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  • Docklands Area
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    "Evaluate the success of the economic, social and physical regeneration of The London Docklands". In Medieval times development occurred on the Thames, where Romans had once settled. Growth of shipbuilding industry led to the development of this area. The London Docks were built between 1700 and 1921. The reason was to ease congestion on the Thames between ships, and the lock gates helped to control the water level in the river. Security was also improved within the docks because of the high wal...
  • Lack Of Food In Ethiopia
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    Ethiopia PHYSICAL: Relief: Ethiopia consists mainly of Desert and Mountains. Many valleys and plateau's also can be found in the country. Due to these landform types the percentage of farm land is approximately 5.7% of the total amount of land in Ethiopia. The amount of arable land is 10% of the 5.7% total. Ethiopia has an area of 1 221 900 sq. km. Ethiopia does not receive any problems such as volcanism, tidal waves, etc., but it does receive great winds and monsoons. Itis located in Eastern Af...
  • Open Space In The Area
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    What has been the effect of change upon the environmental the Lea Valley Regional Park the changes have effected wildlife immensely because from the NWR I found out that in the 1960's there was 29 species of birds such as pelicans, woodpeckers and jays. But now Pelicans have not been sighted in the area for about 3 years but this could be because they live in warm regions and near seas or rivers with fish and in the recent years the amount of fishes around England have dropped and also the avera...
  • Desertification Process Land
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    The world's dry lands, contrary to popular misconceptions of being barren unproductive land, contain some of the most valuable and vital ecosystems on the planet. These dry land environments have surprising diversity and resiliency, supporting over two billion people, approximately thirty-five percent of the global population (UNEP, 2003). In fact, approximately seventy percent of Africans depend directly on dry lands for their daily livelihood (UNEP, 2003). However, these precious and crucial a...
  • Preserved Areas
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    Preserving Our Earth America's endangered areas are daily. Natural disasters are a major factor in their disappearance, but the most prominent factor is mankind. Even though procedures are conducted daily to preserve our home, these areas slowly crumble within our grasps. Protection of these areas is essential, as our whole race depends upon resources derived from these lands. From the lush greenery to the sparkling blue waters, all is majestic init's fullest. This is why I believe almost all of...
  • Incan Emperor
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    The first place, on my exploration of time, I arrived was in Cuzco the center of the Incan civilization in the year 1505 A.D. Their was much to observe on arrival. The first thing one notices is that Cuzco is in the center of the "four quarters" of the Incan Empire, Tawantinsuyu. The surrounding four quarters or the four "suy us" were to the north Chincasuyu, to the west Cuntisuyu, to the east Anitsuyu, and to the south Chinasuyu the largest quarter. Cuzco sat at the center of these four quarter...
  • Guarani Tribe
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    The Guarani is an indigenous group living in the eastern lowland area of South America, with a population of about 80,000. It is believed that the Guaranis originated in the area of the Amazon River, then started to move south and inland (web). They now reside in Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina, and Brazil and their language is spoken by nearly 4 million people. (web). There currently are three main sub-divisions of the Guarani tribes. Those are the Mbya, the Ava Guarani, and the Pay Tavytera, alth...
  • Area Of Land
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    What exactly is desertification Unfortunately, there are many responses and many contradicting definitions. Some say that it is permanent, others say it is a reversible process. There are even debates on whether the definition should include human involvement or not. It seems that all that can be agreed on is that it is "the most serious environmental problem facing Africa today" (Nsiah-Gyabaah, Kwai. Environmental Degradation and Desertification in Ghana pg 27). At the United Nations Conference...
  • Dobe O A Number Of Ju Women
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    The Dobe Ju/' ho ansi Ch 10: The Ju/' ho ansi & their neighbor so The Ju / 'ho ansi share the Dobe area with the Herero and Tswana pastorals. o They grow crops and have herds yet are all based on kinship and are don't have developed markets or governments. o Herero's are the largest groups of in the Dobe area. They are Bantu speaking people. o Were influenced by the German missionaries who pushed them out of their land. They attacked colonists and Germany declared war, ultimately killing 60% of ...
