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Geography: Age of the Oceans & Continents, continents, continental drift
continents, continental drift, oceans: The age of the continents are revealed in the image mentioned above. About 225 million years ago the super-continent Pangea started breaking up into parts forming the oceans and firstly two greater continents; Laurasia and Gondwanaland. That then gave: -...

Geography: Direction, direction, heading
direction, heading, distance between two cities: Hi Sherry We are here to answer questions just like this. Generally one would face east, in that direction that the sun rises. More accurately, the shortest distance between the two points would determine the direction, not always a straight line...

Geography: 4 Countries Touch?, intersection of lines, best guess
Geography: 4 Countries Touch?, intersection of lines, best guess, boundary point

Geography: Geography/History, first canal, huron michigan
first canal, huron michigan, st lawrence river: Hi Vicki, It depends on the size of the boat. The first canal and lock system was built on the ST. Lawrence in 1862 but I m not sure if it by passed the Niagra Falls. The modern lock for this was built in the 1900 s and connect the St. Lawrence to Lake...

Geography: Mountains, cho oyu, latitude and longitude
cho oyu, latitude and longitude, dhaulagiri: Hi Kelsey 1st question: I looked at the tallest peaks in the Himalayas on the border between Nepal and China. These go roughly east and west on a line From Dhaulagiri at 32 degrees 8 N and 85 degrees 44 E to Cho Oyu at 28 degrees 6 N and 86 degrees...

Geography: The Origin of Tables, Sterkfontein, Stone Age
Sterkfontein, Stone Age: Hi Sophia In the Stoneage? At Sterkfontein? I guess tables originated in the Stone Age when man first started preparing food rather than eating it where it was found or hunted. That could be in Africa near the Sterkfontein Caves? Image: http://home.intekom.com/ecotravel/south-african/images/sudwala-caves-mpumalanga.jpg...

Geography: Relationship between volcanoes and earthquakes, volcano, volcanoes
volcano, volcanoes, earthquakes: Hi Ng It is earthquakes that trigger volcanoes! The two activities are closely related. Volcanoes occur on fault lines when movement between plates occurs. Sudden movement will cause an earthquake and if a tear in the Earth s surface occurs, magma...

Geography: River Flow, easterly, westerly
easterly, westerly: .... yes, for example, a river flows in an easterly direction when the ocean or sea is in the east. I understand the question now because wind direction is named after the direction IT COMES FROM, example an easterly wind comes from the east and the...

Geography: Strange Depressions, mystery, potholes
mystery, potholes, depressions: Hi Andy A very strange row dotting the ocean floor! I have heard of chains of islands like Hawaii arranged like that, also below the surface. But, taking the shadows into account, the objects displayed are definitely depressions, like you say, and not hills...

Geography: Subduction, continental collision, subduction
continental collision, subduction, convergence: Hi Cuong We talk of plate convergence in tectonics when describing two geological plates colliding with one another. The process is very slow but spectacular. There are three types: - oceanic-continental eg. west coast of the Americas - oceanic-oceanic...

Geography: social studies-history and geography sixth grade, social studies history, human populations
social studies history, human populations, physical geography: Hi Beatriz, I typically do not answer home work questions. That is what home work is for, researching this stuff your self, reading and then interpreting what you have read. But I will help you, or at least direct your search for information: 1)...

Geography: Water Crisis, water supply, tap water
water supply, tap water, water crisis: Hi Johnathan The first city I think of is Johannesburg (South Africa). It is on the edge of a desert (Karoo/Kalahari), on the continental divide (1800 meters a.s.l.) and industries in the region polute the rivers. Mexico City has a similar problem. Other...

Geography: Agriculture of North America (Homework), Agriculture, the Wheat Belt
Agriculture, the Wheat Belt, the Corn-Hog Belt: Sorry Dipo, I would need to research this theme myself. One must consider each of USA, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean separately. For the USA, I have heard of terms like the Wheat Belt, the Corn-Hog Belt and the Cotton Belt. Here are some links I would...

Geography: Celestial Navigation in 15th Centuary, star charts, constellations
star charts, constellations, Magellan: Hi Megan A celestial map or the constellations themselves are very static in the sky and determine time of the night an different seasons. There is not really anything intelligent that can be read from the arrangement of the stars, they are random, set...

Geography: Countries located in the east of Malaysia, papua new guinea, phillippines
papua new guinea, phillippines, rest of the world: Hi Naveeshini Because of the nature of Malaysia, there are countries North, South, East and West of them. But I think what your teacher is looking for are the countries immediatly East . These include Indonesia, Brunei, Singapore , The Phillippines,...

Geography: Sunrise and Sunset Times, Sunrise time, Sunset time
Sunrise time, Sunset time, shortest day: Hi Juanita This website gives a lot of data about time. For Cleveland use the feature other locations : http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/sunrise.html Jun 21, 2009 Sunrise/set: 5:53 AM 9:04 PM Daylenght:15h 11m 05s Dec 21, 2009 Sunrise/set: 7:50...

Geography: help in economic geography, japan and south east asia, river deltas
japan and south east asia, river deltas, rice paddies: Hi Shreya, Most intensive rice is done in flat lands and river deltas. Some is done in the mountains with rice paddies up mountain sides. Rice cultivation typically is very intensive and not done mechanically. They have animals doing much of the work,...

Geography: Kentucky Escarpment/Magnetic Lines & Creativeness, land elevation, magnetic lines
land elevation, magnetic lines, glacial activity: Hi Mike, There is a fair amount of information on both subjects on the internet. If you google Kentucky Escarpment, there are a number of articles related to this subject listed. The first is a wilipedia entry that then leads to a Kentucky geology...

Geography: Lumbering in Winter, timber
timber: Hi Chandrashekhar Lumbering is a labour intensive activity and while workers are required on farms in summer, wages are lower in winter and there are many more free hands. I have heard that trees carry less water in winter and the logs are lighter but...

Geography: lumbering in canada, lumbering in canada, pouring concrete
lumbering in canada, pouring concrete, forested areas: Hi Jessica, As I stated in my original response to you, Lumbering is done in Canada due to its vast forested areas . Lumber is wood. Typically lumber is used for building houses and buildings. It can be used for making forms for pouring concrete...

Geography: South Atlantic Anomaly Region, South Atlantic Anomaly, SAA
South Atlantic Anomaly, SAA, Erth's core: Hi Chris Since the inners of the Earth determine the orientation of its magnetic field, the core also then determines the position of the South Atlantic Anomaly. I have no material on this subject but you can read a lot about it and the Anomaly at...

Geography: World Geography, taiga zone, mongol conquest
taiga zone, mongol conquest, tundra zone: Hi Hillary, I typically do not do homework questions. But I will give you a few clues: 1) it is not C or D 2) A and C are very cold 3) It is a country that is NOT land locked and have very important ship building facilities in its northern sector....

Geography: 18th century greenland, cape farewell, danish coast
cape farewell, danish coast, radio beacon: Hi Jean, Cape Farvel (Cape Farewell) was and still is a rather wind swept place. At one point in time (late in the 19th cent) they had a light house there which was maintained until just after WWII along with a radio beacon. As far as I am aware the...

Geography: sea water in desert, sandy deserts, sea water
Geography: sea water in desert, sandy deserts, sea water, global warming

Geography: Variation of earthquake magnitude with distance from the epicenter, dyfi, earthquake
Geography: Variation of earthquake magnitude with distance from the epicenter, dyfi, earthquake, pda

Geography: Geography, metamorphic rocks, sedimentary rocks
metamorphic rocks, sedimentary rocks, sand stone: Hi Renee, Well with out seeing the rock, this is hard to say. It also depends on the nature of the river and what is up stream. Typically Igneous rocks are very hard and crystalline and don t break down easily. These were often used by Native Americans...

Geography: Geography, sediment budgets, sediment budget
sediment budgets, sediment budget, google: Hi Caitlin, I am sorry but this is not a subject that I am well versed in but here are some websites that may provide the information you are looking for. These are from www.google.com and have lots of good information. linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1462901107001232...

Geography: Geography question, warm ocean currents, geography question
warm ocean currents, geography question, weather patterns: Hi Jules, From the time that a storm is designated as a tropical storm and is named until it finally dissipates is usually not much longer then 2 weeks total. These storms move with the weather patterns and are guided in part by the warm ocean currents...

Geography: Geography question, ural mountians, alps in europe
ural mountians, alps in europe, molten mantle: Hi Jules, This is a factor of Plate Techtonics. The Earth s crust is made up of several very large crustal plates that float on the molten mantle of the interior of the Earth. These crustal plates move against each other. Around the Pacific Ocean,...

Geography: geograf, orbit around the sun, minor planet
orbit around the sun, minor planet, planet one: Hi Faizahawat, No, it did not leave the solar system. However, at the international astrophysical society convention the delegates determined that Pluto no longer met the criteria for being a planet. Its size is to small to fit into the planetary major...

Geography: geography, lumberjacks of canada, forest products company
lumberjacks of canada, forest products company, hearty group: Hi Avneet Lumberjacks are a very strong and hearty group of men and some women that live, eat and work in the deep forest cutting down trees for lumber. The process begins when a forest products company buys the trees that are on a plot of land that they...

Geography: Landmasses of Earth, asian land mass, great rift valley
asian land mass, great rift valley, south american plates: Hi Iain, As you noted, the seven continents don t look like 7 but in reality they are. Euroasia looks like one massive land mass but that is because the European continental plate has crashed into and has stuck to the Asian plate. The joint between the...

Geography: Map of the Worl, map of the world, mercator
map of the world, mercator, worl: Hi Eric, This is very difficult to do since when you take a sphere and make it flat, there is distortion that occurs. The mercator is one that has a lot of distortions but both the Sinusoidal and Dymaxion have the least. A globe has no distortion...

Geography: Science, motorcycle accident, gonad
motorcycle accident, gonad, fertilization: Hi Yinks, Well that depends on the nature of the damage. I have a friend that was in a motorcycle accident and the damage was so bad that they had to be removed. Another person I know was on a skiing machine and lost control of the machine and hit a tree....

Geography: sea water in desert, flooding coastal erosion, lake in the desert
flooding coastal erosion, lake in the desert, land slides: Hi Prajjwal, Why would you draw in sea water from the oceans and make a lake in the desert? What would that accomplish? It may prevent some dust storms but as you noted, it would also dry up in time even with continued pumping. Two things would occur,...

Geography: Variation of earthquake magnitude with distance from the epicenter, earthquake magnitude, seismic waves
earthquake magnitude, seismic waves, lawndalehs: Hi Ram, There are so many variables, I m not sure that this can be done. But here are some websites that may be able to help you. classjump.com/webstersworld/documents/6469741860.doc www.gi.alaska.edu/volcanoes.../8_3Locating_the_Epicenter.pdf www.purdue.edu/dp/gk12/downloads/Earthquakes.pdf...

Geography: Western Hemisphere, western hemisphere, sq miles
western hemisphere, sq miles, north and south america: Hi Christine, The western hemisphere is generally viewed to be North and South America. A state is generally a country rather then a part of a country as Alaska is part of the US. Thus, which country in the western hemisphere is the largest by square...

Geography: lumbering in canada
Geography: lumbering in canada

Geography: geography, mid atlantic ridge, plates of the earth
mid atlantic ridge, plates of the earth, plate techtonics: Hi Ahmad, The distance between the North America/South America and Europe/Africa is actually NOT steady. These continents are moving away from each other. These 4 continents sit on very large crustal plates. The plate boundary between between them is...

Geography: inquiry, little further north, khartoum
little further north, khartoum, nile: Hi Rania, They are across the river from one another. Omdurman a little further north then al Khartoum. The city centers are approximately 13KM (about 10 miles) apart but technically when you go across the Nile bridge, you are in al Khartoum on one side...

Geography: lines of latitude, sun dips, line of latitude
sun dips, line of latitude, tropic of capricorn: Hi Francine, At the tropic of Cancer, the sun is south of the equator and directly above the tropic of Capricorn. It is shortest day at the tropic of Cancer. At the Arctic Circle, the sun is seen only for a moment and then dips below the horizon at 12...

Geography: lumbering in canada, lumbering in canada, forest products industry
lumbering in canada, forest products industry, disposable diapers: Hi Arundhathi, Not having read your project paper or know what you have written It is impossible for me to provide a conclusion. The conclusion should be a brief synopsis of what you have written and your view of what lumbering is all about. Perhaps...

Geography: soil conservation, water and wind erosion, contour plowing
water and wind erosion, contour plowing, soil erosion: Hi Adrija, Most fertile soils are light and loamy in weight thus easily wind blown. Several methods have been developed to help reduce wind erosion as well as water erosion of fertile soils. 1) Contour plowing or farming which follows the shape of...

Geography: Tunda Biome Land mass, temperature gradients, tundra biome
temperature gradients, tundra biome, time ie: Hi Debra, During the Ice Ages, the Tundra Biome may have been much larger then it is today. As the Ice receded the shape and size of the Tundra Biome would have changed as well. So, depending on a specific time frame, one may be able to calculate the...

Geography: County borders, county borders, fayette counties
county borders, fayette counties, mapquest: Hi David, I have looked at several maps as well and it is very hard to tell with out getting the USGS detail map to see if they actually come to a point and share a single point of contact but it does appear that all 4 counties do come together at a common...

Geography: child labour, child labour in india, light situations
child labour in india, light situations, child labor: Hi Sanmeet 1) Children need time to be children and grow, learn, play in order to grow up to be good adults. WOrk in the form of chores is ok since this teaches responsibility but employed labor is dangerous to the child due to the typical hazards of the...

Geography: Early Americans, chaco canyon, initial discovery
chaco canyon, initial discovery, discovery phase: Hi Jennifer, Chaco Canyon and the Anistazi Indians. This once lush fertile valley slowly dried out due to changes in the climate. But, before this happened, this culture had far flung out posts and a very large population, a proto civilization so to speak....

Geography: Seismic Activity Increase?, mid 1970s, quakes
Geography: Seismic Activity Increase?, mid 1970s, quakes, globe

Geography: geography, hurricanes and typhoons, planetary gravity
hurricanes and typhoons, planetary gravity, number of planets: Hi Ganesh, We have in our solar system 8 major planets and several minor ones. Most of the minor ones are satellites of other planets. The exception is Pluto which has its own orbit. There is conjecture that there is another planet beyond the path of...

Geography: Jungles not in the Northern Hemisphere?, Hemispheres, climate zones
Hemispheres, climate zones, jungles: Hi Morten Really, the equator is a thin line and climate is pretty much equally divided between the northern and southern hemispheres. See the maps: http://www.dessertseed.com/world_climate_map-large.jpg http://www.mapsofworld.com/world-maps/image/climate-world.jpg...

Geography: The Kobe Earthquake, Kobe earthqhake
Kobe earthqhake: Hi Sarah I don t know much about that earthquake specifically so have to Google too. Watch these videos and the related links to get you going: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyKZ-IKeG5k http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pAmTJC8LZ0 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8UlUzKxP-0&feature=related...

Geography: Mount Pinatubo!, mount pinatubo, active volcanoes
mount pinatubo, active volcanoes, pinatubo: Hi Riya, Mr. Pinatubo is a volcano located in the Phillepine Islands. It is one of the active volcanoes in the circle of fire . There is a lot of good information on the internet. Below is the Wikipedia notation for their entry on this volcano. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Pinatubo...

Geography: Seismic Activity Increase?, global seismic activity, global warming
global seismic activity, global warming, earthquake history: Hi Michael According to the U.S. Geological Survey, there is no increase in seismic activity! http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learning/topics/increase_in_earthquakes.php http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/world/historical.php http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/eqarchives/...

Geography: Soufrière Hills Volcano (Homework), Montserrat, Soufrière Hills Volcano
Montserrat, Soufrière Hills Volcano, volcanos: hi Bobby I don t know! Watching these informative videos one learns that the island has very little land NOT on the volcano s slopes. Most villages and half the capital were destroyed, thousands of lives were saved by evacuating the island on time, only...

Geography: The Big Bank Theory?, Big Bank Theory, The Big Bang Theory
Big Bank Theory, The Big Bang Theory: Hi Shanjay I don t understand the question properly! Do you mean the Big BANG Theory ? then rather ask at Astronomy section. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_bang_theory http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FPUutjtqfw Since scientists have noticed that...

Geography: England vs Britain vs UK, UK, United Kingdom
UK, United Kingdom, England: Hi Jigishu The terms confuse a lot of people. One needs to know a bit about history to know the difference between England, Britain, UK and the Commonwealth is. It is just like the difference between Texas, the USA and the USA and Protectorates or better,...

Geography: goegraphy, caribbean currents, tropical latitudes
caribbean currents, tropical latitudes, southern latitudes: Hi Sofi, On the west coast of NA. you have several currents. The most important one that flows southward from North Pacific to Mexico is the California current. Up near Alaska you have two, one flowing northward is the Alaska Current which then flows...

Geography: Water and Wind action in desert areas., erosion, desert
erosion, desert, desert wind: Hi Dominique Think of the results of both those actions. Both displace material and grind it down into smaller particles. Which action leaves the more spectacular features? Water, by its massive erosion power! Dramatic results of water action caused...

Geography: Wet Rice Cultivation, rice, paddy fields
rice, paddy fields, wet cultivation: Hi Wan Nur There are two ways to plant rice: Wet Rice Cultivation: the classical far-east Asian method where labour costs are lower, using muddy paddy fields often on terraces on mountain slopes. Flooding of the fields is not only to water the rice plants...

Geography: Agronomy, agronomy, agrologist
agronomy, agrologist: Hi Abdinasir Yes, agronomy (geography and biology)is one of the mixed sciences, just like marine-biology (oceanography and biology) or GPS (communications and mapping).... I would say that an agronomist is more of a biologist that geographer, studying...

Geography: Countries vs. Nations, Nations, countries
Nations, countries, states: Hi Ann A nation is a government and its people and a country is the geographic definition of a nation. A nation does not have borders; an embassy in a foreign country is considered as property within the mother-country, so are ships at sea or spacecraft....

Geography: Global Time, Time, time zones
Time, time zones, Greenwich.: Hi Jogiraju With globalisation it would be more practical to have ONE time zone for the entire globe and every nation get accustomed to it. Greenwich in London was adopted as a central marker for time because of the research done their last century,...

Geography: Globalization and the Indian Economy, Indian economy, globalization
Indian economy, globalization, globalisation: Hi Aashritha I hope you are not expecting me to write a paper here! This is also not an Earth-Science subject but rather a philosophical subject which leads to a lot of debatable opinions. Impact on health sector: - sharing of technology and research...

