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Palestine

Since the United Nations partition of in 1947 and the establishment of the modern state of ISRAEL in 1948, there have been four major Arab-Israeli wars (1947-49, 1956, 1967, and 1973) and numerous intermittent battles. Although Egypt and Israel signed a peace treaty in 1979, hostility between ...

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Evaluation Of Baja Seasons Resort

Just a short drive from virtually anywhere in Southern California is a small resort in Mexico worth visiting. This resort is called the Baja Seasons Resort. This is the perfect place for a family to get away for a week. Families with any number of kids can enjoy everything that this resort has ...

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The Dome Of The Rock In Jerusalem

, admirably situated on the east side of the Holy City, is undoubtedly one of the most celebrated and most remarkable monuments of early Islam, visited every year by thousands of pilgrims and tourists. Completed or begun in 691-92 yet certainly conceived of much earlier, it is not only the ...

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North America

is a highly diversified continent. It is the third largest of the seven continents. includes ,the United States, Mexico, Canada, Greenland, and Saint-Pierre and Miquelon(British dependency of Bermuda). (Encarta Encyclopedia 98). One the many things that make unique is that it has almost ...

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The Ivory Coast

is one of Africa's leading countries in industry and agriculture. This small country is located in West Africa on the Coast of Guinea where it is bordered by Mali and Burkina Faso on the north and by Guinea and Liberia on the west. The land itself is approximately 322,463 sq.kilometers and ...

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The Geology Of The Massif Montgris

Declaration This report entitled "" was composed by me and is based in my own work. Where the work of others has been used, it is fully acknowledged in the text and in captions to tables and illustrations. Signed ……………………………………. Date ……………………………………….. Chapter 1.0 Abstract This is a study ...

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Israel - The Presidential Brief

The Current Situation In Israel And Palestine Israel is in a situation unlike any other country around the world. Israel has been fighting for its survival since it became a country in 1948. It is surrounded by hostile nations that want to destroy or at least diminish it. There is tremendous ...

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Chicago: A City Of The Senses

Chicago has enjoyed the tourist spotlight over the years, due to its cultural and economical prosperity. The crowded streets, ethnic bakeries, and popular malls add zest and flavor to this enriching city. Since my short visit in May with a high school class, I have dreamed of making the busy ...

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Area 51

Located in North Las Vegas, Nevada, the primary mission of Nellis Air Force Base is the training of pilots and flight crews in realistic air combat exercises. The vast, Connecticut-size Nellis Range Complex, north and west of Las Vegas, is attached to the base. It contains at least two secret ...

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The Roman Aqueduct

An example of the Roman ability to turn necessity into practical reality was the development of the aqueduct (from the Latin ducere, meaning, "to lead," and aqua, meaning "water"). Aqueducts were designed to bring fresh water from springs into the city for public use. Pont du Gard is a Roman ...

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Alcatraz Island (The Prison)

Alcatraz Island was opened from 1934 to 1963. At that time it was the last stop in the federal penitentiary pipeline. It housed famous criminals such as Al “Scar face” Capone, George “Machine Gun” Kelly, and Robert Stroud, “The Birdman of Alcatraz” (American Automobile Association 81). The warden, ...

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El Salvador

Table of Contents 1. General information 2. Topic 1- Climate & land type 3. Topic 2- Government and History 4. Topic 3- People and cities 5. Map- location of El Salvador 6. Map- general map of El Salvador General Information El Salvador, the smallest ...

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Indonesia

archipelago of 13,000 islands spans more than 3,000 miles between the Indian and the Pacific Ocean. exact geographic coordinates is 5 00 s, 120 00 E. If you would look for on a world map, you will need to look in the Southeast Asia. The total area of is 1,919,4400 sq. km. You can roughly ...

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Luxembourg

Location is located in Europe and is bordered by Belgium, Germany and France. On a map, it is located at 50 N latitude and 6 E longitude. Luxembourg is very small. It is only 998 square miles, which is roughly the size of Orange County, California. All the country is inhabited, with ...

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Argentina

is a South American country with a population of thirty one million people. 's capital is Buenos Aires, which is one of the largest cities in South America. Buenos Aires is situated on the coast of Argentina, which makes Buenos Aires a major trade route in Argentina and in South ...

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Austria

Table of Contents Population Culture Tradition Way of Life Vegetation and Animal Life History Religion Arts Language Education Health Government Climate Trade Resources Agriculture ...

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Italy

The country I picked to do my report on was . , officially the Italian Republic, is an independent nation in southern Europe. The word "" comes from the ancient Oscan language and means "Calf". is a fairly small, important mediteranean country of about 116,328 square miles. Its capital city ...

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Ghana

The Gold Coast, now known as , is one of many civilizations of Africa. It was a British Colony until March 6, 1957, when it became independent as the State of . In 1471, the Portuguese invaded this area and became involved in gold trade, giving the region the name, The Gold Coast. They built ...

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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, has a vast array of mineral resources, limited agricultural land, and a rapidly growing population. These factors are the basis for ...

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Africa

is the second largest continent in the world behind Asia. 's boundries are mostly covered by water. The Atlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean border most of . The climates go in symmetrical order going from the middle rainforests and the desert outskirts. Their cultures differ in the area they are ...

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Rwanda Report

Rwanda is an African country in East Central Africa. Rwanda is just a very little degrees below the Equator which is not too shabby in my mind. Below the Equator would be in the south and so it is actually in south central. Get it South Central (get it)HA!HA! In Rwanda there are about seven ...

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South Korea

, officially known as the Republic of Korea, country in northeastern Asia that occupies the southern portion of the Korean Peninsula. is bounded on the north by North Korea; on the east by the Sea of Japan; on the southeast and south by the Korea Strait, which separates it from Japan; and on the ...

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The Australian Outback

can be a serious lifestyle change for city people. The Natives living in Alice Springs make visitors feel very welcome. Alice Springs is located in the Northern Territory State of Australia. Alice Springs is a small town in the Outback, which is very dry and has desert like surroundings. The ...

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Southeast Asia

Geographically, ’s composition of islands and peninsulas resembles many of the world’s most highly economically developed areas such as Great Britain, Japan, South Korea, Italy and Taiwan; nonetheless, most of lies in economic dispair. ’s tremendous ethnic diversity has hindered economic growth ...

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Utah's State Symbols

State Flag The original Utah State Flag consisted of a solid white state seal on a light blue background which was adopted by the State Legislature in 1896 and revised in 1913. The Utah State Flag, as we know it today, was originally designed for the battleship Utah in 1912. It was later made ...

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