All Natural Hazards Flashcards

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Draw a diagram to show the main features of a destructive plate margin
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A cross section of a destructive plate margin

A cross section of a destructive plate margin

Draw a diagram to show the main features of a destructive plate margin
Give one reason why the incidence of natural hazards is increasing.
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Reasons include:

  • Climate change
  • Deforestation
  • Urbanisation
  • Population increase
Give one reason why the incidence of natural hazards is increasing.
Identify the two types of tectonic crust.
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Oceanic and continental crust

Identify the two types of tectonic crust.
Give an example of two tectonic plates that form a conservative plate margin.
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North American and Pacific plates, Cocos and Nazca plates, Arabian and Indo-Australian plates and the African and Eurasian plates.
Give an example of two tectonic plates that form a conservative plate margin.
Give two possible reasons why tectonic plates move.
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Convection currents & Slab pull (+ ridge push).
Give two possible reasons why tectonic plates move.




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