Geography Unit One Case Study - CALIFORNIA

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1. What are all of the hazards California is at risk to?

  • Earthquakes
  • Droughts, Tsunamis and Earthquakes
  • Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Droughts, Landslides and Volcanic Eruptions
  • Earthquakes, Typhoons, Droughts and Landslides
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2. Why may Californian towns experience high financial losses from wildfires?

  • Due to other hazards
  • They don't have enough money
  • Large economy to spend more on expensive infrastructure and businesses
  • More prone to them

3. Is California wealthy?

  • Not at all
  • Yes, all of California is wealthy
  • Yes, but parts of it are vulnerable
  • No, most live in poverty

4. What type of boundary does California lie on?

  • Other
  • Conservative
  • Destructive
  • Constructive

5. Why is drought a frequent occurrence in California?

  • Don't Know
  • Very hot climate
  • El Nino/La Nina results in increased aridity. Cold water then leads to limited evaporation and rainfall.
  • Not enough water resources to cope

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