The Amazing Earth

By Gabby Moon

Mount Everest

Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world with an elevation of 29,029 feet above sea level.

Opportunities & Challenges

Opportunities

-Guided tours (65,000$)

-Lots of money to build schools

-Training to climb the mountain


Challenges

-Border of Nepal and China

-Bad weather/high wind/altitude sickness

-Altitude above 26,000 feet is considered the death zone

-Avalanches, glaciers

Sahara Desert

It's located in Northern Africa it measures up to 3,320,000 square miles.

Opportunities & Challenges

Opportunities

-Farming

-Many animal life

-Archaeologist

-Metallic minerals/coal/oil/gas


Challenges

-Travel by camel

-Heat

-Getting lost

-Sand storms

-Starvation

-Raiders

-Water

Hawaiian Islands

It's in Hawaii it's an archipelago of eight islands it covers about 1,500 miles

Opportunities & Challenges

Opportunities

-Really warm

-Plants/animals

-Lots of jobs

-Farming

-Fishing


Challenges

-Really warm

-Cost

-Population

-Traffic

-Homeless/junk cars

-Drugs

-Noise

-Pollution

Perito Moreno Glacier

It is found in Argentina it is 3 miles wide and 60-80 meters tall

Opportunities & Challenges

Opportunities

-Most visited place

-Major tourist attraction

-Ice trekking

-Boat excursion sailing


Challenges

-It's HUGE

-Large pieces of ice fall in the water with an astonishing sound

-Major tourist attraction

-Really cold all the time

-When it melts it causes the lake to rise