Dorset Essays

  • The Kimmeridge Clay in Dorset

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    The Kimmeridge Clay in Dorset Introduction The Kimmeridge Clay Formation is the penultimate formation of the onshore British Jurrasic Succession. William Smith was the first to document this distinct formation on his map of 1815, and to name as the Oaktree Soil. In 1817, he gave the name Oaktree Clay for the layers of clay between the “Portland Rock” and “Coral Rag and Pisolite” but in 1816 Webster was the first to describe in details the formation and changed to the name now known as kimmeridge

  • Essay On Thomas Hardy

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    his writing. Through his early life, novels, poems, and his later life Thomas Hardy has done very great things. Thomas Hardy was born on June 2, 1840. He was born in Dorchester, Dorset England. Thomas’ father was a stones man. In his early life he trained to be an architect. Thomas practiced architecture in London and Dorset. He trained for ten years. (The 4) The writing career of Thomas Hardy went through many changes. He was a semi fictional English novelist and poet. His most famous

  • Managing Lukworth Cove

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    it would remain preserved in the future without any need for management. Lulworth Cove is situated at the coastline which is 5 miles long stretching from White Nothe to Warbarrow bay. It is located along the 95-mile coastline, which makes up Dorset and east Devon's World Heritage site. Rangers managed the whole area. It was formed 10,000 years ago by the power of the sea and a river. It continues to change as the narrow entrance is made from Portland stone but the rocks behind are softer

  • The Aboriginal People of Newfoundland

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    about 200 AD the Beothuk Indians were probably well settled into Newfoundland."(Red Ochre, 8) The Beothuk were not alone on Newfoundland wither. The Dorset Eskimos, who came from Cape Dorset regions of the north around 500 BC also shared the island. They presumably had contact with the Beothuk, exchanging tools or engaging in battle. In any case the Dorset Indians died out leaving Newfoundland empty to the control of the Beothuk people who now had no enemies and a wide vast territory. The Beothuk, although

  • Human Cloning is Murder

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    twin; it is your clone. Your biological makeup could have been cloned as an embryo and raised separately as an experiment. Cloning has been going on without much controversy for years. But, ever since the successful cloning in Scotland of the Finn Dorset sheep, Dolly on July 5, 1996, the subject has been one of much debate. Should we or should we not continue to clone animals, and eventually humans? The two most popular views are almost obvious; those who believe cloning should be pursued and

  • Ian Wilmut and Cloning

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    from cells from the mammary gland of a 6-year old ewe in the last trimester of pregnancy. (instead of fetal or embryonic stem cells). After 277 nuclear transfers, Dolly was born.2 Dolly shows morphological characteristics belonging to the breed (Finn Dorset)that donated the nucleus instead of the oocyte donor or the surrogate mother(Scottish Blackface). Thus erasing any possibility of the birth due to the mating of the surrogate mother with another sheep. In 1975 Gurdon, Laskey & Reeves showed that

  • The Woodlanders

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    The Woodlanders Thomas Hardy, the author of The Woodlanders, is "considered one of the greatest novelist in English literature"(Vol. 4). This genius was born on June 2nd of 1840 in Bockhampton, Dorset, England. He was the oldest boy in his family. Hardy began his writing career in 1862, at the age of twenty-two. In 1867, at the age of twenty-seven, he wrote his first novel. The novel was entitled, The Poor Man and the Lady. Today only bits and pieces of this book remain. Some critics did not

  • Factors Influencing Coastal Processes

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    sediment inputs into the coastal system? * What are the processes that erode coasts? * How is sediment transported and deposited? I will conclude by describing and explaining factors influencing coastal processes and how they make up the South Dorset coast. The littoral zone is a narrow zone between high and low water zones where energy and sediment concentrate. The sediments on the coast are sand, shingle and clay. The river, cliffs and sea are sources of sediment inputs into the coastal

  • The Management of Tourism at Hengistbury Head

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    The Management of Tourism at Hengistbury Head Introduction ============ Hengistbury Head is a headland situated in Dorset, owned by Bournemouth Borough Council and managed by the Parks and Recreation Department. Hengistbury Head is a popular recreational area managing more than one million visitors a year. The honeypot site is an Ancient Monument, a site of Special Scientific Interest and a Local Nature Reserve. It’s popularity has meant a deterioration in the quality of the environment

  • Cloning Dialoge

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    on chromosomes. For your second question, the concept of cloning is really not that complicated to understand. Allow me to explain as I split Dr. Wilmut's cloning process into three steps. During the first step, udder cells from a six-year-old Finn Dorset ewe were taken and placed into a culture dish. The culture dish, containing low levels of nutrients, starved the cells, causing them to stop their dividing and hibernate its active genes. Meanwhile, the nucleus with its DNA from an unfertilized egg--also

