Gcse Geography Unit 1A Useful Vocab

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Destructive
Compresional
1 of 15
Constructive
Tensional
2 of 15
Conservative
Lateral
3 of 15
Colisional
Mountains
4 of 15
Stereotyoical Volcanoe
Composite Cone
5 of 15
Dome
Shield
6 of 15
Focus
The point where the earthquake occurs
7 of 15
Epicenter
the point on the Earths surface in which it is felt
8 of 15
Hydraulic Action
Water pressure in rocks cause break up
9 of 15
Attrition
grounding of rocks and debris in a river
10 of 15
Solution
Dissolving of cliffs and rocks
11 of 15
Plutonic
Below ground
12 of 15
Intrusive Rocks
Underground formed from magma
13 of 15
Extrusive Rocks
Plutonic, Formed from lava
14 of 15
Strata
Layers
15 of 15

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Card 2

Front

Constructive

Back

Tensional

Card 3

Front

Conservative

Back

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Card 4

Front

Colisional

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Stereotyoical Volcanoe

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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