geography "living an active zone"

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name the four plate boundaries
collision, conservative, constructive, destructive
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collision
two plates come together, fold mountains
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conservative
two plates slide passed each other, earthquake formed
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constructive
something new is made
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destructive
something is destroyed
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what happens at constructive plate boundaries
plates move apart
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ocean ridges
mid atlantic ridge, new land formed in middle where magma has cooled down
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rift valley
new land formed has sunk down
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shield volcano
wide base, gentle eruptions
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constructive plate boundary case study
Iceland
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what happens at destructive plate boundaries
oceanic plates sink downwards
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subduction
too hot so gets sub ducted
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ocean trench
gap down underneath
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where is an island arc
west indies
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what is a composite volcano
violent, steep
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where is a composite volcano
montserrat
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name 4 primary hazards
pyroclastic flow, lanar, deaths, destroy farmland
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how do secondary hazards happen
as a result of primary hazards
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name 2 secondary hazards
flooding- crops, climate change
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name 4 reasons to stay in an active zone
geothermal energy, farming, mining, tourism
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two plates come together, fold mountains

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collision

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two plates slide passed each other, earthquake formed

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something new is made

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something is destroyed

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