Category: Tourism

Lisbon Earthquake term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

The earthquake began at 9:30 on November 1st, 1755, and was centered in the Atlantic Ocean, about 200 km WSW of Cape St. Vincent. The total duration of shaking lasted ten minutes and was comprised of three distinct jolts. Effects from the earthquake were far reaching. The worst damage occurred in the south-west of Portugal. Lisbon, the Portuguese capital, was the largest and the most…

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Rocky Point term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

The Transition of Puerto Pe asco Puerto Pe asco, Mexico, or to us gringos known as Rocky Point, began its life close to 90 years ago. In the 1920s Puerto Pe asco was known as Cerro de Pe asco and was merely a temporary camp for passing fishermen. Over the years that small fishing camp began to develop into a full fledged fishing community and…

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With a population of over three million, the Republic of Lebanon is an Arab state in western Asia. It occupies a long, narrow strip of land on the Eastern Shore of the Mediterranean Sea. The most populated and most recognized city in Lebanon is Beirut, the capital. The official tree of Lebanon is the Cedar Tree and the official language is Arabic, although English and…

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Volcanoes term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

Volcanoes What is a Volcano? The scientific definition of a volcano is a geological landform, consisting of a fissure in the earth s crust, above which a cone of volcanic material has accumulated. The cone is formed by the deposition of molten or solid matter that flows or is ejected through the vent from the interior of the earth. At the top of the cone…

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Asteroids term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

The universe is a shooting gallery and earth is the bullseye. The earth is always under threat of a doomesday asteroid that will wipe out civilization. There are over one thousand asteroids traveling toward earth and only three quarters are accounted for. Where are the other one forth? No one knows because the government doesn’t fund NASA astrologists enough to cover the astroids. Just one…

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Cuba term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

Demographics. Cuba is an island nation in the Caribbean, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, 90 miles south of Florida. Cuba’s population is 11,096,395 (July 1999 est.). Cuba’s capitol is Havana, and Spanish is the language spoken there. Cuba’s population is 51% mulatto, 37% white, 11% black and 1% Chinese. Economics. The economy in Cuba is dependant on the state, which controls…

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Great Wall Of China term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

The Great Wall of China Around 220 BC the Chinese state of Qin conquered the warring factions ofthe then divided area we now call China. Through fierce battle and thefirstChinese use of cavalry, the Qins were able to defeat the kingdoms ofHan,Sung,Yen, Yueh, Qi, Chou, Chao, Chu, Wei, Wey, Wu, and Lu andsuccessfully ended the Chou dynasty. After successfully conquering all of China,Li Su, the…

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BUSINESS COURSE ASSIGNMENT FACTORS AFFECTING LOCATION OF A CAR MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY Location: Sao Paulo in Brazil Sao Paulo is a perfect location for a car manufacturing industry. It is situated on the coast of Brazil, and is near by to local resources. The many reasons to why I have chosen Sao Paulo and why it is suitable for a car Manufacturing site are: 1. There…

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‘Say Hello To Our Nations Capital” There are many choices for a person looking to go on a vacation. Tourists travel for a variety of reasons. Some travel to better educate themselves, others travel for entertainment purposes, then there are those who travel simply to relax and have a good time. What ever the reason, a person looking for any or all of these things…

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Theatre Ontario term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

THEATRE ONTARIO Theatre Ontario is an association of community, educational and professional theatre organisations and individuals who are dedicated to the development and maintenance of high quality theatre in all parts of the province that is accessible to and reflects all segments of our society. They serve as the centre of the province’s information network for people in theatre. They help to develop and promote…

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