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    green, burnt orange, magenta. Where to put the darkest shades of blue. The lightest. There is something of symmetry, of composition. There is topography to consider. Demographics. The vast expanse of open land, open water, the sensuous curves of coastline, of mountain ranges, of rivers with their writhing bodies and forked tongues. The color of the ocean is according to its depth. In terms of Indonesia, of Nova Scotia, of Sudan, colors are arbitrary. They reject symbolism, existing only to say look

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    Homer, Alaska

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    the sea begins Homer is the hub of the lower Kenai Peninsula of Alaska, an area incomparably rich in natural wonders and recreational possibilities. The Kenai Peninsula is an Alaska in miniature, a combination of mountain and meadow, coastline and island. The backbone of the peninsula is the Kenai Mountain Range, which separates the rolling hills and salmon streams from the Gulf of Alaska and cradles the 1,000 square mile Harding Icefield, a trackless inland ocean of 3 million-year-old

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    Barbados

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    North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela (13 10 N, 59 32 W). It is considered a “Coral Island” due to its vast coral shore beaches that surround the perimeter of the island. Overall, Barbados is 430 square kilometers, with 97 kilometers being coastline area. The circumference is approximately 55 miles around, and has a pear-like shape to it. Length and width wise, Barbados is 21 miles and 13 miles respectively. In Comparatively speaking, Barbados is 2.5 times the size of Washington D.C. Geologically

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    Affirmative Action

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    progress of the Serbian nation. Serbia was a direct threat to the survival of the multinational Austrian Empire and for that reason Austria felt it necessary to thwart Serbia’s plans for growth and development. The Serbs desired more land, especially a coastline with an all important sea port, Austria denied them this by, in the peace treaty of 1912, creating a new country between Serbia and the coast, Albania. Austria also had Imperial control over several Slavic states, to which she denied national self-determination

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    France

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    Switzerland in the east, and Germany, Luxembourg, and Belgium in the northeast. The French Alps are located in the east where snow capped peaks, such as Mont. Blanc reach heights of 15,781 feet. About one-half of France’s total border is formed by coastline, with the Mediterranean Sea on the Southeast and the Atlantic and the English Channel on the west and northwest. Many rivers and canals run through France forming a vast network, tying different regions and cities together. The Seine is the country’s

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    and only hurt the country as a whole. Many countries saw this weakness including Chile who went to war with Bolivia in the War of the Pacific (1879-1883). Up until this point Chile had a coast but the loss of this war also was the loss of the coastline and Bolivia then became a landlocked country. After this Bolivia found its... ... middle of paper ... ... government which intern will make the right decisions for the country of Bolivia. These will only be a stepping stone in helping Bolivia

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    The Canoe Race

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    triangle will all equal, it becomes an equilateral triangle. I would first of all investigate the right-angled triangle. Model 1: Right-Angled Triangle C [IMAGE] A B [IMAGE] PREVAILLING CURRENT AT A SPEED OF 2 MS-1 [IMAGE] COASTLINE Figure 1: The shape of the course (model 1). The shape of the course is shown in figure 1. To simplify the problem I am assuming that the angle CAB is a right angle. Even though the lengths of B and C will change, angle CAB will always be

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    Coastal Erosion

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    occurring. It is very rare to find a coastline that shows a decrease in the rate of erosion over many years after defenses are in place. In fact in places the defenses seem to have speeded up the erosion process. Coastal erosion is a natural process of erosion, transportation and deposition, interfering with this balance could be to blame for the rise in erosion on the coasts of some areas. Groynes have been built out to sea in many areas of the British coastline. Their aim is to trap material and

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    What should happen to the Holderness coastline? The Holderness Coast is one of Europe’s coastlines with a massive coastal erosion rate, at two metres per year. There is a need for coastal protection to be placed around the coastline so it will erode as little as possible of the coastline we still have. Holderness is in East Yorkshire and the reason it is eroding so quickly is because the majority of the coastline is made from boulder clay, which is made from moving ice during the ice age. Due

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    Over the past 100 years the Louisiana coastline has suffered greatly from biotic, abiotic, and anthropogenic factors. The abiotic factors include things such as hurricanes or overnutrition that influence the surrounding biota. The biotic factors that contribute to coastal erosion are things like the immigration invasive species and the emigration or extinction of local flora and fauna that help preserve the wetlands. Additionally, there are anthropogenic factors such as pollution that can have strong

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