Geography - Restless Earth - Key Words

Key words for the topic: 'Restless Earth'

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Earthquake.

Shaking of the ground.

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Effects.

Primary effects - First effects.

Secondary effects - Later effects.

Positive effects - Good effects.

Negative effects - Bad effects.

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Fold Mountains.

Long, high mountain range formed by the upfolding of sedinments.

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Hazard.

Natural hazards are short-term events that threaten lives and property.

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Plates.

Large rock areas that make up the Earth's crust.

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Respones.

Immediate actions after the event or in the long-term.

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Tectonic Activity.

Movement of the large rock plates of the Earth's crust.

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Volcano.

Cone-shaped mountain formed by surface eruptions of magma from inside the earth.

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