Geography: Mountains, mountains, tectonics
mountains, tectonics, tectonic plates.: Dear Fernando [I always wanted to be a teacher, so thanks for giving me the title just for this question.] Your question is not clear, and there seems to be a word missing between plates and due? Perhaps you mean: Do mountains stabilize the Earth s plates,...

Geography: Sea between Faeroe Islands and Viking?, Faroe Islands, Norwegian Sea.
Faroe Islands, Norwegian Sea.: Hi Carol I don t know where Viking is. Is it an island? Is it Norway? A line between Iceland and the Faeroe Islands defines the border between the North Atlantic Ocean to the south and west, and the Norwegian Sea to the north and east. The North Sea...

Geography: Water Erosion, erosion
erosion: Hi George Water can cause erosion: 1) Chemically - changes the chemical properties of the material, weakening them or even dissolve certain solids. 2) by mechanical erosion - the force of water moves material and the moving material causes abrasion...

Geography: world geography, far south west, homework question
far south west, homework question, mountains to the east: Hi Ela, This sounds a lot like a homework question or a test question. I generally do NOT answer such questions but I will help you out. Much of Morocco is desert or mountains. The coastal areas along the Atlantic and Mediterranean sea is much cooler...

Geography: Aswan High Dam, Aswan Dam, Aswan High Dam
Aswan Dam, Aswan High Dam, silting: Hi Julia I do not have statistics myself but found these links which have a lot of detailed information on the Aswan Dam. They are pdf files and may take some time to open: 1) Egypt s High Aswan Dam File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - View as HTML...

Geography: Boston Emerald Necklace, Emerald Necklace, Boston
Emerald Necklace, Boston: Hi An albino Grey Squirrel is reported to have been seen at Jamaica Pond: You may have heard that there is a unique Albino Grey Squirrel spending time in the Emerald Necklace. Of course, at this time, it may be very difficult for you to find such...

Geography: Bottle in the Ocean, Ocean currents, message in a bottle
Ocean currents, message in a bottle, drift: Hi Rachel No, the ocean currents are well studied and it would only be possible with a lot of data to simulate the movement of a bottle dropped anywhere in the ocean. The results would vary a lot because of tides, wind and seasons. A computer program is...

Geography: Business systems questions, efficiency requirements, automobile manufacturers
efficiency requirements, automobile manufacturers, fuel availability: Hi Patricia, A great deal of market research goes into these areas of interest in different regions. Much has to do with the technical capabilities within that region to do the repairs on the cars sold there. Also if it is in a tropical area for instance,...

Geography: Distance Aswan-Cairo, Aswan High Dam, Aswan Old Dam
Aswan High Dam, Aswan Old Dam, Aswan Dam: Hi Julia The dams are located about 1000 kilometers (600 miles) upstream from Cairo. The distance between Cairo, Egypt and Aswan, Egypt, as the crow flies: is 426 miles (686 km) (370 nautical miles). Initial heading from Cairo to Aswan: south-southeast...

Geography: EU Politics Quiz, Moors, Ottoman Empire
Moors, Ottoman Empire, Muslims: Hi Ela 1) B. France (65M) has a smaller population the Germany (82M) The French were the first to commercialize the condom. perhaps that is why? 2) B. Both Spain and Portugal had colonies all over the world. The split South America for themselves Portugal...

Geography: Boston Emerald Necklace, jamaica pond, robert grey
Geography: Boston Emerald Necklace, jamaica pond, robert grey, captain robert

Geography: Geography as a Subject, learning Geography
learning Geography: Hi Rizwan If you are interested in the Sciences and are technically minded then you will enjoy the Earth Sciences which can involve sub-categories like Geology, Climatology, Oceanography, Human Geography, Topography, Astronomy, Global Statistics and many...

Geography: generalized profile of the tropical world, grass lands, animal husbandry
grass lands, animal husbandry, animal populations: Hi Edem The Tropical World is divided into 3 large environmental zones and many smaller ones. Where you live is/was part of the Rain Forest Zone. There is also the Savanah Zone and the Desert Zone. These zones depend upon the amount of rain fall each...

Geography: geography, migration routes, spoken languages
migration routes, spoken languages, color key: Hi Preeti, I think an excellent topic would be a map of the many spoken languages in India. There are many dialects and the tribal areas have some very unique spoken languages. In those states with many languages, you can use a pie chart showing the percentages...

Geography: geography, lumberjacks of canada, lumberjacks in canada
lumberjacks of canada, lumberjacks in canada, forests of canada: Hi Pallavi, The different lumberjacks are all paid the same based on experience. The younger less experienced are paid less. However since these are all privately owned companies and they are generally not unionized, their pay rates are not published....

Geography: geography, riverine ecosystems, initial reductions
riverine ecosystems, initial reductions, sustainable developement: Hi Shravya, Yes, in part. resevoirs fill up with silt over time. But they are also environmentally not as sound as we would like to think for the following reasons: 1) They disrupt the riverine ecosystems 2) initial reductions in water flow tends to...

Geography: Island Trench, island trench
island trench: Hi Jerry I am not sure about this one but I guess an island trench is the abyss beyond a drop-off like many volcanic islands have. I remember this when scuba diving the wall off Grand Cayman. Another example is Sipadan: http://www.starfish.ch/Zeichnung/Karten/Sipadan.gif...

Geography: Petroleum im Ägäischen Meer, Aegean Sea, Oil reserves
Aegean Sea, Oil reserves: Hallo Simon I was surprised to read that searching has begun in the eastern Mediterranean for oil. Geologically one would not expect much oil and gas reserves here as the area is under tectonic pressure, Africa being pushed against Europe, and the structure...

Geography: question, largest dams, bhakra nangal dam india
largest dams, bhakra nangal dam india, eco systems: Hi Aashritha This is one of the largest dams in Asia. There is a lot of good information on the internet about this dam. Go to www.google.com and put in bhakra nangral dam. Here are some sites that you can look at: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhakra-Nangal_Dam...

Geography: regarding projects and assignments, nuclear reactors, narvana
nuclear reactors, narvana, maximum marks: Hi Lucky, There are many such projects in India. Nearly every river has multiple dams and each dam is part of a larger system. The water is used for irrigation, industrial uses, provides water for cities, human consumption. The dams also provide energy,...

Geography: South Africa, South Africa, colonialists
South Africa, colonialists: Hi Emiguela 1) Cold water does not evaporate as well as warm water. Thus, the cold Benguela ocean current on the west coast does not create as much rain clouds as the east coast where the warm Agulhas current flows. The western side of the continent (except...

Geography: sst, city mumbai, british india
city mumbai, british india, chosen city: Hi Urvi, There is a lot of information on Google, you just have to ask the right question. For instance, remember that during this time frame Mumbai was under British rule and was called Bombay. And Calcutta. So, when you go to www.google.com, put...

Geography: E.V.E, rivers of india, estuarys
rivers of india, estuarys, river to the ocean: Hi Adrija, A MRVP is a dam or series of dams on a river system. These dams are constructed to retain water that would normally flow down river to the ocean. The dam or dams hold back these waters for many other uses including human consumption, irrigation,...

Geography: Resectioning of Rivers, fish plants, classic advantage
Geography: Resectioning of Rivers, fish plants, classic advantage, stale water

Geography: Two or four Seasons?, seasons
seasons: Hi Masahiro The meaning of the term season is debatable but very well defined in Geography: When we use the term seasons in Geography we mean the FOUR seasons that the apparent Sun moves through each year between the dates of the two solstices the two...

Geography: geography, rich bottom lands, riverine ecosystems
rich bottom lands, riverine ecosystems, fertilizer usage: Hi Tom, Hydro in India has been a centerpiece of India s goal of energy independence. With its many rivers and mountains, it is ideally suited for Hydro projects. In fact there are many already in place and many more on the books just waiting to be built...

Geography: geography, lumbering in canada, google
lumbering in canada, google, geography: Hi Swapreel, I am very sorry but I do not do home work. That is your job. However, if you ask me specific questions about your subject, I may assist you in finding the answers on the internet. In fact, you may want to start with www.google.com and ask...

Geography: geography, land designations, geography question
land designations, geography question, sea shores: Hi Joanie, I found stuff on Puerto Rico by going to www.google.com and putting in Puerto Rico Land Use Zoning. Some of the sites that came up are as follows: awyers.findlaw.com/lawyer/practicestate/Land-Use-&-Zoning/Puerto-Rico www.allbusiness.com/companyindex/Puerto_Rico/Zoning_and_Land_Use_...

Geography: geography, south polar region, tropics of cancer and capricorn
south polar region, tropics of cancer and capricorn, polar circles: Hi Noushad, I m not sure that I can answer your question. But I will try. As the Earth rotates and goes around the sun, it also wobbles some 23 degrees from vertical. When this occurs during the year. Either the North Polar region or the South Polar...

Geography: geography, irrigation water, human consumption
irrigation water, human consumption, dams: Hi Shravya, A MPRV generally always includes at least one Dam. But this is not always the case. Some may just be locks (which are a type of dam). And a Dam is not just built to store water (usually) but to produce energy, provide water for irrigation,...

Geography: Ham Hill, www bbc co uk, sumerset
www bbc co uk, sumerset, roman britain: Hi HRV, I will make the assumption that you are speaking about the Iron Age Hill Fort in Sumerset in the UK. If I m wrong, please forgive me. There is quite a bit of information on the site on the internet. Go to www.google.com and put in Ham Hill...

Geography: Lunbering in Canada, lumbering in canada, bc laws
lumbering in canada, bc laws, forestry products: Hi Puneet Lumbering in Canada is a major economic driver for the country. There are thousands of jobs in the industry and Canada is a major exporter of forestry products. The key for this industry has been sustainablity. The foresters of Canada replant...

Geography: lumbering in canada, lumbering in canada, lumbering operation
lumbering in canada, lumbering operation, chain saws: Hi Sarupriya, Lumbering in Canada is a major industry for the country and is also an important export product for Canada. Lumbering is a sustainable agricultural endeavor and it has been going on for the last 300 years in some parts of Canada. Most lumbering...

Geography: Multipurpose river projects, abu simbal, river projects
abu simbal, river projects, nutrient load: Hi Kamaliza, You have a beautiful name. The importance of multipurpose river projects is quite straight forward. They retain water for many uses. For instance, during the rainy season water is plentiful but during the dry season it is not. During...

Geography: Resectioning of Rivers, River resectioning, resectioning of rivers
River resectioning, resectioning of rivers: Hi Resectioning involves enlarging the cross-section of a river channel by deepening or widening the river to increase its hydraulic efficiency. Advantages: - avoiding flooding - less impact when extreme flooding occurs - removal of ponds where...

Geography: Using Search Engines #35, land use, town planning
land use, town planning: Hi Joanie There is not a scientific question in your request. Are you asking how to use Google? Try using explanation marks in your search like: land use or town planning and you will find what you are looking for. Using that, you will see that Google...

Geography: What are unpriced goods?, Unpriced goods
Unpriced goods: Hi Jessica Unpriced goods are the products we take from nature when we produce something. Air, water, soil, plants and animals are meant here, basically the eco-system. They have a price that cannot be calculated but the quality of them is very important...

Geography: Water sharing between south asian countries, south asian countries, controversial subject
south asian countries, controversial subject, water issues: Hi Nishanthi, There is a lot of good information on the internet on this subject. I recommend that you go to www.google.com and put in water sharing agreements south asia. This should bring up a lot of different information. Here are some examples:...

Geography: ?, massive storms, noreasters
massive storms, noreasters, moist warm air: Hi Amanda, Think of continental as Manitoba and Saskatchawan in the central part of Canada with the cold northern winds sweeping southward. Relatively dry moving fast. This dry cold air moves southward into the US plains where it runs into the warm...

Geography: agriculture in india, natural fertilizer, grain crops
natural fertilizer, grain crops, essential nutrients: Hi Sahas, Pulses or lentils (a type of legume) is widely grown and is also seen as a staple. Pulses are very high in protein and many essential nutrients which are not found in rice so a combination of the two provides most of the daily mineral and vitamin...

Geography: agriculture in india, state of west bengal, rice in india
state of west bengal, rice in india, state of india: Hi Sahas, Most of the rice in India is grown on its east coast. The state of West Bengal produces the most. See the web site below: http://www.mapsofindia.com/top-ten/india-crops/rice.html It is reasonably easy to grow, many things can be made...

Geography: body of water, ancient egyptians, calendar name
ancient egyptians, calendar name, body of water: Hi Nadia, This is a very difficult question to answer with out more information. A slow moving river which flows in the opposite direction that is polluted in some areas. This could describe several rivers. I know of none that were once a calendar...

Geography: fishesin al-amazon, amazon river basin, amazon fish
amazon river basin, amazon fish, longest rivers in the world: Salam to you and your colleagues, The Amazon is one of the longest rivers in the world and drains the Amazon River basin. The Amazon rises in the Andes mountains in the west and drains into the Southern Atlantic Ocean. Since it drains a vast amount of...

Geography: geography, enchantedlearning com, physical features of asia
enchantedlearning com, physical features of asia, geographical features of asia: Hi Krithi, There are different types of Geography: Political, Economic, Physical and Topical. I will make the assumption that you are looking for Physical Features of Asia such as the many mountain ranges, high plateaus and mighty rivers. If you go...

Geography: Natural Disasters, warm moist air, library thinkquest
warm moist air, library thinkquest, cyclones indian ocean: Hi Nishanthi, Hurricanes (Atlantic Basin), Cyclones (Indian Ocean) and Typhoons (Pacific Basin), are all the same kind of storm. These are large circulations of low pressure winds circulating around an eye. The eye which has the lowest pressure pulls...

Geography: rubber cultivation in malaysia, rubber cultivation in malaysia, ilstu edu
rubber cultivation in malaysia, ilstu edu, tree sap: Hi Juniya, This sounds like a school assignment. I am sorry but I do not do school assignments since this is the best way for students to learn the materials and subjects their teachers expect them to know. However, I will provide some information that...

Geography: Volcanoes, tube worms, atlantic rift
tube worms, atlantic rift, volcanos: Hi Surfing, It depends on the type of eruption. Along the mid-Atlantic rift for instance, in the deep ocean, the constant eruptions provide energy to the life along the rift. These organisms include tube worms, bacteria, crabs and many others. In other...

Geography: Continent Borders, continents of asia, papua new guinea
continents of asia, papua new guinea, two continents: Hi Leanne, I m not sure where you found this reference but New Guinea is fully on the Australian plate. North and west of the island, several plates are subsiding below the island which is why it is volcanic in nature and has in fact some of the highest...

Geography: Geography, thunder and lighting, wool carpet
thunder and lighting, wool carpet, sonic boom: Hi Einawy, Lightening is the discharge of static electricity between the clouds and the Earth. When there is a lot of moisture in the air and clouds form and the wind moves them across the land, this creates a negative charge in the sky. (Much like rubbing...

Geography: geography, evolution of man, human populations
evolution of man, human populations, human culture: Hi Irema, I am not sure I understand your question. This is because there are more then two. 1) There is the development of the fetus and small children who grow into adulthood which is considered human development and 2) The evolution of man from...

Geography: hiiiiiii, many rivers, tolls
many rivers, tolls, forts: Hi Ian, Many rivers act as the border between nations. Rivers were seen as good defensive borders since many feared trying to cross rivers in boats. Rivers were also viewed as fairly defensible since forts and castles could be build along them to protect...

Geography: impact of technology, rivers dam, sediment deposits
rivers dam, sediment deposits, hydroelectric dams: Hi Warm, This is a very typical question one may find on an examination. It is a very straight forward question. One may begin with pre-industrial cultures where they had to live in harmony with the environment to survive. Today with technology, this...

Geography: Lumbering In Canada, lumbering in canada, life of lumberjacks
lumbering in canada, life of lumberjacks, selecting trees: Hi Sharanya, 1) Lumbering is the process of selecting trees for harvesting, processing and for being made into lumber. First a section of forest is either purchased or leased from the government, then inspectors are sent in to mark the trees to be harvested....

Geography: Storms and Coastlines, world travels, naval deployments
world travels, naval deployments, rainstorm: I m not a meteorologist. Please keep that in mind. Having said that, I don t think the rain is any more intense over water, especially such a short stretch. What I think is happening is that the wind is more intense, and there are no trees or buildings...

Geography: World Geograph, communist governments, work question
communist governments, work question, chinese resources: Hi Ken, This sounds like a home work question and I typically don t answer home work questions. However, I can recommend that you can look on the internet for information on Chinese resources and I will expect you to find that they have lots of Coal. ...

Geography: ???, point barrow, ross ice shelf
point barrow, ross ice shelf, ocean currents: Hi Skyler, It has to do with the ocean currents and the transport of warmer waters. At Point Barrow, the cold waters of the Arctic Ocean are flowing south while along the Ross Ice Shelf, the circulation from the south Pacific current draws warmer waters...

Geography: Era, extinction level events, extinction event
extinction level events, extinction event, geological time: Hi Mia, Below is a web site that has good info on these geological time frames. As for significan events ? I m not sure what you are looking for. Are you perhaps refering to ELE (Extinction Level Events)? The second website can provide this information...

Geography: geography, regional geography, southern india
regional geography, southern india, wikipedia: Regional geography is a study of regions throughout the world in order to understand or define the unique characteristics of a particular region ... en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regional_geography This is of course a simple definition but should meet your needs....

Geography: geography, municipal water system, southern california water
municipal water system, southern california water, watering lawns: Hi Alex, The number of alternative water supply methods depends largely on the types of active water supply methods already in place. Most large municipalities have water reservoirs that they tap into like lakes (natural and man made), others tap into...

Geography: Need to know about the Islands of Usa, island territories, many islands
island territories, many islands, american samoa: Hi Shaheed, I am not sure how to answer the question. The US has many islands but some are part of the mainland of the US and belong to various states and then there are island territories that are under US protection. One such is American Samoa. ...

Geography: Nuclear energy, long term storage, use of nuclear energy
long term storage, use of nuclear energy, energy facts: Hi Warm, There are three major problems with Nuclear energy: 1) disposal of waste materials including expended fuel - long term storage of waste 2) Potential for accidents (Chernobyl and Three Mile Island) 3) Maintenance of these highly complex...

Geography: river flows, northern hemisphere, rivers flow
northern hemisphere, rivers flow, southern hemisphere: Hi Midge, Given that most land masses are in the northern hemisphere, this is a tough question to answer. Most rivers flow from West to East or North To South but not all of them. For instance, the Nile flows North (across the Equator), The Yukon flows...

