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Describe the characteristics of oceanic crust. (3 marks)
Newer, most are less than 200 million years old- denser- can sink
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Labels on a shield volcano (3 marks)
low height- flat top- gently sloping sides- snow covered near the top- shield volcano.
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How is a supervolcano different from a volcano? (2 marks)
(supervolcano) bigger in size/shape- more magma- erupt less often-100 cubic km materual erupted- volcano= 1 cubic km material erupted
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One reason why the largest earthquakes do not always cause the most deaths. (2 marks)
population density may be low so few people in danger- some areas may be poor and so buildings just collapse killing people.
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What are fold mountains? (2 marks)
are large ranges of mountains where different rock layers have crumpled into anticlines and synclines as they have pushed together.
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Outline the differences between constructive and destructive (3 marks)
constructive plates move away from each other (name 2 example plates)- destructive push together (name 2 example plates)- new crust fromed VS destroyed- landforms at different margins.
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