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Restless Earth

4 different plate boundaries
Collision zone ­ plates move together + form mountains e.g. Himalayas
Constructive ­ plates move apart + form volcanoes e.g. Mid Atlantic Ridge
Conservative ­ plates rub past each other + form earthquakes e.g. San Andreas Fault
Destructive ­ Plates sub duct under each…

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When building houses, they often have a damper in the roof acting like a pendulum, preventing the
building from swaying, Cross bracing stops floors collapsing, Shock absorbers built into cross braces,
a strong steel frame which is also flexible and stops cracking, strong double glazed windows which
stop broken glass…




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