Everest may be the highest mountain on Earth, but Annapurna is considered the most dangerous one. Annapurna I Main is a mountain which is part of the Annapurna massif. It is located in the Himalayas, north-central Nepal. The peak is over 8,000 meters high.
With the total area being about 10.2 km with 10.1 km in land, and 0.1 km of water. Mililani is also translated as “exalted” or “lifted Heavenward”, and “ to look skyward from the Hawaiians, because it in one of the highest land areas by the mountains Wolfram
The volcano i choose to research goes by the name of Mauna Loa. Mauna Loa translates to “Long Mountain” in the hawaiian language. Mauna is the largest volcano in the world and covers about half of the island. Mauna Loa is also one of the earth 's most active volcanoes, It has erupted about 40 times since its first recorded eruption around 1843 and scientist predict it will erupt again. Mauna Loa is located in Hawaii near Hilo the largest city in Hawaii.
The way Egyptians handled the death of bodies was done in a very significant way. The bodies were placed in the tombs with their bodies straightened, but lying on their left side. At first, “Egypt buried their bodies directly in the ground in a dry spot curled up in a fetal position and interred with a few simple pots or other goods.” (“BURIAL PRACTICES, AFTERLIFE, & MUMMIES” 1). “During the Dynastic Period, there were three basic types of tombs evolved: mastabas, rock-cut tombs, and pyramids” (“Life in Egypt” 1).
The actual Moai statues are made of volcanic rocks. Khaled Azzam had also said that “Over 1000 moai statues were carved out of volcanic rock” (Moai Easter Island). This means that the tools that could carve the statues had to be strong and hard. The most common volcanic rock is basalt. The Polynesians would have had to use strong materials in order to carve the statue.
Himeji castle was expanded upon, remodeled ,and rebuilt until 1618 when Honda Tadamasa made the final additions to the castle adding 3 towers to the castle making it even larger than it was before. This event led to today where Himeji castle is the largest castle in Japan as it’s 83 buildings span 2.6 miles in circumference making this castle not just the biggest in japan but one of the biggest in the world. Himeji castle is also one of the very few castles in Japan to have never have been destroyed and is one of the very few that was never attacked and this shows as the wood inside of the castle is very old and brittle. Even though the castle is very old it is still beautifully built and shows the hardwork and effort and precision that the Japanese put into everything they did. The beautiful white that covers the castle makes it one of the most beautiful if not the most beautiful castle not only in Japan but in the world and has become iconic for being one of the best preserved.
Chiefs in the Trobriand Islands don’t have much more rank than everyone else, but they do have some power and privileges. In the first chapters of the Trobriand Islanders, Weiner talks about Chief Uwelasi from the village of Tubuwada. Unfortunately, this chief succumbed to death after Weiner worked in that village. Death in the Trobriand Islands is a very big deal. All joyfulness leaves the village, especially if it’s a chief who died, and death before a very old age is thought to be caused by evil sorcery.
The question is; should cultural treasures should be returned to their countries of origin? The answer is yes. For example; Native American cultural, spiritual sites like the Black hills and Mato Paha (bear butte) was taken by the europeans that travelled here and took their land also. These cultural landmarks had cultural, and religious association for the area from which were taken from the government and settlers. The sites like: Mato Tipila (Devils tower), Hinhan Kaga (Harney Peak), Mato Paha (Bear Butte), and He Sapa (Black Hills) were all once a sacred site for all native tribes for religious reasons, but the europeans came and took their sacred sites, their land, and their animals, commonly the buffalo.
Chapter 5: The Neolithic Revolution For about two million years, our hominid ancestors were shaping rocks into stone axes to be tied to their long spears or for use in cutting through the flesh of the animals they had killed for food. Homo erectus had been that species, a species that had wandered far and wide out of Africa and into the Indonesian archipelago. They were built to run and were hairless, allowing the sweat to cool off their bodies during the hunt. With their ability to make and control fire, they huddled around their campfires, becoming more involved socially.
It was assigned a magnitude of 9.5 by the United States Geological Survey. It is referred to as the “Great Chilean Earthquake” and the “1960 Valdivia Earthquake.” Other earthquakes in recorded history may have been larger;however, this is the largest earthquake that has occurred since accurate estimates of magnitude became possible in the early 1900’s (“The Great Chilean Earthquake”). Earthquakes are very dangerous, and if you live in an earthquake bound area, you always need to be prepared for destruction. The San Andreas is 800 miles long and a myth about it is that one day half of California will break off into the ocean, some believe it, others
Cuba Cuba is a large island nation that is a lovely place to be. Where is it? It is about 150 km south of Key West, down by Florida. Cuba is between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. A quote from Cuba Heritage states: “Cuban culture is world renowned.