Geography: Western Cordillera, western cordillera, rich farmlands
western cordillera, rich farmlands, 65 million years: Hi Amanda, As you point out in Number 1, the Appalachians are much older then the Rockies. As a result, the Rockies have not eroded as much. The Appalachians have suffered through several Ice Ages and millions of years of erosion. In fact, the Uwaries,...

Geography: Colorado plateau, elevation difference, colorado plateau
elevation difference, colorado plateau, 18 wheelers: Hi Scott, Yes the decent is about a mile from point A to point B. At 6% grade this means that for every mile of linear decent you drop 6% of the elevation. So, that means for every mile driven you are decending about 350 feet. Which means that it takes...

Geography: Earthquakes, us geological survey, volcanic zones
us geological survey, volcanic zones, convergences: Hi Jasmine, Both are very damaging when they occur in an urban environment but of the two, divergent is more damaging since it impacts infrastructure. The entire ring of fire around the Pacific Ocean Rim, is very unstable and has both convergent and...

Geography: geograpy, indented coastline, boats and ships
indented coastline, boats and ships, man made man: Hi Sidhant, A harbor is an indentation along a coast line which is protected by the head lands at either end. These small embayments are places where people have built docks where sea going boats can come and be safely protected. Some are estuaries...

Geography: New Madrid fault, madrid fault line, new madrid fault
madrid fault line, new madrid fault, new madrid fault line: Hi Rebecca, Not as far as I am aware. It goes up to Cairo, Il. Here are some websites that might give you more detail: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Madrid_Seismic_Zone quake.ualr.edu/public/nmfz.htm www.electrical-res.com/new-madrid-fault-line-location...

Geography: narmada river project, narmada valley project, narmada river
narmada valley project, narmada river, project www: Hi Anki, There are websites about this subject on the web. Here are several: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narmada_River encyclopedia.farlex.com/Narmada+Valley+Project www.narmada.org/nvdp.dams/ wiki.answers.com/Q/Narmada_valley_project_problems_faced...

Geography: Cheddar Gorge, somerset england, bounderies
somerset england, bounderies, mendips: Hi Wow, this is going to be a big effort to get it in for Friday. I’ll try to help; I can provide you with websites that help and in some cases give you some ideas as to how to answer the question but it’ll still take a lot of work. Why did you leave it...

Geography: Geography, urban heat island, heat island effect
urban heat island, heat island effect, water grasses: Hi Molly, Urban areas generate more heat due to the buildings, cars and people as well as heating systems etc... In addition the albedo of a city is much higher reflecting solar radiation back into the atmosphere. If you compare rural and urban areas,...

Geography: Geography, albedo effect, rain patterns
albedo effect, rain patterns, concrete surfaces: Hi Molly, Expansion of concrete surfaces adds to the albedo effect and expands the heat islands (cities). This then changes the nature of weather patterns and can lead to changes in rain patterns for local farms and expanding drought ranges. It also increases...

Geography: geography, ottoman turks, zionist movement
ottoman turks, zionist movement, jewish homeland: Hi Jessica, The Zionist movement initially was created to keep the Jewish relion alive and vibrant. They did seek a homeland but it was not initially in Palestine. They were looking in many places. Palestine was not a condusive place in the 1800 s because...

Geography: info, branches of geography, educational establishment
branches of geography, educational establishment, seismologist: Hi Mpt I m afraid that s impossible to say. There are so many branches of geography and so many possible jobs and employers Also, it entirely depends on which country you live in - Lets take one example - if you want to be a seismologist ( a geographer...

Geography: physical geography, rivers., mekong delta, cooke park
mekong delta, cooke park, distinct questions: Hi Josephine It’s really two distinct questions. Firstly, as you’re probably aware , river realignment is usually practiced to decrease river length and limit meandering in an effort to increase the speed of the water flow and subsequently, decrease flooding....

Geography: Geography, holistic discipline, geography geology
holistic discipline, geography geology, meaning of holistic: Hi Kim Don t know if these are homework questions but if they are then I d rather help you find and answer than give you one straight up so. On the spatial question, have a look here; http://www.uwsp.edu/geo/faculty/ritter/geog101/textbook/essentials/geography_as_a_spatial_science.html...

Geography: geography, tribes of africa, money gold
tribes of africa, money gold, difficult concepts: Hi Shannon, Variation of wealth with in a state. Do you mean the state of Colorado or New Jersey? or do you mean a nation state like Canada or Bolivia? Wealth is based on several factors and may be viewed differently based on cultural differences. ...

Geography: geography, winter storms, cold dry air
winter storms, cold dry air, actic: Hi Ahmed, I am very sorry but I do not understand your question. But I think what you are asking is as follows: As air goes over the mountains, the air looses its moisture and this makes it colder and lighter while on the leeward side of the mountains...

Geography: Mountain Chains, andes mountain range, tropic of capricorn
andes mountain range, tropic of capricorn, east antarctica: HI Devin You probably need to be more specific. When you say which mountain range extends farthest South…to which continent are you referring. The most Southerly major mountain range on the planet is the Transantarctic Range which divides West and East...

Geography: mangroves, rhizophora mucronata, proper citations
rhizophora mucronata, proper citations, proper grammar: Hi Mar, Are you asking me to proof read your paper? I ll be happy to. Just be sure to use proper citations, include all of your bibliography and make sure that every thing is spelled correctly and has proper grammar. I will not check grammar unless it...

Geography: Nilefloodplain, alluvial soils, homework question
alluvial soils, homework question, flood plains: Hi KellyAbe I assuming this is a homework question so as per my profile, I’m not going to give you a readymade answer but instead help you find your own. Formation of a flood plain is easy and there are plenty of internet sites explaining how this happens;...

Geography: rivers, rivers in indonesia, reef systems
rivers in indonesia, reef systems, artificial reef: Hi Valerie, These are two subjects that fill books all by themselves! For instance in your part of the world costal management is critical to the reconstruction of areas damaged by the Tsunami which devastated Indonesia and other areas around the Indian...

Geography: water pollution, fertilizer runoff, natural filtration
fertilizer runoff, natural filtration, mud guard: Hi Rim How to stop water pollution: 1) Do not over fertilize fields to prevent fertilizer runoff during heavy rains 2) Out law the dumping of industrial waste that has not been treated and neutralized 3) Out law the dumping of hot water from industrial...

Geography: world geog., larry london, moderate temperatures
larry london, moderate temperatures, oceancurrents: HI Larry, London is very far north and it would seem like it should have a really cold climate but, because of the Gulf Stream, the climate is greatly moderated. The Gulf Stream carries very warm waters from the Gulf of Mexico south of the US, into the...

Geography: world geography and regions, mountain climbers, world geography
mountain climbers, world geography, jibril: Hi Jibril. The answer is almost certainly Nepal. It s certainly a magnet for mountain climbers and the monarchy was recently abolished. I d argue though that the question is slightly inaccurate, although the King s powers were curtailed when the nation...

Geography: animal science goegraphy, insect species, animal species
insect species, animal species, animal science: Hi Joe, I m not sure if there is an accepted number. Given the number of new insect species, fish and other invertebrates found, the number tends to grow each year. According to the website below, at lest 13,000 news.mongabay.com/2009/0216-coml.htm...

Geography: Snow at Sea, upper areas, stability problems
upper areas, stability problems, superstructure: Fortunately, I never had that problem as I spent most of my career in warmer areas. Snow can build up, but it s not much of an issue. What *IS* an issue is ice. When it s really cold, even salt water can freeze and with a lot of spray, ice can build up...

Geography: about wet rice cultivation, wet rice cultivation, rice paddys
wet rice cultivation, rice paddys, mud slides: Hi Emily, It depends on where it is being done. If it is in river valleys then or in delta regions where rivers flow into the sea it has less of an impact then if it is being done in the mountains where forests have been cut down in order to build terraces...

Geography: examples of river re-sectioning, gravel bars, snake river
gravel bars, snake river, animal habitat: Hi Cayla, River resectioning is generally undertaken at great expense to bring a river back to its natural course. This may also include the deepening and or widening of the river channel, removal of stagnent ponds and the building of gravel bars, islands...

Geography: Geography Atmosphere, adiabatic lapse rate, dry adiabatic lapse rate
adiabatic lapse rate, dry adiabatic lapse rate, environmental lapse rate: Hi Serge, Much if this information is on line. For instance, I went to www.google.com and put in rawinsonde and discovered that this is a radiosonde used with a weather balloon to capture information about temperature, humidity etc... from a column of...

Geography: geography, dry land farming, nuclear power plants
dry land farming, nuclear power plants, food crops: Hi Ujjawal, This is of course a huge topic. Every part of India is different in how it uses water and in fact some areas have very little. Water is primarily used in the following ways: Fisheries Transportation up and down rivers human consumption...

Geography: Landforms, convection currents in the mantle, south american plates
convection currents in the mantle, south american plates, molten mantle: Hi Jasmine, The Earth s surface is made up of independent plates which move upon the hot molten mantle deep below the surface. The molten mantle is heated by the core of the Earth and this sets up convection currents in the mantle. In some places, this...

Geography: Population Control (school project), population boom, population control
population boom, population control, chinese culture: Hi Brody, I typically don t do homework for students. However, I will lend you some assistance and my opinion. 1) I think it is necessary but socially difficult since the nature of the Chinese culture was contrary to the laws as stated. This was not...

Geography: Volcanoes, lesser antilles islands, cinder cones
lesser antilles islands, cinder cones, cinder cone: Hi Jasmine, Mt. Pelee in Martinique (one of the Lesser Antilles Islands) is on the edge of the Caribbean plate where the Atlantic Plate is pushing under the Caribbean plate. All of the islands along that arc, are volcanic in origin as a result of the westward...

Geography: Volcanoes, mt st helen, westward movement
mt st helen, westward movement, nevado del ruiz: Hi Jasmine, Mt St. Helen is being forced up by the westward movement of the North American Plate over the Northern Pacific Plate. Nevado Del Ruiz in Columbia is part of the ring of file like Mt St. Helen. In this case however, the South American plate...

Geography: Fair Trade, african tribe, 10 000 villages
african tribe, 10 000 villages, micro loans: Hi Chris, Fairly traded goods means that the people who make the items get a fair equitable price for the goods produced. This means that a woven basket made in the traditional style of some African tribe would be purchased at a price which would allow...

Geography: geography, farming issues, commercial farming
farming issues, commercial farming, environmental degradation: Hi Kenfack, Urbanization is an outgrowth of both regionalism and the expansion of cities beyond their original contained or defined area. This generally occurs for several reasons. 1) industrialization 2) agricultural pressures - where small agricultural...

Geography: Geography, capital of the soviet union, mikhail gorbachev
capital of the soviet union, mikhail gorbachev, caspian sea: Hi Tom, I generally do not answer home work questions. You should be able to find most answers on www.google.com with a little work. But I will direct you a little: #1 Stalin did not care about pollution, or private industry. But to be honest,...

Geography: Geography, russian empire, open economy
russian empire, open economy, self reliance: Hi Tom, On the internet of course. Wikipedia is a good source of information on both subjects. The old Russian Empire was a Kingdom ruled by a royal family and relatives (as governors). It was a feudal system and the crown owned all of the land except...

Geography: Geography, what is the european union, rough life
what is the european union, rough life, contaminants: Hi Narendar, There are a myriad of reasons people have stopped fishing. Here are just a few: 1) over fishing which has severely reduced stocks of wild fish. The only way to reverse this decline is to stop fishing and allowing the populations to come...

Geography: Geography, warm ocean currents, western coasts
warm ocean currents, western coasts, north atlantic drift: Hi Faizan, The single most critical factor in the UK being warm is the Atlantic Gulf Stream which brings warm waters from the Gulf region of the US up along the East coast of North America and then across the North Atlantic to the Western coasts of the...

Geography: Geography, stocks rebound, dolphins and whales
stocks rebound, dolphins and whales, fish farming: Hi Faizan, #1) It is still an important industry in the UK but there are several factors which has led to the decline in this industry: a) due to over fishing, fish stocks have had a sudden and potentially irreversible decline b) strong regulations...

Geography: Geography, service aspect, accounting services
service aspect, accounting services, insurance services: Hi Faizan, A visible export is any tangible item like fish, fruit, cars, airplanes that are sold by one country to another or from business to business across borders. These are taxable or may have tariffs applied to them. An invisible export is...

Geography: Geography, global positioning systems, using global positioning systems
global positioning systems, using global positioning systems, interest proceedings: Hi Faizan, This technique has been used in the US for at least the last decade since GPS came into being. In the UK, the fields tend to be much smaller and it was viewed as not as valuable for use there. However, with the combination of both GPS and...

Geography: geography, fundamentalism in islam, muslim fundamentalism
fundamentalism in islam, muslim fundamentalism, muslim fundamentalist: Hi McKennon, First of all, there is a very important distinction to be made here. Fundamentalists are NOT traditionalists. Fundamentalism, regardless of the religion, is generally a change in the view of the scripture and its interpretation. This is the...

Geography: Whats this old city, austro hungarian empire, coastal records
austro hungarian empire, coastal records, national boundaries: Hi Shelly, It looks like some one named Mato came at about the same time and he came from Croatia in the AH empire. Similar birthdate. You may want to try tracking him down since, if they were brothers, it may help. It also may be that he died in WW1...

Geography: geography, south east africa, warm moist air
south east africa, warm moist air, lush rain forest: Hi Gibbons, The East Africa Current also called the Agulhas Current that runs between the coast of South East Africa and Madagascar is a warm current fed by the warm Indian Ocean. This results in warm moist air flowing inland into Mozambique bringing rains...

Geography: geography, home work assignment, home work assignments
home work assignment, home work assignments, irrigation practices: Hi Shivam, Do you have a question? This sounds like a home work assignment. I do not do home work assignments for students. However, I do answer questions related to homework assignments. How may I help you? Shivam, Your rating is very unfair....

Geography: geography sba, garbage bins, trash bins
garbage bins, trash bins, litter bags: Hi Krissy, Yes, that is a good start. Then present a before story about how much litter and debris there was before the trash bins were put in place and how this impacted the local environment (and the neighborhood). You can get some of this from the...

Geography: holiday homework project related, rich agricultural lands, irrigation lake
rich agricultural lands, irrigation lake, bay fisheries: Hi Sonal. A mullti-purpose river valley project is generally a water retention system. The center piece of such a system is generally a dam across a river which then creates a reservoir or lake. This water can then be used for many things. It can be...

Geography: intensive agriculture in egypt, intensive agriculture in egypt, aswan high dam
intensive agriculture in egypt, aswan high dam, modern egypt: HI Anju, Are you doing this for Modern Egypt or Ancient Egypt? Either way, the Nile is the source of the water used for irrigation even today. The Aswan High Dam provides much of the water and power for Egypt today and is an important source of fertilizers...

Geography: Levels, exact elevation, satellites in space
exact elevation, satellites in space, sporting goods stores: Hi James, They come in a wide range of prices from the very expensive ones used by surveyors that are close to military accurate to the ones you can buy at REI or other sporting goods stores. Here are some websites to check out: https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?cID=145...

Geography: lumbering, lumbering in canada, trees in canada
lumbering in canada, trees in canada, lumbering industries: Hi Harshita, Lumbering is the cutting down of trees and then taking the cut trees (now called logs) and cutting them into lumber for use in building homes and other structures. 1) Most tree cutting is done in the Spring, Summer and Fall. The winters...

Geography: geography, free portal
Geography: geography, free portal

Geography: Geomorphology of Bayuda Desert,SUDAN, interscience wiley, eastern flank
interscience wiley, eastern flank, ancient rocks: Hi Anoop, There are many articles that can be pulled up regarding the Bayuda Desert. Go to www.google.com and put in Bayuda Desert Sudan and look through the many articles. You will find ones like this one: www.volcano.si.edu/world/volcano.cfm?vnum=0205-06-...

Geography: geography, multipurpose projects, andolan
multipurpose projects, andolan, google: Hi Maria, Look at any of the MPRVPs that currently exist and see if there is an Andolan associated with it. Typcially the Andolans are organizations that try to fight the building of the project and many of their reasons are ecological in nature. So,...

Geography: geography, sustainable forestry practices, lumbering in canada
sustainable forestry practices, lumbering in canada, haul logs: Hi Kashika, 1) lumbering season is from about mid April till mid September because it can only be done in reasonably good weather, it can not be done during the winter. 2) Good sustainable forest growth and sustainable forestry practices 3) Toppers...

Geography: geography, crane operators, geography project
crane operators, geography project, storage location: Hi Janvi, Toppers - They climb up the tree and while doing so, cut the side branches off and then cut off the top 1/3rd of the tree. This is very dangerous work and where many fatalities occur. Strippers - The remove the side branches of the topped...

Geography: geography, google, hirakud dam
google, hirakud dam, independance: Hi Anushak, Yes the Hirakud dam is a mrvp and one of the first to be built after India gained its independance. For images of the dam, please go to www.google.com and put in Hirakud Dam and there should be images available on any one of the sites that...

Geography: geography, cbse sample papers, social science projects
cbse sample papers, social science projects, environmental impact assessment: HI Himanshu, There is a great deal of information on the net but you must be clever to find it. Here are some websites for your research : All are from www.google.com 1) wikimapia.org/1387559/Tehri-Dam 2)www.keywordspy.it/overview/domain.aspx?q=andolan.prayaga.org...

Geography: geography project icse, geography project, infrastructure improvements
geography project, infrastructure improvements, floods in india: Hi Nilanjanalodh, Danger of development means that money, resources and time are used to develop an area, as a town, city, port or other human endeavor that may be in danger of destruction due to one of these natural phenomena. So, would you build a port...

Geography: goegraphy project, lumbering in canada, finished lumber
lumbering in canada, finished lumber, geography project: Hi Antara Lumbering in Canada is an important industry. It begins in the forest where a team of technitians goes in and marks trees for harvesting. Then the lumberjacks come into the forest and cut down the marked trees. The cut trees are called logs....

Geography: Ireland, goals of a business, global logistics
goals of a business, global logistics, business ethics: Hi Ms. Taylor, Ireland (not Northern Ireland) is predominantly Catholic. Thus it behaves based on the ethical constructs of the church. This means that right and wrong are, to a degree, dictated by the church. So for instance, social responsibility...

Geography: lumbering in canada, www google, google canada
www google, google canada, american forest commission: Hi Saumya Lumbering in Canada is clearly a current curriculum topic in India as AllExperts.com has received countless requests for information on the topic. I suspect that the intended purpose of the assignment is that students avail themselves of relevant...

Geography: unexplored to natives, planet earth, different story
planet earth, different story, natives: Hi Randy, There are some places that are viewed as sacred by the local inhabitants and remain relatively unexplored by the locals but at the same time, non-locals probably have explored these places to a greater or lesser extent. I know of no where on...

