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WORLD CIV. QUICK QUESTION
At which latitude is Antarctica? 0 degrees lowest degrees highest degrees
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 11:17am

Geography
Is Alaska, Greenland, and Antarctica covered mainly in ice?
Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 5:34pm

World Regional Geography
Which of the following is true of the Antarctic Treaty System? A. It was established specifically to enforce ecological regulations. B. It bans commercial mining in Antarctica. C. It's actually the Society for the Geographic Exploration of Antarctica. D. It provides the de...
Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 7:38am

Math help
The land on Earth’s surface is represented by the seven continents. Europe has 77% of the dry land while Africa has 20%. North America has 4/25 and Antarctica has 1/10 of the dry land. What fractional amount of the dry land is contained within the three remaining ...
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 7:21pm

Math
The land on Earth’s surface is represented by the seven continents. Europe has 77% of the dry land while Africa has 20%. North America has 4/25 and Antarctica has 1/10 of the dry land. What fractional amount of the dry land is contained within the three remaining ...
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 4:13pm

math
1.The land on Earth’s surface is represented by the seven continents. Europe has 77% of the dry land while Africa has 20%. North America has 4/25 and Antarctica has 1/10 of the dry land. What fractional amount of the dry land is contained within the three remaining ...
Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 3:50pm

Language Arts 8th Connection Academy
Scott’s Good-bye We saw the months of wicked weather, As day to painful night did turn, Waiting, huddled close together For the frozen sun’s return. Our nights were almost endless torture. Our food was gone. Our fuel was low. We came in search of grand adventure But ...
Monday, January 13, 2014 at 9:52pm

science
Which of the following best supports the idea that the melting of glaciers in Antarctica is a global environmental threat? A. The melting of glaciers can cause sea levels on Earth to fall. B. The melting of glaciers can change ecosystems in Antarctica. C. The melting of ...
Friday, December 13, 2013 at 4:19pm

language arts
We saw the months of wicked weather, As day to painful night did turn, Waiting, huddled close together For the frozen sun’s return. Our nights were almost endless torture. Our food was gone. Our fuel was low. We came in search of grand adventure But ended trembling in the...
Friday, November 22, 2013 at 11:49am

world history
Which of the following is true of the Antarctic Treaty System? A. It bans commercial mining in Antarctica. B. It's actually the Society for the Geographic Exploration of Antarctica. C. It was established specifically to enforce ecological regulations. D. It provides the de...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 11:39pm

physics
In 1986 a gargantuan iceberg broke away from the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica. It was approximately a rectangle 160 km long, 45.0 km wide, and 250 m thick. (a) What is the mass of this iceberg, given that the density of ice is 917 kg/m3? (b) How much heat is required to melt ...
Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 3:06am

physics
In 1986 a gargantuan iceberg broke away from the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica. It was approximately a rectangle 160 km long, 45.0 km wide, and 250 m thick. (a) What is the mass of this iceberg, given that the density of ice is 917 kg/m3? (b) How much heat is required to melt ...
Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 4:08pm

Chemistry AP
I'm using Zumdahl 7th Edition Chemistry Book and I'm having trouble with some practice problems in the first chapter. Here are a few: 87: Sterling silver is a solid solution of silver and copper. If a piece of a sterling silver necklace has a mass of 105.0 g and a ...
Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:09pm

social studies
Which country arrived at the South Pole, the center of Antarctica?
Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 6:52pm

world geography
1. When Australia became the federated Commonwealth of Australia in 1901, Sydney and Melbourne competed to be the capital city. A compromise was reached and _______ became the federal capital in 1928. A. Canberra B. Brisbane C. Adelaide D. Sydney 2. According to the World ...
Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 5:37pm

math
Asia is about 3 times the size of antarctica together the 2 continents make up 2/5 of earth's land . what fraction of earth's land does antarctica make up?
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 9:58pm

world geography
1. The natural vegetation regions of sub-Saharan Africa A. are heavily impacted by human activity. B. don't correspond closely to climatic regions. C. only correspond to climatic conditions in areas of West Africa. D. are all characteristic of equatorial latitudes. 2. ...
Friday, February 22, 2013 at 2:45pm

