It is relevant to average readers who want to know about what happened. Problems: There are many problems caused the levee failure in New Orleans. One of the most causes was strong winds. The strong winds made cracks in the levee that allowed the water to penetrate to the other side of the city. The cracks multiple throughout the levee made it weak, these cracks made it easy to be failure in the levee.
Geography and the Development and Diffusion of Human Society Diane Maunton Western Governors University Environmental or Physical Geographic Factors The two most significant geographic factors or environmental factors that contributed to the expansion and development of the United States were the Mississippi River and the discovery of the Cumberland Gap. This paper will discuss the geographic factors in the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia as well as the diffusion of tea. The Mississippi River or “Great River “is the third largest river in North America. It flows approximately 2350 miles from Lake Itasca through the central United States to the Gulf of Mexico. The Mississippi River water shed is the fourth largest in the world extending from the Allegheny Mountains to the Rocky Mountains.
In addition, there are over 100,000 Transient and Non-transient Non CWS serving 20 million people (EPA). Approximately 80% of the CWS rely on surface water as their primary source. Water supply in the Salt Lake City uses a variety of water sources, primarily ground water in the from of melted snow pack, and the alternative sources could be basin and range aquifers (Division of Water Resources). All of the surface water receives full treatment before distribution. Despite this fact, US is the largest consumer of bottled water in the world.
Jake Mazziotti December 3/2013 Number 13 How did the Nile shape ancient Egypt The nile is the longest river in the world-over 4000 miles. The nile shaped many aspects of ancient Egypt society,includings settlement distributions its agriculture system and its spiritual life.One aspect of egyptian society that was influenced by the nile was its population distribution. Most of the population have along the nile flood plain (Doc A) map shows 20 settlements. Everyone is either in the delta or narrow nile valley. The nile did more than shape the settlements its determened life without would be impossible.
According to SaveDarfur.org, Darfur is about the size of Texas with between 30 and 80 ethnic groups and a population of 6 million before the genocide began. Darfur exists primarily on farming and herding. 2. In the spring of 2003 to massive rebel movements began over the historic political and economic marginalization of Darfur. The two rebel groups are the Sudan Liberation Movement and the Justice and Equality Movement.
The three gorges dam is located on the Yangtze river the worlds 3rd longest river, the construction of the dam began in 1994, it took 17 years to complete the main structure and lock system, although the ship lift which is the last part of the dam is expected to be finished in 2015. The dam was built as every decade there is a serious flood three serious floods in the Yangtze basin have killed 320,000 people. In my opinion I think that building the Three Gorges Dam is effective because it’s going to produce a lot of hydro-electricity which saves money on coal as well as reduces pollution and its going to increase tourists and also it will give more jobs to locals which gets more money for the government because if you have a job you have to pay tax. This has really helped China be put on the map because China has been developing and spreading links to around the world this is similar to a TNC so this makes China a Global Hub. We know China is spreading links because one of England’s many takeaways is Chinese.
y 2008, TransCanada announced a 7 billion dollar expansion that would link Steel City Nebraska with refineries in Texas. The major concern to this proposal was the fact that the pipeline would cross through the Ogallala Aquifer and sand hills in Nebraska two crucial areas. Because of this concern, TransCanada proposed a reroute in November of 2011 .The Ogallala Aquifer is a vital and key source of water to the United States. Approximately 20 percent of irrigated farmland in the U.S and 82 percent of the people living in the 8 states were the Ogallala aquifer lies on depend on it. The Importance of the Ogallala Aquifer The Ogallala Aquifer is a reservoir that covers eight states in the Mid-west, South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado,
For many years the Navajo adopted many practices and regulations from the Pueblos Indians. Another name of the Navajo people is Dine which means the people because they all are considered one. The Navajos, a semi-nomadic from the 16th to 20th century hail from the south western United States and are considered the largest federally recognized tribe in the U.S(Linford 2000). The Navajo are a matrilineal society in which they move often in search of naturally occurring pastures to feed their heard.. This culture began as large hunters and gathers until the Spanish arrived and introduced the practice of animal herding into this culture.
HUMAN ACTIVITY IN THE AMAZON RAINFOREST Amazonia or Amazon rainforest covers more than half of Brazil and it's the world's largest tropical rainforest. It's been named "Lungs of the Planet" because nearly 20% of the world's oxygen is produced by it. Its name comes from the Amazon river, the largest river system in the world, with 1,100 tributaries and a drainage basin of 2,700,000 sq. miles. Native Amazonians have lived there for over 20,000 years now.
The rapid growth began in the 1820s. “… through the 1880s, about 15 million immigrants made their way to the United States, many choosing agriculture in the Midwest and Northeast, while others flocked to cities like New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Baltimore. “ (Diner, Hasia, 02/13/08, Immigration and US History, www.america.gov ) This was the beginning of legal immigration on the road to what it is