Humans and the Environment-Making an Impact 

By:Reginald Hamlet




Hoover Dam 


  • Created from the Colorado River 

  • 1922 Colorado River Compact to divide the water proportionally among the seven states, but the legal wrangling continued until outgoing President Calvin Coolidge authorized the Boulder Canyon Project December 1928.





3D Hover Dam model

Polders 

  •    a tract of low land (as in the Netherlands) reclaimed from a body of water (as the

 sea) 

  • Reclaimed land 
  • low-lying tract of land 

Suez Canal

  • Located in the ‎Gaza Strip and Egypt 
  • Constructed between 1859 and 1869 
  • connected the Mediterranean and the Red seas

Tornadoes

  • Formed from hot and cold air 
  • Most common in Tornado Alley 
  • Only happens on flat land

Earthquakes

  • Happens when the plates under the earths surface shift 
  • Destroys buildings and many other structures 
  • Can also cause tsunamis 

This is where the occur the most

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Humans and the Environment-Making an Impact

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