River Essay Topics

Disaster Management of Majuli

INTRODUCTION Majuli is one of the largest river islands in the world (26 45N – 27 12N and 93 39 E – 94 35 altitude of 60 – 95m above msl). The original land mass of Majuli was 1250 Sq. km (1950) which has significantly reduced to 650 Sq. km (2001) due to erosion. The… View Article

Mississippi River

No matter what we believe are the reasons why Katrina, Andrew and Ivan devastated the cities and Islands they chose to struck we can all agree that they are forces of nature that are unavoidable. Whether someone believes that they are used by God to punish the people of the city for their sins, or… View Article

Vicksburg is the Key: The Struggle for the Mississippi River

It was Abraham Lincoln who had first stated: “Vicksburg is the key. ” The president had added: “The war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket. ” William L. Shea and Terrence J. Winschel (2003) took their cue from this statement of the president to view the capture… View Article

River Valleys

The basic idea of geography is the study of the physical features of the earth and human activity as it affects and is affected by these features. The special characteristics that make up Earth’s surface include various climates, countries, peoples, and natural resources. River valleys, mountains, deserts, islands, rainforest, and climate are some structures that… View Article

Ganga Project

Born in the lap of the Himlayas, I have been flowing towards the sea for ages, through hills and valleys and planes by earning love and good wishes of all whom I meet on my long way. I am a river, a dancing maid, who knows not how to tarry for a while. When I… View Article

Bradshaw Model

The Bradshaw model is a geographical model that shows us how the characteristics of a river changes between upstream to the downstream. The Bradshaw model allows us to see do the river’s characteristics such as, average velocity, channel depth, load quantity and particle size of the load, increases or decreases and how much do they… View Article

The Nile River

The Nile River is in Africa. The name Nile comes from the Greek word “Neilos”, which means valley. The Nile starts in Burundi and flows northward through Northeastern Africa. It flows through Egypt and dumps into the Mediterranean Sea. The Nile River is 6,670 km (4,160 miles) in length and is the longest river in… View Article

Hammurabi’s Law

“If anyone brings an accusation against a man and the accused goes to the river and leap into the river, if he sinks in the river, his accuser shall take possession of his house. But if the river proves that the accused is not guilty and he escapes unhurt, then he who had brought the… View Article

Big Two-Hearted River

Big Two-Hearted River is a two-part short story by Ernest Hemingway about a returning soldier’s fishing trip. The story is composed entirely out of description of what Nick Adams, the protagonist and only character in the story, is doing while on his fishing trip. Although it is not explicitly stated in the short story, it… View Article

Detroit bankruptcy

The City of Detroit bankruptcy is a historical event since the city of Detroit is one of the largest cities ever filed for bankruptcy. However, the court trial will decide after considering all the facts and testimonials, if City of Detroit will qualify for bankruptcy. City of Detroit has filed for bankruptcy mainly because of… View Article

Ebro Delta Questionaire

1. When did the sea level stabilized in the Mediterranean? How old is the Ebro Delta? • The Mediterranean stabalized 4000 years ago • The Mediterranean is rising at 1.5 millimetres per year • The Ebro delta dates back to the end of the last ice age it has constantly changed, with the 15th to… View Article

Is Hong Kong Still a Shoppers’ Paradise?

In the past decade, Hong Kong has been well known for its duty free and wide range of goods, it allows people from the world have a fantastic shopping experience. However, more news reporting the negative images of Hong Kong tourism which adversely affects the image of “shoppers’ paradise”, are arisen. While numerous tourists can… View Article

Huck Finn as a Round Character

In the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn several characters are introduced. Some of them are round characters who are talked a lot about and are described in detail. Others are flat characters who don’t change throughout the novel. Huck Finn is an example of a round character because in the beginning we meet him… View Article

Mpenjati Physical Components

Abstract This study was conducted at the Mpenjati Estaury which is located in Port Shepstone and lies along the south coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal. An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of water which is either permanently or periodically open to the sea and within which there is measurable variation salinity due to the… View Article