Tectonic hazard Case studies

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1. What were the physical factors that made Armero vunerable to the volcanic eruption?

  • Disaster hotspot
  • Topography - Mountainous
  • A build up of pressure (hadn't erupted in the last 100 years)
  • Geographical isolation
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2. How many died from the Mount St Helens eruption?

  • 19
  • 57
  • 2,000
  • 22,000

3. Which tectonic hazard caused $1 billion worth of damage?

  • Montserrat
  • Kashmir
  • Northridge
  • Haiti

4. What were the physical factors that made Kasmir vunerable?

  • Topography - Mounatinous and magnitude
  • Magnitude and time of day

5. Which tectonic hazard had the highest number of inhabitants per square km?

  • Mount Etna
  • Haiti
  • Kashmir
  • Boxing Day Tsunami

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