Geography

Where is there a concentration of earthquakes and volcanic activity?
In the South West of North America.
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Why do plates move?
Because of a convection current.
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How is a convection current caused?
It is caused by Adiabatic cooling.
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What is Adiabatic cooling?
It's when warm air rises and expands then starts to fall.
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What are the 4 layers of the Earth called?
The inner core, Outer core, Mantle and the crust.
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Why do plates move?

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Because of a convection current.

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How is a convection current caused?

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What is Adiabatic cooling?

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What are the 4 layers of the Earth called?

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