Pacific Ocean Essays

  • Biotic Factors In The Pacific Ocean

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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.

  • Pacific Ocean Compare And Contrast

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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

  • Trash In The Pacific Ocean Essay

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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

  • Life Of Pi Dialectical Journal

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    point where Pi tells the second story of his survival to the two Japanese men, Mr. Okamoto and Mr. Chiba from Maritime Department in the Japanese Ministry of Transport. It is structured of Pi’s perspective and storytelling of his ‘life’ on the Pacific Ocean with human characters, from the sinking of Tsimtsum, and Pi tells this intense story to these men because they do not seem to believe his spectacle adventure with the tiger. It is symbolizes the life of pi and survival theme again, which tells

  • Human Interaction Of The Pacific Northwest Salmon

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    Human Interaction and the Salmon of the Pacific Northwest The Pacific Northwest is home to a wide variety of species. Its ocean, forests, streams, and rivers allow for vast amounts of animals to reside in the area. A particular inhabitant, the salmon, is unique in that it not only lives in both salt water and freshwater, but that it also returns to its own birthplace to spawn. Because of these unique characteristics, the salmon has become a symbol of the Pacific Northwest. The salmon has lived in the

  • Why Is Francisco Pzarro Important

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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

  • Life Of Pi Dialectical Journal

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    PARAGRAPH 1: INTRODUCTION Life of Pi by Yann Martel is a novel where a young boy named Pi survives on a lifeboat for 227 days. Pi grew up at a zoo in India with his family, and when he was 16, they moved to Canada. During their journey across the Pacific Ocean, the ship sinks and Pi manages to get on a life raft with a zebra, a tiger, an orangutan, and a hyena. Soon after the tragedy, the zebra and orangutan were killed by the hyena, and the hyena was killed by the tiger, Richard Parker. Pi and Richard

  • Tod Olson's LOST In The Pacific 1942

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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

  • Battle Of Kiska Essay

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    for attacking the United States during the War In The Pacific. Kiska Island is a part of Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, located in the Pacific Ocean. Japan attempted to invade the Aleutian Islands, so that they could get closer to the west coast of North America. The Japanese struck first on June 6, 1942, when they took control of the islands, Attu and Kiska. Kiska and Attu were the only U.S soil that Japan claimed during the War In The Pacific. Canada assisted The United States, due to their declaration

  • Invovlement In WWII

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    America's Invovlement in World War II Pacific Warfront America's involvement in WWII began with one of the Pacific Ocean Warfront Battles. On December 7, 1941, Japan invaded and bombed the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. This battle was unexpected and destroyed many United States battleships, destroyers, and aircrafts. It also killed and wounded thousands of soldiers and even some civilians. The next day the United States declared war on Japan and entered WWII. Americans should

  • Western Cordillera Topography

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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

  • Compare And Contrast Lewis And Clark

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    successfully claim the Pacific Northwest without Lewis and Clark. Even though the expedition happened, they still helped out the Americans understand what was in the west side of the country. But there are still some some things that are recalled for that Lewis and Clark failed their mission, and yet America would have still claim Pacific Northwest without needing Lewis and Clark. With or without Lewis and Clark Expedition, I strongly believe that United States would have still claim the Pacific Northwest.

  • 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

  • Atlantic Salmon Research Paper

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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

  • Pacific Dbq Ap World History

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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

  • Hurricane Iniki Research Paper

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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

  • 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

  • Compare And Contrast Chile And Ukraine

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    Chile and Ukraine don’t really go hand in hand when compared to each other due to their differences in location on this planet, their surroundings, and even what each land consists of. Chile is located at 30 degrees south and 71 degrees west whereas Ukraine is located at 49 degrees north and 32 degrees east. This huge difference in location has a lot to do with the significant dissimilarities between the two countries along with the landscape, surrounding bodies of water, existing life, and climates

  • South Maui Compare And Contrast

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    piece of paradise in West Maui, South Maui, North Shore Maui, Upcountry Maui, Central Maui or East Maui. Beach lovers looking for a luxurious home with spectacular views in posh Wailea, Makena and the other sun-kissed communities along South Maui's Pacific shores have lots of options. And with ideal weather throughout the year, golfers are also attracted to South Maui. The three courses at the Wailea

  • The Sleeping Prophet Summary

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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