Top Travel Questions – Answered

Category: Canoeing And Kayaking

Canoeing And Kayaking

What were the Northwest Coast cultures known for?

The Native American peoples of the Northwest Coast had abundant and reliable supplies of salmon and other fish, sea mammals, shellfish, birds, and a variety of wild plant foods. Most groups built villages near waterways or the coast. What was Northwest Coast culture? The Northwest Coast cultural area, one of six contained in what is […]

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Will a clay boat float?

If they are made of the same material why does the clay (or playdough) boat float but the ball sinks? The clay boat floats, while the ball sinks, because the weight of the clay in the boat is spread out over a larger surface area and has air in the middle which helps keep it […]

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What would happen if Niagara Falls eroded?

Originally Answered: What happens to the Great Lakes if Niagra Falls collapsed? If it collapses, we have the Niagara Rapids for a while until the gorge reaches Lake Erie. Lake Erie will eventually be drained, but all the other lakes have bottoms below sea level so they will not be greatly affected. What will happen […]

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What is a transom in a window?

In architecture, a transom is a transverse horizontal structural beam or bar, or a crosspiece separating a door from a window above it. This contrasts with a mullion, a vertical structural member. Transom or transom window is also the customary U.S. word used for a transom light, the window over this crosspiece. What is the […]

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What did Sybil Ludington say?

Ludington was said to have warned people asleep in their homes by banging on their shutters with a stick and yelling “The British are burning Danbury!” Sybil’s father had fought in the French and Indian War, and volunteered to head the local militia during the Revolutionary War. What was the message that Sybil had to […]

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How do you read red and green channel markers?

Basically, red marker buoys should be on your right (starboard) as you return from open water. Conversely, green channel markers should be on your starboard side as you head out into open water. How do you read the red and green markers? https://youtu.be/ When you are navigating a boat when you have red and green […]

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What are the four major rivers in North Carolina?

Some of the major rivers in North Carolina are the Catawba River, Tar River, Pee Dee River, and the Roanoke River. What are the main rivers in North Carolina? Major rivers Cape Fear River, Catawba River, French Broad River, Neuse River, New River, Roanoke River, Yadkin Pee-Dee River. How many major rivers are in North […]

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Which waterfall is bigger Niagara or Iguazu?

To put that in perspective, Iguazu Falls is nearly twice as tall as Niagara Falls and rivaled only by Zambia and Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls, which is taller at 108 meters. It’s nearly three times as wide as Niagara Falls and significantly wider still than Victoria Falls. Is Iguazu Falls the largest waterfall in the world? […]

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