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    Oceans have been one of the first things that have been formed on the planet Earth. What are the things that need to keep it “running”? In the Pacific Ocean, biotic factors include fish, whales, sharks, dolphins, jellyfish, and a lot more. These are all biotic factors because they are living or once were living. On the other hand, things that are not living and never were living are called abiotic factors. Things like sunlight, water currents, temperature, and many more fall into this category.

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    The Pacific Ocean’s water temperature can range from lower than the freezing point of water (29 degrees fahrenheit) to 86 degrees fahrenheit. These temperatures can vary because of the location of the Pacific Ocean, some areas are closer to the equator or on the equator. and others are farther north/south. The Pacific Ocean’s yearly weather pattern is pretty consistent the northern pacific is warmer because this area is closer to the equator and the southern part is colder because this area is closer

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    Our ocean is an amazing place that provides so many necessary things for our survival. Much of the meat that the world eats comes from the ocean. Our oceans are the reason that its easy to ship large amounts of cheap products from China to the United States. Other than that, the ocean is such an awesome place to see strange and even alien creators. It is the place our children dream about. Then why are we killing it and the wondrous animals that live in it? The Pacific oceans gyre is a swirling

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    Peru and its city state. Pizarro was an explorer who was historically important because he was on two explorations that were not led by him, although he was a participant in discovering the Pacific Ocean and the city of San Sebastian, he joined the expedition of Nunez de Balboa where they discovered the Pacific Ocean in 1513, and he founded Peru and took over the Incan people Peru and took their leader hostage. These reasons show that Pizarro was historically important, even if citizens of Spain and

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    LOST in the Pacific, 1942 The book my report is over is " LOST in the PACIFIC, 1942" ,the author of said book is Tod Olson. This is a true story of survival that captivated a nation at war. This takes place during World War II, October 21, 1942. A group of World War II soldiers crash landed a B-171 bomber in the pacific and were left to survive with no food or water on tiny inflatable rafts. The water was shark invested and was close to near enemy territory. They survived these treacherous conditions

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    Bora Bora Essay

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    Imagine sleeping in an overwater bungalow over the ocean. Get ready to hear what it’s like to look at breathtaking views and explore a vast island named Bora Bora. This place with 121 islands scattered across more than 1,930,500 square miles in the southern Pacific Ocean is a great place to visit. Bora Bora is an amazing island to relax on and have fun with your friends and family. The very first discovery of Bora Bora was made in 1722 by Jakob Roggeveen. The second discovery was made by James Cook

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    the leeward slopes in the dry valleys. The western cordillera region consists of many mountains. The rivers on the west flow into the Pacific Ocean, while the rivers on the east drain into the Arctic Ocean or Hudson Bay. Climate

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    concerning hurricanes and the large wind loads associated with them. These powerful storms are generally associated with the eastern and gulf coasts of North America, but they can and do form elsewhere. Hawaii, surrounded by the cold waters of the Pacific Ocean, is not typically associated with hurricane activity, but in September of 1992 the island state was struck by Hurricane Iniki. Within a lifespan of a little more than a week, Iniki was able to completely change the relationship Hawaii had with

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    Unbroken Book Report

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    continued on his path to success to join the U.S. Air Forces in 1940, right around when World War II had begun. When Louie and his fellow crew members were flying over the Pacific Ocean in their B-24D Army Air Forces bomber one day in May of 1943, they had crashed into the ocean due to two engine failures. After crashing into the Pacific there were only three survivors; Louie, pilot Lieutenant Russell Allen

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    Many differences separate Pacific Coast and Native Atlantic Salmon, other than the fact that Pacific Salmon live in the Pacific region and Atlantic salmon live in the Atlantic region. When talking about scientific names, Pacific Salmon have oncorhynchus as a genus, while Atlantic Salmon have salar as a genus. When talking about spawning, Pacific Salmon are semelparous, or can die immediately, Atlantic Salmon on the other hand, can have

