Hazards and Structure of the Earth Flashcards

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Identify the three types of plate margin.
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Constructive, conservative and destructive.
Identify the three types of plate margin.
Where in the world are the majority of the Earth’s volcanoes and earthquakes found?
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The majority of the Earth’s volcanoes and earthquakes occur around the Pacific Ring of Fire.
Where in the world are the majority of the Earth’s volcanoes and earthquakes found?
What is a natural hazard?
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A natural hazard is a natural event such as an earthquake, volcanic eruption, tropical storm or flood that has the potential to cause death and damage.

What is a natural hazard?
Identify the two types of tectonic crust.
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Oceanic and continental crust

Identify the two types of tectonic crust.
What are the characteristics of the outer core?
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The layer surrounding the inner core. A liquid layer of iron and nickel.
What are the characteristics of the outer core?




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