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  • Water Source
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    Whether you are simply going camping at a commercial campground, taking a short hike, or backpacking into a pristine wilderness area... be prepared. Never leave to chance those few articles that may become lifesavers. Above all, always let someone know your itinerary and the time you plan to return. The following is a list of items that should be included in a basic survival kit: body Offer (17619) You May Be Owed Unclaimed Money To Find Out, Enter Your Last Name Here: 1. Waterproof matches (sti...
  • Building With A Sprinkler System
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    Fire sprinklers are widely recognized as the single most effective method for fighting the spread of fire in their early stages, before they can cause severe injury to people and damage property. Fire sprinkler systems have had a dramatic influence in the designing of new buildings. Fire sprinkler systems prevent fires from spreading, and contain it to a small area. This has allowed arkatecks the flexibility to design floor plans and not have to worry as much about codes relating to fire safety....
  • Fire 3 6 4
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    SURVIVAL Table of Contents CHAPTER PAGE NUMBER 1. DEFINITIONS 2 2. SHELTERS 2-3 3. FIRE 3-6 4. FOOD 6-7 5. WATER 7 6. TOOLS 8 7. SURVIVAL KITS 9-10 DEFINITIONS Survival Survival is emerging from natural or manmade disaster in a better position than the average person. Preparedness Preparedness is making preparations before disaster or disasters strike to improve your chances of survival. SHELTER Shelters are made to stay out of the wind, rain, and sun. Shelters are also used to live in and get p...
  • 4th Of The 4 Natural Elements
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    The driving force of all life is procreation and re-birth. For mankind, vegetation, the animal kingdom, the survival of the species is the dominant factor and only the fittest survive. For millennia, different races have believed that the fertility of the land depended on the sexual potency of their ruler or favour of their gods. Pagan, Roman, Greek and other gods have been invented who were believed to control the fertility of the land, such as Ceres, the Roman goddess of agriculture, on which ...
  • Hippo
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    The Hippopotamus: Endangered Species Report Jason Wapiennik Mr. Tripper, Biology January 6th, 1997 The ban on elephant ivory trading has slowed down the poaching of elephants, but now poachers are getting their ivory from another creature, the hippopotamus. For the poacher, the hippo is an easy target. They stay together for long hours in muddy water pools, as many as eighty-one can be found in a single square mile. This concentration is so big it's only second to that of the elephant. Poachers ...
  • Malibu Canyon Fire
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    Malibu Fires Human beings are able to adapt to almost any environment, unfortunately sometimes we take advantage of our natural surroundings. We find ourselves amidst a struggle between our lifestyles and nature. Although we affect nature profoundly with our activities, we in turn are shaped by nature's potent forces. Nature can be brutal to humans, but we must remember that it merely is following its course. As a result, we must learn to coexist with it. Fire is a naturally occurring phenomenon...
  • Pottery Game Boards With Clay Pieces
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    Ancient Egyptian Pottery I chose to do my research paper on Egyptian pottery because in my art appreciation class I was most fascinated with the ancient Egyptian era. I found this website that explained all about how pottery they made helped them function in everyday use. It also told me a lot about how the made everything. The need to store things led to the development of containers, first among them bags of fiber or leather, woven baskets and pottery. But clay lends itself to many other purpo...
  • Japanese Myth Izanami And Izagami
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    Sherissa Herman English 3 9/1/03 Sherissa Herman English 3 9/1/03 Period 1 Egyptian Myths Paper The Japanese creation myth started out with the earth being a formless void of nothing but muddy water. From that water a green shoot sprung and inside it was the first god, who made all the other gods. Out of all he created though, Izagami and Izanami were the most perfect. The islands of Japan were formed when Izagami poked his staff through the clouds to see what was on the surface of the earth. As...
  • Sydney Basinger
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    In the New York Herald year 1926 there is an account of the hanging of three men. They died for the murder of Sir William Edward Godfrey. Husband, father, chemist and all round gentleman of Green berry Hill Manor. Three vagrants whose motive was simple robbery murdered him. They were identified as Joseph Green, Stanley Berry and Frank Hill. Green, Berry, Hill and I would like to think that this was all a matter of chance. As reported in the Reno Gazette June 1983 there is a story of a forest fir...

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