Social Studies
In which hemisphere is North America located? NOrthern Hemisphere Which hemispheres contain parts of both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans North west south and east Which hemisphere contains all of Antarctica southern? What is the name of the line that separates the eastern and...
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 6:38pm

Language Arts
Scott’s Good-bye We saw the months of wicked weather, As day to painful night did turn, Waiting, huddled close together For the frozen sun’s return. Our nights were almost endless torture. Our food was gone. Our fuel was low. We came in search of grand adventure But ...
Friday, December 21, 2012 at 12:30pm

Life Science
Name one plant and one animal that previously lived in Antarctica, but are now extinct throughout the entire world.
Friday, December 7, 2012 at 10:26pm

geography
Can you check my answers please? 1. What continents touch the 60 degrees W line of longitude? North America and South America, Antarctica 2. What do green areas on physical maps usually mean? It usually means land or low-lying land areas. 3. What is the capital of Switzerland...
Monday, December 3, 2012 at 7:36pm

social studies
which of the following statements is supported by the information in the map? ONE) australia is self-supporting in oil two)Africa trades oil only with south America.three)the soviet Union has trade routes with every major continent. four) all of the major continents have crude...
Friday, November 16, 2012 at 12:22am

SOCIAL STUDIES
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS SUPPORTED BY THE INFORMATION IN THE MAP 1] AUSTRASLIA IS SELF-SUPPORTING IN OIL.2]AFRICA TRADES OIL ONLY WITH SOUTH AMRICA.3] THE SOVIET UNION HAS TRADE ROUTES WITH EVERY MAJOR CONTINENT.4] ALL OF THE MAJOR CONTINENTS HAVE CRUDE OIL RESERVERS ...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 12:53pm

Physics
1. If a bar magnet is broken into two pieces, how many magnetic poles are there? 2. A long straight wire carries a current in the direction shown in the following figure. At the point labeled A, is the direction of the magnetic field left, right, up. Down, into the page, or ...
Monday, October 29, 2012 at 7:03pm

geography
Can you check my answers please? !. What two continents have no deserts? Europe and Antarctica 2. Is the North Pole on land or water? on land 3. Are you closer to the equator in the northern or southern part of Argentina? Northern Argentina 4. What line of longitude passes ...
Monday, October 29, 2012 at 5:37pm

geography
Can you check my answers please? 1. Which continents do not cross the equator? North America, Europe, Australia, and Antarctica 2. What two parallels form the boundaries of the "tropics" or low latitudes? The 23 degree 50 N line and the 23 degree 50 S line 3. Which ...
Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 7:35pm

BIOLOGY
1.Which of the following principles is not part of Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection? Individuals with the most favorable traits have the best chance of reproducing. More individuals are born than will be able to survive. Mutations are the ultimate source ...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 4:54pm

geography
Will you please check my answers? 1. What continents are located on a single land mass? Antarctica and Australia 2. In what direction would you be going if you were to fly from South Dakota to North Carolina? Southeast 3. In what part of the United States is Washington DC ...
Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 8:13pm

