Waterways in India

As we know now, India has an extensive inland waterways network of 14,500KMs. Through times, rivers have been efficient and effective for carrying load over long distances. Even in today’s time, many countries depend heavily on inland waterways for transport of large and bulky cargo. Talking economy, the inland waterways are much cheaper and reliable … Read more

The Biography of Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Jacques Cousteau Jacques Cousteau was a famous scientist his full name was Jacques-Yves Cousteau .Jacques was born in Saint-Andre-de-Cubzac, France on June eleventh of nineteen ten and Cousteau died of a heart attack on twenty fifth June nineteen ninety seven in Paris, two weeks after his 87th birthday.Jacques was mainly an oceanographer, marine biologist, and … Read more

Why People Should Learn From Their Mistakes

Failure and My Experience I still remember my math teacher at school who usually used to bombard us with difficult and challenging questions. And the funny thing is that most of the questions that he gave us were unlikely to be asked in exam! That time we regarded it as nothing more than a mental … Read more

Grand Canyon Geological Cross Section

The Grand Canyon’s Geological Cross Section of the south rim consists of the south rim geology and the formation of the Colorado River. This Geological attraction will be examined to see if the old rock layers that have been showing up for thousands of years are beneficial to the arrangement of the Grand Canyon. The … Read more

Geographical location and boundaries of India

India is one of the ancient civilizations in the world. It has achieved multi-faceted socioeconomic progress during the last five decades. It has moved forward displaying remarkable progress in the field of agriculture, industry, technology and overall economic development. India has also contributed significantly to the making of world history. Lying between latitude 4 N … Read more

Composite Volcanoes – the most explosive volcanoes

Composite volcanoes, also known as stratovolcanoes, are a lot more explosive than other volcanoes. Stratovolcanoes are one of the most dangerous types of volcanoes. The large, cone-shaped volcanoes form on subduction zones called plate boundaries. The magma contains more silica making it more viscous. The thick, viscous magma plugs up the volcano and causes pressure … Read more

Description of a Land Surveyor

Description of a Land Surveyor Surveyors find exact measurements to find a properties boundary. They provide data relevant to the size, shape, and contour of the Earth’s surface for mapmaking, engineering and construction projects. Making measurements and determining a properties boundaries. Providing data relevant to the elevation, contour, gravitation, shape, location, or dimension of land … Read more

Comparing Gustav Klimt’s Pear Tree And Albert Bierstadt’s the Rocky Mountains

While observing Pear Tree, by Gustav Klimt and Rocky Mountains, by Albert Bierstadt, It is quite evident to spot innumerable differences between the two works. However, there are also some similarities between both paintings that hide beyond the differences. These similarities rest within the formatting and stylistic choices of the artist’s, the pieces’ historical contexts, … Read more

Political Organization of Space

For Unit 4 of the AP Human Geography course I decided to use the article, “How Michigan is an extreme example of gerrymandering,” by Eric Lupher. The article discusses how gerrymandering is a problem all over the United States, but some places have it much worse than others such as Michigan. Gerrymandering is a practice … Read more

A Short Trip to the Bhaja Caves

Located at Pune, near Lonavala (Maharashtra), Bhaja Caves, also known as Bhaje Caves dates back to 2nd century BC. These rock-cut caves stand straight at a height of 400 feet above the village of Bhaja after which it is named. The significant features of this Bhaja Caves, the Stupas are really eye-catching and reveals a … Read more

The Miocene Epoch

During the Miocene period earth’s climate, had changed from cold to warm with steamy jungles and searing deserts. By the end of the Miocene epoch the ancestors of humans had split away from their ancestors of chimpanzees to follow their own evolutionary paths. In the Miocene seas, kelp forests made their first appearance and soon … Read more

Study of the barometer

Barometer A barometer is an instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure. It can measure the pressure exerted by the atmosphere by using water, air or mercury. From the variation of air pressure, one can forecast short-term changes in the weather. A barometer is an instrument for measuring the pressure of the, due to the weight … Read more

The Bora Bora Island

Located in the Pacific Ocean, Bora Bora is a small island apart of the Society Islands in French Polynesia, just northwest of Tahiti. According to a 2007 census, Bora Bora is the home to roughly 8,800 people, with the majority of its inhabitants being of Polynesian decent (World Atlas). The webpage Encyclopedia Britannica says, “It … Read more

Talking about Sweden

The country I have chosen to talk about is Sweden, my home country. People first came to this country about10,000 years ago. They traded goods with the roman empire and were hunters and gatherers for the first couple of thousand years. The name “Sweden” means “The land of Svea” and comes from a 500 A.D … Read more

Significance of traveling to mountains

Who might not appreciate making a trip to mountains? Nearly everybody cherishes to movement particularly mountains as it is the type of most fun activity.There is nothing very like voyaging, such as observing another place out of the blue or coming back to a most loved place. Individuals everything being equal, from all nations, travel … Read more

Best vacations ever in Funafuti

Funafuti is Tuvalu’s capital and thus the situation of its international field. or so four,000 people area unit making up the entire population and life is straightforward going and set back. alone two very little manufacturing facilities inform guests of the fashionable world lingering on the so much facet the horizon. The major attraction on … Read more

The Colorado River

Colorado River, one of the largest rivers began its life as a tiny stream of water following cracks in the earth from melting of the richness of snow and ice from the Rocky Mountains. The Colorado River has slowly carved its vast course that spans 1,397.25 miles to date over the past 6 million years. … Read more

