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Altitudinal Zoning

Many may not know what altitudinal zonation is or why it is important to different areas of North America so I’m going to break it down for you! 🙂 What is altitudinal zoning and what is an example not in North America? Altitudinal zonation is when an area has many different elevations, like a mountainousContinue reading “Altitudinal Zoning”


Offshore Wind Farms

Offshore wind farms have become the latest trend when it comes to renewable energy. Offshore wind is when the wind blows from land to sea. With the wind speeds being much higher than wind speeds that are on onshore, this creates more of a domestic energy source. Offshore wind speeds also have a steadier breezeContinue reading “Offshore Wind Farms”

Cascade Range

The Cascade Range is located in parts of Canada, Washington, Oregon and California. Stretching over 700 miles long the Cascade Range is known for its 18 volcanoes. With seven of them having volcanic activity in the last 200 years. The cascade Range was formed from the subduction volcanic plate boundary of Juan De Fuca, ExplorerContinue reading “Cascade Range”

NOVA Making North America: A Review

The documentary series Making North America describes the process of how North America the continent was created. The series which was hosted by Kirk Johnson was broken into three different parts: Origins, Life and Human. In this review I will be giving a brief description of each part along with an overall opinion. Part 1:Continue reading “NOVA Making North America: A Review”

When Countries Collide

North America is home to nearly 590 million people. North America is surrounded by three main oceans, the Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific. With North America consisting of 23 countries which include The United States, Mexico, Canada and many others. The continent of North America includes Greenland, Canada, The United States and Mexico where as theContinue reading “When Countries Collide”