Antarctica
In 1973, Congress enacted the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to protect plants and animals from extinction. Many methods are used for protection. Residential or commercial development may be banned in an area that is set aside to protect animal or plant life. People may ...
Friday, September 14, 2012 at 4:47pm

geography
Will you check my answers for me? 1. How many states are part of the contiguous United States? 48 states 2. Is the Tropic of Cancer north or south of the equator? North of the Equator 3. What are the names of the Earth's continents? North America, South America, Antarctica...
Monday, September 10, 2012 at 5:14pm

science
Given that Antarctica is roughly semicircular with a radius of 2000 km and has an average ice thickness of 3000 m. a) How many km3 of ice does Antarctica contain? b) Assuming all the ice melts, how much will this raise sea level (ignoring that the Earth has curvature and ...
Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 3:35pm

geography
1. What isthmus connects North and South America? The isthmus of Panama 2. What are the continents of the world arranged according to land size, largest to smallest? Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia 3. What do Kingston, Jamaica and ...
Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 10:36pm

english
1. What is Lynne Cox's perspective in this passage from Swimming to Antarctica? If you continue swimming, you're going to cool down even more. Remember how hard you shivered last time? Remember how much work it was? Remember how uncomfortable you were? This is the ...
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 2:46pm

english
plese any help will be appreciated 1. What is Lynne Cox's perspective in this passage from Swimming to Antarctica? If you continue swimming, you're going to cool down even more. Remember how hard you shivered last time? Remember how much work it was? Remember how ...
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 2:16pm

geography
1. Which country is the smallest in land area in Central America? largest? El Salvador has the smallest area. Mexico has the largest area. 2. What do Finland, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary and Romania all have in common? The countries are all in Europe. Do you think my ...
Sunday, November 27, 2011 at 3:11pm

English
I was very tired, but it was great to be in Antarctica. Everything was covered with snow. It was so beautiful. (What does "It" refer to in the last sentence? Does it refer to 'Antarctica' or 'everything' or 'snow'?)
Friday, September 16, 2011 at 11:32pm

Science
Choose the correct answer in parenthesis. 150 million years ago the continents were ---(closer together / farther apart)--- than they are now. South America and Africa used to be ---(together / apart)---. 100 million years into the future, the continents ---(are / are not)--- ...
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 12:33am

Science
150 million years ago the continents were (closer together / farther apart) than they are now. South America and Africa used to be (together / apart). 100 million years into the future, the continents (are / are not) in the same positions as they are now. Australia will move (...
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 12:30am

physics
Meteorites from Mars Several meteorites found in Antarctica are believed to have come from Mars, including the famous ALH84001 meteorite that some believe contains fossils of ancient life on Mars. Meteorites from Mars are thought to get to Earth by being blasted off the ...
Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 1:36am

physics
The highest natural atmospheric temperature ever recorded on Earth was 58°C (136°F), at El Azizia, Libya on September 13, 1922. The record low temperature was −89°C (−129°F), which occurred at the Soviet Vostok Station in Antarctica on July 21, 1983...
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 4:23pm

UOP
HOW HAS HUMANS AFFECTED THE ANTARCTIC FOOD WEB I am a tax preparer and got swamped, now My paper is so late. Help, this is case we have to analyze. 700-to-900 word analysis of the case at bottom and these questions in the analysis: o Identify any unintended consequences of ...
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 11:23pm

geography
Name three major mountain ranges and state to what continents they belong? My answer is--- Rocky Mountains,North America Andes Mountains,South America and Sentinel Mountains, Antarctica is this correct?
Monday, March 21, 2011 at 5:42pm

maths exponential functions
I have a maths assignment and i need help with this question my teacher is overseas at the moment and it is due when he gets back The Population P, of penguins in a certain region of Antarctica can be modeled by the relation P=Po (2) t/90, where t is time, measured in months ...
Friday, March 11, 2011 at 12:22am

s.s
antarctica stations worksheet what have ice cores shown that have to do with carbon dioxide?
Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 4:18pm

science
If Antarctica was once warm enough for coal-forming vegetation to thrive there, what do you think the equatorial regions would have been like?
Friday, December 31, 2010 at 6:09pm

PHYSICS
an arctic flying to antarctica encounters a storm. The term changes direction to fly around the storn. if the tern flies 46 km at 15degrees south of east , 22 km at 13 degrees east of south , and finally 14km at 14 degrees west of south what is the tern's resultant ...
Monday, December 20, 2010 at 2:46pm

social studies
In 1973, Congress enacted the endagered species Act (ESA) to protect plants and animals from extinction. Many methods are used for protection. Residential or commercial developments may be banned in an area that is set aside to protect animal or plant life. People may ...
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 10:33pm

