Cameroon Volcanic Line (CVL) Origin and Features

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Leandri Venteru Mid- African Rift: Is there a geographical/spatial control on the nature of volcanism in Cameroon? Essay Volcanism in Cameroon occurs mainly on the Cameroon Volcanic Line (CVL), with the largest and most active volcano being Mount Cameroon (Fitton, 1980). The CVL, representing alkaline volcanoes, shows an easy recognisable Y-shape, with volcanic centres in both the oceanic and continental sectors of the African ...

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Effect of the Moon on Planet Earth

30 Jan 2018

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Josh Chaplin “The Earth would be a very different place without the moon. Discuss…” It’s true that without the moon, the earth would be a less romantic place. Mythical werewolves would never have been conceived, nor would we have a calendar based on the concept of the lunar phases. It has undoubtedly influenced human culture over millennia, but can the same be said for ...

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Geography of the Hoh Rainforest

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Brian Moody   The Hoh Rainforest The Hoh Rainforest is located on the Olympic Peninsula in Northwestern Washington state, USA (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2014). It lies on the west side of Olympic National Park, surrounded by the Olympic National Forest (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2014). The absolute location is between 47-48 degrees North latitude and 123-124.5 degrees West longitude (Broker, 1994). Temperatures within the Hoh Rainforest range ...

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Engineering Description or Classification of Weathered Rocks

23 Mar 2015 18 Dec 2017

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Introduction The description and Classification of Weathered rocks brought together a series of important studies by leading geologist and engineering researchers due to the countless difficulties encountered by engineers in weathered rock areas, how it affects site exploration, plan and evaluation steps during projects. In the 1950s there has been a considerable amount of literature published on the characterisation of weathered rocks and engineering properties of weathered ...

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Effects of Regeneration in the Urban Core

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General Overview Urban decay, usually associated with deprived areas, tends tend to be a characteristic of poorer communes, reflecting their low earning power and susceptibility to the higher unemployment rates associated with changes in the structure of the national economy (Skifter Andersen, 2003). The a feeling that buildings are physically falling into a state of decay particularly in some areas more than others, often results in an ...

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Water and Management Precipitation Input

23 Mar 2015 18 Dec 2017

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Abstract: One of the key issues in flood management is knowledge of the precipitation input into catchments for hydrologists knowledge of this serves to mitigate hazardous and environmental catastrophes, it is thus imperative to adequately determine precipitation input with appropriate and applicable statistical tools. The objective of this study is to determine the actual precipitation input and suggest the most appropriate method of determining precipitation input for ...

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Development of a GIS Within a Water Company

23 Mar 2015 18 Dec 2017

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Introduction Geographic information systems (GIS) confirm every day, and with increasing popularity, that they are some essential tools for storing, managing, processing and mapping a large amount of georeferenced data, which related to a database shape a given geographical space. The increasingly widespread use of personal computers, along with a greater choice by software manufacturers allow an item, previously limited to powerful computers, can be treated by ...

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Iraq (Cultures of the World) | Book

23 Mar 2015 18 Dec 2017

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Introduction Hassig and Al Adely argue in their book known as Iraq: Culture of the world, that Iraq has been a major discussion featured in news all over the world in the last ten years of the 20th century and in the early years of the 21st century. Its ancient history has fascinated and owed many though triggering the international community to have many negative reactions. In ...

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Sustainable Catchment Management: Principles and Practice

23 Mar 2015 18 Dec 2017

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What is meant by the "world water crisis"? Critically assess the contribution of River Basin Management in addressing this crisis The worlds freshwater is commonly discussed in the literature as being a finite resource under increasing pressure from the greater demands being placed upon it globally (Postel 2000, Hamdey et al 2003, Oki and Kanae 2006, UNEP 2007). It has consequently become a highly contentious resource, and ...

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Concept of Applied Geology

23 Mar 2015 18 Dec 2017

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Introduction The concept of Applied Geology to investigation of the ground for construction, hydrogeology, environmental geology and mining, is fundamental and it is a prerequisite for a durable result in any geological and engineering scheme. The timeline and strength with cost effectiveness and the knowledge of the geology of a terrain in any engineering, mining and geological schemes; roads, borehole drills, bridges, seismic operation, building of factories ...

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Biogeography Essay Questions

23 Mar 2015 18 Dec 2017

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8 Biogeography Essay Questions 1.) What is the science of biogeography? Biogeography is that study of geographical distribution of flora and fauna considering the different taxonomic levels, present and past, the habitats in which they are found together with the involved ecological relationships. Today, there are two theories in biogeography that have been developed to discuss more on the distribution of biological species in the world. The ...

