Analysis

    The items in the room are all painted with extreme detail from the items in the back to the folds of the clothing on the two figures on the front. The whole room is filled with these detailed items like the candles in the front of the painting and the window and pot that are more in the back. The figures that are to the front are Mary (who is on the left) and the archangel Gabriel and this is the scene where Gabriel tells Mary that she will be blessed with God’s son. The figures are both big and…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Dams

    devastating amount of damage that people don’t recognize because they create “green energy”. Dams block the natural flow of rivers, in turn causing problems with vegetation dying, fish migration, and the buildup of toxins. These problems cause unnecessary harm the surrounding ecosystem and sometimes unrepairable damage to the earth, which appeal to the moral principles of not causing more harm than necessary and leaving the earth in an as good as or better condition. To repair the damage caused…

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  • Text 1 Persuasive Speech

    embedding his argument in our minds. He chooses to list every dammed waterway and occasionally compare dams to another large famous structure, which to us, are shocking revelations. Since most of his essay is comprised of the list-type sentence, it results in subliminal messaging of our damnation of American rivers. Chouinard’s and Barcott’s negative opinions on the existence of dams are presented dissimilarly. Chouinard goes for the logos in all humans, presenting fact after fact, statistic…

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  • Hatchet Reflection

    One novel that has impacted my life greatly would have to be Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. This story is about a young miner who was in an airplane crash. The airplane landed in a lake in the forest. The boy had to learn how to survive on his own with nothing, but his hatchet. That special hatchet was a gift from his mother, which she gave him before his airplane departed. Throughout the summer, he learns how to survive in the part of the wilderness he had never seen before. Particularly, this book…

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  • Palean From Lithos Analysis

    One of the most important assumption is the idea that the Brim River, which separates Palean from Lithos, was a huge barrier to take woven baskets to other places. It is not clear whether this observation is based on either how the river is in these day or how the river used to be. One might wonder if the river was less deep and dangerous in the past due to in other ages the whether could benefit the native to cross the river without using boats. Extreme cold or highest degrees of hot weather…

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  • Platte River: A Short Story

    We have just left and we are going to follow the south side of the Platte River. We have to cross the river in about 170 miles. We have heard from other settlers that it's too wide to bridge so we have to use the sandbars to get across. That has been a stressful thought, hopefully no one has any troubles. It's also very shallow which could cause problems because the current will be going at a high speed. After 6 days of travel we have finally met the river crossing. It's current was…

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