and Canada, creating thousands of miles of ocean-like shores. The lakes also contain an estimated 35,000 islands. Officially dubbed "the nation 's fourth seacoast," the U.S. Great Lakes shoreline alone totals 10,210 miles (17,017 km), almost as long as the U.S. East, Gulf, and Pacific Coasts combined (about 11,323 miles or 18,223 km). As seen from space, the Great Lakes constitute one of the most identifiable features of the North American continent as well as our planet Earth. The North American Great Lakes are unique among the world 's large lakes, in that their basins are linked together and form one continuous drainage basin.
Introduction The city of San Francisco lies amidst the Pacific Ocean, San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Strait, California. It is the fourth most populous settlement in California and the second largest population density in the United States. San Francisco is called the pearl of the west coast. It is one of the most beautiful cities in the country, which lies on 43 picturesque hills. The landscape, trams, and distinctive wooden mansions give the city a unique charm.
We start in North America.North America is 9,540,198 square miles! We will fly over the Grand Canyon.The Grand Canyon is found in the U.S., in state of Arizona many people consider it to be one of the seven wonders of the natural world.The Grand Canyon is 277 miles in length.At its widest point the Grand Canyon stretches 18 miles across! Then over the Atlantic Ocean! The Atlantic Ocean borders on North America, South America, Europe, and Africa. It is the world 's second largest ocean, while the Pacific Ocean is the largest.
The company offering container liner service and multipurpose services at over 500 locations on 100 countries worldwide. In 2002, PIL Group achieves US$1 Billion turnover, and it turns to double in 2005. In Year 2013 PIL achieves US$4.5 Billion turnover. PIL has in its low-profile way, operations now encompass services to many major hub ports around the world. (PIL-Information Memorandum, 23 June 2014) PESTEL ANALYSIS Political factors: Singapore is one of the most politically stable Countries in the world.
Japan is an island country in East Asia along the Pacific Ocean with a population of about 127 million and an approximate 146 square mile area. It 's biggest religions are Shintoism and Buddhism. It 's biggest city is Tokyo which used to be known as Edo Japan in the 1600s. Edo Japan rose about in the early 1600s after the death of Hideyoshi. It was a time of peace, stability and economic growth.
It was designed by an American architect William F. Lamb. The Empire State Building is 443 meters high, and it was the tallest building in the world from 1931 to 1972. The building has 102 stories, 6,500 windows, and 73 elevators. There are 1,860 steps from the ground floor to the 102nd floor. The Empire State Building has one of the most popular outdoor observatories in the world.
It takes a long time to get to a destination by a car but the people traveling to California had a super long trip by wagon. “ this long trail lead prospectors on a four month long trip across the country.” (McGill 9) This quote is explaining that these people didn 't just have a 4 hour drive to get to their destination like modern day, they had a super long four-month trip. Another reason why it took the people such a long time to get to
One World Trade Center, the tallest building in not only the United States but also the Western Hemisphere, is New York’s new pride and dominates the modern skyline. Often nicknamed the “Freedom Tower,” the 104-story skyscraper is made of 2,000 pieces of prismatic glass and stands at 1,776 feet tall, its height being a subtle tribute to the year that America won its independence (Fowler). The observation deck, at over 1,250 feet, offers dazzling views of Manhattan, Brooklyn, New Jersey, and beyond, allowing the tourist to experience a sense of unity: the city is one, the nation is one, and the world is one. The new tower continues the old’s symbolic representation of world peace while soaring above the ruins of a catastrophic day in American
Within the city of Portland, Oregon (and its surrounding areas, including: Hillsboro and Vancouver) globalization occurs in various ways, particularly in connection with global exportation. In 2016, Portland exported a total $21.75 billion  in goods to overseas buyers, with the three largest sources of exportation coming from the sales of computers and electronics, agricultural products, and lastly, non-electronic machinery. In fact, according to the International Trade Administration, Portland and surrounding areas rank at number seventeen among Metropolitan Area Exporters, according to export value.  Along with being ranked as one of the top twenty exporters among metropolitan areas here within the United States, Portland has been repeatedly
Oakland Oakland is a West Coast port city in California. This city is well known for its sustainable practices. It is top ranking for usage of electricity by renewable resources. This city is also known being one of the most ethnically diverse major cities in the country. More than 125 languages are spoken here in Oakland.
Russia also officially known as the Russian Federation is a federal state in Eurasia. And the ninth most populous, with over 146.6 million people at the end of March 2016. The European western part of the country is much more populated and urbanized than the East, about 77% of the population live in European Russia. Russia's capital Moscow is one of the largest cities in the world, other major urban centers include Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod and Samara. Geography At 17,075,200 square kilometers (6,592,800 sq.
The state of Washington is home to a host of different communities. Kittitas County encompasses one such populace. Located in the center of the state, Kittitas County is comprised of several small, but budding communities. The 2,297 square miles and 40,915 residents it comprises span from the top of Snoqualmie Pass in the Cascade Mountains to the Columbia River, with the Yakima River and Interstate 90 running through the heart of the region (Read, 2012). The county seat can be found in Ellensburg, the county’s largest town.
It was one of the fastest growing of the top 10 largest cities in the United States. San Antonio is one of the most affordable cities in the US, for visitors and local populace. Homeowners insurance here will cost an average of $1,152. Dallas Dallas is the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the US. This city rose from its historical importance as the center for the oil and cotton industries.