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Exploring Antarctica Essay Examples

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Surviving in the Antarctica
Imagine a place where the nearest civilization is hundreds of miles away, where there is nothing but snow and ice as far as the eye can see. Subzero temperatures and ice threaten even the most prepared individual; danger waits at every turn. This is what the men aboard the Endurance, a vessel exploring Antarctica in the ear...
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A Description of The things You Need to Do Before You Explore the Underwater World
The Underwater World "There you are, totally weightless, quietly soaring just above the sea floor with only the smallest amount of physical exertion. Small fish come out of their holes to look at you. How about that? You are the curiosity. You are the thing that does not belong. Perhaps this is why you dive. You are t...
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Climate Changing in Antartica
CURRENT EVENTS of antarctica Global Warming If all the ice in Antarctica melted, it would raise the level of the world's oceans by over 200 feet (60 meters). The possibility of this happening in the near term is not seriously considered by scientists, for the Antarctic icecap is currently believed to be in equilibriu...
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Penguins and Their Habitat
Penguins and Their Habitat All penguins live in the Southern Hemisphere and gather together to form huge colonies. The largest colony in the world has 300,000 penguin couples. Even though penguins live in large groups, they do not crowd each other. Each one keeps a small area around it, just big enough to stretch out its...
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An Analysis of the Ice in Antarctica
If all the ice in Antarctica melted, it would raise the level of the world's oceans by over 200 feet (60 meters). The possibility of this happening in the near term is not seriously considered by scientists, for the Antarctic icecap is currently believed to be in equilibrium. However, meteorologists studying the ramificatio...
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A History of the Issue of Whaling in the Antarctica
Whaling in Antarctica During the austral summer a giant selection of phytoplankton blooms bringing billions upon billions of krill to the Southern Ocean, which also attracts many whales. Whalers in the late 1800’s to the early 1900’s relished this season, coming and catching as many whales as they...
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An Overview of the Landscape and Economy of Chile
CHILEThe country of Chile is located in western South America. The conditions vary with the mountains,deserts, and beaches. ClimateThe climate is one condition that may vary within different regions. The country extends a longdistance from north to south. There is a lack of rainfall to the north. there the air is able to ho...
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The Characteristics of the Chinstrap Penguin, a Species of Penguin from Antarctica
Cheryl Petzold Chinstrap Penguin - Pygoscelis Antarctica Chinstrap penguins are white on the front up till the throat, but their back and forehead are black. Chinstraps are easily distinguished by the thin black stripe of feathers located around the jaw. (See figure 1)- Source 1. They are the only penguins, who have...
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An Overview of the Third Largest Water Body in the World, The Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean The Indian Ocean is the third largest body of water in the world, covering about 20% of the Earth's water surface. It is bounded on the north by southern Asia; on the west by the Arabian Peninsula and Africa; on the east by the Malay Peninsula, the Sunda Islands, and Australia; and on the south by Antarct...
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A Creative Writing on the Story of My Year Long Period of Solitary Confinement
Creative Writing: Year Long Period of Solitary Confinement and What I Would Bring With Me During my assignment of a one year long period of solitary confinement on Antarctica the three things that I would bring with me would be: a computer equipped with internet access and teleconferencing capabilities; my ski equip...
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