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  • Created on: 17-04-18 13:13
tectonic hazards
earthquakes,tsunamis,volcanoes,mountain avalanches
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climatic hazards
flooding,tornadoes,tropical storms(hurricanes),droughts
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when do tectonic hazards occur?
tectonic hazards happen when the earths crust moves,for example,when the plates move,friction can cause them to become stuck.tension builds until the plates relese, which leads to an earthquake!
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when do climatic hazards occur?
Climatic hazards occur when a region has certain weather conditions, for example heavy rainfall can lead to flooding
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what are the major river systems in the uk?
Severn,thames,tyne,trent,great ouse,wye,tay,spey,tweed,avon!
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approximate length?
354km,346km,321km,298km,230km,215km,188km,172km,156km,154km
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countries the rivers run through?
wales and england,england(south),england(north east),england,england(center),wales and englands,scotland,scotland,scotland and england,england(midlands,south west)
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when do climatic hazards occur?

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