EXPORTING MOUNTAIN BIKE IN BRAZIL

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Brazil allows vast geographical area with mountain trails. Brazilians express their interest towards outdoor activities specially cycling. Due to lack of knowledge, some Brazilians of smaller cities don’t know about benefits of bicycling. Because of that some Brazilians are facing some health problems. Cycling is cost efficient as well as non-polluting, the environment, … Read more

Hydrothermal Vents – ecosystems below the sea

The hydrothermal vents are essentially geysers on the sea floor that support unusual chemical based ecosystems. Some scientists think that vents are the origin environments where life began on Earth billions of years ago. And the vents might also hold clues to life on other planets. This ecosystem may be one of the most ancient … Read more

The Geography of New Zealand

The well-known country of New Zealand is a small, resourceful nation located 1,000 miles off Australia’s south east coast. New Zealand has an impressive economy that continues to grow, a physical landscape that attracts people from around the globe, and although small, New Zealand is a respected nation for its advanced civilization and stable government. … Read more

History in Brief of Indonesia

This essay will be on the History in Brief of Indonesia, the Government of Indonesia, the island of Java, and the Geography of Indoneisa. In early days, the region from India to Japan, including Indonesia, was known to the Europeans as the Indies. Chris Colombus was looking for a westward sea roots from Europe to … Read more

The Sahara Desert

The Sahara Desert is the world’s largest desert area. The word Sahara comes from the Arabic word sahra’, meaning desert. It extends from the Africa’s Atlantic Ocean side to the Red Sea and consists of the countries of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Chad, and Sudan. It is about 5,200 miles long. … Read more

The Rivers Of France

The Rhne is the great river of the southeast. Rising in the Alps, it passes through Lake Geneva (French: Lac Lman) to enter France, which has 324 miles of its total length of 505 miles. At Lyon it receives its major tributary, the Sane. In eastern France the direction of the main rivers is predominantly … Read more

The Sahara Desert

The Sahara Desert is the worlds largest desert area. The word Sahara comes from the Arabic word sahra, meaning desert. It extends from the Africas Atlantic Ocean side to the Red Sea and consists of the countries of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Chad, and Sudan. It is about 5,200 miles long. … Read more

Geography Colorado River

Geographers can tell you that the one thing that most rivers and their adjacent flood plains in the world have in common is that they have rich histories associated with human settlement and development. This especially true in arid regions which are very dependent upon water. Two excellent examples are the Nile and the Tigris-Euphrates … Read more

The Bermuda Triangle

The Bermuda Triangle is a triangular area in the Atlantic Ocean bounded by Miami, Bermuda, and Puerto Rico. Many people believed that people, ships, and planes have mysteriously vanished in this area. The size of the triangle varies from 500,000 square miles. Some trace the mystery back to the time of Columbus. Bermuda Triangle estimates … Read more

The Tongan archipelago

The Tongan archipelago, located in Polynesia, extends to about 300 kilometers and includes from 150 to 200 islands. The largest islands within the group are Tongatapu, Eua, and Vava’u. Only three other islands are inhabited; Eva, Niuafo’ou, and Niuatoputapu (Goldman 1970: 281). Tonga is on the western side of the international date line. Radioactive carbon … Read more

Australian Exchange Rate

What factors affect the demand and supply of Australian dollars in the foreign exchange markets? Distinguish between the possible causes and effects of a currency depreciation and a currency appreciation on the Australian economy. What forces have come into play, if any, in the past four months that have affected the value of the Australian … Read more

Introduction and Climate

The state of Hawaii is composed of 132 islands, reefs and shoals that extend for over 1500 miles across the central North Pacific Ocean from the “Big Island” of Hawaii to midway and Kure Atolls. The eight main islands of Hawaiian Archipelago include Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Nihau and Kahoolawe (listed in order … Read more

How Detrimental Clear-Cut Logging And Other Options

Have you ever awakened on a beautiful sunny morning in the Southwest planning on going for a hike in the Cascade Mountains, but when you arrive at your destination there are only stumps? This is the result of clear-cut logging. The negative aspects of logging, by far, outweigh the benefits. Clear-cut logging is the practice … Read more

Islands: What are they?

Islands. What are they? When I say island, most people think Hawaii or beautiful paradise. Quite honestly, so did I. That was until I was called upon to research them. A dictionary website clearly states that an island is “A land mass, especially one smaller than a continent, entirely surrounded by water. ” http://dictionary. reference. … Read more

Lazio, also known as Latium

Lazio, also known as Latium, is a region in west central Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea. There are many beautiful provinces, or cities, in the region. Some include Rome, Latina, Frosinone, Viterbo, and Rieti. In Lazio there is also an important river, the Tiber, which runs right through Rome. The capital of Italy is Rome, … Read more

Australia

Australia- Trade and Immigration Background As Joycelyn has mentioned Australia’s having greater and greater interaction with its Asian neighbours, through the areas of trade and its active role in the regional trade organization – APEC. Despite its location, Australia can hardly be thought of being an Asian country. Not so long ago, Asian were looked … Read more

Unspoken Comparison in Tacitus’s Germania Germania

Tacitus’s Germania is a thoroughly itemized ethnographic text detailing the geography, climate and social structure of Germany and its people. Unlike his Histories and Annales Tacitus doesn’t offer a story line to be followed, but instead, he nudges forth an unspoken comparison to be made between two cultures. Each of the Germania’s 46 passages deals … Read more