Geography: geog/history, southern hemisphere, land bridge
southern hemisphere, land bridge, africa australia: Hi Emma, Although your question seems quite a simple one, in reality the answer is quite complicated. Many, many years in the past, roughly 300 million years ago, that s long before even the dinosaurs lived, all of the countries of the world were joined...

Geography: River realignment, flow correction, sentil
flow correction, sentil, flood plains: Hi Sentil, River realignment or river course flow correction is a method of helping a river flow faster by channelization. The river bed is widened, some times made deeper and then lined with concrete to eliminate erosion. The river then can flow fast...

Geography: America, northwest north america, barack obama
northwest north america, barack obama, conterminous states: Hi Gord Thanks for writing. I think this would be a particularly interesting essay topic if it was a question of perception but I actually think that it has more to do with semantics and common usage than it has to do with perception of nationality. If...

Geography: ash wednesday: bushfires, ash wednesday bushfires, ash wednesday fires
ash wednesday bushfires, ash wednesday fires, ash wednesday: Hi Kara Thats fine. I have no problem helping with an assignment. I do tend to get a lot of questions from people at school , and you d be surprised how often those requests come when there has been little or no attempt to do the work themselves. However,...

Geography: bushfires, google search, emergency organizations
google search, emergency organizations, living in australia: Hi Kara Sorry but not being Australian or living in Australia means that this question is not really possible for me to answer without doing my own research. A quick Google search found this page; http://www.australianreview.net/digest/2003/02/brandes.html...

Geography: bushfires, bush fires, aerial firefighting
bush fires, aerial firefighting, human environments: Hi Kara First of all, for what a bush fire looks like, have a look on YouTube. Here s one link , http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PWr7x7zPiQ&feature=related In the first few seconds you can see video footage of a bush fire moving through rural Victoria....

Geography: Ford Motor Company and Environmental Impact, ford motor company, open ended question
ford motor company, open ended question, car storage: Hi Denise, This is a very broad and open ended question that is extreemly hard to answer in this venue. There are many aspects of Ford that would need to be taken into consideration to answer such a questions. FOr instnace: Their supply chain impact...

Geography: geography, bushfires australia, bush fires
bushfires australia, bush fires, gum trees: Kara, Bushfires can occur naturally or can be man-made i.e. lit by humans. In the right conditions (warm, dry, windy weather) they can move incredibly quickly. Its believed that bushfires in perfect conditions can move at over 30kph, that s as quickly...

Geography: irrigation, irrigation practices, irrigation systems
irrigation practices, irrigation systems, commercial ventures: Hi Akbar, This is a difficult question to answer since there are many variables from type of crop to availablity of water and how much water. There are some areas where rice is grown where water is very plentiful while in other areas, water is scarce and...

Geography: Lumbering in Canada, lumbering in canada, canadian forestry
lumbering in canada, canadian forestry, lumber supply: Hi Ankit, There are many factors that you can research and write about for instance: 1) Sustainability of the Canadian forestry program 2) the work being done in Canada with Silviculture (the science of growing a diversity of trees) 3) the importance...

Geography: lumbering in canada, www google, google canada
www google, google canada, american forest commission: Hi Junaina The problem is that lumbering in Canada is a very large topic. Its not possible to give you information that will cover all the required areas. What you will need to do is explore the internet using various sites and information sources to...

Geography: milage (u.s. miles) of public state /county roads that circumvent the state of florida, google maps, palm bay fl
google maps, palm bay fl, west palm beach: Okay, In that case I can give you a rough mileage but obviously you re then going to have to do a lot of research. Remember that the Tour is carefully co-ordinated and they re riding on roads that are free of cars and roads that have been carefully vetted...

Geography: Square kilometer, ready answer, international system of units
ready answer, international system of units, square kilometer: Hi Kashif I m sure that if this is homework you can do some more research rather than just ask such a basic question. You wont learn much if you expect that I ll give you a homework ready answer. What have you learned yourself about the square kilometer?...

Geography: An advert about sunbathing?, s glacier, glacier bay
s glacier, glacier bay, cruise ships: Been there, done that. On one of my US Navy trips we went up the inside passage between Vancouver Alaska. Near the southern tip of Alaska where it borders Canada there s Glacier Bay and on the day we were there the temp was around 75°F (23C). It doesn t...

Geography: geographry
Hi Deidra, This doesn t really work since size in some cases is a negative space while others are objects such as the grand canyon. Others are not really comparable such as the great wall and the CN Tower. The length of the great wall is much longer...

Geography: geography, greenwich meridian, international date line
greenwich meridian, international date line, regina sk: Hi The short answer is simple. Jane s flight passed over the International Date Line. Its a simple concept but unfortunately a pretty tough one to explain. Remember that hours and dates aren t naturally occurring elements, they are simply measures that...

Geography: global warming maps, illustrative maps, luck steve
illustrative maps, luck steve, world map: Hi Jonathan There are a few illustrative maps out there but, that I know of, only one zoomable one however it only shows rising water up to 14m http://flood.firetree.net/ The best overall page on the topic of sea level rises is this one; http://www.science.org.au/nova/082/082sit.htm...

Geography: Wind patterns, global wind patterns, middle english word
global wind patterns, middle english word, spinning on an axis: Shan, Westerlies are a wind pattern that blow around the globe from West to East. They are caused by high pressure building up in many of the worlds hot , dry places, deserts and savannahs and this air moves to areas of low pressure nearer the poles and...

Geography: Length of coast around Afro-Eurasia, eurasia, afro
eurasia, afro, coastline: Mr. Hennessey I m not sure if this exits with out the including of islands since these bits of land are almost always included. Islands extend the ownership of the sea but the country to whom it belongs. So their coast lines are viewed as critical to...

Geography: Ocean boundaries, oceans seas
oceans seas: A gulf is not more than a huge bay. The Gulf of Mexico is a part of the Atlantic ocean. There was once ONE ocean, the Pacific and the others were formed due to continental drift. Freshwater formed lakes. All saline bodies of water therefore originate and are...

Geography: Insular Habitats, congo basin, economic lives
congo basin, economic lives, tribal areas: A territory or island where the life is different and isolate in characteristics than surroundings. Their environment , society, culture, customs and life style distinct them and it seems that they are isolated. For example the natives of Congo basin, tribal...

Geography: Relationship between forest cover and agricultural pattern, relationship between forest cover and agricultural pattern
relationship between forest cover and agricultural pattern: Hi Tareq, The area covered by living plants and dead organic matter on the floor of a forest, sometimes restricted to only plants, is called forest cover. Agricultural pattern is defined as the spacial representation of crops rotation, or as the list of...

Geography: Population ratio, population ratios, age groupings
population ratios, age groupings, population ratio: Hi John, There are many kinds of Population Ratios. The most common are males to females in a population but it could also be the age groupings like children to adults or people from 20 to 40 vs. 40 to 60. The baby boomers are an age bracket that is...

Geography: geography, crane operators, fifth wheel
crane operators, fifth wheel, wind mills: Hi Hrithika, There are many kinds of haulers. These range from simple truck drivers pulling a standard trailer with a fifth wheel to specialized hauling for things like military equipment or very large loads like segments of wind mills for wind farms....

Geography: Hebrew Scroll & Morrocan Area Near Ouzan?, hebrew torah, gypsy groups
hebrew torah, gypsy groups, hebrew scroll: Hi Kevin, I am so sorry to hear of your worsening condition. I work with homeless vets here in the Houston area and many have a wide range of issues from mental health to illnesses brought on by exposure to chemical agents of many types. If you are willing...

Geography: lumberjacks of canada, life of lumberjacks, lumberjacks of canada
life of lumberjacks, lumberjacks of canada, lumber jacks: Hi Radhika 1) The harvest season begins in the Spring once the winter is finished. It goes through the summer and generally ends with the first snows of winter in late fall. 2) The is hard and dangerous work. The felling of trees in the forest takes...

Geography: Latitude and longitude, latitude and longitude, precise latitude
latitude and longitude, precise latitude, google: Yes there is. http://www.chemical-ecology.net/java/lat-long.htm If for some reason putting the direct address doesn t work, type in Surface distance between points of Latitude and Longitude to Google and the site should be your first result...

Geography: Earth quake theory, Earthquakes
Earthquakes: Hi Ali, I did not find any authenticity in this regard. HAARP technology cannot cause subduction or volcanic eruptions that result earthquakes. If it was possible to control the weather conditions then the severe hurricans in USA might be directed somewhere...

Geography: environment, Desertification
Desertification: Hi Fati, The most serious environmental problems facing the northern part of Nigeria are desertification and persistent droughts. The impact of desertification on ground water in desert prone areas includes various factors i.e., variable climate, land abuse,...

Geography: Geography, indigenous languages, religious country
indigenous languages, religious country, state religion: Hi McIsudfh, This does not give me much to on. Mexico is a big country with many climatic zones. Both indigenous and people from many parts of the world. It is a multi-cultural and multi-religious country but its state religion is Catholic. The primary...

Geography: Nitrogen Cycle, Nitrogen
Nitrogen: Hi Dezi, Nitrogen exists in nature in several inorganic compounds, namely N2, N2O, NH3, NO2, NO3. The circulation of nitrogen in nature consisting of a cycle of chemical reactions in which atmospheric nitrogen is compounded, dissolved in rain and deposited...

Geography: North East, North east
North east: Hi Garithon, you probably need to be more specific. If you are asking for directions (north, south, east, west), these are called cardinal points/directions. There is no alternate word used for north east in English. But in different languages various words...

Geography: 4th grade geography, grade geography, political geography
grade geography, political geography, maps index: Geography is a large subject. Google is a great place to start to find specific sites. As far as maps, political geography and other facts and figures, below are some of my favorites. http://www.world-gazetteer.com/ http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/index.html...

Geography: Geography, wet rice cultivation, mekong river
wet rice cultivation, mekong river, challenges face: Hi Sufea, As a semi tropical nation, Vietnam typically does not have an issue for wet rice cultivation. But the key to its success is water. Over the last 10 to 15 years, with global warming, the Mekong river has had a lower flow rate since the amount...

Geography: oceans, lakes, Seas and lakes
Seas and lakes: Hi Don, As water flows in rivers, it picks up small amounts of mineral salts from the rocks and soil of the river beds. This very slightly salty water flows into the oceans and seas. The water in the oceans only leaves by evaporating (and the freezing of...

Geography: rare and unique "old" map, mont saint michel, benedictine abbey
mont saint michel, benedictine abbey, vintage map: Hi Lana, Well, I will need to see the document. Please take detailed photos of the map and send me the images. rsalier@hotmail.com I make no promises that I can answer all of the questions but I have some colleagues that may be able to be of assistance...

Geography: about agriculture, Aeroponics/hydroponics
Aeroponics/hydroponics: Hi Jolene, Rice seeds require abundant rainfall and suitable temperature of more than 25c. CYCLE OF ACTIVITIES OF WET RICE(PADI) CULTIVATION(traditional vs commercial) 1. Before the rainy season, farmers build and repair bunds to separate and retain water...

Geography: Humidity, Humidity
Humidity: W.Salam Waqas, The amount of water vapour that the air can hold depends on its temperature. Warm air can hold more moisture than cool and hot air very much more than warm. The amount of water vapour in the air varies from day to day, even from hour to hour...

Geography: Lumbering in Canada, Lumbering
Lumbering: Hi Harsh, The term lumberjack has been replaced by logger for professional people who cut down trees in order to harvest lumber. The term lumberjack is now mostly used for the people who adopt woodcutting as a competitive sport. Origins of lumberjacking:...

Geography: Temperature with altitude, Shortwave radiation and longwave radiation
Shortwave radiation and longwave radiation: W.Salam Waqas, Thanks for your kind response. The earth s surface is heated by shortwave radiation from the sun and the atmosphere is heated by longwave radiation from the earth, mainly by convection and by conduction. The transfer of heat is called the...

Geography: Western mountains in Pakistan, Western mountains in Pakistan
Western mountains in Pakistan: Hi Taha, The western mountains branch out to the south from the Himalayas and may be divided into five parts. 1. The mountains of Swat and Chitral 2. The koh-i-sufaid 3. The waziristan hills 4. The sulaiman mountain range 5. The kirthar hills Importance...

Geography: introduction and conclusion for a project work on volcanoes and earthquakes., types of natural calamities, taking revenge
Geography: introduction and conclusion for a project work on volcanoes and earthquakes., types of natural calamities, taking revenge, mother earth

Geography: introduction and conclusion for a project work on volcanoes and earthquakes., volcanoes and earthquakes, plate tectonics
volcanoes and earthquakes, plate tectonics, geography project: Hi Hrishita, I m sorry but I do not know what the ICSE Board is but for such a project, the introduction and conclusion is based on the requirement of the project parameters. So, if for instance your project on Volcanoes and Earthquakes has to do with...

Geography: Wettest place on earth and its reason, wettest place on earth
wettest place on earth: W.salam Waqas, Mawsynram and Cherrapunji in India are the wettest places in the world. Cherrapunji is credited as being the 2nd wettest place on earth. However nearby Mawsynram is most wettest place nowadays. Both are located in...

Geography: Geography, Lithological Sequence
Lithological Sequence: Hi Tareq, Lithological Sequence means how are rocks formed in pattern? Or the formation of rocks in sequence. There are various basis on which the rocks can be classified but the most fundamental and comprehensive is the classification of rocks on the...

Geography: Pangaea & Tectonic Plates, tectonic plates
tectonic plates: Hi Cersie, I don t think so that the continents would recreate the Pangaea. The continents were drifted billions of years ago. At that time the planet earth was quite young in its existance and many huge changes were happened i.e., the depressions of the...

Geography: World Geography, mountains to the sea, indian subcontinent
mountains to the sea, indian subcontinent, himalayan mountains: Hi April, The whole of the Indian Subcontinent was under British rule for more then a century before they gained their freedom in 1947. Both Pakistan (East and West) became Muslim while India was predominantly Hindu. East Pakistan became Bangladesh....

Geography: Earth's Crust for Water,Oil,Coal, Minerals Extraction, water witches, scan radar
water witches, scan radar, resistance machines: Mr. Akerkar, Yes, sometimes satellite imagery can help in finding mineralizations. But these are generally on the surface of the Earth rather then deep within. Of course, some times surface features can indicate subsurface structures and deposits like...

Geography: Geography, flat areas, google
flat areas, google, mountain ranges: Hi Adarsh, I m not sure I understand the question. All Continents have coast lines that are at sea-level and all have mountains. I assume that you mean which continent has the highest average elevation. If Antarctica is excluded (because of the ice),...

Geography: Swimming Pool v/s Well Construction Process, shallow structure, stone brick
shallow structure, stone brick, different shapes: Hi Akarkar, Actually with pools, the chemicals are sometimes dumped directly into the pool and then the water is circulated through the pump. This is done to draw the water through a filtering system to remove large debris. With a well, one would...

Geography: Agricultural geography, geography question, food stuffs
geography question, food stuffs, agricultural enterprise: Hi Tareq, An agricultural enterprize region is determined by proximity to markets. In the green economy the cost of fuel, transportation and carbon foot print are taken into account. So the closer to urban areas agricultural areas can be, the better the...

Geography: Agriculture, household systems, integrated pest management
household systems, integrated pest management, farm economics: Hi Tareq, Operation of the farming systems can be analysed in the following ways: 1) ECONOMIC ANALYSIS (Economics as the framework for farm system analysis): Economics or economic analysis is the science of making choices so as to best achieve desired...

Geography: geography project
Geography: geography project

Geography: Hydrology, mass density, v 6000
Geography: Hydrology, mass density, v 6000, 6m

Geography: geo science/geology, science geology, geo science
science geology, geo science, time difference: Hi David, Eureka is located at 40 degree 47 min. North and 124 degree 9 min. West. TIME ACCORDING TO GMT 60E---- +4 60W---- -4 Eureka CA--- -8 For example, if GMT is 4 PM, then the time for the places fall at 60E will be 8 PM and the...

Geography: Geography, regional climates, geography question
regional climates, geography question, human geography: Hi Tareq, Here is a question for you.... What would make an area unsuitable or poorly suitable for agriculture? Would a desert be a suitable area? If you could add water then perhaps, depending on the salinity of the soil, proximity to markets and other...

Geography: Geography, hot humid climate, southeastern brazil
hot humid climate, southeastern brazil, population density: Hi Tareq, Many parts of the world have a south eastern region. Examples would include the Southeastern United States, Southeast Asia, Southeastern Brazil or Southeastern Australia. Some times these regional area were settled by different people and...

Geography: Geography, south east asia, asian continent
south east asia, asian continent, religious orientation: Hi Tareq, South East Asia is a lump of land off of the south eastern part of the Asian continent. Much like South Asia is a lump of land extending south ward from the Asian continent. This south-eastern extension of land includes Thailand, Myanmar, Laos,...

Geography: Geography, east asia region, flat coastal plains
east asia region, flat coastal plains, many different cultures: Hi Tareq, It isn t really homogeneous. It is made up of Thailand, Myanmar (Burma) Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia. Some parts of Southern China are also considered part of South East Asia. There are many different cultures living in this...

Geography: geography project, lumbering in canada, geography project
lumbering in canada, geography project, cut trees: Hi Melvin, Lumbering is a process. I starts with a section of forest that has been selected in some manner such as aerial survey or on the ground survey with an estimation of the amount of lumber that can be found in that section of forest. Then a cutting...

Geography: Hydrology, 1 tonne, height 2m
1 tonne, height 2m, cubic cm: Hi Tiziana, Mass (liquid form) is measured in litres while weight is measured in Kg. There is a slight difference between litre and Kg. It would be 6000 lit. water instead of 6000 kg. To know the depth of water you need three dimensions , length, width...

Geography: irrigation practices in the villages and the change in cropping pattern in the last decade ., irrigation practices, value crop
irrigation practices, value crop, crop water: Hi Asish, It all depends on the availability of water resources. With the new multipurpose dam projects, water is becoming more available to parts of India. As it becomes available, it allows people in the villages to grow a broader range of crops since...

Geography: Project Work, industrialisation in india, derelict land
industrialisation in india, derelict land, industrialization in india: Hi Oshina, Industrial regions developed where raw materials, power and other resources were available. The increasing trend of industrialisation in India is based on the following factors: 1. improving services, especially road networks. 2. availability...

Geography: States - Six Months Light and Six Months Darkness, sun rises and sets, potatoes alaska
sun rises and sets, potatoes alaska, matanuska valley: Hi Prashant S Akerkar, Actually except for poles, no where is the 6 months long day and 6 months long night. Even at 70 miles away from the pole there are 10 days when sun rises and sets and up to 65 degrees latitude the sun rises and sets daily. Fairbanks,...