History
who in 1978 became the first person born in Antarctica
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 9:50pm

geography
Which four continents touch the Indian Ocean? Africa, Asia, Australia, and Antarctica. Is this correct?
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 8:23pm

PHY
Two snowcats tow a housing unit to a new location at McMurdo Base, Antarctica, as shown in Figure 4-46. The sum of the forces A and B exerted on the unit by the horizontal cables is parallel to the line L, and FA = 4300 N. Determine FB and the magnitude of FA + FB.
Monday, September 13, 2010 at 8:23am

phy
Two snowcats tow a housing unit to a new location at McMurdo Base, Antarctica, as shown in Figure 4-46. The sum of the forces A and B exerted on the unit by the horizontal cables is parallel to the line L, and FA = 4300 N. Determine FB and the magnitude of FA + FB.
Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 1:11pm

physics 1
Antarctica is roughly semicircular, with a radius of 2000km. The average thickness of its ice cover is 3000m. How many cubic cm of ice does Antarctica contain? (Ignore the curvature of Earth).
Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 1:30am

English
I was very tired, but it was great to be in Antarctica. Everyting was covered with snow. 1)It was so beautiful. --------------------------- What does 1) refer to in the last sentence? Antarctica, everything, or everything in Antarctica?
Sunday, July 11, 2010 at 10:25pm

Antarctica
Explain why this statement is correct. "Ice makes Antarcica both the lowest of the continental masses and the highest."
Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 12:36pm

Geography
Blizzards happen in the U.S. Northern Plains states, in eastern and central Canada, and in parts of Russia. The blizzards occur: a) because these places are far from the Arctic Circle b) because these places are near the Arctic Circle c) because these places are south of the ...
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 6:18pm

Geography
28. What information would be the most helpful in drawing inferences about hwy certain countries in Southeast Asia have a large number of Muslims? a. knowing what countries in the region were colonized by France b. knowing what countries were ruled by China in the past c. ...
Saturday, April 17, 2010 at 2:32pm

OZONE stuff
When is the Antarctica ozone hole expected to recover almost completely? How do you know this?
Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 1:25pm

Geography
Can someone please check my work? 1. Name the South American countries through which the Tropic of Capricorn passes. Paraguay, chile, Argentina, Brazil 2. Classify each of the following as high, mid, or low latitude. Europe: high South America: low Antarctica: high United ...
Friday, February 26, 2010 at 2:53am

Chem 2
Imagine that a deposit of helium gas has been discovered in Antarctica. It is being shipped to Australia in a rigid (constant volume) tank with a rated max pressure of 100 atm. If the tanks are filled to a pressure of 75 atm in Antarctica on a day when the temp is -100F, will ...
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 3:25pm

math
i'm a poet... i dont know math!!! Write 3 X 10^7 km^3 , the total volume of the continental Antarctica ice sheet, in standard form. would it be 30000000000 ?
Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 5:47pm

Antarctica
information and diagrams of a scientific research centre
Saturday, January 30, 2010 at 9:44am

Physics
When land ice on Antarctica melts and flows into the sea, eventually it circulates and therefore distributes uniformly over the earth's oceans. As a result, does the earth's rotational speed increase, decrease or remain unaffected? (If it does have an effect, how does ...
Monday, October 26, 2009 at 10:34am

Grammar and Composition
Identify the part of speech for each of the CAPITALIZED words in the paragraph that follows by labeling it with one of the following abbreviations. Be careful to READ THE WORDS IN CONTEXT since some words can be diffferent parts of speech depending on the way they are used in ...
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 8:43pm

world geography
why is there no minnig activity on antarctica? A)***the potential profity is outweighed by the harsh conditions there. B)the continents coal and oil reserves were exploited and now have been exhausted C)minning there is prohibited by international agreement D)there is no ...
Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 2:41am

