Glossary

Naturally occuring event that may have a negative effect on people
Natural hazard
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raised platform under the ocean
Ridge
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when one plate goes under the other
Subduction
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the spread of something
Distribution
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the outer layer of the Earth
Crust
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the layer of molten rock below the crust
Mantle
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a volcano that has not erupted in living memory
Dormant
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molten rock in the mantle
Magma
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the centre of the Earth
Core
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the point where two plates meet
Plate Margin
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a hazard caused by moving plates
tectonic hazards
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plates slide past each other
Conservative
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Card 2

Front

raised platform under the ocean

Back

Ridge

Card 3

Front

when one plate goes under the other

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

the spread of something

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

the outer layer of the Earth

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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