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History of Slavery in the Southern USA

23 Mar 2015 18 Dec 2017

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The Changing (Inland) South: Slavery and Plantation Agriculture The Southern part of the United States has a unique history that includes European settlements, institution of slavery and a legacy of Confederacy during the Civil War. The rich past of this region has helped develop a distinct set of customs, beliefs and life styles. Slavery began in the United States in the early 16th Century soon after the ...

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China and the Central African Republic

23 Mar 2015 18 Dec 2017

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I-Introduction Central African Republic is a landlocked country bordered in the south by the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo, in the north by Chad, Sudan in the east and Cameroon in the west. It gained its independence in August 13th 1960 and Bangui is the capital. The two official languages are French and Sango. Francois is Yangonvouda-Bozize current the President took ...

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The River Murray, Australia

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1. Introduction The river Murray is one of the largest river in Australia and also known as The Mighty River and Murray Darling the name of the basin is derived from its two major rivers, the Murray River and the Darling River. River Murray had been in Australia for thousands of years and it is the biggest river in Australia, there are many activities that happened along ...

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Characteristics of the Peruvian Culture

23 Mar 2015 18 Dec 2017

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Peru is a Spanish speaking country surrounded by beautiful geography and has a spectacular cultural contrast. The country houses over 23 million residents consisting of Spanish settlers, and the native Inca and among all other countries ranks 19th in population size (PeruFacts). Peru is a quite diverse because of its unique climate, natural characteristics and cultural variation. The native Indian and Spanish roots cultivate the modern Peruvian ...

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What Is a City?

23 Mar 2015 18 Dec 2017

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What properties characterizes a ‘city'? The definition of the term “city” is some what ambiguous. Our modern definition merely describes the physical characteristics of a city. However, I believe the definition has passed many ordeals to evolve into the current state as I will explain the few more popular explanations for “What is a city?” Firstly, a city has the property of proximity where there are educational ...

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Impact of Pollution on Natural Resources and Health

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Pollution in its many forms is causing increasing damaging to our natural resources and health. Pollution The result of some of today's technological advances is extreme pollution. It can be seen, heard, tasted or even smelt as we drive along our main roads, stroll along our sidewalks or even from the supposing comfort of our home. Also the very food we eat might be polluted though we ...

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Food Security and Nutrition Situation of Nepal

28 Nov 2017

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An Assignment on: FOOD SECURITY ANALYSIS   Submitted by: Bibek Thapa Bidhya Gautam Binod Rana Chandan Shilpakar Chiran Adhikari Chura Mani Bhusal  Dipak Shahi Deny Kumar Shrestha Dev Raj Gupta INTRODUCTION Nepal is a food deficit, land locked and least developed country, having a population of more than 27 million people. Around 31 percent people in the country live below poverty level. Around 49.3 percent ...

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Water Rationing in Malaysia

23 Nov 2017

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Definition of Water Rationing Water is the most essential single element required in order for people to accomplish the universal human right to a standard of living adequate for the health as well as well-being of himself and his family. Lacking of access to fresh water, health and well-being are severely jeopardized. This is because people cannot live without basic water supplies. Water is the important ...

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Causes of Different Country Rates of Development

23 Nov 2017

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Kaitlyn Kanaly Guns, Germs, and Steel Summary In Guns, Germs, and Steel, Jared Diamond is trying to answer his friend, Yali’s, question. Yali asked Diamond in New Guinea, “Why is it that you white people developed so much cargo, but we black people had little cargo of our own?” (Diamond, 1998, p. 14). Yali was referring to all of the different advantages ...

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Mount Rainier National Park

23 Nov 2017

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Mount Rainier National Park is placed basically in west central of Washington around forty eight miles southeast of Tacoma, WA. The park is roughly a one to two hour drive from Seattle, Yakima as well as Tacoma, also Washington and Portland, Oregon. In addition, the Nisqually Entrance, found on the southwest side of the park on Stateroad 706, is open year round. Other park roads are ...

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Urbanisation of City Centres | Essay

23 Nov 2017

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Introduction The past few decades have witnessed a myriad of development and rapid change throughout the city centres of the developed nations. Promethean gentrification schemes, improvements in infrastructure, and an amelioration of the service sector have all assisted in encouraging many citizens to buy or rent property within the very heart of the city. As Pacione (2005, pg. 84) has highlighted, ‘there is now a growing ...

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Comparison of Flow Patterns of Rivers

23 Nov 2017

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Introduction Comparing the flow patterns of rivers in different regions can be most revealing to the contemporary geographer. As Veissman and Lewis have emphasised, all waterways are influenced by the six components of the hydrological cycle.[1] These are: precipitation levels, infiltration, evaporation, transpiration, surface run-off and ground water flow. Such factors, along with topography, often vary considerably within relatively small geographical boundaries. For the purposes of ...

