Wednesday, March 16, 2011

The Philippines

I was reading the book "Philippines" for my writing class and took the thesis out from it. The author of the book is Damon L. Woods.

1) "The Philippines is an archipelago of 7,107 islands, of which only 500 or so are larger than 1 square kilometer and almost one third of each remain unnamed"

2) "The Philippines is a tropical land, having an average temperature of 27 degrees C and a high humidity with only two seasons wet and dry.

3) "The Philippines is rich in mineral resources including copper, gold, nickel and iron. They are the sixth largest producer of gold and has the worlds largest deposits of chromite.

4) "The Philippines is a land of spectacular natural beauty that enjoys a wide variety of flora- some eight

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