"British Isles" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Ancient History of British Isles

    The History of the British Isles. Around 3000 years BC many parts of Europe including the British Isles‚ were inhabited by a people called the Iberians. Some of their descendants are still found in the North of Spain (the Iberia Peninsula). We don’t know much about these early people. We can learn something from there skeletons‚ their weapons. The Iberians used stone weapons and tools. During the period from the 6th to the 3rd century BC‚ a people called Celts‚ spread across Europe from the East

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  • Discuss The Impacts Of Storm Events In The British Isles And Evaluate The Response To Them

    Discuss the impacts of storm events in the British Isles and evaluate the response to them. (40 marks) A storm that had severe impacts on a vast area of the British Isles is known as the “great storm” of 1987. The great storm devastated much of Southern England; perhaps the impacts were worsened as the storm evaded normal weather prediction services. The extreme low pressure system was the result of Arctic and Tropic Continental air masses colliding over the Atlantic Ocean. North Westerly Winds

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  • Discuss the impacts of storm events in the British Isles and evaluate the response to them (40)

    Discuss the impacts of storm events in the British Isles and evaluate the response to them (40) The British Isles have variable weather‚ which may differ from day to day and many storms can pass unnoticed. They regularly experience stormy weather from depressions mainly originating in the Atlantic and move East to the UK due to its location at about 50 degrees north where the Polar Jet Stream will often cross over bringing these unpredictable weather systems. Depressions are areas of low atmospheric

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  • Discuss the Relative Importance of Physical and Human Factors in Accounting for Changes to Vegetation over Time Within Ecosystems in the British Isles (40 Marks)

    Discuss the relative importance of physical and human factors in accounting for changes to vegetation over time within ecosystems in the British Isles (40 marks) The British Isles can be found in the Northern Hemisphere where deciduous forest is the main biome. Here physical and human factors have accounted for changes to the vegetation for many years. Human factors can include tourism‚ agriculture‚ urbanisation‚ interception and deforestation. Physical factors can be such things as natural disasters

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  • History of British Islands

    History of the British Islands The study of the British Islands helps us to understand the foundations on which our society is built on. The present life of the British Islands is the result of the accumulated past; and if we understand the past‚ we can understand ourselves and also determinate our future. The History and Culture of England helps us to answer questions that ask for the remains of the past‚ such us: Who built a dolmen? Who built a hill-fort? What was a castle? Etc. Therefore

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  • Summary British Culture Chapter 1 and 3

    Ireland) * The United Kingdom (Great Britain GBP) (the rest) Used to be called British Isles => time of Ireland being politically dominated => no use Used are IONA‚ The Isles‚ North-East Atlantic Archipelago => non widely respected Most used Great Britain and Ireland => not correct * Geographically => ignores small islands * Politically => 2 parts with own policy (Channel Islands and Isles of Man) 1800 all one state => 1922 Ireland own state Ireland wales and Scotland

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  • Isle Royale

    When most people think of a national park they think of Yellowstone or Yosemite or the Grand Canyon but what they should think of is the Isle Royale National Park. The reason is because the Isle Royale is what a national park should be which is wild‚ rugged‚ and buffered from the outside world. The Isle Royale lies in northwest Lake Superior and although its only just 18 miles of water that separate the island from its nearest mainland shore of the Minnesota-Ontario border‚ it is considered part

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  • Isle Royale

    The Wolf- Moose Study of Isle Royale National Park To listen to the music of the wilderness‚ is to listen to the howl of the wolf. Man may never fully understand the composer‚ nor his passion behind each note‚ but the aura of mystery that surrounds him will forever fill our dreams with wonder and adventure. For centuries‚ wolves have carried their melodies on a small island in northern Lake Superior‚ known as Isle Royale. Completely cut off from the mainland‚ Isle Royale is extremely isolated

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  • British Climate and Weather

    temperate climate. It lies in middle latitudes to the north-west of the great continental land mass of Eurasia. In Britain‚ south-westerly winds are the most frequent‚ and those from an easterly quarter the least. The stormiest region of the British isles is along the north-west coast‚ with over 30 gales a year‚ south-east England and the east Midlands are the least stormy. During a normal summer‚ the temperature occasionally rises above 27 in the south‚ but temperatures of 32 and above are infrequent

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  • British People

    ЭКЗАМЕНАЦИОННЫЙ БИЛЕТ № 9 1. Беседа на тему: “The British / American / Canadian People: A Social Profile”. British nation is considered to be the most conservative in Europe. It is not a secret that every nation and every country has its own customs and traditions. In Great Britain people attach greater importance to traditions and customs than in other European countries. Englishmen are proud of their traditions and carefully keep them up. The best examples are their queen‚ money system‚ their

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