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    Rivers and Whitewater Rapids

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    Rivers all over the United States create geological features that fascinate many people, whether it is for work or for play. Rivers also pose a threat to many towns every year as spring rains and snow melt fill these rivers to beyond capacity, causing them to overflow their banks; flooding the surrounding areas. Rivers may cause floods, however, they also provide many benefits to society. One of the most notable is hydroelectric power, which often leads to a river being dammed. A dammed river

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    spending some of our summer vacation at a cabin in the Smokey Mountains, close to Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The next day we would experience feelings of exhilarating excitement, with a sense of suspense and anticipation as we rafted down the Nantahala River. I recall in vivid detail the scenery around us as we embarked on our perilous journey down the Nantahala. We arrived at the drop-off point in the early afternoon the next day. The sweet smell of fresh pine trees was floating in the air and a soft

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    Rafting the Nolichucky

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    Rafting the Nolichucky The Nolichucky River is a body of water that rises from the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina and flows northwest into Tennessee, then goes west to join the French Broad River after running a course of 150 miles (Britanica. Com). The Nolichucky’s most action packed stretch of water runs through a beautiful stretch of the Pisgah and Cherokee National Forests. The whitewater on this river is truly world-class. If thrills and spills are what you love, then the

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    for my family were not at an all-time high. On our first day in Cody, Wyoming, my parents decided to raise everyone’s morale with a seemly white water rafting trip. Let’s just say that trip did not have the intended outcome. We arrived at Wyoming River Trips early on a brisk morning to get geared up and briefed on some information we needed to know. The only other people on our full raft were an older father and son duo. Starting us off, our easy-going, college-aged, brown haired guide with a crooked

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    nile

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    Strzepek, 2012). The hydro-electrical plants are the best bet for Ethiopia to gain influence through the region, and to include Sudan and Egypt. However, not everyone is happy about the situation, because it affects the Blue Nile River, which feeds into the Nile River and could affect Egypt’s ability to provide for its people. In the end, I believe the building of the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (G.E.R.D.) will bring Ethiopia into the 21st century, however, unless it is scaled

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    been under Israeli control and some of the construction works of the other countries have been the first significant attempts to challenge the above mentioned status quo. On the other hand, apart for the prospects for conflict, the role of the international community has been from great importance, as it is trying hard to impose a middle ground between the conflicting countries. It is clear that no final agreement is possible until there are agreed-upon borders betw... ... middle of paper ...

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    Oil in the Delaware River

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    project we explored the oil industry along the Delaware River, and considered its social, economic, environmental implications in local, regional, global contexts. Clearly the oil industry along the Delaware River has prospered the local, regional, and in some sense global economy. It has also, however, brought about social, environmental issues, positive or negative, directly or indirectly. We are trying to view the oil industry along the Delaware River in a dialectical way, to give the pros and cons,

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    transportation and navigation in “Another Look Back, and a Look Ahead”. In a positive light, all the works had portrayed their characters achieving a certain degree of progress after a certain period of time. The chief differences lie in the level of difficulty in achieving the progress, the amount of time the characters were permit... ... middle of paper ... ...caution and a better assessment of the risks that were present. Instead, people are nevertheless drawn to make rash assumptions, and overestimating

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    Tirtha timalsina Globalization and international business context Globalization is the propensity of organizations, advancements, or methods of insight to spread all throughout the world, or the procedure of getting this going. The worldwide means global economy is in some cases referred to as a globalism, considered as a completely interconnected commercial centre, unrestricted by time zones or national limits. Due to the globalization nowadays international markets are growing rapidly and a lot

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    The Kayak: Earth's Beloved Vessel

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    The Kayak: Earth’s Beloved Vessel The Kayak is one of the most versatile man powered water craft that has ever been around on the waters of planet Earth. The kayak can be used on a small pond, large lake, calm river, raging river, or the wide open seas. There are kayak variations for every situation, and their history and development have allowed these changes to be custom made for the type of paddling that can be done. Through the proper use of gear and technique, one can become a proficient kayaker

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