Science
Why is it that in late August, the amout of sea ice surrounding the continent of Antarctica approaches its greatest extent? And why is it that in February, the sea ice surrounding Anarctica is at it's minimum extent?
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at 6:16pm

Science help
India : Duck Australia : Duck South Africa : Duck, Goose Africa : Duck Cat Antarctica: Duck Goose cat If scientist wanted to argue that South Africa, Africa, and Antarctica was once connected, which animals would they use to determine that? Would it be just Goose and Cat? ...
Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 9:15pm

science
India : Duck Australia : Duck South Africa : Duck, Goose Africa : Duck Cat Antarctica: Duck Goose If scientist wanted to argue that South Africa, Africa, and Antarctica was once connected, which animals would they use to determine that? Would it be just Goose and Cat? Since ...
Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 5:59pm

Global
3. What are the 3 mountain ranges with the longest area of high elevation? I guessed Himalayas, Andes, and Alps. 5. How many inches of annual rainfall are in areas that have year long growing seasons? 17. What two countries have the longest growing season in Europe? 20. What ...
Monday, September 8, 2008 at 7:56pm

english-al gore
need answer to these questions: 2. Why is the picture of Earth taken on Dec. 11, 1972 the most commonly published photograph in history? 4. Why did they choose the middle of the Pacific Ocean for these measurements? 5. What year did Al Gore go to Kyoto, Japan? Why is Kyoto ...
Monday, April 7, 2008 at 11:50am

biology
Extremophiles are organisms that thrive in extreme environments. For instance some species of bacteria live in the thermal vents of Yellowstone National Park while others live in the polar ice caps. As you might imagine, these bacteria have some rather remarkable differences ...
Monday, October 15, 2007 at 6:43pm

science
what are the impacts on fishing and hunting in antarctica i need answers fast thanx We will be happy to critique your thinking. Antarctica is a very delicate ecosystem: the removal of one item affects many, and you could cite examples of this. Why do you think such a large ...
Tuesday, May 22, 2007 at 3:36am

History
To my knowledge the Arctic and Anarctic are the only places they haven't had major battles. What two continents have never been the site of a major military conflict? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continent Probably Antarctica and Australia. I'm just guessing. =) ...
Thursday, January 18, 2007 at 2:51pm

Please Proofread my essay
Weather Gone Wild -During this semester, I was to keep track of a current event. I chose to research extreme weather globally, but I was most interested in discovering if there was any sort of extreme weather happening around the United States, as well as finding out what ...
Monday, November 20, 2006 at 10:08pm

Please proofread my essay
Weather Gone Wild -During this semester, I was to keep track of a current event. I chose researching extreme weather nation wide, but I was most interested in discovering if there was any sort of extreme weather happening around the United States, as well as finding out what ...
Sunday, November 19, 2006 at 8:44pm

Antarctic Explorers
What material did the first explorers of Antarctica use for sleeping bags? Both the Scott and Amundsen expeditions used sleeping bags made of reindeer hide, with reindeer fur on the inside, but Scott's were of inferior quality. The Shackleton and Byrd expeditions also used...
Thursday, September 21, 2006 at 2:32am

Science
If you are one mile off the beach in the Atlantic Ocean, how deep is the ocean? Thanks for your help. Which beach? Is it in Europe, North America, Africa, South America or Antarctica? We'll try to research your question if we know the exact location of your beach. Since ...
Saturday, August 5, 2006 at 6:08pm

brain teaser help
The new science teacher claims he can place a beaker in the middle of the science lab and crawl into it. How? Does anyone get this or hav an idea? haha I think it was a metaphor or some joke or something :P, just to get you insterested. Because you did say "The new ...
Saturday, August 20, 2005 at 1:48pm

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