Tectonic Hazards 

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  • Created by: cavneame
  • Created on: 06-11-15 17:56
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  • different parts of the earth
    • OUTER CORE-> liquid
    • INNER CORE -> CENTRE soild
    • MANTLE --> AROUND CORE  semi-molten rock
      • CRUST --> OUTER LAYER   thin20 km       divided into lots of slabs called tectonic plates
        • PLATES are made up of -->
          • CONTINENTAL CRUST- (LAND) THICK & LESS DENSE
          • OCEANIC CRUST --> THIN & MORE DENSER(WATER)
    • CRUST --> OUTER LAYER   thin20 km       divided into lots of slabs called tectonic plates
      • PLATES are made up of -->
        • CONTINENTAL CRUST- (LAND) THICK & LESS DENSE
        • OCEANIC CRUST --> THIN & MORE DENSER(WATER)
  • PLATES BOUNDARIES - MOVE (MANTLE UNDERNEATH MOVE)
    • NORTH AMERICAN
    • EURASIAN(RUSSIA)
    • AFRICAN
    • INDO-AUSTRALIAN
    • SOUTH AMERICAN
  • SEVERE IN LEDCS
    • POOR QUAILTY HOUSING
    • INFRASTRUCTURE POOR-ROADS-hard to reach emergency serivces more deaths
    • little money cant protect against earthquakes
    • healthcare worse
  • living in prone areas
    • employed in area
    • alwayed live there-friends & family

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