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Name three tectonic plates Kaplan sits on
Pacific plate , Eurasian plate , Philippine plate
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What does porgea mean
When all the contenents were together
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What is asphenosphere
Is what all the Tectonic plates rest on
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What us liphosphere
Is a rock layer forming part of the earths crust
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Name the layers of the earth in order
Inner core , outer core , lower mantle , upper mantle , crust ( continental crust and the oceanic crust)
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Why do so many people die in earthquakes
Collapsing buildings and roads , fires , no emergency help ,
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What are shock waves released from
The focus point
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What is the epicentre
It's just above the focus point the greatest form of an earthquake is found here
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What is a tsunami
A long high sea wave caused by an earthquake or other disturbances
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What is a typhoon
A tropical storm
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What is a richter
Magnitude scale to tel you the size of an earthquake
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What is a seismograph
An instrument with measures and records details of an earthquake such as sound and duration
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Name three plate boundrys
Pacific plate , eaurasion plate , Philippine plate
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Name two rocks that the contential crust is made out of
Igneous rock and granite
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Name one rock that the oceanic crust is made out of
Basalt
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What is the inner core made of
Liquid made out of iron and nickel
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Name a rock the lower mantle is made from
Peridotite
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