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Qualitative Research in Geography: An Overview

23 Nov 2017

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Geography seems to be one of those disciplines that shifts its interest from one perspective to another without necessarily changing its central research questions. Qualitative methods have long been used within the discipline of human geography. However, it was not until recently that they have become sufficiently established that some consider them to have gone too far (Marshall, 2001), as the last decade has undoubtedly seen ...

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Changes to Britain's Landscape

23 Nov 2017

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The past few decades have witnessed an explosion of concern about the ways in which the countryside is changing in Britain. This burgeoning of interest seems to revolve around one main set of issues relating to resource use and management and to issues about the conservation of the natural environment and landscape. This can be seen in the House of Lords report (1990: 7) on the ...

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Geographical Scales in Human Geography

23 Nov 2017

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Identifying and analyzing varying geographical scales is paramount to the study of human geography. At the heart of the matter lies the assumption that human processes do not occur in isolation from one another but in fact directly impact on the whole. Therefore, issues and events that occur on one scale, for example at the rural level, impact and are impacted upon by events taking place ...

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Influence on a River Rates of Discharge

23 Nov 2017

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Introduction The analysis of river ‘flow regimes’ has evolved into a fundamental aspect of the Geographical discipline. The contemporary geographer is aware of how a complex system of factors can influence a river’s rate of discharge. Factors Influencing Flow Regimes The six constituents of the hydrological cycle effect river flow regime. These are precipitation, infiltration, evaporation, transpiration, surface run-off and ground water flow.[1] Veissman and Lewis ...

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Causes of Rwanda's Involvement in the DRC

23 Nov 2017

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To what extent has Rwanda's involvement in the DRC been of economically rather than militarily motivated? Abstract Conflict! That word represents the history of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in terms of their internal struggles as to who will control the destinies of these countries. The saga has encompassed over forty years, and as neighbours, has affected and impacted both countries negatively. Africa ...

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Benefits of Maps in Geographical Analysis

23 Nov 2017

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Maps are the most important and indispensable tool for geographers to use. They help people understand and explore “relationships” on our planet. A map shows a representation of various phenomenons over all the earth or of a specific area of the land, in a visual graphic format. The earliest maps were drawn on rock surfaces, clay tablets, metal plates, papyrus linen or constructed of sticks. Today ...

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Nevado Del Ruiz Volcano Eruption

23 Nov 2017

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Mustafa Ameen Nevado Del Ruiz volcano Introduction: The volcano is a phenomena that occurs at several kilometers depth of the huge plates that form the Earth's surface, causing a hole in the crust through which the expulsion of molten lava and ash, and gases. Volcanic activity usually produces a cone-shaped Obinna picturesque periodically erupts in a violent way, and some can be very explosive eruptions, such ...

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Impacts of Climate Change on Global Food Security

23 Nov 2017

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Amanda McDonald Earth, Environment and Society   “The potential impacts of climate change on global food security go well beyond its effects on crop and livestock production. They ramify into bigger questions about economic access to food and social and political stability.” In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly synthesized a document titled ‘The Universal Declaration of Human Rights’. This document outlined the basic ...

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Creativity in the Urban Environment

23 Nov 2017

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Creative and cultural spaces Jana Sorel Introductie The creative industries determine the future of our region by ensuring a flourishing creative and cultural climate. – Flanders Creative Industries Platform (2011) Today, the knowledge and experience economy has expanded towards an economy which recognizes the importance of cultural and now also creative industries (Evans G., 2009). Creative industries are something of the 21th century, but ...

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Ecologically Compatible Land Use Planning Methods

23 Nov 2017

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Methodology For the purpose of ecologically compatible land use planning multiple GIS functions has been carried out. The functions carried out are integration using the model builder tool in order to come to the final results. Model Builder Model builder is an application in ArcGIS which is used for creating a model for a particular function. These models can be reedited even at later stage of ...

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Global Patterns of Earthquakes

23 Nov 2017

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Achievement Standard Geography 91432: Analyse aspects of a geographic topic at a global scale. (Parshotam) Task 1: Describe the global pattern of earthquakes, including maps in your answer. An earthquake is defined by GNS Science, as a “sudden motion or trembling in the crust caused by the abrupt release of accumulated stress along a fault, a break in the Earth’s crust.”[1] As seen below from the ...

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Effects of Modernity on the City

23 Nov 2017

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Cities in the modern age have fast been experiencing the notion of modernity. In this essay, I will examine how Cities experience it modernity different ways and their consequent relationships. Modernity is the cultural experience of contemporary city life and the associated cultural valorisation and celebration of innovation and novelty. It can occur through economic development as cities progress financially; also, it can be imported from ...

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