Geography: States - Six Months Light and Six Months Darkness, summer solstice, total darkness
summer solstice, total darkness, plants and animals: Hi Prashant, Humans have electricity and other means of producing light and heat. The people who live above the Arctic Circle have all kinds of jobs from police officers to grocers. They live in houses that are well insulated from the cold and most have...

Geography: chinese 1 child policy and the death of baby girls in china., adoption in china, girl babies
adoption in china, girl babies, adoption agencies: Hi Madison, I m not sure that this is still happening. For many years, girls were put up for adoption in China because families have a preference for boys since in that culture, boys bring the girl into the family when they marry. In a one child China,...

Geography: climatic variation, plateau area, climatic variation
plateau area, climatic variation, western mountains: Hi Aimen, There are many factors that affect the climate of any area. In this case there is a mountain barrier that plays a vital role to vary the climate of these areas. The plains of Punjab and Sind have monsoon type of climate. The western mountains restrict...

Geography: Geography, dimensional lumber, forestry products
dimensional lumber, forestry products, guide rails: Hi Ruchita, There are several areas in Canada that are lumber producing areas. These are sustainable eco friendly areas where trees are grown for the purpose of producing lumber and other forestry products. Some are located in British Columbia, others...

Geography: Geogrpaphy, andes mountains, geography assignment
andes mountains, geography assignment, south america chile: Hi Sam, I generally do not do school assignments but I am willing to help you and direct you to where you can find information. The Andes Mountains run the length of South America. Chile, Ecuador, Bolivia, Argentina, Columbia, and Peru all have a portion...

Geography: Gronau & Groningen, Green, grün
Green, grün, gron: Hi Ken The German and Dutch languages are very closely related, closer than any other. In both, the old Germanic word gronja lead to words like green, grow, growth, gruen, grün, Therefore, Gronau = green valley and Groningen = green place (or place...

Geography: How important is tourism in the andes?, ecuadorean andes, andes countries
ecuadorean andes, andes countries, subsistence farming: Hi Sam, The Andes countries are one of the most important tourist regions in South America. The Andes contain the most extreme variations in landscape, vegetation and climate of any mountain group in the world. Andes pass through all climatic zones from...

Geography: Manufacturer/Supplier, canadian lumber, sustainable wood
canadian lumber, sustainable wood, maritime provinces: Hi Imran, I live in Houston Texas and I m not familiar with the Canadian Lumber markets. However, I can tell you that there are sustainable wood lots across Canada where the lumber from these wood lots are certified. You may need to call the Provincial...

Geography: Environment, ground water level, water levels drop
ground water level, water levels drop, impact of desertification: Hi Taha, The impact of desertification on ground water in desert prone areas includes various factors i.e., variable climate, land abuse, high evaporation rate, less rainfall etc. Within the period of fifteen years, 1960 to 1975, African countries in desert...

Geography: Lumbering in Canada, lumbering in canada, insect problem
lumbering in canada, insect problem, insect attack: Hi Srijan The Pros 1) if done sustainably then forestry products can be produced for an indefinite time period. 2) it provides jobs 3) it provides chemicals, products and materials that are useful in many different industries and commercial purposes...

Geography: lumbering in canada, lumbering in canada, share your opinion
lumbering in canada, share your opinion, mr ralph: Hi Agniva, For Canada, it is a major employer of people and it is an important part of their economy. It is also sustainable and green. So, I believe that it is very adventageous for Canada. However, if the loggers are not careful, it can be destructive...

Geography: Lumbering in Canada, don bosco school, lumbering in canada
don bosco school, lumbering in canada, lumber jacks: Hi Sayantan, There are many jobs in the forest among the lumber jacks. The Topper - this is the person who goes up into the tree tops and does the first cut. He cuts off the top 8 to 12 feet of the tree The Trimmer - his job is to cut the branches...

Geography: oceans, types of plate boundaries, theory of plate tectonics
types of plate boundaries, theory of plate tectonics, what is the theory of plate tectonics: Hi Janessa, An ocean is a body of saline water that composes a large part of a planet s hydrosphere. In the context of Earth, it refers to one or all of the major divisions of the planet s World Ocean – they are, in descending order of area, the Pacific,...

Geography: Tourism in the Andes, ecuadorean andes, andes countries
ecuadorean andes, andes countries, continent of asia: Hi Hallary, The Andes countries are one of the most important tourist regions in South America. The Andes contain the most extreme variations in landscape, vegetation and climate of any mountain group in the world. Andes pass through all climatic zones from...

Geography: Geography, life of lumberjacks, logging season
life of lumberjacks, logging season, forestry program: Hi Dhiksha, Lumberjacks are people who work in the forest that cut down trees for their wood. Any where there are forests you may find lumberjacks. Their work is hard and can be very dangerous. Each year some get killed or badly injured. In Canada,...

Geography: Pakistan studies, pakistan studies, tolerant species
pakistan studies, tolerant species, water availability: Hi Aiman, There may be several reasons depending on the area in question. Some has to do with colder temperatures pushing the window of the growing season to a smaller window. And the other is water availability. Water is an expensive commodity and with...

Geography: Cliffs again, invasion of normandy, beach fronts
invasion of normandy, beach fronts, specialist teams: Hi Paul, I m afraid that that is probably the best that I can do. However, the military and the USGS (US Geological Survey, part of the department of the Interior, may have much better data then I could get. After all that is their job. I wish I...

Geography: Erosion, weathering of rocks, shoreline erosion
weathering of rocks, shoreline erosion, soil particles: Hi John, Hearing the word erosion tends to evoke thoughts of a degradation or negative effect. In nature, erosion is an ongoing creative process. When man exacerbates or modifies the natural erosive process, the effects become more profound or destructive....

Geography: Geography, partition of india, religious denominations
partition of india, religious denominations, indian muslims: Hi Mattison, I generally do not help with homework but I will point you in the right direction: Bangladesh is the 9th most populated nation in the world. It is also one of the most vulnerable ones to climate change due to a wide range of conditions....

Geography: lumbering in canada, fur farming, lumbering in canada
fur farming, lumbering in canada, pictorial illustrations: Hi Pranav, This is a very vague request. Can you be much more specific? I have helped others regarding lumbering in Canada. Have you looked at my other responses? As for fur trapping and fur farming, you would need to ask some specific questions that...

Geography: Under the Earth's plates., www youtube, plates of the earth
www youtube, plates of the earth, hot rocks: Hi Ava, All you need to do is go on like and look up plate techtonics . The Earth s plates ride above the hot mantle which is made up of molten rock. This is evidenced by a volcanic activity below hot spots, oceanic ridge lines and the ring of fire. ...

Geography: Unexplored Islands, secret, island
secret, island, unexplored: I think man has stepped on every island in the world other than those covered by permanent ice. There are listed “desert islands” which are uninhabited but it is exactly these islands that attract the inquisitive that pass by. The folk of the Pacific rim are...

Geography: Worldwide Climate, land surface temperature, worldwide climate
land surface temperature, worldwide climate, exact figure: Hi Paul, Its quite difficult to answer in percentage but one can just guess. Many parts of the world fall up to 0c. Even most of the tropical areas having severe summer also show 0c temperature in winter. Its difficult to mention exact figure but I can just...

Geography: Worldwide Coastal Cliffs, soft rocks, internet geography
soft rocks, internet geography, hard rocks: Hi Paul, Cliffs result from wave action cutting a notch at the base of the land. The overhang breaks off to leave a sharp face. The slope of the cliff face is related to the angle of the rock layers. Although coasts account for only about 10% of earth s...

Geography: Worldwide Coastal Cliffs, scree slope, coastal miles
scree slope, coastal miles, welsh coast: Hi Paul, It may depend on several questions. For instance what do you call a cliff? Secondly, is there a beach at the base of the cliff or do the rocks plung into water with out an indicated beach of some type? As an example, along the Welsh coast,...

Geography: Worldwide Elevation, mountainous regions, mountainous areas
mountainous regions, mountainous areas, land surface: Hi Paul, Almost all the‏ ‏highlands and mountainous areas of the world fall in this category. Mountains are steeper, larger and taller than hills and are more than 600 m in height. Mountains cover 64% of Asia, 25% of Europe, 22% of South America,...

Geography: Worldwide Elevation, sea, level
sea, level, rise: Hello Paul, a very interesting and valid question. If all the ice on Earth would melt, I guess the sea level will rise about 100m above current sea level initially, yet then the Earth s temperature would be higher and evaporation and precipitation too. There...

Geography: Worldwide Elevation, elevation above sea level, volcanic nature
elevation above sea level, volcanic nature, bench mark: Hi Paul, Another difficult question to answer. 600m or 1950 feet is a rather arbitrary elevation. While it could exclude some islands others would be included because of the volcanic nature of those islands. In general lands of more then 610m (2000 feet)...

Geography: Bermuda Triangle Effect, Bermuda triangle, Bermuda
Bermuda triangle, Bermuda, Dreieck: I am sorry to disappoint you, but the reports about the so-named Bermuda Triangle are far exaggerated and generate more theories and imagination than geography or science. The triangle has never been properly defined and is as broad as to include the...

Geography: Geography, structure questions, precise answers
structure questions, precise answers, geography: hi Ruchi, This is a very big topic worthy of a book or two. Please ask me specific questions about the work of lumberjacks. Think of it as an interview and structure questions in interview form. This way I can give you very clear and precise answers....

Geography: geography, annual rainfall, northern mountains
annual rainfall, northern mountains, mountain barrier: Hi Ayesha, Over a large part of the country most of the rainfall is associated with the monsoon winds. The other source is the passage of the western disturbances coming from the Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf. Balochistan receives rainfall by this source...

Geography: science, properties of matter, what are the properties of matter
properties of matter, what are the properties of matter, tamu: Hi Farzan, go to this web site and it will provide the answer to your question: http://www.chem.tamu.edu/class/majors/tutorialnotefiles/intext.htm If you need more information or this does not help, please come back with another question and I will...

Geography: Swimming Pool Construction on Building Terrace/Roof, weight of a building, building
weight of a building, building, bouyancy: Yes, that is a very accurate way of calculating a buildings weight. In engineering we often need the weight to calculate buoyancy of the under levels during construction. There we use the volume (and weight) of reinforced concrete for the structure which...

Geography: Geography, maquiladora worker, pacific coast region
maquiladora worker, pacific coast region, population growth in the united states: Hi Mike, you have given me a whole objective paper to solve. I can provide you the relevant websites from where you can find the questions out. Its a typical school work. You can easily find out by searching below mentioned sites. www.ruralpovertyportal.org...

Geography: Old maps/new maps, map comparision, stereoscope
map comparision, stereoscope: Hi, I do not know of such a web site. The problem is getting the copyright of other maps. Site usually use only one source. Maps of modern cities are updated regularly that some cities may have over 100 versions! The way to go is to copy that part (or better...

Geography: Science Fair Expert Question, atoms and molecules, water sinks
atoms and molecules, water sinks, saline water: Hi Austin Reule, Temperature is a major determinant of water density. As water cools, it contracts and thus density increases. At 4 degrees celsius, water reaches its maximum density, however with further cooling density decreases. The solid form of water-ice...

Geography: Shape of the Planets, planet shape
planet shape: The planets are a collection af gas and dust. Just like a water-drop, the mass assumes the shape of a sphere due to cohesion of the material and gravitational forces toward the much denser center, usually solid iron surrounded by molten lava. If the planet...

Geography: What features of the ocean floor does center cut stand for?, plate tectonic lab, ocean plates
plate tectonic lab, ocean plates, google: Hi Carl, There is a plate tectonic lab in geology that looks at the sea floor and the spreading of the ocean plates at the plate boundaries. As the magma wells up from the mantle, the ocean floor moves sideways pushing the continents away from the oceanic...

Geography: lumbering in canada, lumbering in canada, forest products company
lumbering in canada, forest products company, paper chemicals: Hi Mayank, I am sorry but I do not do home work for students. I will provide brief answers but it is up to you to do the necessary research. Since you have seen my previous answers, then you have the basics that I can provide. 1) Spring, Summer and...

Geography: Role of multipurpose river valley projects, water fisheries, role of multipurpose river valley projects in india
water fisheries, role of multipurpose river valley projects in india, drownding: Hi Ajeya, The Major Role ? water conservation or storage. These projects also supply water for agriculture, industry, human consumption, lake fisheries, provide water for transportation, flood control. The draw backs are damage to the riverine ecosystem,...

Geography: Spider web like drawings on old maps, compass, heading
compass, heading, direction: Keywords: Points of the compass https://www.google.de/search?q=points+of+the+compass&biw=1440&bih=732&sei=4dG-T8v7FoHNsgbY5NjGCg&tbm=isch Navigation lines http://www.flickr.com/photos/10749411@N03/5813672319/ Boxing the compass http://ahoy.tk-jk.net/macslog/BoxingtheCompas.html...

Geography: geography, british colonisation of australia, colonisation of australia
british colonisation of australia, colonisation of australia, papua new guinea: Some Pacific Islands are geographically proximate to Australia but there are many other factors that cause cultural variations i.e., religion, customs, history, language, migration and settlement etc. Australian culture is quite similar to European culture....

Geography: space, seas and oceans, pull of the moon
seas and oceans, pull of the moon, moon and sun: Hi Krupa, Yes the Earth has a lot of water and this water is both on the surface of the earth and also in its atmosphere. The Earth has a very powerful gravity due to its molten center and this gravity keeps the water on the Earth as well as our atmosphere...

Geography: EST & DST & Daylight-saving Time, DST, daylight saving time
DST, daylight saving time, time change: Hi Kenneth Both times change so there is still an hour difference between them. All states of the USA use daylight saving time (DST), except Arizona. Note: most countries have or plan to abolish daylight saving time. It causes problems in agriculture...

Geography: Geography, farmland preservation, contiguous land
farmland preservation, contiguous land, enterprise area: Hi Rohail,An agricultural enterprise area (AEA) is a contiguous land area devoted primarily to agricultural use and locally targeted for agricultural preservation and agricultural development. The area proposed for designation and demarcation as an AEA...

Geography: Geography, distinctive languages, baltistan
distinctive languages, baltistan, tribal groups: Hi Zain No, it is more of a cultural region of Pakistan. The Hazara are a cultural or tribal groups that live in the Kyber area of the mountains to the north. These peoples make up a number of tribal groups and have rather distinctive languages and dialects...

Geography: multipurpose projects in india, multipurpose projects in india, fertile farmlands
multipurpose projects in india, fertile farmlands, reservoir lake: Hi Palak, A dam is just a part of a multi-purpose project. And for most situations, a dam is not a stand alone structure but was built with many purposes in mind. Dams are built to: retain water for later use reduce flooding Provide water for irrigation...

Geography: Peruvian Orange Groves, oranges, florida
oranges, florida, peru: Hello Ken, Oranges from other countries might be found in Florida because the seasons differ. Florida, well into the northern hemisphere, harvests mainly November to May and Peru throughout the year because it is close to the equator, there is no summer...

Geography: pls help, geography teacher, managing disaster the role of students
geography teacher, managing disaster the role of students, pipe line: Hi Akki, This is a great assignment! Ok, I know that it seems like kids aren t really well suited to help in managing a disaster but there are all kinds of disasters! Some are small like some gets burned out of their home, it is a disaster to them isn...

Geography: time difference, time difference, gmt
time difference, gmt: Hi Rohail, Eureka is located at 40 degree 47 min. North and 124 degree 9 min. West. TIME ACCORDING TO GMT 60E---- +4 60W---- -4 Eureka CA--- -8 For example, if GMT is 4 PM, then the time for the places fall at 60E will be 8 PM and the time...

Geography: waterfalls and hot springs in Peru, cabanaconde, spring pools
cabanaconde, spring pools, thermal baths: Hi,Anni, you are right,Manu and Oxapampas national parks are the places where one can find both,waterfalls and hot springs.Peru is a country of great diversity in landscapes. A variety of waterfalls and hot springs can also be found in the vicinity of Colca...

Geography: diference north and south, south shore beaches, north shore beaches
south shore beaches, north shore beaches, rocky headlands: The glaciers melted and receded to the north, resulting in the difference between the north shore beaches and the south shore beaches. The north shore beaches are rocky from the remaining glacial debris, while the south shores are crisp, clear, outwash sand....

Geography: Difference north and south, glacial moraines, rocky headlands
glacial moraines, rocky headlands, terminal moraine: Hi Enit, This is an excellent question. Long Island is actually made up of 2 terminal glacial moraines. During the ice ages, the ice advanced twice and basically stopped where Long Island is now. The rocks and glacial till came from due north as the...

Geography: Difference between Seas and Oceans, sea, ocean
sea, ocean, seas: Hello Niaz These are well defined in books so I will just add my own definitions. An ocean is the major body of water between continents. A sea may be a well defined part of an ocean or greater inland lake. According to my definitions the Mediterranean should...

Geography: "Theoretical Background" to Research Work, theoretical background, research
theoretical background, research, definition: Hello Sujit Research work is done to find out more information about a specific topic. It might be to collect data, to explain a phenomenon, to experiment a procedure, to prove a theory or much more ... By first defining the exact goal and purpose of the...

Geography: World Geo help!, species of rabbits, nuclear weapons tests
species of rabbits, nuclear weapons tests, bikini atoll: Hi Colby, I generally do not do home work but I will steer you in the right direction 14) So, Australia, Is it in the Northern or southern Hemisphere? If it is at the same longitude where would it have to be? Most of the population of Australia...

Geography: QUESTIONS ON INDIA : PHYSICAL FEATURES, yamuna rivers, barren island
yamuna rivers, barren island, deccan plateau: Hi Astina, All of the following answers are from Wikipedia and you can find them there too. In the Punjab/Haryana area the two rivers are the Chenab and Sutlej. There are others as well in the Ganga area the Ganga and Yamuna rivers. They eventually...

Geography: Wet equator / dry equator, equator, land
equator, land, sea: Hi, sorry this took a while, it is seemingness useless data? Why would you need to know this? My curiosity is stronger and after not finding any measurements or distances on the entire web, I have decided to survey this myself using Google-Maps. It will take...

Geography: site seen from aeroplane, flight tracker, flight photos
flight tracker, flight photos, fotos: Hallo Malcolm The images are mirrored digitally, not an effect made by the camera unless such a special function is incorporated. It seems to be artwork made by a practical joker? If I knew what camera type and which airline, how far into the flight etc.,...

Geography: WHAT DID YOU SAY?
This is more a science question, but I ll give it a shot. It s due to pressure differences. As you gain or lose altitude, the air pressure around you changes. In the back of your mouth is a tube that connects your mouth to the inner ear. Normally...

