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    Yellowstone is known for many things from the huge volcano that lay’s beneath to their geysers that explode as quick as every ninety minutes. Yellowstone is in not only one state, but three! It’s so large that it is in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. Yellowstone has many scenic features and a lot of history from the 500 geysers, hundreds of waterfalls some even undiscovered, hot springs, fossils, and one huge volcano. There are a lot of things to discuss when it comes to this historic national park

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    Elk Essay

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    The American elk, is truly one of the most majestic and beautiful creatures of the Rocky Mountains. With a scientific name of Cervus canadensis, the Elk represent the Rocky Mountains of North America. Elk, used to thrive in natural communities through much of the Northern Hemisphere, from Europe all the way through most of the other continents. (Sensemen 2014) Extensive hunting and accidental destruction of their natural habitats have taken a great portion of their range away from them. Today

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    Matthew Boyce History 1301 May 9, 2014 Don’t blame the mountain men. Today when we might think of the mountain men a lot differently than someone from a prior century ago but the concept that cannot changed is how they became a part of our American culture. Either we picture them as villains or men that repeatedly broke the law or have little respect for it. We might even see them as people who could live off the land or survive in the mountains without any trouble. Either way we look at this “Mountain

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    Last summer I left for an amazing trip. This was a road trip across America. The three most significant places I traveled to are, Glacier National Park, Montana, Banff, Canada, and San Francisco, California. Cross country road trips are amazing, because you get to see so many cool places. They can change your perspective forever. The USA is especially marvelous, because of how much your landscape changes the farther you travel and how different and unique each state is. This is my experience of

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    Understanding Natural Fires

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    smoke and other emissions from the fire have pollutants that can cause health problems; destruction of wildlife habitats and our communities (“Wildfire hazards—a national threat,”2006). Nationally the same effects could happen at each forest fire and the government spends billions of dollars to stop the forest fires (“Wildfire hazards—a national threat,”2006). When spending billions of dollars, the government can go in debt which is not the way to go. Globally all of these things are an outcome of

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    Digital Image Analysis of Yellowstone National Park Introduction Remote sensing refers to the tele-observational surveying and mapping of physical, urban and environmental features. Remote Sensing is also a composite of many other subjects such as aerial photography, radar surveying, thermal surveying, weather forecasting and photogrammetry. It has now become quite common practice to use remotely sensed data to take inventory, monitor and develop effective management practices of our natural resources

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    Sacred groves are grove of trees or several acres of forests that set up and controlled by local communities. They have special religious importance to various cultures throughout the world, especially to Celtic, Baltic, Germanic, ancient Greek, Near Eastern, Roman, Slavic, Indian, and Japanese cultures. Today, sacred groves are mostly presented in United States of America, India, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Nigeria, and Ghana. There are three types of sacred groves: temple groves, groves near burial

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    Thomas Moran

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    One of the most well known parks in the United State is Yellowstone. One of the most well-known landscape artists is Thomas Moran. What does this place and person have in common? Well, if it weren't for Thomas Moran Yellowstone would not be a National Park. Thomas Moran's art was greatly influenced by the nature of the west in the early romantic era. Born in Bolton, Lancashire, England in 1837, Thomas was taken to the United States at the age of 7. (Ency. Bio. Vol. 11). He was educated in Philadelphia

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    Going Out West

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    Going out west last summer was one of the most exciting and interesting things I have ever done in my life. When my mom first told me about the trip I was only really excited about going on the airplane. But when we got there, I was in for a big surprise. One of the worst parts of the trip was that my family and I had to wake up at 3:00 AM to catch the plane in Manchester. We flew from Manchester to Cleveland Ohio, and then from Cleveland to Salt Lake City, Utah. I had a lot of fun on the plane

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    Hunting Lions: Sport or Murder?

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    sport for which the trophy is one of nature's most intriguing animals, the mountain lion. Yellowstone national park is one of the few places that have been "blessed with carnivore diversity." When the park was established in 1872, mountain lions freely roamed the park and were to be regulated. In the early 1900's, it was federal policy to kill large predators to protect game, such as elk, in the park (3). Coincidentally between 1916 and 1971 more than 12,000 mountain lions were killed for bounties

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