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What type of plate boundary constructs new plate?
Constructive
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What are the 4 constructive plate boundaries?
Mid-Indian Ridge, East Pacific Ridge, Antarctic Ridge, The Mid-Atlantic Ridge
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What is the main thing that happens at a destructive plate boundary?
Crust is destroyed
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Name 3 features of a shield volcano
Thin runny magma, has a vent, layers of lava, eventually become islands, non-explosive, basic
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Name 3 features of a composite volcano
thick viscous magma, contains silica, doesn't flow easily, explodes, acid
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Describe what happens at a Continental Collision Zone.
1) Subduction zone brings plates together 2) The oceanic plate is crushed and pushes up to create mountains.
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Name 5 Primary effects of an earthquake.
Buildings & bridges collapse, railways buckle, roads crack, liquefaction, landslides
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Name 5 secondary effects of an earthquake.
Tsunamis, fires, broken water pipes, aftershocks, businesses close, unemployment, diseases spread, economy of area badly effected, mental illnesses
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