Geography: lumberjacks of canada
Hi Aishwarya, There are different jobs that Lumberjacks do: 1) Feller this is the person who cuts down the tree 2) topper this person climbs up the tree cutting off its limbs and then cuts off the top 3) trimmer this person trims the tree that...

Geography: Mountain ranges, himalayas, greater
himalayas, greater, karakoram: Hi, sorry for the delay, I was moving mountains! The answer is yes.. the Karakoram are geographically part of the Greater Himalayas which is a chain divided through four ancient nations giving them each a different name in various languages. Wikipedia...

Geography: Haydon & Booth 1860 Nashville city map, tennesse, map
tennesse, map, 1860: Hi, A hard shot! Finding old maps needs patience. The map is mentioned in the article: http://mcgarveyice.wordpress.com/2012/03/17/claibornes-chapel-christian-church-nashville-tn/ The title of the map might include Edgefield? http://civilwarnashville.wordpress.com/2012/07/30/stereoview/...

Geography: Road distances, google maps, road distances
google maps, road distances, route planners: Hi again, yes, you could find out the highest or lowest house number in each individual street by looking at a good map or Google maps and calculate each of the distances from your starting point for each of them. Perhaps the local post-office or a courier...

Geography: German national animals, national animals
national animals: Hi Madi, The eagle is the German national animal. It is on the diplomatic flags and on the national coat of arms. The bear is the symbol for the capital Berlin. The lion is the national emblem of Bavaria. Animals north of the Alps are much like the animals...

Geography: Neptune, Neptune, Pluto
Neptune, Pluto, temperature: Hi, you could yahuugle for this information, it whould be faster! Why is Neptune the coldest planet? Neptune is the farthest planet from the Sun so does not get as much radiation as others. It is therefore the coldest. The average temperature there is about...

Geography: geography, lumber companies, skidders
lumber companies, skidders, skidder: Hi Vivek I m not sure what you are asking me. A skidder is a piece of logging equipment used by Lumber companies to help remove cut down trees (logs) from the forest. Some times this is still done by a team of horses or mules and a person in areas that...

Geography: Old Maps on New Maps, maps, transpose
maps, transpose, transposition: Hi, you can use transparency tools to transpose one map on the other. They will need to be of the same scale. Is is difficult to see what information comes from which map unless two distinctly different colours are used at 50% transparency each. Usually,...

Geography: Roleystone-Kelmscott Fires, wildlife impacts, rain fall
wildlife impacts, rain fall, open ended question: Hi Maktoom, This is a rather open ended question that could be turned into a book. So, there are different aspects to look at: 1) the human cost and toll (no one died but many lives were turned upside down) 2) the Social cost in which the loss of property...

Geography: water, spread of diseases, dumbies
spread of diseases, dumbies, sicknesses: Hi Sage, I m not sure what you mean by the first century Do you mean 2000 years ago? When people first came on to North America? In either case, the people who first came to the continent and those who lived here before the first Europeans or...

Geography: Waterfalls, cave, waterfall
cave, waterfall: Hi Daryl, most waterfalls hide caves behind there flow. Here are some examples: https://www.google.com/search?q=geology+waterfall&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:de:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=de&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=JKLLUavHEMew4APmpYHYBQ&biw=1024&bih=570&sei=KqLLUbboBZOn4AONz4A4...

Geography: Geopgrahy, communist revolutions, russian czar
communist revolutions, russian czar, fall of the ussr: Hi Daymia, Don t know who assigned these to you but they are really poorly structured questions. Take the first question. None of the answers are correct. C may be the closest but even this one is not true, but is the closest. The second is also...

Geography: about river in india, volcanic soils, indian languages
volcanic soils, indian languages, red water: Hi Soumitra, I am sorry but with the research I have done, I ve not been able to identify an alternate name or if it relates to a color. However knowing that the river drains part of India that has deep volcanic layers, it may run red as a result of erosion...

Geography: Angles at north pole, latitude, longitude
latitude, longitude, map projections: Hello Tanzania The lines of latitude and longitude are always 90° when looked at straight down onto the Earth s surface or most map projections. If you look at a sinusoidal map the lines may appear to cross at an acute angle because the technique used...

Geography: Westersted-Westerstede, holstein, westerstede
holstein, westerstede: Hi, The borders changed a lot around this time. I think the Westestede near Oldenburg was in control of Holstein around that time. Achives in Oldenburg or Hamburg might help if you ever visit Germany. The departing port known? Was most likely Bremen or Hamburg?...

Geography: geography, lumber jacks, lumbering in canada
lumber jacks, lumbering in canada, lumber jack: Hi Krishna, In Canada, the forestry industry is considered a critical sustainable industry which provides thousands of jobs across the country. The farming of trees for lumber, wood pulp for paper, and forest related chemicals is an under pinning of the...

Geography: geography, western mountains, northern mountains
western mountains, northern mountains, economic importance: Hi fahad, you should clearly mention about the mountains. Mountains of which region you are asking about? I am bit confused & can just a guess. I am not sure wether you re asking about the northern and western mountains of Pakistan or any else region of the...

Geography: hurricanes
Hi Fiza, Hurricanes need four conditions to form: •low air pressure •warm temperatures •moist ocean air •tropical winds (near the equator). Hurricanes form in the tropics, over warm ocean water (over 80ºF or 27ºC) and at latitudes between 8° and...

Geography: link between them
Hi wajid, sorry for late reply. Environmental degradation refers to the depletion of resources i.e., air, water, soil, elements, compounds etc., which eventually will lead to the deterioration of the environment. A strong link can be observed between environmental...

Geography: soil
Hi Sasha, Types of Soil: There are many different types of soils, and each one has unique characteristics, like color, texture, structure, and mineral content. The depth of the soil also varies. The kind of soil in an area helps determines what type of plants...

Geography: tides
Tides are periodic rises and falls of large bodies of water. Tides are caused by the gravitational interaction between the Earth and the Moon. The gravitational attraction of the moon causes the oceans to bulge out in the direction of the moon. Another bulge...

Geography: tropical rainforest
Hi Ayesha, There are many indigenous groups of people who live in the tropical rainforests. Many of these groups, like the Yanomamo tribe of the Amazon rainforests of Brazil and southern Venezuela, have lived in scattered villages in the rainforests for hundreds...

Geography: Civilizations
Hi pow, all three had storage systems, all used stone to build their monumental structures, all grew crops that were well suited to their environments; Inca grew quinouis, potatoes, maize, curcubids, on terraced fields and had animal husbandry. Maya grew...

Geography: Exchanges
Hi Kale, Among the crops that went from the new world to the old: Potatoes, Tomatoes, Many kinds of squash, Corn (maize), Cenapodium, amaranth, and Tobacco and others, Going the other way: Yams (africa), Okra (africa), Grains (wheat, rye, oats), linen, many...

Geography: inset box(map)
Hi Hue, An inset box on a map is any area of the map that has a special focus. So a map of Chicago s downtown loop with its elevated subway tracks is often an area of focus and they will place an inset map of this into Lake Michigan. It will be enlarged...

Geography: inset box(map)
An inset is just part of the main map that shows greater detail, and is in a separate box to set it apart from the main map. For example a map of Washington that shows just major roads might have insets for major cities that show main streets within those...

Geography: Sight
This is a that depends question. It depends on how high your bare eyes are off the ground. Round Earth: For an observer on the ground with eye level at h = 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m), the horizon is at a distance of 2.9 miles (4.7 km). For an observer standing...

Geography: Africa
Hi Wendell, I m a bit confused. Do you mean Africa or North America? For North America, it is the three coasts, the Rocky Mountains and the Mississippi River Basin. For Africa, The continent also has 3 coasts, jungles and mountains all of which contribute...

Geography: Geography
Hi Ian, been on vaca. Missed seeing your question. 3 seacoasts: Pacific, Gulf and Atlantic. Some say we have a fourth and that would be the Arctic Ocean. Why are they important? 1) they make commerce with the rest of the world much easier 2) it gives...

Geography: Physical Features of North America
Hi Wendel, Don t need to apologize. America has many natural resources and occupies much of North America which gives it a strategic place on the globe. Because of this we occupy a unique position with other countries in Asia and Europe. Also our early...

Geography: South East Asia
The Mekong River and its massive delta which covers much of southern Vietnam and Cambodia. This allows for a great deal of rice cultivation and food production. Further to the north in the hills one finds differernt kinds of agricultural activities and orchards...

Geography: South East Asia
Hi Tran, Southeast Asia is,, for the most part a very large delta. This created by the out flow of the Mekong River system. It is an area of very rich farm land and with abundant water, ideal for rice cultivation. As you travel towards the north it become...

Geography: how to present data in a report - geog
Hi Christian You will need storm data as well then run correlations between sst and storm frequency/severity. Thus if you can a correlation you can then forecast the same going forward based on predicted sst into the future. You should look for other...

Geography: rubber cultivation in malaysia
Hi Addy, A rubber holding is essentially a rubber plantation. Natural rubber is made from Latex which is a liquid or sap that comes from the rubber tree. Since these trees live in the tropics, they are planted in large number on a plantation and then...

Geography: Ancient Egypt
Hi Heidi The punishments depended on if they broke religious law or other non-religious laws. If they broke religious law then they had to make specific restitution to the god that was offended by the breaking of the law. Restitution could be the sacrifice...

Geography: history
Hi Aiha, Empires are generally not brought about by religious expansionism but they arise as a natural out growth of a progression of cultural and social factors. As a city grows in size the development of a strong centralized government grows with it....

Geography: Progress vs Development vs Growth
Hi Yang, Thank you for the clarification! As in my second example most cultures go through phases. From nomadic to sedentary to urbanization. These are associated with both growth (in population, cultural institutions, social structure) and development...

Geography: geography
Hi Priya, Countries contain the area of Indus river: Pakistan (93%) India (5%) China (2%) The Indus Basin Project (IBP) was developed in pursuance of the Indus Water Treaty, including Mangla dam, five barrages, one syphon and eight inter-river link...

Geography: River Management, river, naturalisation
river, naturalisation, resectioning: Hi, sorry this answer took a while, I am moving house. Costs of restoring a river bed or changing it depends on the its size, the topography of the area and the type of bed-rock. If the work is in a city the costs are much higher too, about double. ...

Geography: Air pressure 2 atm, atmospheric pressure
atmospheric pressure: Hi, you guessed correctly, 2 ata is achieved in only 10 meters of water. In air 0.5 ata is experienced at about 6000 m and 2 ata would be experienced in a mine at about 9000m depth I guess. The graph for this is a curve because air can be compressed, water...

Geography: Where cities are located, city location, formed
city location, formed, founded: Hi Sam, an urban economist would know this. I checked, there is no such book to be found immediately, so you have a great opportunity to research and be the first to put all this information down in one document. I guess books on town planning would...

Geography: Curvature of the Earth, distance, to
distance, to, horizon: Hi there, On a very large pure sphere a small creature can only see a distance a few times its height! Height in comparison to diameter or radius of the sphere is what determines how much of the sphere is visible. Example, an eyeball or ant floating on...

Geography: Query
Hi Sam Major cities have grown where trade routes cross. This may be where land and water routes cross paths. NYC London Paris Amsterdam New Orleans etc... These are cities with important trade connections to the sea and land. In ancient times the...

Geography: Who lays cliam on the Antartic, Antarctic, antarctica
Antarctic, antarctica, south pole: Hello, Antarctica is a vast continent with emense riches in the form of minerals and oil, it was once covered by jungle! There are very complicated claims to Antarctica well documented and easy to yahuugle. Current claim are mainly: Argentina, Australia,...

Geography: borders
Hi Marlon, The Ural Mountains have long been considered the dividing line between Europe and Asia. It is where the two continental plates meet. The Caucasus Mountains along the southern portion divide Europe from South Asia including Turkey now considered...

Geography: lumbering in canada
Hi Sayantan, Lumber jacks are men and women who work in the forest resources industry. They trim the branches, top the trees, cut the trees down, trim the logs, extract the logs to staging areas and load the prepared logs onto trucks for the saw mill....

Geography: Ship - Water Route travel from India to USA.
Prashant, Much depends on the size of the boat. One can go, initially, in one of two directions. East or West. If you go East, then you go through the Sunda straights then across the Pacific and to North America west coast. If the cargo is to go to...

Geography: 5 themes of miami, firn edu, adobe acrobat reader
firn edu, adobe acrobat reader, future of the city: Z: I have entered your question, and have uncovered this site that seems to be locations-specific: http://www.stephenleviton.com/SocialStudies.htm. I would suggest sending him an e-mail for aid in getting through his info presentation; and locating...

Geography: 7 Wonders, paricutin volcano, great barrier reef
paricutin volcano, great barrier reef, hanging gardens of babylon: Hi Bridget. There are various lists, see http://wonderclub.com/AllWorldWonders.html The first and classical list, that of the ancient world, is: - Great Pyramid of Giza - Hanging Gardens of Babylon - Temple of Artemis - Statue of Zeus at Olympia...

Geography: 7 wonders, van heemskerck, impressive monuments
van heemskerck, impressive monuments, dutch architect: Chase, The only reason the Seven Wonders of the World are so close to each other is because at that time the known world was in that area. The list of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World was originally compiled around the second century BC. The first...

Geography: Aberystwyth, country of wales, american currency
country of wales, american currency, google: Calum: Aberystwyth is located on the western coast of Britain, in the country of Wales; abutting the Irish Sea. www.mappoint.com provides a map of the locality. After accessing the home page, just look for the Address In: box, and use the...

Geography: Adapting to Desert, planting palms, aborigines of australia
planting palms, aborigines of australia, suitable trees: Hi Percy ... a very good question and here s a positive answer: One can easily adapt to dry places and even change deserts into fertile and productive fields! The Egyptians and the Israeli s have become masters at this an won back thousands of hectares...

Geography: Adhesion, pool system, new pool
pool system, new pool, glass water: Hi Danny [I found this un-answered question in a pool and want to now answer it. The new pool system at wwww.allexperts.com will insure that EVERY question is answered quicker and better in the future.] Water really does climb! You see it as a meniscus...

Geography: Africa, formula milk, diamond mining
formula milk, diamond mining, child relationship: Hi Madhuri 1. South Africa has a high GDP in Africa because of it s well developed infrastructure and technology. Further, efficient mining of many different valuable ores has made it a world leader. Gold and diamond mining and a very strong agricultural...

Geography: Africa's Rivers, drainage basins, african rivers
drainage basins, african rivers, navigable waterways: Hi Madhuri 1. other than that of the Nile and Congo, the drainage basins of rivers in Africa are either too small or lie in regions of little rainfall. In a large part of Angola and Zambia the watershed lies so that, the Okavango river drains into the Kalahari...

Geography: Africa, democratic republic of the congo, rwanda burundi
democratic republic of the congo, rwanda burundi, republic of the congo: Hi Madhuri You found extremely difficult questions today :-) 1B 2B 3A 4A 20% correct 4B 95% correct (all 3 nations?) 4C 80% (Not all w nations & some not all debt) 4D 5% Question 4 might have an error in it or be a trick question. I tip...

Geography: African and Asian people before New World, spice islands, world hi
spice islands, world hi, tribal warfare: Hi Elizabeth, The Asians were essentially unmolseted by Europeans as they were still viewed as the Exotic East or the Spice Islands. The Europeans were looking for easier ways to get there to gain wealth which is what Columbus was trying to do. As for...

Geography: African geography, mainland tanzania, mount kilimanjaro
mainland tanzania, mount kilimanjaro, african geography: Brittani: I am going to answer your questions in reverse order as I have the info regarding the lake west of Kilimanjaro available immediately. Using www.msn.com, and using Lakes Of Tanzania in the search box, I received nearly 60,000 options....

Geography: Agglomerations, wages and salaries, heart operation
wages and salaries, heart operation, hospital beds: Hi Gilly The terms agglomeration , conurbation and metropolitan are controversial internationally. What is meant here in these two questions is the Greater Los Angeles Area or Greater London ! I would define a city like Los Angeles (or London)...

Geography: AIDS, guilt and depression, life insurance policy
guilt and depression, life insurance policy, aids epidemic: Hi Maduri Geography? Discuss? Homework? There are brilliant specialists like Kristen Brannock and other experts in this field available that will not discuss but rather give some points under Health & Fitness at this website and specifically at: www.allexperts.com/browse.cgi?catLvl=2&catID=168...

Geography: Algonquin park, algonquin park, park boundaries
algonquin park, park boundaries, yellowstone national park: Farhan: This source is devoted to the conflict around Yellowstone National Park in the states of Wyoming,Idaho, and Montana. Many of the arguments employed can be substituted for for the wolf. http://www.forwolves.org/ralph/bisonrpt.html...

Geography: Algonquin park, algonquin park, park boundaries
algonquin park, park boundaries, wild country: The regions around Algonquin are sparcely populated and the wolves have free range. I don t believe that the wolves have any problems, its the people who might. Most of the peoples who live in this rather wild country are very hardy and know how to care...

Geography: Alpine glaciation, passive continental margin, salinity of the ocean
passive continental margin, salinity of the ocean, oceanic currents: 1) it may seem counter intuative but an increase in global warming causes the ice sheet in the Artic regions to melt. This melt water then changes the salinity of the ocean water and disrupts the normal flow of various oceanic currents including the Gulf...

Geography: Amazon River, amazon river, peru ecuador
amazon river, peru ecuador, drainage basin: Hello Dave, The Amazon River is fed by more than 1,000 tributaries, including seven that are more than 1,000 miles long, and it drains more than half of Brazil, as well as parts of Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela. Its total drainage basin...

Geography: Amazon river, amazon river, answer asap
amazon river, answer asap, maderia: There are 90+ medium and large tributaries and hundreds of small ones. The Major ones are: 1) Xingu 2) Tapajos 3) Jari 4) Paru 5) Trombetas 6) Negro 7) Parana 8) Purus 9) Jurua 10) Jutai 11) Japura 12) Ica 13) Napo 14) Tigre 15) Maranon ...

Geography: America, illinois schoolchildren, blue violet
illinois schoolchildren, blue violet, state flower: The State flower of Illinois (Chicago is only a city of that State) is the blue violet. In 1907, Mrs. James C. Fessler of Rochelle suggested to state officials that Illinois schoolchildren vote for a State Tree and State Flower. The vote for state...

Geography: American Time, east coast time, pacific time zone
east coast time, pacific time zone, expertise thanks: Prime Time in the US runs from 8pm-11pm on the east and west coast, from 7-10pm in the middle of the country. The US is divided into 4 time zones, from west to east: Pacific Mountain Central East For television programming, most times are assumed...

