goeg- unit 1 California

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CASE STUDY

California-

Causes:

Physical impacts;

  • San Francisco and Los Angeles lies along the San Andreas fault line (conservative plate boundray)- The Pacific plate slides past the N.American plate in the same direction, but a bit faster, causing a build up of friction which leads to a 'jerk' and earthquake.
  • Coastal areas i.e, Long beach suffer from flooding and erosion as the sea levels rise
  • EL Nino causes…

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