  • Tourism in The Isle of Purbeck

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    Tourism in The Isle of Purbeck HYPOTHESIS: =========== Tourism does more harm than good in The Isle of Purbeck Of Purbeck. Tourism should not be promoted or encouraged. WHERE IS IT? ============ Swanage is in the Isle of Purbeck, Dorset. The Isle of Purbeck is known to many different kinds of facilities to suit everyone's needs, one of the most populist features that The Isle of Purbeck has to offer is the award winning beaches. Because of the various types of attractions The

  • The Role of Social Class in Thomas Hardy's Writing

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    works are personal in the sense that they depict Hardy's own lifelong struggles with social mobility and the class structure as a whole throughout his life. Hardy was born the son of an independent mason in the rural area of Higher Bockhampton, Dorset. As he was growing up, he felt that the circumstances surrounding the working class limited the opportunities by which he could fully develop his talents. Thus, in order to create a place for himself in society, he pursued architecture for nearly

  • Coastal Landforms and Features Related to the Rock Type of the Area

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    Coastal Landforms and Features Related to the Rock Type of the Area Coastal landforms and features are related to the rock type (geology) of the area. To collect information for hypothesis1 we visited a number of places. These are all recorded by number on the geological map of the Isle of Purbeck. This also served as a location map (see M1 for details). * Man O War Cove * Lulworth Cove * North Swanage Bay * South Swanage Bay * Redend point * North Studland Beach * South

  • Ian Wilmut and the Cloning of Dolly

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    relationship between the individual and others, such as family and friends (Gardner, 9). I believe that Ian Wilmut is a creative master in the logical mathematical domain because in July 1996, he completely changed his field by successfully cloning the Finn Dorset lamb, Dolly, from an adult cell. Since I am a pre-med or pre-vet zoology major, Wilmut’s discovery has truly inspired me and has exposed me to the endless possibilities in genetic engineering and medical research. Ian Wilmut’s controversial discovery

  • To the Lighthouse

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    Q: Discuss the third section as befitting conclusion to novel? "To the Lighthouse" is based on stream of conscious technique. It mainly deals with the different ways of perceiving the life. Many of the people in it are struggling to find answers to the answerable questions in the first section: `Who knows what we are? What we feel? These questions have reechoed in the third section. Similarly, there are number of issues which are left loose ended in first part have resolved and tied up in the

  • Pat Southwell Case

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    Pat Southwell grew up in the Box Hill area and completed his technical education at Box Hill Institute of TAFE. He worked in his family electrical contracting business, Southwell Electrics from 1999 to 2006, where he completed his apprenticeship. When his father took the business interstate, he spent a short period of time (from 2006 to 2007), doing electrical contracting work for the Electricians Now business. And after that, he worked for a business called Prime Electrical and Data for around

  • "The Man He Killed"

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    Thomas Hardy is the writer of the poem, “The Man He Killed”. Hardy was born in 1840 in a small English village, called Higher Bockhampton. Hardy passed away in 1928 at a place called Max Gate. Max Gate was a house that Hardy had built when he was married to his first wife, Emma Lavinia Gifford. This house was just a few miles away from where he was born. “Hardy’s youth was influenced by the musicality of his father, a stonemason and fiddler, and his mother, Jemima Hand Hardy, often described as the

  • The Most Admirable Character in Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge

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    later privately. His father, a stonemason, apprenticed him early to a local architect engaged in restoring old churches. From 1862 to 1867 Hardy worked for an architect in London and later continued to practice architecture, despite ill health, in Dorset. Meanwhile, he was writing poetry with little success. He then turned to novels as more salable, and by 1874 he was able to support himself by writing. This is also the year that Hardy married his first wife, Emma Gifford. Their marriage lasted

  • Emergency Siren Vehicle (Dorset Ambulance)

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    Emergency siren vehicle (Dorset Ambulance) Introduction Each and Every-day occurrence for many drivers they here sound of an emergency vehicle siren, that might be from an ambulance, police car or fire engine. Emergency siren vehicle transportation is allowed after you had a sudden medical emergency, when your health is in danger conditions. When emergency siren is heared by drivers or passengers they look across and they will try to check from which way the sounds are approaching. There should

  • The Withered Arm, by Thomas Hardy

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    Thomas Hardy was a famous author and poet he lived from 1840 to 1928. During his long life of 88 years he wrote fifteen novels and one thousand poems. He lived for the majority of his life near Dorchester. Hardy got many ideas for his stories while he was growing up. An example of this was that he knew of a lady who had had her blood turned by a convict’s corpse and he used this in the story ‘The Withered Arm’. The existence of witches and witchcraft was accepted in his lifetime and it was not unusual