Restless Earth

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  • Created on: 30-03-15 18:58

1. give 2 examples of issues with land use in the alps

  • roads and rail ways cheap to build and easy access
  • soil becomes stony and infertile and every 100m up it gets 1 degree cooler so hard for growing crops
  • soil becomes less stony and there is lots of flat land for farming
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2. give 4 disadvantages of living near a volcano

  • geothermal energy, blue lagoon spa, loss of communication, tourism
  • loss of life, injury, loss of property, loss of infrastructure
  • great agriculture, ash contaminates water supply, mining from earthquakes, oil seeps through plates

3. oceanic crust is older than continental crust

  • Not sure
  • False
  • True

4. how are calderas formed

  • formed when the magma chamber collapses after an eruption leaving a large bowl shape ground (depression)
  • eruption occurs
  • volcanic winter
  • large bowl shape

5. what is the Crust

  • Solid Rock 8-65km thick
  • soft like molten or melted rock - 2900km deep
  • mainly iron and melted rock- 2200km deep
  • solid rock - 1600km thick 5500 degrees

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