Who is JRR Tolkien?

Who is JRR Tolkien?

Tolkien is an internationally renowned fantasy writer. He is best known for authoring The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy. “If you really want to know what Middle-earth is based on, it’s my wonder and delight in the earth as it is, particularly the natural earth.”

What mountain range separates Europe from Asia?

Ural Mountains, which form the boundary between Europe and Asia. Caucasus Mountains, which also separate Europe and Asia, and are the namesake of the Caucasian race. Carpathian Mountains, a major mountain range in Central and Southern Europe. Alps, in Central Western Europe.

How high is Calgary above sea level?

Calgary’s elevation is approximately 1,048 m (3,438 ft) above sea level downtown, and 1,084 m (3,557 ft) at the airport. The city proper covers a land area of 726.5 km2 (280.5 sq mi) (as of 2006) and as such exceeds the land area of the City of Toronto.

How many zeros are there in a sextillion?

A ‘sextillion’ is a numerical value represented in the US by 1 followed by 21 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 36 zeros.

How many months before you can tell the sex of the baby?

Most patients undergo an ultrasound at around 18-20 weeks (about four and a half to five months). Normally, at this stage of pregnancy we can determine the baby’s sex, but not always.

What were the Oscars made of during ww2?

Due to a metal shortage during World War II, Oscars® were made of painted plaster for three years. Following the war, the Academy invited recipients to redeem the plaster figures for gold-plated metal ones.

Why does the sun lighten our hair and darken our skin?

Melanin is a pigment found in your skin and hair cells that gives each its color. It does seem weird that the sun bleaches our hair and darkens our skin. This mostly has to do with hair being dead and skin being alive. The sun bleaches and destroys the melanin in your hair giving you lighter hair.

What color is hippo milk?

Hippopotamus Milk is Pink in Color. Hippopotamuses produce two unique skin secretions (so unique they’re named after the animal), “hipposudoric acid” and its analog “norhipposudoric acid”. It gives the hippopotamuses’ sweat a red coloration, commonly believed to be blood (it’s not).