Geography: Ancient Flat Earth Terminology, brave explorers, early civilizations
brave explorers, early civilizations, helenistic: Hi Michael, I would like to be of assistance on this question however, I am not aware of any stories from these early civilizations which speak to the flat Earth concept. In fact, the Egyptians and the Greeks knew the Earth was round and could demonstrate...

Geography: Antarctica, www google com, discovery channel
www google com, discovery channel, google: Jennifer: According to this site, http://www.coloradocollege.edu/Dept/EC/faculty/hecox/Doug%20thesis%20site/Executive%20Summary.htm, about 1/4 down the page there is a listing of milestones for the Ant. Treaty Systems. As shown on the statement,...

Geography: Antarctica, alfred wegener institute, british antarctic survey
alfred wegener institute, british antarctic survey, antarctic continent: Hi Jennifer, What I can do is to give you the text of the Antarctic Treaty, as follows. The present Antarctic political situation is a result of the entry into force of the Antarctic Treaty. This international juridical instrument signed at Washington,...

Geography: Antarctica, antarctic treaty system, arthur watts
antarctic treaty system, arthur watts, source titles: Matt: Strange that I should get two questions of the same topic in one day, hmm......................... BTAIM, here is a site regards ownership: www.clubdirect.com/southpole/fact5.html. It gives the best explanation on this continent s...

Geography: Antarctica, polar ice caps, desireable place
polar ice caps, desireable place, hole in the ozone: HI Dan, Yes, based on the amount of ice on both land and sea, if it all melted, they estimate that it would raise mean sea level by some 240 feet. Sorry got the 400ft from something else. The 240ft is based on work done by NOAA and the UN. This is...

Geography: Antarctica, women scientists, human birth
women scientists, human birth, continent of antarctica: Not that I am aware of! In the previous expeditions there were no women, and when the first women scientists started to settle down there they were doing it for a few months, so I suppose that if any one became pregnant she must have had the good sense...

Geography: The Arctic, square kilometers, antarctic continent
square kilometers, antarctic continent, square kilometres: Hi Pichu The Arctic Ocean is about 14.1 million square kilometers large. Comparing, the Antarctic continent is about 14.4 million square kilometers large and surrounded by the Southern Ocean being 20.3 million sq.km large. Regards, Rangutan Rudi...

Geography: Asia, mrs fox, puzzeled
mrs fox, puzzeled, mt everest: Mrs. Fox. I must admit that I am a bit puzzeled by your question. I m not sure what you mean by A,B C s or why Mt. Everest would be listed under E or M. Unless of course E represents Everest and M Mount. So, if A is for Asia, B is for Beijing,...

Geography: Asian Culture, pleistocene megafauna, germ warfare
pleistocene megafauna, germ warfare, rich natural resources: Shavonne, There were NO Asian peoples living in the Americas. There were Native Americans living in the Americas. There is still some debate as to where these people came from though for the most part it is felt that they did originate in Asia. The Americas...

Geography: Astola, google, random question
google, random question, geography: Hi, Thats a bit of a random question, and im afraid i wouldnt know anything about it. Thats not the kind of geography i study. why dont you do a search on google, yahoo or something like that?? take care, and thanks for asking, sorry i cannot help...

Geography: Astronomy Quiz, astronomy quiz, saturn c
astronomy quiz, saturn c, eclipses of the moon: Hi Jessica Quiz time, I love it! 1A (see also Doppler effect) 2C (Jupiter rotates fastest of the planets) 3B (Earth is revolving around the Sun) 4A (I guess) 5A (Supernova) 6B (waxing and waning of the moon) 7D (gas planets have no crusts but a...

Geography: Atlantic Snowfall, pik potsdam, dry weather
pik potsdam, dry weather, cold stream: Hi Steve Our oceans determine our weather and that of NY is influenced by the cold stream from Greenland and prevailing dry weather from the north-west USA. The UK enjoys a warmer stream from the equator but that also creates fog. There are less snowy but...

Geography: Atlas for PCs, earth google, gov cia publications factbook
earth google, gov cia publications factbook, encarta 99: John: I have done a search(as Micrsoft allows) on this product, and without BUYING IT; I can not comment, save from the small sampler, that indicates it does the job as you described. In my own process, these are the tools I would use: http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/...

Geography: Atomic Clocks, us naval observatory, atomic clocks
us naval observatory, atomic clocks, national institute of standards and technology nist: As far as I am aware, there is no global authority governing atomic clocks. Governments (at least those that have atomic clocks) refer to their own. In the US the official atomic clock is the US Naval Observatory s MASTER CLOCK. In Canada, it is the National...

Geography: Atomic Clocks, atomic clocks, time gov
atomic clocks, time gov, wikipedia: Mary Ann: This site has some great info for you: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atomic_clocks. www.altavista.com has this site, et al, http://www.units.muohio.edu/dragonfly/time/accurate.htmlx. It also makes sense to access the Altavista.com...

Geography: Average annual precipitation, wonderclub, special clubs
wonderclub, special clubs, thelist: Dan: I would seriously bookmark this site: http://www.wonderclub.com/Atlas/thelist.htm. A great source for questions such as this. Be sure to understand that some categories list a PLACE within a country as having a distiction. This does NOT necessarily...

Geography: accounting, investor data, american airlines
investor data, american airlines, stock shares: Shykhan, I am sorry but this is out side my area of expertise. However, you could contact both companies or look on their web sites to get their investor data sheets and this information may be listed there. You may also contact the stock exchanges they...

Geography: accounting, milestone payments, long term relationships
milestone payments, long term relationships, capital expenditures: Shykhan, The budgeting process is often uses the crystal ball. There are many aspects to this process including knowing your customer market to the point of understanding what they will need during the coming year and from this you can set the budget for...

Geography: accounting, monetary transactions, inventory cost
monetary transactions, inventory cost, critical feature: Shykhan, I m not sure what you are looking for with your first question re: wealth and agency. Please define what you need. e-business needs to do a good job of marketing and making people aware of how to contact them. Financially, these businesses...

Geography: accounting, role of financial institutions, freddy mac
role of financial institutions, freddy mac, financial intermediation: ShyKhan, Now we are getting close to the edge of my own knowledge base. Financial intermediaries are those institutions that DO NOT have a direct connection to the financial markets eg. the banks and brokerages. That is not to say that finance companies...

Geography: accounting, freddy mac, long periods of time
freddy mac, long periods of time, mortgage houses: Shykhan. No, not all loans are sold into the Fanny or Freddy Mac market place. Some are held by institutional lenders as part of their portfolios (asset base). Some lenders like Wells Fargo hold a large number of mortage notes and retain them for long...

Geography: accounting, off shore banks, bearer bonds
off shore banks, bearer bonds, rainy day fund: Shykhan, Your first question: When a company generates excess cash, they generally want to hid it so they don t have to pay taxes on it. So they place the funds into special accounts for specific capital programs . These funds can be carried over...

Geography: accounting, capital expenditures, term obligations
capital expenditures, term obligations, working capital policy: Shykhan, If you don t have a working vapital policy, you may run out of money to pay immendiate bills like payroll, short term obligations and material deman notes. So, Cash flow is very important and what many companies do to cover themselves is that...

Geography: accounting, fda law, american airlines
fda law, american airlines, ground crews: Shykhan, The air line industry is mostly regulated by the FAA. This agency covers all airplanes air worthiness and pilot capabilities, flight crews and ground crews. The EEOC which regulates all labor issues, The FCC which regulates the use of communications...

Geography: accounting, loop holes, equity holders
loop holes, equity holders, senerio: Shykhan, According to tax laws, money set aside in accounts designed for the purchase of capital goods, new construction or other productivity expansions which could result in hiring more people or generating additional sales are not taxable for a specified...

Geography: accounting, sarbanes oxley act, stake holders
sarbanes oxley act, stake holders, equity stake: Shykhan, The importance of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) is to ensure that those people in leadership roles such as CFO, CEO and members of the board of trustees can not claim that they were not aware of the financials of their company. They must sign that...

Geography: accounting, cash flow analysis, cash flow statement
cash flow analysis, cash flow statement, income statement balance sheet: Shykhan, The income statement is that part of the financial document which outlines the earnings of the company. This is generally before expneses are taken out of the number. The balance sheet does this. It shows all of the income and out go in the...

Geography: advantages Of multipurpose river valley projects, water resource management, irrigation water
water resource management, irrigation water, flood control: Hi Jeet. The advantages: Water resource management including irrigation, water for human consuption, flood control and others, Disadvantages: reduces natural furtility in the normally flooded zones, impacts on fisheries, inappropriate use of water...

Geography: affects of enviromental degradation, environmental degradation, food animals
environmental degradation, food animals, plants and animals: Hi Allison, Environmental Degradation can impact all aspects of life in the area impacted. If you look at the areas around the Aral Sea in Russia or the Sahel of sub Sahara Africa, these areas have been badly damaged. The people become poorer, sick and...

Geography: age of continents, homo sapien sapien, continental shields
homo sapien sapien, continental shields, 65 million years: Hi MT, The continental land masses began to form even as the Earth began to cool down. The continental land masses are made of lighter materials which floated above the heavier/more dense core. So the continents are billions of years old. These continental...

Geography: -------------------------..., economic revolutions, rise of fascism
economic revolutions, rise of fascism, political upheavals: This is too wide a question to be answered in this place with so little time. Only during the last two centuries the European economy was affected by royal absolutism, the rise of the scientific world view, the political and economic revolutions that transformed...

Geography: agriculture, subsistence farming, corn wheat
subsistence farming, corn wheat, cash crops: Samia: Let me state this as an INFORMAL Rule Of Thumb regards your question: Subsistence Farming usually is pictured as rudimentary agricluture that provided food that was consumed almost immediately. Yes, some of the harvest was preserved...

Geography: What did we see from the air?, white sands national monument, sands national monument
white sands national monument, sands national monument, u s geological survey: Dear Eleanor, Thanks for your quick reply. You can call me Claude, despite my somewhat impressive age. You see, much to the lack of understanding of many people, I still watch the Tom & Jerry cartoons on TV, and I enjoy them immensely. So don t feel like...

Geography: airline flight path, atlanta braves baseball team, airline flight path
atlanta braves baseball team, airline flight path, atlanta braves baseball: Alison: Atlanta Is the best bet with a night show such as you describe. You may have seen Turner Field, home of the Atlanta Braves baseball team. The lights were probably lit for prep work for the imminent 2005 season, commencing 04-01-05....

Geography: alain manesson mallet, magnum opus, armillary sphere
magnum opus, armillary sphere, celestial globe: Alain Manesson Mallet (1630-1706) Unfortunately, I have not been able to gather much info on this character. I know, for instance, he was a French engineer, cartographer and surveyor who served under Louis XIV in France, and in 1683 he published his...

Geography: alain manesson mallet, magnum opus, map maker
magnum opus, map maker, google: Mario, Unfortunately, there is very little about Alain Manesson Mallet on the web. I use Google as my search engine because it has over 1 billion websites in it s database. Therefore, most of what you look for will be in Google, or not on the web at all....

Geography: alain manesson mallet, french military engineer, rochester public library
french military engineer, rochester public library, military fortifications: Mario: Have entered the subject into the www.msn.com search box, and got 57 entries. Most are dealing with his prowess as map maker, and depicter of new lands as described by returning explorers. Many Americans must journey to Paris and the...

Geography: the amazon rainforest, amazon rainforest, graphic depiction
amazon rainforest, graphic depiction, chumby: Trishia: This search term was applied to the Great Google. “How Humans Adapt To Their Environment.� There are well over 34 million entries involved. I stopped on Page 2. BTAIM, your question is based primarily in the arena of...

Geography: amazon river, amazon river, peru ecuador
amazon river, peru ecuador, drainage basin: Hello, I think I have already answered that question before. At any rate, I repeat it here: It is fed by more than 1,000 tributaries, including seven that are more than 1,000 miles long, and it drains more than half of Brazil, as well as parts of Bolivia,...

Geography: amounts of cement and water, definite chemical composition, rochester public library
definite chemical composition, rochester public library, carbon silicon: Brian: Enclosed is my response from the Science Division of the Rochester Public Library. www.libraryweb.org. They DO take on-line requests; just use the Ask The Librarian link, and follow the instructions. Essentially, this SHOULD have...

Geography: annual precipitation, change weather patterns, el nino and la nina
change weather patterns, el nino and la nina, weather forecasters: Dan: I do believe the site mentioned in my previous letter has that information for you. Let me know if it does NOT. Hint, it IS in the USA, but NOT in the South. As for question #2, I have sent it on to one of the local weather forecasters...

Geography: annual precipitation of Venezuela, precipitation, alison
precipitation, alison, google: http://www.fao.org/DOCREP/004/Y1997E/y1997e1b.htm Alison, This web site has two sections, the first shows how much rain fall a given zone gets and the second part (you get to the map by clicking on the regional heading). and t hen check out the area of...

Geography: annual precipitation, climate changes, northern india
climate changes, northern india, rain forest: Hi Dan , the answer to number 1 question is the Amazonia Rain Forest in Brasil, Peru and Venezuela, with average annual precipitation that can reach the 4000 mm. As for no. 2, the monsoons (convergent precipitation) rising over northern India (Himilaya)...

Geography: archipeligos, pacific micronesia, north of the equator
pacific micronesia, north of the equator, archipeligo: Karen, Well, let s see. An archipelago is a group of islands. The Philippine Islands are an archipelago, and Philippine is 10 letters, and it s in the North Pacific. Micronesia is an archipelago, and has 10 letters, and is in the North Pacific. Those are...

Geography: army, business anthropology, masters degree in business
business anthropology, masters degree in business, sure what your question: Hi Jasmine, I m not sure what your question is. Are you asking me if I joined the military? The answer is no. The Vietnam war was nearly over when I graduated from high school and I was not drafted. I went to college to become an archaeologist/anthropologist....

Geography: atmospheric variations, pressure belts, electricity problem
pressure belts, electricity problem, weather and climate: Nathan: You may access www.msn.com and place Weather systems into the search box. There are over 2,172,400 sites that deal with this question. There are several on the first page that can give a lot of empirical info on this subject. Since...

Geography: Barranco de Maspalomas, dry river beds, gran canaria maspalomas
dry river beds, gran canaria maspalomas, sandy bottoms: Steve: Let say, that you must have had a marvelous vacation in the Canaries. I have never been there, so my answer is limnited at best. First, there is no place with the name you have indicated. Second, Barranco has two meanings:...

Geography: Basic but difficult question., dictionary of geography, susan mayhew
dictionary of geography, susan mayhew, sir dudley: PHIL: Contact me at the address below. I have some info for you that may help give you an insight into your quiry. Thomas J. Baglin Ragingmountain@aol.com Phil: Haven t heard from you regards my info, so will give you an abbreviated...

Geography: Basic but difficult question, carl o sauer, social pathologies
carl o sauer, social pathologies, geography course: Hi Phil, Urban Geography is just another field of Modern Geography, along with Human geography, Cultural and Social geography. Five major themes characterize cultural geography: culture, culture area, cultural landscape, cultural history, and cultural...

Geography: Bay of Bengal, andaman and nicobar islands, andaman and nicobar
andaman and nicobar islands, andaman and nicobar, bay of bengal: Michael: This is another example Of PERCEPTION and ill use of a NAME. This is NOT unique. I was asked about the differences between a lake and a pond. The problem is there is NO clear definition of a lake; there is NO minimum standard to...

Geography: Bay of Pigs, bahia de cochinos, bay of pigs
bahia de cochinos, bay of pigs, queen triggerfish: Hello Hanan The Bay of Pigs was so name after the Spanish name Bahia de Cochinos which referes to the abundance of Queen Triggerfish . The direct translation should be Bay of Triggerfish ! These fish when caught and taken out of water grunt very much...

Geography: Bermuda Triangle, bermuda triangle, density difference
bermuda triangle, density difference, nw pacific: Hello Suad Recent and proven scientific evidence shows that large volumes of gases [methane?] released from the ocean floor, much heavier than normal air, bubble to the surface and when accumulated, create thick air which can sink ships and drop airplanes....

Geography: Bhakra Nangal Dam, baglihar project, river indus
baglihar project, river indus, geography project: Hi Karishma, I was unable to find any kind of individual award for the dam project. I think what you teacher was speaking about was the award given to the Dam project to continue. The World Bank hired an independant arbitrator to resolve the dispute...

Geography: Bike to Los Angeles from Houston?, bike clubs, journy
bike clubs, journy, alternate routes: Hi Cheryl, The best place to ask would be one of the many bike clubs here in Houston. There are several that do long distance bike rides and some even marathons. I would google bike clubs in Houston and then make contact with them to find out some of...

Geography: Birth Control in China and India, birth control in china, political boundaries
birth control in china, political boundaries, financial concern: Thomas: This IS a question that belongs EITHER in SOCIOLOGY, OR another CULTURALLY-based science. At THIS point in time, GEOGRAPHY has a LIMITED INFLUENCE upon the polticial decisions of curtailing human re-production. GEOGRAPY S contributions...

Geography: Birthplaces, postal codes lists, rootsweb
postal codes lists, rootsweb, place names: Hello Mark, I searched for Painee and with various other spelling but could not find a place with that name worldwide. I looked at the Austrian Postal codes lists with names starting with P and also B but there is nothing near that except Pains 6551...

Geography: Brown patch on Brazil-Suriname border, nasa world wind, google maps
nasa world wind, google maps, rio paru de oeste: Szabolcs: I am NOT be sure, but in examining to the 2,000 foot level, my GUESS is a DEFOLIANT at work. Note some of the varying shades of red. One of the most notorious types is Agent Orange, used in Viet Nam in the 1960s, and 1970s. The...

Geography: Building below Sea Level, ramat hasharon israel, catastrophy
ramat hasharon israel, catastrophy, geographer: This is a good question. I don t know for sure (I m not a geographer), but I d expect it has to do with benefits outweighing the risks. With N.O and the Netherlands, I think it has mostly has to do with the location and ability to build large port facilities....

Geography: Business, poor decisions, spur of the moment
poor decisions, spur of the moment, endevors: Shykhan Critical thinking looks at a given problem and then looks for the root cause . This is generally done via statisctial methodologies thus defining targeted areas for fixing . If done properly, the problems are fixed and the use of critical thinking...

Geography: Business, jd edwards, documentation systems
jd edwards, documentation systems, erp system: The implementation of an new (ERP) Enterprize Resource Planning System is generally very complex and requires a lot of preparation. These systems are IT heavy and require a great deal of traning for users of the system. Such systems as SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards...

