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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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A Discussion of the Environmental Impact of Tourism on Antartica
Introduction This essay discusses the environmental impact of tourism on Antarctica. The subheading Description will give an overview of the continent, highlight the unique landscape, weather patterns and research stations making up some of the tourist attractions of this continent. The subheading Tourism in Antarctica g...
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The History of Antarctic Treaty and The Ways of Some Countries to Make Antarctica's Tourism Boost
Antarctica, located almost entirely within the Antarctic Circle, is a continent of extremes. It is the Earths coldest, driest, windiest, iciest, most isolated, most unpolluted, most fragile and most infertile continent. It remains an untouched and pristine wilderness. The fact that it lacks a centralised government causes i...
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An Analysis of Lynne Cox's Character in Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer by Lynne Cox
Parthey Mehta CCL Period 1st 09/12/2014 Character Strengths Over the summer I read “Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long –Distance Swimmer by Lynne Cox”. In which Lynne Cox was one of the major characters; throughout the stories she shows different types of strengths. Lynne Cox is a very courageous swimmer. One examp...
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The Importance of Maps and Compasses for Explorers
Explorers have used maps and compasses for centuries to explore and conquer treacherous lands. There are many important features on maps. One of these is the key found at the top. Another important feature is the scales that look like a ruler on the maps. Compasses are also very important tools. A compass will always point...
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The Wandering Wolf
My name is Aki have two Brothers and two sisters my brothers names are
Akatora,and Arrow and my sisters names are Kia, and Shasta and My
mothers name is Luna. We were born in a cave that is pretty deep and my
mom brings us food all the time I really like exploring so I like
exploring the cave we were born in. But one da...
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A Day on Vacation
“Wake up! We’re going to be late! It’s already 8:15 am!” I hear my mom’s voice as she is trying to wake me up as I am moaning. She is telling me to get out of bed and wash up. I put on the clothes that I had laid out and my mom helps me tie up my hair into a bun. We leave the hotel and eat breakfast at about 9:15 at Little...
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A Personal Experinece of Schizophrenia in the Family
Starting at the age 14, I have seen my Aunt Carmen act strangely. To start, she is handicapped. I always thought that maybe she was talking to her self because of her disorder. One day my mother suggested that my Aunt and my Grandma should come and live with us. We were all hesitant, meaning my sisters and I, because we nev...
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Exploring the Muddled Path of History in Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
The history of Black America is one that has been stolen, lost and largely forgotten over the past two centuries. Through slavery and more recently the Apartheid-like era of Jim Crow laws, black history has been clouded over with oppression and hatred. Toni Morison's Song of Solomon is an attempt to explore the muddled path...
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The Beautiful Story of an Ordinary Young Girl
When I was young, up to the age of about 5 years old, my family lived in the country. We lived about halfway along a small street, and directly across the road from us, an elderly couple lived, and at the back of their house was a huge garden, filled with lots of trees and flowers, and a fishpond. All my grandparents lived...
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Exploring the Rimutaka Caves
Only a few of my friends share my passion for caving or as it is called in the professional world Spilunking and it is hard to find a time when we are all together and willing to indulge. So one day last spring I decided to explore the newly opened Rimutaka caves just out side the city. I left early Saturday morning whi...
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A Creative Story about Exploring Egyptian Ruins
A corridor leading to the Pharaoh's tomb is ten meters longer than three times the length of its base. If the base is twenty-five meters long, how long is the corridor? The peak of a certain pyramid contains four bricks. The perimeter of each descending layer contains four more bricks than that of the layer above it. If...
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An Analysis of the Most Important Goals for Myself and the Community
I am just another ordinary seventeen year old girl who has many dreams of going to college and becoming a success. I have many reasons for wanting to attend college which include: showing people that I can do anything that I set my mind to, bettering my future, myself, my life, and to also help my family and others. I somet...
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Exploring the Teachings in the Story of River
River
Demonstrates and points out the harsh and pacific realities of life. The river
teaches us to let go of regret and move forward in one direction. The more
constricted a river is the more violently out of control it becomes. Growth.
Give the river credit. Every river is different. What matters? Why do you love?
What do...
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An Analysis of the Problem and Exploring Possible Solutions for the Teen Suicide Problem
Written Speech on Teen Suicide
Imagine you're standing atop a high bridge, you take a deep breath, say one
last silent goodbye to your friends and family, and you leap to your death.
By doing this, you're making a permanent solution to a temporary problem. You may be solving your own personal problem, but imagine the pain,...
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Exploring the Recurring Theme in Golding's "Lord of the Flies"
A recurring theme in William Golding's novel, Lord of the Flies ,
is that man savage at heart, always ultimately reverting back to evil and a
primitive nature. Golding believes that man has no control over his own
destiny because of fear. Golding uses properties of setting, characters,
and their behavior and the events of t...
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