On this day in 1863, Union troops capture Lookout Mountain southwest of Chattanooga, Tennessee,as they begin to break the Confederate siege of the city. In the “battle above the clouds,” the Yankees scaled the slopes of the mountain on the periphery of the Chattanooga lines.
For my place narrative assignment, I chose to focus on a place that I not only visit frequently, but truly appreciate: Mount Douglas. This is a place I value not only for its beauty, but for the calmness it allows me to experience as a result of being part of
Voted the second most beautiful vista in America, Mount Washington is a well-known overlook of downtown Pittsburgh. Mount Washington, now a beautiful mountain with a tree covered Cliffside, was not always known for its sights. Many are unaware of the dirty environment that it used to be. Once known as
Mount Shasta: One of Northern California’s Remarkable Mountains In far Northern California, about forty miles south of the Oregon-California border, resides the second highest mountain in the Cascade Range and the fifth highest mountain in California. The Cascades are part of the “Ring of Fire,” which is a ring of volcanoes and earthquake sites, around the borders of the Pacific Ocean. Mount Shasta can be seen for several hundred miles and has struck viewers with its remarkable beauty since it was first seen. Mount Shasta towers at 14,162 feet, remains snow-capped throughout the year and is often shrouded in oddly shaped lenticular clouds, or fierce storms that hide it from view. It is awe-inspiring in its geography and geology,
Mt. Rainier Have you ever been to Washington or Mt. Rainier? Mt. Rainier is a national park in Washington, where about 1-2 million people visit each year. Mt. Rainier is a Tall mountain that reaches up to 14,410 feet above sea level. It is one of the tallest places in all of Washington!
Stone mountain has remained a very influential monument of Georgia; a gem of what may say to the state’s tourism and a landmark of American history throughout the ages. Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee , and Jefferson Davis on top of their valuable steeds represent the Confederate nation and its tie with Stone mountain as they are carved meticulously in the world’s largest exposed granite; however, the peaceful serenity of the lake and nature that envelops the mountain and its visitors remained a very important ceremonial location for native americans. The complete history of Stone Mountain is interwoven into the treads of historical events that have occurred throughout and even before the great nation , United States of America, was formed. Currently, it’s one of the most famous attractions in Georgia known for the breathtaking view of metropolitan Atlanta at the peak of the mountain. It is clear as rich as the beauty of stone mountain is,undeniably, it has a strong historical importance to American history and exquisite backround.
This is my research paper over the Smokey Mountains, which are located in Tennessee and part of North Carolina. One interesting fact about the Smokey Mountains is that it is the nation's busiest park, that draws more than nine million visitors a year, twice the number of any other national
Mount Redoubt, Alaska (1889-1900) Mount Redoubt is an active volcano. A volcano is an opening on the surface of the Earth letting the hotter material inside escape the mountain or hill. (Magma or Lava) When that magma escapes, the mountain creates an explosion. If a volcano has erupted in the last 10,000 years then it is still considered an active volcano.
College is a chance to be free and is a bridge between the real world and school. I’m an adult and expected to behave as such; I make my own choices where I have to decide what is important to me. I have an opportunity to learn how the world works, to explore the limitless possibilities and a chance to admire how vast knowledge can be. College will change my life in the way that I can develop life skills outside academics, to be fully
Mount Rainer is the 5th National park. This National park was established by an act of congress in 1899. This mountain was set aside to “protect areas of outstanding scenic and scientific value for the enjoyment of present and future generations”. In 1988, 97% of Mount Rainer was designated as wilderness.
I'm currently involved in TRIO, Key Club, and Girl's Tennis, but I will participate more this year, like bowling and trying for Knowledge Bowl.
Everyone who lives on the east coast knows exactly where to go when they want to get away and go for a ride down a mountain. Whiteface Mountain in upstate New York was home of the 1980 Winter Olympics, but it opened in 1958 and it earned its place for being
Mount Rainier is one of the most dangerous volcanic eruptions since it is still active and threatens the surrounding area. Mount Rainier is a stratovolcano at Cascade Volcanic Arc.
It’s where you find out who you are. In my case it made me more outgoing, strengthened my personality, and it gave me many opportunities to interact with others of diverse backgrounds.” she replied when asked if college did anything for her besides help get a job. She then continued to tell me about how incredibly advantageous she found it because it provided opportunities for her to practice and become more engaged on the topics she was interested in.“Out of everything…”, I inquired, “...what would you say is one thing that highly intrigued you from your experiences as a whole?” She replied by saying the classroom environment in which she was present through all of her classes always poised a positive influence toward her classmates, something she wants to do for her students one day. My final question of the interview was if she would suggest to others to follow in her footsteps and begin their journeys toward their futures by going to college. She replied, “ Yes, definitely, going into college opens many doors of opportunities to you.”
Mount Tambora Many things are connected to each other in many different ways. Mt. Tambora was connected to the thousands of deaths in the 1800s. Mt. Tambora is a volcano in Indonesia, when it erupted which surprised many people. A lot of people were living either on or around the volcano, when it erupted. Many people died on the mountain top. The thing is that the Indonesians weren’t the only ones who had, awful weather and destruction. People also died because of the food shortages on the island, and the water sources were poisoned so, many of the fishes died.