restless earth

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  • Created on: 16-10-15 10:30
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  • Restless Earth
    • Types of volcanoes =composite volcanoes, shield volcanoes  and super volcanoes.
    • cause tsunami japan case study 2011-a destructive plate margin with an epicentre, the thin, dense pacific oceanic plate is subducted under the thick, light Okhotsk continental plate because it is heavier.
    • shield volcanoes are volcanoes built of layers of hard lava.
    • examples of natural disasters-san andreas fault, mid Atlantic ridge and japan where pacific plate


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