Humans Soon to be Extinct Say it ain't soHumans Soon to be Extinct... Say it ain't so!! by Ryan Shoquist English 121 Dr. Gilliard November 23, 1996 Table of Contents Abstract.....................................page Body.........................................pages Bibliography.................................page Appendix.....................................pages Structured List.........................page Figures.................................page Figures.................................page Figures...............................
My first impression of Miss Vicki was a highly authorative figure towe My first impression of Miss Vicki was a highly authorative figure towering over me. Her voice boomed and the earth shook whenever she marched. She seemed like such an unapproachable and distant person. That was in the first year of High School. She was my Literature teacher then. During my first year in school, she struck terror in my heart. And everyone else's of course. The mere mention of her name made the most unruly classes silent. The birds stopped screeching. Even the earth felt still. T
MEXICO MEXICO Southward from its 1,500 mile long border with the United States lies the Estados Unidos Mexicanos. A country with slightly more than 750,000 square miles in area, Mexico has a vast array of mineral resources, limited agricultural land, and a rapidly growing population. These factors are the basis for many of the country's present problems as well as opportunities for future development. The nation is struggling to modernize its economy. With more than 80 million people in the mid-1980s,
Top of Volcano Blown Off In Blast 180482 Top of Volcano Blown Off In Blast! 18/04/82 60 people were killed today when Mt. St Helens blew its top Mt. St Helens erupted two years ago today in a blast that caused the volcano to be reduced by 451 metres (1313 feet). The volcano is south-western Washington and is part of the Cascade Range. Mt. St Helens had been dormant since 1859 and has let off its first blast since then today. The volcano killed all life in an area of 180 sq. cm(70 sq. miles) including at least 60 people! The ash and du
Volcanoes Volcanoes By Tricia Severson 2nd hour Science 4/30/98 A volcano is a vent, or opening, in the surface of the Earth through which magma and associated gases and ash erupt. The word also refers to the form or structure, usually conical, produced by accumulations of erupted material. Volcanoes occur mainly near plate tectonic boundaries and are especially common around the Pacific basin, called the Pacific Ring of Fire (see Plate Tectonics). Humanity has long been awed by this powerful force of
GEOLOGY 170 REPORT GEOLOGY 170 REPORT: MT. ST. HELENS: Mount St. Helens is located in southwestern Washington about 50 miles northeast of Portland, Oregon. Mount St. Helen is one of several volcanic peaks that dominate the Cascade Range in the Pacific Northwest. The principal part of the range extends from Mount Garibaldi in British Columbia, Canada, to Lassen Peak in northern California. It was considered one of most beautiful mountains in the Cascade Mountain Range. St. Helens was often compared to Mount Fuji i
VolcanoesVolcanoes The countries with the highest volcanic risk are those which contain explosive volcanoes, such as Italy, Indonesia, New Zealand, New guinea, the Philippines, Japan, Russia, he U.S., Mexico, and the countries of Central America. Some of these countries cannot afford to develop effective risk mitigation programs and must look upon industrialized nations for concrete examples of effective risk reduction. The 1902 eruption of Mont Pele’e which destroyed the town of Saint Pierre occurred be
There are many volcanoes in the world today The volcano we chose to doThere are many volcanoes in the world today. The volcano we chose to do a report on is Mt. St. Helens. Mt. St. Helens is a volcano in Washington State, U.S.A. It's 8,364 feet above sea level. Mt. St. Helens is a volcano in the Cascade Range. It's also a volcano in the Ring of Fire. Mt. St. Helens is a composite volcano. That means it's a layered volcano. Mt. St. Helens is snowcapped. The first person who found and named Mt. St. Helens was George Vancouver in 1792. He named it after Allyne Fitzhe
After seeing the movie I have to say that its presentation and deliver After seeing the movie, I have to say that its presentation and delivery was more than satisfactory. Its story, however, is nothing new specially here in the volcano-infested Philippine archipelago. Dante's Peak is a good adventure/natural catastrophe movie that can make the viewers get a feel for how geologists work. . . The Movie is set in the Cascade Range of the Pacific Northwest, U.S.A. Dante's Peak is, of course, not a real Cascade volcano, and although Idaho is adjacent to states with
Volcanoes Volcanoes A volcanoe is a place in the Earth's surface through which molten rock and other materials reach the surface. Deep in the Earth's surface under tremendous pressure, rock exist as a hot liquid called Magma. Magma is found in Magma chambers. In some places Magma reaches the Earth's surface by cracks in solid rock. In other places Magma melts the soilid rock to get to the top. When Magma reaches the earth's surface it is called lava. The place in the earth's surface through which Magma a
Cordillera Cordillera Physical Characteristics The Cordillera is a region consisting of mountains and plateaus. Landforms There are three mountain ranges in the Cordillera. The Rocky Mountains, which stand 4200m above sea level, are the highest range; the Cascade Range, which is made up of lava and volcanic materials and the home to Mt. St. Helens; and the Coastal Range which form the western coast of North America for approximately 4000 km. The Cascade and Coastal Ranges encountered change in 1980 when M
EarthquakesEarthquakes I chose to research earthquakes and the prediction of earthquakes because I was curious as to how they work. In this paper, I will discus the history of earthquakes, the kinds and locations of earthquakes, earthquake effects, intensity scales, prediction, and my own predictions. An earthquake can be defined as vibrations produced in the earth's crust. Tectonic plates have friction between them which builds up as it tries to push away and suddenly ruptures and then rebounds. The vibra
MtSaint HelensMt.Saint Helens Mount Saint Helens Mount Saint Helens, A volcanic peak in the Cascade Range, Mount St. Helens is situated in southwestern Washington State. Dormant since 1857, it erupted on May 18, 1980, in one of the most violent volcanic eruptions ever recorded in North America. An explosive steam eruption on March 27, 1980, was followed by alternating periods of inactivity and minor eruption. A severe earthquake on May 18 opened a crack along the mountain's north side. The north slope fell aw
Mt St HelensMt. St. Helens Top of Volcano Blown Off In Blast! 18/04/82. 60 people were killed today when Mt. St Helens blew its top Mt. St Helens erupted two years ago today in a blast that caused the volcano to be reduced by 451 metres (1313 feet). The volcano is south-western Washington and is part of the Cascade Range. Mt. St Helens had been dormant since 1859 and has let off its first blast since then today. The volcano killed all life in an area of 180 sq. cm(70 sq. miles) including at least 60 people!
VOLCANOESVOLCANOES The objective of this project is that I am going to explain about volcanoes, the different types of volcanoes and tell some other interesting facts on this subject. Here is some background information about volcanoes. Volcanoes are vents in the Earth where molten rock (magma) and gases erupt. Molten rock inside the Earth is called magma. The source of the magma-producing heat is thought to the decay of radioactive isotopes in the Earth. When magma flows out of the volcano it is called