It is the largest freshwater lake in Pakistan, which provides an internationally important area for breeding, staging and wintering water birds support as many as 140,000 birds, including European Wigeon, Black Coot and Common Pochard. Drigh Lake Wildlife Sanctuary: A small, slightly brackish lake with extensive reed marshes and rich aquatic vegetation situated in the Indus floodsplain. High lying land is drier and partially covered with saccharunm species. The sanctuary is an important breeding and wintering area for a wide variety of water birds, regularly supporting over 20,000 birds, mostly Anatidae (ducks, geese, swans, etc. ), but including 5,000 roosting Black-crowned Night Heron left).
Two years ago, Arlington National Cemetery, one of the nation’s oldest cemeteries, celebrated its sesquicentennial anniversary of substantial historical and moral significance. Founded after the American Civil War, the cemetery has been home to many of our fallen heroes, particularly those who have died during conflicts with American involvement and people of considerable national significance, such as presidents. The cemetery is one of extensive size and holds many monuments to memorialize the fallen. Arlington National Cemetery, a symbol of American patriotism, is the location of final rest for those who died during or after their call to arms or have achieved great importance in our nation; the cemetery’s historical, moral, and national
Introduction Rainforests are populated with insects, arachnids, reptiles, amphibians, birds, mammals and worms. The rainforest is home to more than half of the world 's animals. The rainforest is a very dense, warm and wet biome. So, where are the rainforests? Most rainforests are located in a latitude band around the equator between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn.
It is believed that of the 6,000 troops that went too fight, around about 75% died by either being killed, wounded or becoming ill. Of the 13,500 that began the campaign only about 5,000 reached Buna in late November 1942. After the war had ended it was found that many of the Japanese soldiers had died of lack of malnutrition and were forced to eating wood, grass, roots and other inedible material. Dead and wounded Australian and Japanese soldiers who had been left behind in the Australian retreat from Templeton 's Crossing were basically left for
The Belize Barrier Reef is the world’s second largest reef system, trailing only the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. This offers the Western Hemisphere a world-class destination for snorkeling and scuba diving. Not only can you find some of the ocean’s most interesting sea life, you can explore the Great Blue Hole, names on of the top ten best scuba sites in the world! Explore the jungle from a whole new angle! You’ve already read about taking a horseback journey through the jungle, so you might as well explore from the tree tops as well!
Cyclone Tracey – Topic question: Why was Tropical Cyclone Tracey so significant to Australia? Initial Research: Tropical Cyclone Tracey was a small but catastrophic that hit Darwin in 25th of December 1974 and lasted two days. Accounted of 65 lives and destroyed lots of infrastructure and environment. Winds going at a pace of 50km/h and then hitting speeds of at 217km/h. Within 3 weeks, the cyclone lead to 2/3 of the population leaving to find safety.
King received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, among several other honors. He was assassinated in April 1968, and continues to be remembered as one of the most influential and inspirational African-American leaders in history. Early Years Born as Michael King Jr. on January 15, 1929, Martin Luther King Jr. was the middle child of Michael King Sr. and Alberta Williams King. The King and Williams families were rooted in rural Georgia. Martin Jr. 's grandfather, A.D. Williams, was a rural minister for years and then moved to Atlanta in 1893.
Sabah is one of the states in East Malaysia that is a stakeholder to wildlife. When it comes to wildlife need I proudly say that about two thirds of Malaysia is covered in rain forest and the largest bed lies in Sabah. To quote… the lowland rain forest supports approximately 10,000 plant species, 380 bird species and several mammal species. The many diverse species of animals in Sabah, heralds a symphony of sounds in the forest which vary from day to night as different combinations of these birds and animals are given the right to roam and feed freely. Having this heritage in our own back yard, I am deeply concerned and am of the opinion that it is my profound duty to help endangered wildlife in Sabah.
Brazil 's Pantanal is the largest swampland in the world and is South America 's finest place for wildlife and Nature trips. Wildlife in the Pantanal includes anteaters/ant bears, howler monkeys, the evasive jaguar, giant river otters, caimans, anacondas, ocelots and capybara, plus around 400 species of fish. The wetlands of the Pantanal are a haven for birders with memorable parts including the hyacinth macaw, various colorful parrots and large flocks of jabiru storks, an estimated 650 species of bird live there. Travel to the Brazilian Pantanal if you really want to see wildlife and birdlife. Pantanal Nature Tours are just excellent to enjoy.
Every year I enjoy vacationing in the Great Smoky Mountains. The Great Smoky Mountains, truly are God’s country, with the vast mountain ranges, luscious landscapes, and hypnotizing fresh water streams. I enjoy hiking through the popular trails throughout the Great Smoky Mountains. The Smoky Mountains are covered with hundreds of different trees, but the tallest tree in the Smoky Mountains is the Great Tulip tree. The Great Tulip tree is the tallest of the trees, reaching nearly two hundred feet tall.
4,000 cherokee died on this trip which became known as “The trail of Tears”. December 6,1830 President Andrew Jackson outlined his indian removal policy in his second annual message to the congress. Additional copies of Andrew Jackson’s second annual message to congress can be found in the “House Journal” and the “ Senate Journal”. October 3,1790 John Ross, Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1839 to 1866, was born on October 3,1790.February 22,1830 Senator Hugh White,
“I’d rather spend my leisure time doing what some call my work and I call my fun,” Jared Diamond. Jared Diamond is a biologist at the University of California, Los Angeles. His passion however is bird study and has been making regular trips to Papua New Guinea since he was 21. His travels have made him an expert on birds. On his adventures he has learned of the many birds and about the wide variety of people who have lived there for over 40,000 years.
He lived for 66 years until he died. He commanded the 13th brigade before the war, during the war he then commanded 4th brigade in Egypt, he was also part of the Gallipoli campaign. In May 1918 he started to command Australian Corps. He also planned out and commanded the battle of Amiens on the 8th of August 1918. Sir John Monash died in Melbourne on the 8th October 1931 from a heart attack.