  • Road Traffic Finland
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    There is evidence of Finland being inhabited as early as 10.000 years ago. Those inhabitant's main occupation was hunting and fishing. They came to Finland by different routes - through Karelia and over the sea from the west and the south. There are many language groups: the Finnish, the Finnish Swedish (coastal area, the land islands), the Lapps (Lapland) and the Romany. There are two official languages in Finland - Finnish and Swedish. At present the population amounts to a little over 5 milli...
  • Historic And Cultural Values Wilderness
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    Does wilderness have intrinsic value To begin analyzing the pro side of this issue we need to first define the word wilderness, and then define the word intrinsic. Authors, philosophers, and preservationists have long struggled to define wilderness. For some, it is a concept, a state of mind, or an opportunity. For many, wilderness is best described as a place where nature and its forces work undisturbed by human activities. Wilderness areas are generally larger than 5000 acres and have retained...
  • Global Winds Blow From A Specific Direction
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    Michael Zakrzewski March 31, 1999 Mr. Oshogobor G 001 Earth Science Report: Winds There are two general types of winds, local winds and global winds. Local winds blow from any direction and usually cover short distances. Global winds blow from a specific direction and almost always cover longer distances than local winds. Both local winds and global winds are caused by differences in air pressure due to unequal heating of the atmosphere. During the day, the air over a land area is often warmer t...
  • People Of The Kathmandu Valley
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    This paper will make and attempt to analyze the people and land of Nepal. More specifically it will examine the people of the Kathmandu Valley. This paper will show the relationship between the land and the population and how they have affected one another. First lets look at the general physical aspects of the entire nation of Nepal and then narrow it down to the characteristics of the valley. Seventy-five percent of Nepal is covered in mountains, some of the most rugged terrain in the world. T...
  • 1830 The South Coast
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    Captain Cook found the Sout Coast so attractive that he nearly landed ther in 1770, instead of waiting until he got to Botany Bay. Heavy surf off the Five Islands at Wollongong dissuaded him. From the Endeavor Cook sighted several people on the shore who 'appeared to be of a very dark colour'. They would probably have come from one of the five Aboriginal tribes who occupied the South Coast before the arrival of the Europeans. They were the Dha rawal, Wodi-Wodi, Gurandada, Dha rumba and Wandandia...
  • Bangladesh's Land
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    Bangladesh, a low-lying country crossed by many rivers. It has a coastline of about 360 miles along the Bay of Bengal. Its total size is 144,000 square kilometers and its land area is 133,910 square kilometers. Its climate is a subtropical monsoon climate. It has great variations in seasonal rainfall, moderately warm temperatures, and high humidity. The climate is basically the same throughout entire country. Bangladesh has a lot of severe natural disasters such as floods, tropical cyclones, tor...
  • Rural Area
    512 words
    An important aspect in the novel "Cry, The Beloved Country" written by Alan Paton was setting. Through-out the novel Paton writes about setting with a descriptive style, and with this style also connects setting with other ideas such as racial discrimination and character identity. These ideas are shown through the contrasting locations of rural and urban; Ndotsheni and Johannesberg. Together these concepts helps the reader understand the thoughts of Alan Paton during this problematic time in So...
  • Polar Front Dissects Britain Its Climate
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    Countries that can be described as having a cool, temperate, western, maritime climate are countries such as our own Great Britain. The reason Britains climate fits this description is because it is situated between the tropical and polar latitudes which results in a lack of extremes of temperature, precipitation and wind. A typical temperature for a summer day in Britain is around 23^0 C and a typical temperature for a winter day in Britain is around 14^0 C, as you can see there is not much cha...
  • Small Square Area
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    I Loved It, Without Knowing I Loved It Being raised as "Poor White Trash" in the swamps of Florida does little to help one appreciate his or her surroundings. That sort of person does not go hunting and fishing for sport, but for survival. Take that same Poor White Trash, put him in a military uniform, and send him to an extremely arid, desolate place. The perspective he has will change dramatically about where he was raised. He will then take notice of how the swamp is full of life. He will the...

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