Restless Earth

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layers of gases around us
Atmosphere
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the layer of water
Hydrosphere
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volcanic rock
Bassalt
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the thin layer of living on the crust
Biosphere
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a low density igneous rock found in contintal crust
Granite
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the upper part of the Earths mantle where the rocks are more fluid
Asthenosphere
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circulating movements of the magma in the mantle caused by the heat of the core
Convection currents
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the size of an earthquake
Magnitude
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part of the crust made from basaltic rocks
Oceanic crust
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boundary between 2 tectonic plates
Plate margin
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forecasting future changes
Prediction
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the way in which people react to situation e.g. an earthquake
Response
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threats posed by earthquakes , volcanoes ect
Tectonic hazards
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central part of the earth consisting of a solid inner core made of iron and more fluid outer core of nickel
Core
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part of the crust made from less dense granitic rock
Continental crust-
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immediate effects to impacts of disaster
Primary effects
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the after effects of a disaster
Secondary effects
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found under the oceans and is thin and but dense as it is made out of basalt with no crystals in it as it is cooled very quickly
Oceanic crust
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is land and is think but less dense as it as made out of granite which contains crystals as it cools very slowly
Continental
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the layer of water

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Hydrosphere

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volcanic rock

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the thin layer of living on the crust

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a low density igneous rock found in contintal crust

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