Hazards and Structure of the Earth Flashcards

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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?
Identify the three types of plate margin.
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Constructive, conservative and destructive.
Identify the three types of plate margin.
Identify the two types of tectonic crust.
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Oceanic and continental crust

Identify the two types of tectonic crust.
What is the area where two plates meet known as?
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A plate margin or boundary.
What is the area where two plates meet known as?
What are the characteristics of the mantle?
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The thickest section of the Earth. Approximately 2900km.

It is made up of semi-molten rock called magma.

What are the characteristics of the mantle?




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