The location I chose to research was Juneau, Alaska. Juneau is located in the north-central portion of the Alaska panhandle and is only accessible by air or sea. Juneau is 3,250 square miles and is 80% land and 20% water. The present climate of Juneau is a coastal rainforest climate, which is any location in the mid-latitudes that receives 50 inches of rainfall a year. The mean annual temperature of Juneau is 42 degrees Fahrenheit.
When you join the military, the equipment you use is definitely unlike what you would see “back home”. The United States military is one of the largest and most advanced military forces in the entire world. The iteration of the the gear soldiers are equipped with keeps them above the competition and safer from natural elements. The strategies of U.S. armies have been supported by much more informed information available from spy satellites, the GPS, and televisions and hidden by stealth technologies. The equipment normal soldiers wore and fought with were upgraded to deal with cold weather and to be more efficient for combat.
Seattle About Seattle Seattle is the largest city in Washington and in the northeastern part of the US. In 2013, 652 thousand people lived in Seattle. Population of the city along with the suburbs is more than 3.4 million people. This area is caller Great Seattle. Thus, Seattle constitutes the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States and the largest in the northeast of the country.
Cuba also remains a Communist state. . (Acrobatiq, 2014) Slide 9 The Cuban Missile range map helps us to better understand the true threat poses by the USSR in Cuba. Almost the entire United States of America was within range of missile pointed towards America from Cuba. This image would be sure to strike fear into the hearts of Americans due to the fact it was a direct threat.
The 82 day long battle lasted from 1st April to 22nd June 1945. This battle ended with 24000 deaths. The largest sea-land-air battle in history and last battle in the Pacific. Okinawa is the biggest island of the Ryuku archipelago, even though it only measures 60 miles in length. Surprisingly this island in southern Japan, is one of the most strategical places to attack Japan.
1948 became very tense as Soviet planes went over the U.S. planes that were over East Germany, The Soviets didn’t try to shoot down any of the Western, because such it might lead to war. In 1949, the Soviets reopened the borders in order to meet with the Council of Foreign Ministers, to try to have some influence on the Western Allies ' plans for the future of Germany. Even though the Soviets lifted the blockade in May, the airlift did not end until September 30 because the allies wanted to build good amounts in West Berlin in case the Soviets blockaded it again. The blockade brought greater tension into the Cold War. It didn’t prevent an independent West Germany, but rather it fastened Allied plans to set up the state.
Dominican Republic’s area ordered 132nd with about 48,670km2 (18790 sq. mi) of its total area including offshore island; land area 48,320km2; water area 350km2 which roughly the size of Vermont and New Hampshire merge the total land margins of 376km. Caribbean occupies five-eighths of the island of Hispaniola amid the Caribbean Sea and Norht5 Atlantic Ocean, east of Haiti. Dominican Republic splits from Puerto Rico. Terrain rugged highland and mountains with fertile Valleys interspersed the raise extreme of lowest point in Lago Enriquillo with -46m and a peak point in Pico Duarte 3,098
Khrushchev considered this justifiable because of the American missiles positioned in Turkey. The support for Cuba provided the Soviets with several political and diplomatic advantages, and became an immediate threat in the eyes of the American government. On October 14, a U2 spy plane flying over Cuba took pictures of potential nuclear missiles that were examined by many government officials. Eventually, the missiles were deemed not nuclear, but still capable of reaching the United States. Two days later, President Kennedy was briefed on the dire situation and immediately assembled the National Security Council to determine how to address the issue.
Prince William Sound, Alaska earthquake was one of the second most powerful earthquakes recorded in the U.S. and North America. It took place on March 27 1964. The earthquake had a magnitude of 9.2, it lasted nearly four minutes. This was an extremely destructive earthquake in Prince William Sound and other areas of Alaska. In Western Canada, Oregon California and Hawaiian Island a Pacific-wide tsunami was produced which was destructive in.
(Greater Toronto Area [GTA] - Toronto, Durham, York, Peel, Halton and regions is 7,125 square kilometers.) Dubai has only 72 kilometers of coastline along the Persian Gulf. Dubai 's population is about one million in 2007, but growing rapidly. Most of the population consists of expatriates (those who go to other countries to work). Only 19 percent of the population was born in Dubai UAE, 23 percent are from Iran and Arab countries, and 50 percent are from South Asia (India and Pakistan the most common), most of them work in construction and basic services.
Minnesota: 68.39% has the highest percentage of owner-occupied housing units. District of Columbia: 36.83% has the lowest percentage of owner-occupied housing units. 10. West North Central has largest number of 618 counties. Challenge Question Projected gross income for entire state is 10,847,121.
The fear of an invasion went in the minds of Americans. This was an idea that was thought by many military authorities. So they had a right to send the Japanese to the internment camps.”Military authorities feared an invasion of our West Coast and… because they decided that the military urgency of the situation demanded that all citizens of Japanese ancestry be segregated from the West Coast temporarily(Black,1944). “There is no Japanese ‘problem’ on the Coast. There will be no armed uprising of the Japanese(Munson,1941).