did you know that virginia is divided into regions? there are five major regions in virginia .the five regions are tidewater, piedmont ,valley and ridge,appalachian plateau and blue ridge mountains. they each have special industries and products based on their location and surroundings. tidewater the tidewater region is a low,flat plains region that starts at the Atlantic coast inwards towards the fall line and stops.this area has had several earthquakes.there has also been flash flooding the tidewater region includes the eastern shore.the major product of this region is seafood.its major industries are shipbuilding, tourism and federal military installations.there are mostly sedimentary rocks in this region. piedmont piedmont means land at the foot of the mountains.the piedmont region is rolling hills and is west of the fall line.the main industries of the piedmont region are technology,federal and state government,farming and textiles.its main product is tobacco.the metamorphic rock is most common in this region.there are multiple waterfalls in this region due to the hills for water to fall down. blue ridge mountains the blue ridge mountains are a section of the appalachian mountains . theyare also very old rounded mountains.it is between the valley and ridge and the piedmont regions .another characteristic of the blue ridge mountain region is that it is the source of many rivers.all three types metamorphic igneous and sedimentary are found here.the main…
PSY – 101
The Brain’s Structures and Regions
The brain is responsible for everything you do in your life, from deciding when you are hungry, to moving your limbs, to learning and remembering the various facts and events you encounter every day. The brain is an extremely powerful machine that has very specialized areas. With all of its sections and subsections, the brain is the most advanced organ in the known universe.
The cerebral cortex is responsible for controlling…
Marketing Polar Region, Helpful or Harmful?
ORTM414: Pat Maher
July 20 2013
The Arctic has attracted tourist since the early 1800’s in fact the earliest arctic tourists were individual anglers, hunters, mountaineers, and adventurers who were attracted to the abundance of fish, exotic wildlife species, and their remote regions (UNEP, 2012). According to the United Nations Environment…
In the most recent four years I have advanced, with incredible deliberation, in two regions: the business-managerial zone and the political region. In both fields I have fulfilled, thinking about my age, noteworthy accomplishments. In the business region, I served as Vice President in a private association claimed by my crew. In the political region, I worked in a couple of positions in my region, and as an aide to the Deputy Minister of Defense. My point was to obtain different encounters…
environments are extremely diverse in terms of their land forms, soils, fauna, flora, water balances, and human activities. Because of this diversity, no practical definition of arid environments can be derived. However, the one binding element to all arid regions is aridity.
Aridity is usually expressed as a function of rainfall and temperature. A useful "representation" of aridity is the following climatic aridity index: p/ETP where
P = precipitation ETP = potential evapotranspiration, calculated by…
straits would give Russia access to the Mediterranean Sea.
British tried to stop the Russians, because they saw it as a threat to its own power in the Mediterranean and into India.
In 1898 the Germans also hoped to increase its influence in the region by building a Berlin-to-Bagdad railway.
Efforts to Westernize
Ottoman rulers who wanted reforms look to the West for ideas.
They reorganized their bureaucracy (government administration) and system of tax collection.
Built railroads, improved…
Five Feb 13, 2013
The Five Pillars of Islam
The Islam religion is laid out into five distinctive “Pillars”, a framework for its followers to build their faith and lifestyle upon.
The first pillar could be considered the first step in following the Islamic faith. “Shahadah” is the personal profession of faith, where an individual professes complete acceptance in the belief that there is only one God, and that Muhammad was the messenger of this God.
Secondly, the most holy and…
The Failure of Compromise
Slavery had defined the contrast between regions of the Unites States since the framing of the Constitution. No other political agenda in the history of the United States is responsible for so much debate, division, and even bloodshed as the issue of slavery. Up until the years 1860 and 1861, the nation states were able to come to a compromise regarding this issue, however, this compromise would not last forever.
In 1861, The United States divided into two separate…
The European continent is often seen as integrating two sub regions, both having different cultural and specific identities. One can distinguish Central Europe from Eastern Europe. What are these differences that make those two regions so culturally, economically different? Why can we talk of Eastern Europe as a single region? Writers on this issue seem to explain this by a growing gap between the two blocs through the ages.
To understand the particularity of Eastern Europe through the ages, Berend…
Cities and Regions ENVS230
Environmental & Social Problems of Cities and Regions in the Developing World
Dr Urmila Jha-Thakur
• Setting the Context for Cities and Regions in
• Exploring Environmental & Social Issues in
Cities and Regions within Developing Country
• Identifying good practices in Developing
• United Nations Human Settlements
Programme, 2009, Planning Sustainable Cities:
Global Report on Human Settlements 2009…
The Central Park Five Documentary
In one of the most well known cities of the United States, New York City was the central focus in the 1980’s. Five minority youths aged 14 to 16 were arrested and convicted of rape, sexual assault, and almost murdering 28-year old white female investment banker, Trisha Meili, as she was jogging through Central Park on the night of April 19th, 1989. These innocent Latino and African American five young men— Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson…