The samoa-tonga tsunami

Abstract      On the 29th September 2009 a magnitude 8.0 earthquake occurring on the outer rise of the Tonga Trench generated a large tsunami. The tsunami struck Samoa, American Samoa and Tonga with devastating consequences. Waves which reached up to 7.4m struck the coastlines of the islands just one minute after the initial underestimated tsunami alert. […]

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Water rights: 200 years of controversy

Water Rights: Over 200 Years of History and Still Controversial Water is essential to life, not only human life, but also the life of plants and agriculture. Water is also the essence of life, which means laws have to be made to “be fair” to everyone that needs water for their land and their agriculture. […]

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The tourism system model

The Tourism System In early tourism research, it was argued that by analysing disaggregated components of tourism, it is possible that an understanding of tourism as a whole could be achieved (Pearce, 1989). However, these reductionist claims often result in a failure to explain the different complex relationships, interactions, interdependencies and impacts within the tourism […]

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What is a city

What is a city? What properties characterizes a ‘city’? The definition of the term “city” is some what ambiguous. Our modern definition merely describes the physical characteristics of a city. However, I believe the definition has passed many ordeals to evolve into the current state as I will explain the few more popular explanations for […]

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The United Arab Emirates

Contents UNITED ARAB EMARITES Introduction This paper deals with the overview of economic, social, governmental and political arrangements in United Arab Emirates. UAE is a steady, exceedingly developed authoritarian system by means of a contemporary financial system. Tourist facilities are extensively on hand. UAE a country that shows us even all the way through hard […]

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Yosemite: Rights to its Legacy and Name

  The planet Earth is an endless landscape of natural beauty, populated by people of many different cultures, races, and ethnic groups, each speaking various languages and practicing numerous religions. No matter one’s religion, language, race, culture or ancestry, we are all one human race living on one planet. We have inherited the planet Earth […]

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Multiculturalism in Melbourne

INTRODUCTION: It is indeed true that the world is getting smaller nowadays. More and more people are moving into different places for a myriad of reason, mostly for seeking greener pastures and finding their luck with hopes that they will earn higher income in places other than where they were raised. With this, more adjustments […]

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  Food of United Kingdom ( UK )            Introduction  United Kingdom is a composition of England, Scotland ,Wales and Northern Ireland . Each part of UK have different culture ,symbolism and the popular food items .they have some different categories of food ( Scottish , Welsh and English cuisine ,Northern Ireland cuisine , Anglo Indian […]

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Geography Essays – Tourism and Globalisation in Prague

The economic impact of tourism and globalisation in Prague. ‘Tourism’ is the all-encompassing term for the movement of people to destinations away from their place of residence for any reason other than following an occupation. The World Tourism Organisation, a United Nations body, defines a tourist as “someone who travels at least eighty kilometres (fifty […]

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Treatment of Labourers of Banana Workers

  Bananas are one of the most common food in our today’s world, they have a lot of nutritional values like vitamin C and A, also calcium. Banana is one very essential food because of its nutritional value, that causes workers and organizations to put in a lot of work into harvesting and transporting it. […]

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