Plate tectonics flashcards

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In an earthquake the point of pressure release is known as what?
the focus
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The Andes were formed by which type of plate margin?
Destructive (ocean/continent) plate margin
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Impacts of the Sichuan earthquake 2008?
There was a significant damage to agriculture, 4.8 million people were left homeless, 69,197 people were killed, Landslides and rockfalls destroyed communications
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What minor extrusive activity occurs when hot water fills underground cavities. Then upon further heating, is violently ejected when it flashes into steam?
Geysers
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how were the Hawaiian Islands formed?
At a hotspot
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The Andes were formed by which type of plate margin?

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Destructive (ocean/continent) plate margin

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Impacts of the Sichuan earthquake 2008?

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What minor extrusive activity occurs when hot water fills underground cavities. Then upon further heating, is violently ejected when it flashes into steam?

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how were the Hawaiian Islands formed?

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