Hazard & Location

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What are the conditions needed for a hurricane/typhoon/cyclone to happen?
26.5 degrees water that is 70m deep and the country sitting between 5 and 25 degree N & S of the equator.
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Why aren't there any volcanoes in London?
Because volcanoes only occur at plate boundaries or hotspots.
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Name the location of two volcanoes
Hawaii, Iceland, California, Philippines, Italy
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How do human factors affect the location of landslides
Deforestation, Overcrowding and Mining all increase the risk of a landslide happening in a location.
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What physical factors affect the distribution of floods?
The amount and frequency of precipitation, the geography of the land (low-lying?), the closeness to a river.
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Why does the Philipines experience many hazards?
It is located in the typhoon band. It is on top of a destructive plate boundary. Some areas (around Manila) are low-lying.
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Why does California experience so many hazards?
It is on a conservative plate boundary with fissures. It is coastal. Its has a mountainous area but also experiences drought. El Niño effected (slightly)
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Because volcanoes only occur at plate boundaries or hotspots.

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Why aren't there any volcanoes in London?

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Hawaii, Iceland, California, Philippines, Italy

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Card 4

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Deforestation, Overcrowding and Mining all increase the risk of a landslide happening in a location.

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The amount and frequency of precipitation, the geography of the land (low-lying?), the closeness to a river.

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