Geography - Hazards/Earth

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  • Created on: 16-05-21 08:13

Natural Hazards/Earth

What are the different types of hazards?

  • Earthquakes
  • Floods
  • Hurricanes
  • Tsunami
  • Volcanoes
  • Tornadoes

What factors can affect hazard risk?

  • population
  • countries wealth
  • changes in natural enviroment
  • urbanization

What is the structure of the earth?

1) crust

2) mantle

3)Outer core

4) inner core

5) convection current

6)Ocean + continent

7) tectonic plate boundaries

How are earthquakes distributed around the world?

Earthquakes are not randomly distributed around the earth, rather they are located in disticnt zones which can be related to the marhins of tectonic plates on the earths surface

Why do tectonic plates move


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