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    Tar Sands In Canada

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    unspoiled by pollution. Unfortunately, beneath the flourish of life was the dark discovery of tar sands. Tar, or oil sands are composed of sand, water, clay, and bitumen- a thick, dark, and heavy oil. Because of its viscosity, bitumen needs to be lightened with a mixture of hydrocarbons to transport it through pipes. The mining of bitumen began in 1719 when it was first discovered, and small extractions were attempted in the 1920s and throughout World War II. The first commercial bitumen mining began in 1967. and continued into…

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    One of my very favorite places to go in my free time is the beach. A beach is a national geographic nature made landform that is near a body of water. It usually consists of loose particles, which are frequently made out of sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, or cobblestones. The particles living at a beach are occasionally biological to the origins, such as mollusk shells or coralline algae. Beaches typically appear around areas along the coast where there is a wave or current activity (Wikipedia,…

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    Athabasca Sands

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    The Athabasca oil sands, more commonly known as the Alberta tar sands, are large deposits of heavy crude oil in the North Easterly reaches of Alberta. According to Alberta Energy, the oil sands are the third largest crude oil reserves in the world. Only two countries, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela, possess reserves greater than Canada (Alberta Energy, 2012). Arguably, the capital gained from exporting Athabasca bitumen or crude oil (a form of petroleum) promotes job and economic growth, and also…

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    The Quest to Find the Sand Dollar Screech, slam, ploof! The young twelve year old girl pulls her chair up to the ridge and drops her stuff in the soft, warm sand while the sun was shining bright and gleaming down on her. She was very excited because today her mother had taken her down to the turquoise ocean water from their rental beach house. Summer break had just started that week and the young girl was eager to relax and enjoy the beach. She loved shells and collecting them as far…

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    The Sands Hotel Case

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    Sands Hotel came into existence through the sale of a computer trade show “COMDEX”. In 1989, entrepreneur Sheldon G. Adelson and his partners bought the Sands Hotel and within one year opened the Sands Expo and Convention Center. In 1995, Adelson sold COMDEX for more than $800 million dollars. This money was used for renovations of The Sands Motel, which was inspired by a trip taken to Venice Italy. For the next two years the hotel was reconstructed into a romantic replica of the ambience and…

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    Oil Sands In Canada

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    standard of living improves, there is more demand for energy. Due to this growth and the decrease in reserves of conventional oil, over the past few years, unconventional forms of oil including oil sands have become a great global provider of energy. Oil sands - also known as tar sands - are mixtures of sand, water, clay and bitumen. With the largest deposit located in Canada, tar sands are found in several places around the globe, including Venezuela, the United States, and Russia (Rudzinski,…

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    Sand Wedge Research Paper

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    Goal: Review post Total word count in this document: Title: best golf sand wedge The sand wedge is the heaviest club in your bag, so it can power through thick lies. Provided you get the heavy flange on the back of the club involved from the start, it'll glide through the grass instead of getting stuck. You need to do two things to get comfortable with using a more-lofted club. First, be willing to open the face at least a little at address. This brings the club's flange into play, setting up…

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    Canada Oil Sands

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    important source of oil sands. By the sand, asphalt, mineral, clay and water in five parts of the oil sands is a kind of unconventional oil resources. It is distributed widely, and is rich in resources. At present, the world oil sand technology is known to be about 1035.1 cubic meters, accounting for 32%% of the world total recoverable amount of 68%% .The Canadian Alberta oil sands, the world known recoverable reserves of 81%%. Canada 's oil sands reserves are among the world 's second…

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    Alberta Oil Sands

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    Located in northeastern Alberta (Pasqualetti 2009, p. 248) are the “largest oil-sand deposits in the world” (Pasqualetti 2009, p. 250). The Alberta oil sands provide a necessary resource that is valuable to the Albertan and Canadian economies. The oil sands have received ample attention in recent years from the media and from various environmental agencies and groups due to “growing concern about a range of environmental impacts” (Jordaan 2012, p. 3611). These concerns are not without merit, as…

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    A Sand County Almanac

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    The subjectivity of freedom makes it hard to define, but by definition, freedom is the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action. It is important to keep in mind that freedom is not absolute and there is no accurate way to measure such concept. Education, perhaps a formal university experience rather than a practical lesson, connotes freedom as it allows humans to gain appropriate skills and tools necessary in order to navigate the world. In a global perspective,…

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