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How Are Composite Volcanes Different From Shield Volcanoes?
Composite Volcanoes have very steep sides with a main crater, they also release lava that is ridden with inpurities because the lava flows through the earth. shield volcanoes are very wide and not steep, they also have runny pure lava .
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What Mine is there in the Andes?
Yanacocha Gold Mine
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Name some significant structures that collapsed in the Kobe earthquake.
Hanshin Highway
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What project is working to create more HEP stations in the Andes?
Yucan project.
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Name the 4 different types of plate margin.
Destructive, Constructive, Conservative and Collision.
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Give Examples of each plate margin
destructive- Nazca and South American; Constructive- Mid Atlantic Ridge; Conservative- San Andreas Fault; Collision- Himalayas.
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What is a Lahar?
a Lahar is when the snow melts on top of a volcano and mixes with ash and then becomes heavy like cement but flows down the mountain.
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What is the Richter scale?
The richter scale is how we measure earthquakes and it is determined using a siesometer
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Primary effects of Eyjafjallajokull?
600 people were moved from their homes, Day turned into night because of ash cloud no electricity or hot water and destroyed farmland and difficulty breathing for the locals
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how are fold mountains created?
fold mountains are created from sediment building up at the bottom of a river or ocean until it forms rock, then through tectonic pressure it forces it upwards to formm mountains, this occurs at collision and destructive plate margins.
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Hanshin Highway

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Yucan project.

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Destructive, Constructive, Conservative and Collision.

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