Tectonic Crossword

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Tsunami, Building collapse and liquification
Earthquake Hazard
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Ashfall, lahar and pyroclastic flow
Volcano Hazard
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A direct result of a hazard
Primary Hazrd
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Generated within 700km of the earths surface, displacing the plates
Seismic Hazard
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Generated from waknesses in the crust producing magma and gasses
Volcanic Hazard
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Where two plates collide
Convergent
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Where two plates move apart
Divergent
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Where two plates slide past eachother
Conservative
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Convection currents from radioactive decay cause teh plates to move
Mantle Convection
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Newly formed oceanic crust cools at mid-ocean ridges, sinking into the mantle which pulls the rest of the plate with it
Slab Pull
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One plate is pushed under the other into the mantle where it melts in teh subduction zone
Subduction
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Hot magma rises from the asthenosphere pushing the tectonic plates apart
Seafloor Spreading
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Very centre of the earth. 6000c
Inner Core
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Semi-molten liquid iron and nickle. 4500-6000c
Outer Core
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Surround the Core. Forms the asthenoshpere which carries the plates
Mantle
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The plates are made up of this
Crust
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Card 2

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Ashfall, lahar and pyroclastic flow

Back

Volcano Hazard

Card 3

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A direct result of a hazard

Back

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Card 4

Front

Generated within 700km of the earths surface, displacing the plates

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Generated from waknesses in the crust producing magma and gasses

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