Geography: Business, rainy days and mondays, case study analysis
rainy days and mondays, case study analysis, bad weather: Well you are Chris . Take the three case study goals as presented at the bottom of the case study. These are organizational, Ethics and Communications. Through out the study, there are bracketed items which identify specific issues. Take these and put...

Geography: Business, solution implementation, video cd
solution implementation, video cd, computer system: The plan is expounded upon by the head of the hospital and it flows down from above. To managers to supervisors. Each section will have training sessions and in this way the information is explained and diseminated. It can also be done via e-video, CD...

Geography: Business, prudent decisions, industry profits
prudent decisions, industry profits, distribution model: a) if supply co drives some of its customers out of business then it could potentially hurt itself. However, if the over all sales with the new product exceeds any losses, then it is a business decision. If on the other hand, a way could be found via license...

Geography: Business, number of presidents, 6 years
number of presidents, 6 years, centuries: This is a process. First, look up each president and find out their age when they were sworn in. Second, Add up the numbers. So for the 1700 s 3 were 57 and 2 were 61. This adds up to293. This is then divided by 5 and the answer is 58.6 years of age....

Geography: Business, descriptive statistics, gas milage
descriptive statistics, gas milage, sleep deprivation: Shykhan, I don t much use statistics in my personal life unless we (the family that is ) is looking at a major purchase. Then we look at average gas milage, loan costs over time and things like that. In business however, I use statistical analysis quite...

Geography: Business, normal curve, sigma 2
normal curve, sigma 2, z test: Shykhan, 1. A Z test and t test differ in what is being tested using the same data points. The difference is found in the denominator of the two equations. In the t test, the denomiator s sigma is replaced with s and this divides the square...

Geography: Business, measures of central tendency, central tendency and dispersion
measures of central tendency, central tendency and dispersion, central tendencies: This is a good start. Be sure that you do spell check and grammer check to find simple errors. I recommend that your do several charts. The first would be a bar chart showing ages across the bottom and the number of men on the left hand side. This...

Geography: Business, price of metals, screw job
price of metals, screw job, probability statistics: Shykhan 1) that depends on a lot of factors and the most important one is when is this question asked? at the begining of the season or near the end. 2) Probability statistics are important in the forecasting of businesses from predicting sales to hedging...

Geography: Business, decision making model analysis, nuclear disarmament
decision making model analysis, nuclear disarmament, world hunger: Shykhan, This is a very difficult question for me to answer. You need to choose a problem, I m not speaking of World Hunger or Nuclear Disarmament but something much smaller and easily managed. I am totally unaware of you knowledge base and where...

Geography: Business, american generosity, article marketing
american generosity, article marketing, fallacy: Shykhan, You did not ask a question. So, I m not sure what you are looking for. A fallacy is a statement which is made but is not entirely true. Such as All Drugs are bad. Or All Drugs are Good. Clearly it depends on the nature of the drug and its...

Geography: Business, root cause analysis, money loss
root cause analysis, money loss, according to plan: Shykhan Work places always have some kind of problems. Wether it is a new project or an old one which did not go according to plan or even something as simple as high turn over of personnel. Each organization has its own quirkes and issues. The way to...

Geography: Business, risk mitigation, variables
risk mitigation, variables, decision making process: shykhan Some times a decision must be made even with out all of the variables understood or even known. It does not mean that the decision is a poor one but it is made with the obvious risks. If, as part of the decision making process you include some...

Geography: Business, clock work, shift manager
clock work, shift manager, lunch time: Jumpin Jiminy! It sounds like you are taking a college class which is rather interesting. PA should be fired. First of all what are the normal working hours? Second, What does the job entail? Thrid, When he leaves, when do the others in...

Geography: Business, business settings, personal time
business settings, personal time, critical nature: shykhan, There are many types of techniques used. Unfortunately not all of them are sound. I know of one manager who makes decisions on a whim . Few facts and little sense and he is off and running. Thankfully, he has very good people who usually make...

Geography: Business, work performance, corrective actions
work performance, corrective actions, metrics: First, you must establish that there is a problem. Hear say is not adequate. So time metrics should be used to show that he is not spending the same amount of time as the others. Secondly, IF he is getting his work done in less time and since he is project...

Geography: Business, legal ramifications, western cultures
legal ramifications, western cultures, moral requirements: Shykhan, This is a very tough question to answer well. Situation: Close an operation in a forigen country because they are not as profitable as expected. This will cause the lay off of 500 people but the company will need to carry the social cost...

Geography: Business, correct decisions, mice and men
correct decisions, mice and men, best laid plans of mice and men: Shykhan Close, Critical Thinking is a reasoning process used to find the best answer to make the best decision. There may be many right answers depending on the circumstances. And there may be many correct decisions again depending upon the circumstances....

Geography: beaches, copernic desktop search, free copernic
copernic desktop search, free copernic, desktop search engine: Elaine: I have found a limited number of offerings for your question. Www.alltheweb.com, and www.msn.com, have 830+ entries on this subject matter. Yes, there MAY be a good portion of overlap, but still the variations are worth the inspection....

Geography: beaches, tourism sydney, target location
tourism sydney, target location, tourism impacts: Elaine: Am not sure if this is an assigment, but essentially, what holds true for many other tourist venues, is GENERALLY, true for your target location. However, you SHOULD access these two sites for some background info, and insight, I suggest...

Geography: black sea, sea of azov, sea of marmara
sea of azov, sea of marmara, euxine sea: Andrew, The Black sea is actually a sea. The Black Sea (known as the Euxine Sea in antiquity) is an inland sea between southeastern Europe and Asia Minor. It is connected to the Mediterranean Sea by the Bosporus and the Sea of Marmara, and to the Sea of...

Geography: brahmaputra, brahmaputra river, hindu kush
brahmaputra river, hindu kush, indian subcontinent: Hi Babu, According to Geologists, the Brahmaputra River is among the oldest on Earth along with the Nile of Africa and the Neu of North America. They all predate the mountians which now feed these rivers. All of them were in existance on the old mega...

Geography: What is the branch of physical..., impact weather, interelate
impact weather, interelate, physical geography: Physical Geography looks at land forms and water features of the Earth or other planets. This includes under sea mountians, canyons currents, and other features of the oceans, lakes and seas. On dry land, mountians, river systems, plains, canyon lands etc......

Geography: brazil, east of brazil, capital of brazil
east of brazil, capital of brazil, brazil 1: Hi Jawad, thanks for asking.. These questions are very simple. Not that they are easy, but you can actually find some of these answers on the net... I will answer some of them, but i want you to research it yourself and become independent for yourself...research...

Geography: So, how do we breathe?, high altitude cerebral edema, high altitude pulmonary edema
high altitude cerebral edema, high altitude pulmonary edema, oxygen molecules: Jacek, If you live in or travel to high altitudes, you are breathing thin or skinny air. At sea level, oxygen comprises about 21 percent of the air that you breathe. It is important to realize that air pressure decreases as altitude increases. At 12,000...

Geography: business, dividend payout, stock splits
dividend payout, stock splits, shareholder equity: Hi Shykhan, The stock split reduced the par value of the shares by the net split. Thus if you get 2 for one, then the two new shares are 1/2 the value. However, I, personally have viewed stock splits with great favor in that stocks which split are generally...

Geography: business, two edged sword, pro forma financial statements
two edged sword, pro forma financial statements, financial forecasting: Shykhan, Good morning. Forecasting is a two edged sword. If it is done well, it can be used to do detailed financial forecasting and budgeting. However, most companies don t have a clue as to a) how to do it well and b) how to develop the necessary contingencies...

Geography: business, marketing procurement, corporate climate
marketing procurement, corporate climate, sarbanes oxley: Hi Shykhan, Generally speaking the Finance group, including treasury, and Operations develop the budget. This group generally also involves upper management and in this way captures Sales and Marketing, Procurement and other Cost Centers. Once the budget...

Geography: business ethics, business ethics, code of ethics
business ethics, code of ethics, purchasing supply: Hi Shykhan, The ISM (International Supply Management organization) has a business ethics charter for individuals in the purchasing/supply chain arena which is very good. You can get a copy from them at www.ism.ws. The most important thing beyond this...

Geography: business ethics, business ethics, value stream
business ethics, value stream, doing the right thing: Hi Shykhan, Wow! what a question. How do ethics influence value systems. Mostly by perception. If a company or non-profit or other value stream is viewed as ethical, then it will draw in investors and provided that it is real ethics which lead the company,...

Geography: business, capital budgeting process, leasing assets
capital budgeting process, leasing assets, payback method: Hi Shykhan, The capital budgeting process begins with a group of projects which have been identified and budgeted by the project originator and finance people. The payback method is most often used when a project is not funded during the orignial budgeting...

Geography: Calculating diametrically opposed positions, wmich edu, google
wmich edu, google, longitude: Hi, I m sorry, but without a globe I cannot give a clear cut description of what you want. Perhaps if you visit the following webs, you will be able to come out with a reasonable picture.: http://www.google.es/search?q=cache:L2L_iS0ysmMJ:homepages.wmich.edu/~emersonc/Lab4Geog582.htm+*calculating+diametrically+opposed+Latitude+and+any+Longitude*++++++++++++++++&hl=es...

Geography: Calgary, calgary alberta canada, city of calgary alberta canada
calgary alberta canada, city of calgary alberta canada, city of calgary alberta: Hi Emma, The City of Calgary Alberta Canada is 721 Square Kilometers and the Metro area is 5083 Square Kilometers (that is the area which includes the city and the suburban areas out side of the city limits). The current metropolitan population is 878,868...

Geography: California jobs, national recruiters, aerospace engineer
national recruiters, aerospace engineer, skilled programmer: Hi Grace. I m not sure what you are asking. Are you asking what parts of California have jobs? Or are you asking how can I find jobs that are exclusively in California? Both will depend on the area of work. For instance if you are a skilled programmer...

Geography: Californian Geography, maps of california, political sovereignty
maps of california, political sovereignty, davey crockett: Mari: Ownership is an INCORRECT terminology for this question. There are MANY private owners of Baja. All are of the native citizenry as foreigners are prohibited from doing so. However, your query may be more in the nature of Political Sovereignty?...

Geography: Canadian Culture & History, french canadian culture, homework question
french canadian culture, homework question, canadian geography: Hello Phoebe The cold, mountainous and arctic regions make Canada (and the people) so very different to the USA. The Canadians are a much quieter folk, drawn far more to nature and survival. Today they have one of the lowest criminal rates in the world....

Geography: Canadian ecozone - montane cordillera, canadian ecozone, montane cordillera
canadian ecozone, montane cordillera, time jon: Jon: The www.msn.com site is the key with Montane Cordillera Project in Canada as the question. The result was 190 options. I would recommend the first 15 as prime sources in varying targets of emphasis. All these sites contain...

Geography: Canyons, ty hardin, information banks
ty hardin, information banks, definitons: Ty: THIS is a question from a four-year-old? Hmm...... Have to allow for above average intelligence, a/o parental phraseology in the home. But, that is a another story for another day. I state the latter clause as my sons were impressing their...

Geography: Cartography, greenwich line, central latitude
greenwich line, central latitude, line of longitude: Well, there is the Equator, 0°, is the central latitude and reference line, then two times (north and south) 1° - 89°, the poles are just points, not lines. 1+(2x89)= 179. There are 179 lines of latitude in whole degrees. [Lines of longitude, also called...

Geography: Changes in Transporation in the exports of wheat, www google, canadian consumption
www google, canadian consumption, google: Dear Farhan, Your questions are very specialized for mr, bearing in mind that I know Canada, very superficially and as a tourist only. I have found, though, these webs which I think may answer some of your doubts on the subject. Hope they will help....

Geography: Changes in Transporation in the exports of wheat, canadian national railway, canadian consumption
canadian national railway, canadian consumption, plains indians: Fahran: The answer is very easy. The whole answer is RAILROADS. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_National_Railway, and http://collections.ic.gc.ca/cnphoto/english/cnr3_ang.html. These are sites that explain the main reason for your question....

Geography: Changes in Transporation in the exports of wheat, canadian consumption, barge transportation
canadian consumption, barge transportation, rail transportation: Farhan, I m not sure of the specific change you are requesting however, several changes did occur during this time frame: 1) Improved rail transportation to ports 2) Improved barge transportation to ports espcially along the Mississippi 3) Change...

Geography: Chechnya, homework question, infoplease
homework question, infoplease, internet searches: Jo: http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/world/A0811595.html is your site. If you have to, use www.infoplease.com, and enter Chechnya into the search area, access the drop-down box and hit Encyclopedia. This will give you your info. Thomas...

Geography: Chechnya, google seach, rian ru
google seach, rian ru, homework question: I did a Google seach on Chechnya and population and came up with the following site. http://www.rian.ru/rian/chechnya/en/01/01.html On the first page, it says the population is 300,000. I have a slow connection, so didn t look any further. There...

Geography: Chechnya, http www google, www google es
http www google, www google es, spanish encyclopedia: After Human Rights Watch, from a 1.100.000 population in 1994, Chechenia population was reduced to 400.000 in year 2002. In the last 3 years it is estimated that more than 20.000 people have been killed by the Russian army. The religion of the Chechens is,...

Geography: Chinese one child policy., one child policy in china, chinese govt
one child policy in china, chinese govt, chinese one child policy: Hi Anne, The one child policy in China began in 1979 and was adopted because of the population growth which alarmed the government. However, the population growth had actually slowed down due to a reduction in apparent fertility between 1970 and 1979. Where...

Geography: Cinderville, e mail address, mega search engine
e mail address, mega search engine, dry plates: Eileen: Without seing these specimens, I cannot hazard a guess as to what the real life location might be. But,. I DO have a couple of guesses. #1: A power plant that used coal as fuel. Cinders were used as grit for snow-covered roads before...

Geography: Cities Specifically Boston, west roxbury, boston west
west roxbury, boston west, west boston: Hi Laura, Most sections of cities are called neighborhoods. The below, are definitions of boroughs A self-governing incorporated town in some U.S. states, such as New Jersey. One of the five administrative units of New York City. A civil division...

Geography: City names change, maps of the world, city names
maps of the world, city names, time city: Steve, You know, I worked on an answer to this for the last few hours. I usually answer on Outlook Express. Then copy and paste to the box here. After all that work, the matrix I made wasn t as it was on Outlook. It was all over the paste. No matter what...

Geography: City parks, new year 2005, happy new year 2005
new year 2005, happy new year 2005, happy new year: I suppose city parks and open green spaces are important in general because not only help they procuring a better environment to live in, but also the contribute to the production of oxigen that we need to breath. Regards and happy new year 2005 Claud...

Geography: City parks, hook line, lives in the balance
hook line, lives in the balance, knowledge extraction: Akhter: A warm welcome to the Allexperts.com site. It is hoped you will avail yourself to other portions of this expansive venue. Mucho knowledge at your finger tips, eh? And, the PRICE IS RIGHT,TOO!!!!! As for me, I do NOT directly answer...

Geography: City parks, apartment complexs, lake front park
apartment complexs, lake front park, social unrest: Akhter, welcome to All Experts. I will provide the information you are seeking. Green spaces in cities are very important for several reasons. City dewlers live in very enclosed communities such as apartment complexs and these are rather confining. This...

Geography: City or town?!, statutory definitions, garnavillo iowa
statutory definitions, garnavillo iowa, south ireland: Most of it has to do with local usage. The exact dividing line between a city and a town is very much with the viewer. What a person from New York City might call a town, a person from, say, Garnavillo, Iowa might call a city. It s perspective for the most...

Geography: Claudio,I have been trying..., indented coastline, pebble beaches
indented coastline, pebble beaches, rocky beaches: Hi Anne, Rogoznica, is a small Mediterranean tourist destination close to Primosten in the Dalmatian Coast of the Adriatic, and 25 km south of Sibenik, is placed in a wide bay, has a post office, doctor s office and stores - a great place to spend a wonderful...

Geography: Climatology Quiz, water vapor content, troposphere stratosphere
water vapor content, troposphere stratosphere, layers of the atmosphere: Hi Casey Quiz time again? :-) yey! 1A (tropical maritime) 2A 4D 5B 8C 10B 12B (or possibly D?) 14C 15D 16B 18C I m not sure about answer 12! Please ask one of the experts at Chemistry : www.allexperts.com/browse.cgi?catLvl=3&catID=1355...

Geography: Climatology, easterly waves, little bit of rain
easterly waves, little bit of rain, atlas mountains: The prevailing winds change seasonally. In the Northern Hemisphere, for North Africa, the Middle East and southern part of the USA they are generally very weak being that H (high cell belt) in the two diagrams mentioned above. The diagrams show conditions...

Geography: Cloud cover, climates of north america, wind currents
climates of north america, wind currents, ocean currents: Farhan: The site for you is this: http://www.poemsinc.org/oceano/currents.htm. Although it starts out as an ocean-based presentation, there IS a great interaction of wind currents and ocean currents. As I have stated before, MAN is too stupid...

Geography: Clouds & Snow, water droplets, snow flakes
water droplets, snow flakes, good question: Hi Fusion This is a good question. The reason they don t is because the water droplets are so tiny that the air is able to suspend them even in the coldest conditions. They may freeze but since they are so light, they stay up. Its not until there are...

Geography: Coal, geological time periods, geological time period
geological time periods, geological time period, coal beds: Hi Beki, Most coals were made during the carboniferous geological time period. This is true for most of the coals in Britian. Some are more recent and come from the cretaceous period. These are mostly the lignights and other soft brown coals. Many of...

Geography: Coastal, great orme, little orme head
great orme, little orme head, storm ridge: www.field-studies-council.org/outdoorclassroom/16plussearch/courseinfo.asp?no=50 You may find this web site of value and interest. The Field Studies Council did some work on just this question. As for how the Great Orme head lands would have an impact...

Geography: Coastal, great orme, storm ridge
great orme, storm ridge, bay tides: Craig: Quite a question, but I do have some preliminary info for you. Regards Storm Ridge, http://www.helicon.co.uk/online/datasets/samples/education/model.htm posted this under Beach Profiles: Beach profiles (cross sections) are often...

Geography: Coastlines, arthur conan doyle, toronto reference library
arthur conan doyle, toronto reference library, seven continents: M: I can provide SOME assistancew at present, but wuill have to wait for my requests to be answered by third parties. Access the following: http://users.aber.ac.uk/teh3/introduction.htm. But, this does concentrate only on Africa. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_length_of_coastline....

Geography: Compare and Contrast, southeast asian nation, moslem countries
southeast asian nation, moslem countries, similarity: Hi Darrell, Sorry for the delay. Bearing in mind that you are referring to two different countries altogether differences are many. Similarities, for instance, may be that both are Moslem countries, but that s probably the only one. That, and maybe both...