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Massachusetts ROCKS!
Massachusetts ROCKS!
Massachusetts ROCKS! APES F Geology 120,000 years ago ice began to form at a rapid pace in northern Canada(Grette, www.biomass.umass.edu). This sheet quickly (on a geologic scale) swept down the eastern seaboard and engulfed the northeast down to present day Long Island, New York in a sheet of solid ice. This icesheet later in history became known as the Laurentide icesheet, named after the region in Canada in which it made its descent(Oldale, http://pubs.usgs.gov). Little did anything know b
Ecosystems at Risk
Ecosystems at Risk
Ecosystems at Risk HSC GEOGRAPHY 2004 – Assessment Task 2 Ecosystems at Risk 1. Identify the case study of the ecosystem at risk which you have chosen and describe and map its location. The ecosystem at risk that I have chosen to research is the Himalayan Mountain range. Considering the mountain range covers a very large area, the ecosystem type has been narrowed down to the Alpine variety. The 2 500 kilometre long Himalayas stretch across three countries; India, Nepal and China (Tibet). The wid
Hate Crimes
Hate Crimes
Hate Crimes English 9 13 January 2003 “A hate crime is a criminal offense committed against persons, property or society that is motivated, in whole or in part, by an offender’s bias against an individual’s or a group’s race, religion, ethnic/national origin, gender, age, disability or sexual orientation.” (theiacp.org) Hate crimes are a big problem in today’s society. They have a big impact on the victim and also the community around the victim. Sometimes people even get killed in the involveme
Glaciers
Glaciers
Glaciers Most of the world\'s glaciers are found near the Poles, but glaciers exist on all of the world\'s continents, even Africa. Australia doesn\'t have any glaciers; however, it is considered part of Oceania, which includes several Pacific island chains and the large islands of Papua New Guinea and New Zealand. Both of these islands have glaciers. Glaciers require very specific climatic conditions. Most are found in regions of high snowfall in winter and cool temperatures in summer. These co