Geography - Restless Earth

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Case studies

  • Kobe 1995 or Japanese earthquake and tsunami 2011
  • Tsunami example 2011 
  • Haiti earthquake 2010 = LEDC comparison 
  • Mauna Loa/Kilaueu, Hawaii - Shield, ongoing 
  • Chance Peak, Montserrat, 1995, onwards 
  • Shallow focus 
  • Deep focus 
  • Large magnitude - Japanese Tsunami 
  • Smaller magnitude - Kobe

Plates

  • Pacific
  • Eurasion
  • Philippine
  • Indian Australian
  • South American
  • North American
  • Arabian
  • Caribbean
  • Cocos
  • Antarctic
  • Nazca
  • Juan de Fuca
  • Scotia
  • Indian

Plate Boundaries

Constructive - convection currents in the mantle cause two plates to move apart. As they move apart magma rises…

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