Geography Geography


Why is the US building a wall on the border with Mexico

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Why is the US building a wall on the border with Mexico Donald Trump's presidency is specific to many contradictory absurd and divisive topics. One of these topics is the so-called Trump Wall, due to which even at the turn of 2018 and 2019 there was a record breaking 35 days of government shutdown. Why is the Trump Wall such a controversial topic, and why is the US building a wall between the United States and Mexico? Read more

Why is Lake Chad drying up

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Why is Lake Chad drying up Lake Chad is a large African lake located on the borders of Chad, Niger, Nigeria, and Cameroon. It is estimated that in its greatest glory, about 7,000 years ago, it covered an area of 1,000,000 km2. At present, it covers an area of 1,350 km2 and only between 1963 and 1998 its area decreased by 95 %. What is the cause of such a dramatic decline? Read more

Why is the Yellow River yellow

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Why is the Yellow River yellow The Yellow River is the second longest river in China, after the long river, and the sixth longest river in the world. The answer to the question of “why it the Yellow River yellow” and the Long River long is relatively simple with a little sarcasm. But is it really so? How far does the beginnings of the Yellow River name go? Read more

Why the Aral Sea dries up

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Why the Aral Sea dries up Before 1960, the Aral Sea covered an area of 68,000 km2. Now, divided into two separate parts, it does not have in total even 6,800 km2, i.e. 10 % of its original area. What were the causes of this huge natural disaster and what consequences did it bring to life around the lake? Read more