Geography Paper One

Natural Hazards Definition
A natural hazard is an extreme event that occurs naturally and causes harm to humans – or to other things that we care about.
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Types of natural hazards
earthquakes can cause tsunamis, and hurricanes can lead to coastal flooding and erosion.
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factors effecting hazard risk-
time, natural factors, magnitude and education.
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Global distribution of plate boundaries-
http://www.coolgeography.co.uk/GCSE/AQA/Restless%20Earth/Tectonics/Plate%20margins.htm
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Plate tectonics theory-
the lithosphere made up earths crust and the uppermost part of the mantle, together they form a rigid brittle layer floating on top of the mantle.
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sorry got bored of revision
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earthquakes can cause tsunamis, and hurricanes can lead to coastal flooding and erosion.

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Types of natural hazards

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time, natural factors, magnitude and education.

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http://www.coolgeography.co.uk/GCSE/AQA/Restless%20Earth/Tectonics/Plate%20margins.htm

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Card 5

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the lithosphere made up earths crust and the uppermost part of the mantle, together they form a rigid brittle layer floating on top of the mantle.

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