Lisbety Robaina Professor Pat Leitch ENC1102 - 852088 30 June 2015 Casa Grande Ruin National Monument Casa Grande Ruin National Monument, which is situated in the flat plain of central Arizona in between the Gila and Santa Cruz rivers, close to Coolidge and about 15 miles from the town of Casa Grande. It was abandoned around 1450 CE. Casa Grande means “big house” and it was first documented by 17th century Spanish explorers who described the structure as a four story building, as large as a castle and equal to the largest church in these lands of Sonora. Casa Grande was rediscovered, along with the romantic Spanish accounts, by nineteenth-century Americans who marveled at the ruin 's size, sketched and measured it, and speculated about its
There are many natural disasters that affect the world, for example, volcanoes. Mount St. Helens is known to be the most active volcano in the Cascade Range in Washington; effecting the people and the state. It was first recognized as a volcano in 1835! Before the eruption on May 18,1980, Mount St. Helens was a beautiful symmetrical cone, 3,000 meters above sea level. For most of the 20th century, many people viewed this mountain and recreation area as a beautiful and peaceful place, but after the volcano erupted in 1980 that view point was shattered.
The building is found in Rome and is believed that it was commission by Marcus Agrippa during Augustus ' time. The inscription on the building of the Pantheon says “M•AGRIPPA•L•F•COS•TERTIUM•FECIT” which means “Marcus Agrippa, son of Lucius, the third time consul, built this” (MacDonald, 2002, p. 45). Later on, the Pantheon was rebuilt by Hadrian during the year 125AD. Historically, the Pantheon is constructed as a dedication to the twelve gods of Ancient Romans where it was believed that Romulus rose to heaven on the spot. (MadDonald, 2002).
9. The Great Sphinx The Great Sphinx is one of the most stupendous momentous model in the old world that bears the leader of a human and the body of a lion. It is said to have been cut out of a vast piece of limestone from the bedrock of the Giza level. Incidentally, being one of the biggest single-stone statues on the planet, the Sphinx 's full body was made unmistakable just in 1905, when an abundance of sand that secured it was gathered up.
Technology is developing day by day, but the universe is filled up with many enigmas which humans guess. There are also many mysteries which are not known yet such as Bermuda triangle. Scientists are working on how to solve this mystery Bermuda Triangle is named based on Bermuda islands that include three hundred other islands For the past 70 years more than 100 ships and planes and 1000 people were disappeared in without a trial in an area of the western Atlantic between Bermuda and Florida Bermuda triangle is also known as hoodoo sea , the graveyard of Atlantic and the devil triangle but the most popular name for it is the Bermuda triangle (Brmuda triangle ) Bermuda triangle consist of three imaginary sides , each side is 1500 kilometer
On Gatsby’s journey to his beloved Daisy, who he lost five years ago, Gatsby evolves from a poor boy into a rich man and is eventually led to his death. The film incorporates both tragedy and triumph and magnificently captures the Roaring Twenties. “The Great Gatsby” was filmed in more than a dozen different locations, from the United States of America to the United Kingdom. Lead roles like, Jay Gatsby, played by Robert Redford, and Daisy Buchanan, played by Mia Farrow, were casted. Entirely, the 144 minute long, PG rated, film earned a gross of over twenty-six million dollars in
When away from home for twenty years there are very few people who could face strenuous tasks patiently. Although Homer’s Odyssey has a plethora of themes, it becomes very apparent that Homer values one characteristic more than others, which is the value of brain over brawn. Odysseus, the main character of The Odyssey, is best described by Homer’s very own words which are, “Wise to resolve, and patient to perform.” Like many Greek tales and myths, there are an abundance of lessons to be learned from the tale but in this Greek Epic Homer displays the value of expeditious thinking and patience in very perilous situations. Amidst the long voyage home to Ithaca, Odysseus is faced with many burdensome physical and mental tasks.
It took Alexander 11 years to build his empire, and only 10 years for it to break up after his death (Doc. E). Alexander went through all this trouble killing innocent people, and conquering all this land to build his empire, taking 11 years out of his short life to do this. After his death this empire only stayed as a whole for 10 years. This included 70 cities and 2,000,000 sq. miles of land (Doc. E).
Shallow earthquakes are between 0 and 70 km deep; and deep earthquakes, 300 - 700 km deep. In general, the term "deep-focus earthquakes" is applied to earthquakes deeper than 70 km. S-waves arrive as secondary waves at the Earth 's surface. There is another important difference between P-waves and S-waves.
Singapore is an extremely beautiful but strict country. I recently heard that one can get a 1000.00 Singaporean dollar fine just for dropping a piece of paper on the ground. There are different kinds of ethnic groups in Singapore and most of it being Chinese the rest are Malay and Indian. The president of Singapore is Tony Tan and Singapore is considered to be a republic and is the world’s only Island City State and was settled in the second century.
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.
Channel Islands National Park Imagine being on a vacation to a national park that has five islands connected to it.. These islands where formed about fourteen million years ago. In the 1930ś the islands where barley being considerd to be turned into a protection area for a monument which is now the national park,of the channel islands .The channel islands faced one major problem which was the oil spill.
The unique native plant and animal life can also be viewed while trekking. Kīpukapuaulu Loop is a 1.2 mile (1.9km) trail that takes you through a "Kīpuka", and displays some of Hawaii’s oldest vegetation and rarest animals. Crater Rim Trail is the longest of the trails with a distance of 11-mile (17.7km) and loops Kilauea 's summit caldera. This trail takes you through an active volcano, while showcasing diverse scenic vistas, desert terrain, and lush rainforest, along with steam vents and craters.
Tony has had many books written about him and also has one movie that has recently came out. The movie’s name is Woodlawn. Tony is a very inspirational person. From coming from a humble family and at a school that hated African American people to being a football star and being inducted into the senior bowl hall of fame with many other greats such as Curtis Martin and Michael Strahan. Tony probably never expected to be a football star from coming out of where he lived.
The absolute location of mauna loa is 19.4795 degrees north and 155.6027 degrees west. Mauna Loa is a shield volcano. A shield volcano is a mountain that has a gentle slope that produces a large amount of fluid lava normally. The lava turns explosive if water gets through the vents of the volcano.