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

  • 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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    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Similarities Between Hawaii And California

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    Hawaii and California have some similarities even though California is about 153,000 square miles larger. Both states are popular tourist destinations that border the Pacific Ocean. There are many exciting and beautiful sights to see. Although they both border the Pacific Ocean there are many differences which would make a trip to either place a unique adventure. California and Hawaii are two of the most frequently visited states within the United States. A vacation to either state would be a great

  • 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

  • Life Of Pi Religion Essay

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    Yann Martel life of Pi is an account of a boy, a tiger, and the vast Pacific Ocean. Born to an Indian family, Piscine Molitor Patel(“Pi” for short) was raised in his father’s zoo in Pondicherry. Later, because of India’s political unrest, Pi’s family decides to move to Canada in a cargo ship, long with cages full of zoo animals. The ship, however, sinks, leaving Pi and the tiger Richard parker on the Pacific Ocean in a lifeboat. After a series of events at sea for 227 days, the boat finally washes

  • Ww2 In The South Pacific Theater

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    WWII in the South Pacific against Japan was a long drawn out battle and Japan ruled the war for an extended period of time. WWII began in the United States with the blow at Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941 by the Japanese; they continued to have triumphed after triumph over the US Pacific fleet. This all changed with the victory over the Japanese at the Island of Midway, June 4 to 7, 1942. With the strategic importance of Midway’s location, cryptographers and all the military units, made this military

  • Geograph Geography And Its Impact On Japan

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    Most of the islands of Japan are mountainous. Mt. Fuji, the tallest mountain in Japan, sits on the island of Honshu, the largest island in Japan. Japan lies on what is called the Ring of Fire, an imaginary horseshoe-shape that goes around the Pacific Ocean. By lying on the Ring of Fire comes disadvantages. There are more frequent natural disasters like earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. Japan also has a natural sea barrier for protection because Japan is separated from the rest of the Asian continent

  • 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

  • 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

  • Pearl Harbor Essay

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    The U.S. had also intercepted and decoded a note from Japan that referenced the idea of an attack coming up on the U.S. and this attack would occur in the Pacific Ocean(Hart). This was another major piece of evidence that the U.S. had and didn’t take full advantage of it. The U.S. could have upped their precautions for all their bases in the Pacific and been able to counter any attack coming their