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    American Revolution the rest of the continent was in deep competition. Russia, Britain, and Spain all were on the race to explore the Pacific Ocean. It was the only part of the globe that had gone untouched and unexplored by the Europeans. They feared the immensity of the Pacific Ocean and everything they did not know about it. This only makes the Native people of the pacific Islands that much more impressive as they were able to navigate those waters with much less technology and advantages that the European

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    Nisei Daughter Analysis

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    Today the Pacific Northwest is well known for being the motherland of liberal, umbrella toting, hipsters with the typical PNW love interests ranging from mountain biking, dressed from head to toe in REI gear, to visiting micro-breweries on the daily in order to be up to date on the latest and greatest “Pike Pale Ale” or “Space Needle Golden Ipa” while chatting up various fellow Microsoft employees. The birth place of coffee lovers main hit Starbucks, and the home to one of the most well-known rock

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    According to “Francis Drake”, by History.com Staff, Spain, his life-long, starkest foe, saw repeated devastation for he relentlessly sacked and plundered Spanish cities off the coast of Florida. He also sailed to North America and claimed new land on the Pacific coast for Queen Elizabeth II, becoming the first Englishman to circumnavigate the globe (History.com

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    sunk. Others somehow escaped eminent destruction and migrated to the United States. Churchward was never given credit for his work because it lacked bibliographies. One question remains, how did the 9,500 year old Kennewick Man come to rest in the Pacific Northwest. Likewise, the Nevada Mummy, 7,420 years old. He also said that when Mu sunk the body of water covering the United States emptied off the present coast of California into the

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    trials. Even through all the pain and agony, Louis is tenacious and never surrenders. The theme of Unbroken is to never give up because Louis wouldn’t have made it through trying to go to the Berlin Olympics, being stranded on a raft in the Pacific Ocean, and imprisoned at POW camps in Japan. One example of never giving up in Unbroken is when Louis is competing to be in the Berlin Olympics. During the 5,000m qualifier: Louie sped up to go around him, but Casey sped up also, carrying Louis most

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    Pebble Beach Vacation

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    feats. The surrounding nature that engulfs the resort creates a mystical scene unknown to the city dweller. Pebble Beach Resort and Spa is truly a hidden gem of Northern California and is worth traveling to. The accommodations provided and surrounding ocean views will leave your family or group feeling astounded by the quality care and mesmerizing location. The resort tucked away by Monterey Cypress trees which grow naturally in the area, making any traveler feel like they entered a forest paradise. This

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    of Francis McNamara, the symbolic nature of the sharks, and the theme of survival and resilience. Francis McNamara, the tail gunner of the B-24 nicknamed “Green Hornet”, was one of the three survivors of the plane crash in the Pacific Ocean. Mac after the first night on the water, panicked and ate all of the rations meant to feed the man until possible rescue (Hillenbrand, page number). This mistake caused him to become overcome with a melancholic depression, only speaking

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    Australia is a relatively small and new nation compared to the larger more established countries. Due to the newness of Australia we rely on defensive help and protection from various other countries such as the British Empire, New Zealand, Polynesia, and the United States of America. Australia’s sole military alliance is placed with The United States. The US allows Australia an Australian Defence Force (ADF) to also be capable to serve in the American military. Australia has multiple other military

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    Tyrus Hero's Journey

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    Tyrus embarked on this life-changing journey in 1920. On board the S.S China with his father who took on the fake name of Look Get, they endured a month-long voyage across the Pacific ocean all the way from Guangdong to San Francisco. The voyage was a story all by itself. His dad admitted himself as a merchant which was one of the few classes allowed to immigrate according to the Chinese Exclusion Act. The Chinese Exclusion Act of

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    Tahitians, and Māori, are linked by DNA to the people in parts of Southeast Asia("Purpose & History”). Polynesia is a sub-region of Oceania which includes a group of over 1,000 islands. These islands are scattered over the central and southern Pacific Ocean and are within a triangle that has New Zealand, Hawaii and Easter Island as its corners. The people who live on these islands are referred to as Polynesians because of their similar

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