Restless Earth

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  • Created on: 08-12-13 15:11

1. What are hotspots?

  • Where continental crust is folded, crushed and compressed
  • Where fold mountains occur
  • Areas of rising plumes of magma into the asthenosphere creating trails of volancoes
  • Where Oceanic crust is created and destroyed
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2. Basic, what happens at destructive and constructive plate boundaries?

  • They are the same, plates push past each other creating volcanoes
  • They create faults
  • New crust is made at constructive and old crust is destroyed at destructive
  • New crust is made at destructive and old crust is destroyed at constructive

3. What effects the danger of the hazard?

  • Whether it happened in the country or the city
  • The size, the vulnerability, the populous capacity
  • The altitude, the country, the richness
  • How often they happen

4. What is lava from a composite volcano like?

  • Hot and fiery
  • sticky, flows slowly, made of basalt and granitic
  • Smokey
  • Fluid, flows quicky, made of basalt

5. What effects the severity of an Earthquake?

  • How much of a disaster it causes
  • depth, size, material, distance from epicentre
  • Whether it was underwater
  • Time of day


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