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The volcano Mount Vesuvius buried the towns of Pompeii andHerculaneum in the year 79.
In 1946 the U.S. Government recognized the Philippines as an independent country.
The area along the Tiber was a good place to settle because it had villages near the river, the rolling land had rich soil that was good for farming, and it also had natural resources such as wood and stone for building. The inland location and hilly country protected settlers of Rome from enemies.
Indeed they are. Misconceptions rise about the same geographic  features. Like most names, the Rocky mountains was shortened to the  Rockies because people were too lazy to just say Rocky mountains  and instead said the Rockies, which leads to misconceptions like  this.   Similarly, the...
In the beginning God created the Heavens and the Earth. Genesis 1:1
The salinity in isolated seas and salt-water lakes (for example,  the Dead Sea) can be considerably greater. SO there's a high  salinity in the Dead Sea. :D
Haleakala is on the island of Maui and makes up the majority of the  island.
Gia Island near the west coast of Africa.
The growth of the civilization of ancient Egypt.
Juba and shabeele
emus . EMUS?? :-) I dare say there might be some emus there, but mostof "what" lives by the R. Thames is "who" - they are calledLondoners!
Humans had visited the Galapagos Islands as far back as the firstdocumented visit by the Bishop of Panama in 1535 (almost 300 yearsearlier) . There have been finds of Incan artifacts, but not ofsettlements, so they might not have had permanent homes there.
A volcanic crater is a generally circular shaped depression.
The Prime Meridian- Straight line, runs through Greenwhich,  England, is 0 degrees longitude, splits the world into Eastern and  Western Hemispheres.   The International Date Line- Much less of a Straight Line, runs  through middle of the Pacific Ocean (Kind of), is where the day  "switches"...
River Tees, river in northeastern England, rising on  Cross Fell in the northern Pennines and flowing 70 miles (110 km)  east to the North Sea. It forms the boundary between the historic  counties of Yorkshire and Durham. In its upper course the Tees  flows in a typical Pennines dale (valley)...
The three longest rivers of Poland are: . Vistula (pl. Wisła ) - 1047 km, entirely within Poland;flows through the capital city Warsaw, among many others; thelongest river emptying into the Baltic Sea; . Oder (pl. Odra ) - 854.3 km, of which 742 km in Poland,the rest in the Czech Republic and...
Many problems accompany the project from the proposal to the  finish. The early disputes stressed on the economic and technical  factors. It was generally accepted that these two factors could not  support the construction of the project and the problem of  migration was hard to be settled....
Pack into its front pouch pocket for storage.
It started in Colombia 25 million years ago. it was active about 25  million years - 18 million years ago.
mesopotamia was on the other side of the world, so it didn't. Egyptwas by mountains which isolated them together.
   African countries  traversed by the equator are:     São Tomé and Príncipe.   Gabon.   Republic of the Congo.   Democratic Republic of Congo.   Uganda.   Kenya.   Somalia.      
Mississippi is in the southeastern part of the US and has 82  counties. It has a couple of major cities, some of which are  Jackson, Biloxi, Gulfport, and Southhaven (none of which are major  cities in the US, though). It also has many rivers, the largest of  which are: the Mississippi River,...
The Hōei Eruption of Mount Fuji started on December 16, 1707 and  ended about January 1, 1708 during the Edo period
yes through surface run-off or groundwater flow
Predominantly due to friction. Major earthquakes (the ones you hear  about on the news) occur at collision (where two tectonic plates  are smashing together) and conservative (where two plates slide  side-by-side) boundaries.   Rocks (which obviously make up tectonic plates) can undergo two ...
There's no city there. That point is in southern Uruguay, about 60 miles north of the center of Montevideo.
There is no specific place per se, but the location of bowen island  is located in British Columbia. Vancouver, specifically.
Berens river, Winnipeg river, Black duck river.
Kings Mountain, the highest mountain in the US state of Utah is a  dormant volcano. It is often termed as a super-volcano. This is  because millions of years ago i.e the time when Kings mountain was  an active volcano, its frequent eruptions measured more than a  whopping 13,00 feet.
In 1531 the Spanish explorer Diego de Ordaz voyaged up the river,  and that same year another Spanish explorer, Antonio de Berrio,  descended the Casanare and Meta rivers and then descended the  Orinoco to its mouth. Alexander von Humboldt would later explore  the Orinoco basin extensively.
California,Australia,Asia,Latin America and north america
Vesuvius is about 1,000 feet deep and 2,000 feet across.
Both.   While most of the landmass of Earth is made of igneous and  metamorphic rocks, most of the rocks that we can actually see (i.e.  those on the surface) are sedimentary. Sedimentary rocks are formed  from deposition by forces like rivers, waves and glaciers.  Sediment, however, comes...
Indonesian birth rates may be attributed to the high quantity of rice comsumed by the populace, while German birth rates are affected by beer and spirit comsumption. Death rates in both areas are the result of totalitarian regimes, including nazism, buddhism, and chauvinism.
Mainly salt water, excluding things like sea life.
Deserted River Falls in British Columbia is over 600 meters high.
they are big and in the way
Perhaps you are thinking of a sting ray.
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They are not too far apart they bothered lie in the Middle East. They are about 3,000 miles apart. Hope this helped!
There are tours of the Erie Canal and pleasure boats.
for land mass i'd say russia and for population china.
This question refers to the United States Navy aircraft carriers of  the USS Lexington and Saratoga. These two carrier were by away from  port at Pearl Harbor during the Japanese assault on December 7th  1941.
Greek geographer Ptolemy created a grid system and listed the  coordinates for places throughout the known world in his book  Geography.   Anyway, Lines of latitude measure north-south position between the  poles. The equator is defined as 0 degrees, the North Pole is 90  degrees north, and...
Science cannot predict when earthquakes will occur, nor in any  particular place. What they can do is look at the record of what  earthquakes have occured and where and produce statistics that say  if this pattern continues then it is likely there will be an  eathquake of this kind of magnitude...
Residential land use means land which has had a dwelling erectedupon it for human habitation. Zoning laws can restrict how manydwellings and how much land for each dwelling, and other criteria,and determine how many dwelling units (apartments) are allowed, andso forth.
Technically, there are more than one body of water separatingEngland and Finland: the North Sea, which is closest to England;and the Baltic Sea, which is closer to Finland.
Yes, it depends on the depth and lengths on both sides of the river
There is no difference. Stratovolcano is just another way of saying  composite. Composite volcanoes are very explosive and the most  dangorous (also very big). Example: Mount vesuvius and Mount St.  Helens
3 (named lakes)- Canada Pond, Mashapaug Pond, and Cunliff Lake
The continents have not stayed in the same place because of the  shifting of plate tectonics going past each other or crashing into  each other. The process took millions of years.
well, that depends on the movie that you are talking about. So for  now, your question is unanswerable
to get to Pompeii, you have to go to Naples, Italy. You will alsofind mount Vesuvius, which is the volcano the destroyed Pompeii.
The water is a better ground than land, so it finds the water near the islands
There are now 2 Congo's - Democratic Republic of Congo and the smaller Congo-Brazzaville.
yes according to scientific experiences.
It was President Woodrow Wilson that was president when the PanamaCanal was finished. in 1914.
The mount toba supervolcano last erupted some 70,000 years ago.  However it is still active as indicated by the earthquakes that  occurred as recently as 1922. The honest answer is we don't know,  but its unlikely it will erupt soon.
The highest tidal wave ever recorded was 1,720 feet tall, and  occurred in 1958 in Alaska.
Bangkok, Thailand is just southeast of this coordinate.
Parana river and urguay river
This coordinate is located in China.