Principles of Plate Tectonic Movement
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Geologists have defined plate tectonic movement as a natural scientific theory which explains the origin and the motion of large-scale movement of all big larger and smaller plates which exist in the lithosphere of the earth (Kuzmin & Yarmolyuk, 2016). There are major and minor plates which exist on the lithosphere and have been in […]

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Plate Tectonics
How mountains are formed
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How Are Mountains Formed?Mountains are formed over long periods of time by forces of the earth. Mountains just don’t appear in any place. Most are formed when plates, or huge pieces of the Earth’s crust, pull and push against each other. Greatmountain ranges are formed by the movement of tectonic plates. Convectioncurrents deep in the […]

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Earthquakes
3488 words 7 pages

Emergency communication plan for: reuniting after the earthquake if family members are separated from one another ask a relative or friend as the “contact person” after the disaster. Make sure everyone in the family knows the name, address, and the phone number of the contact personDuring an earthquake:If inside: take cover under a desk or […]

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Earthquakes Seismology
Westerner’s hypothesis of continental drift fail
1218 words 3 pages

Why did Westerner’s hypothesis of continental drift fail and what was the evidence needed to support his predictions- why was it literally an idea before its time? Because no One could explain how massive continents Of solid rock could drift across earths surface. It was ahead of its time because there was o way of […]

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Internet Problem
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Age of the Ocean Crust Please note: The Internet problems are designed to be completed Individually; however you may discuss difficult questions in Open Discussion. You should read the information found at the website and answer in your own words. I remind you that cutting and pasting answers directly from a website is consider plagiarism, […]

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The impact of the Haiti Earthquake on the environment
1807 words 4 pages

The overall aim of this project was to assess and discuss the impacts to Haiti after a 7.0M earthquake struck the community on the 12 January 2010 at 4.53 p. m. The earthquake created many detrimental effects on the people and the environment. The environment in and around Port-Au-Prince was greatly affected, were the built […]

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Gotthard Base Tunnel
1132 words 3 pages

GOTTHARD BASE TUNNEL, SWITZERLAND 1. INTRODUCTION Currently under construction to stretch a record length of 57 km, the Gotthard Base tunnel located in Switzerland spans the north of Europe, spanning through the Swiss Alps to the south of Europe. This railway tunnel has been designed to bypass the inefficient route of windy roads and cutting […]

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Balagtasan
4379 words 9 pages

The Dynamic Crust. Earthquakes and the Earth’s InteriorWhy is the Earth’s crust described as being dynamic?Crust- solid stone outer zone of EarthThe crust is portion of the geosphere.The Earth’s crust is dynamic which means invariably altering. EarthquakesVentsCrustal motions along mistake zonesOther grounds indicates that parts of the Earth’s crust have been traveling to different locations […]

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Newcastle Earthquake
5333 words 11 pages

PART I INTRODUCTION AIM The aim of this report is to describe the Newcastle earthquake and identify its social, physical and economic effects on the community. The event in detail, major effects, how the event was caused, the effects on the communities property, people, infrastructure and economy, will all be addressed in this report. Also […]

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“San Francisco Bay Bridge”
1415 words 3 pages

Constructing the San Francisco Bay Bridge was once thought to be impossible and far from ones’ imagination to happen especially for having a thought that a bridge extending the San Francisco Bay by connecting the two cities of San Francisco and Oakland was been thought as a financial and an engineering impossible action. The San […]

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Igneous Rocks
819 words 2 pages

Associate Level Material Comparison Worksheet Use the following table to compare extrusive and intrusive rocks. Describe and compare each type in at least 150 words. Extrusive RockIntrusive Rock Extrusive rocks are also called volcanic rocks and extrusive rocks are formed on the earth’s surface. Extrusive rocks also form from magma, but a form of lava. […]

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2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Destructive Tsunami Waves
3354 words 7 pages

The term tsunami comes from the Japanese language meaning harbour (“tsu”) and wave (“nami”). Although in Japanese tsunami is used for both the singular and plural, in English tsunamis is well-established as the plural. The term was created by fishermen who returned to port to find the area surrounding the harbour devastated, although they had […]

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Plate Tectonics and Related Hazards in Southern California
762 words 2 pages

On April 18, 1906, San Francisco was struck by an earthquake that shook the city or about 20 seconds. The quake cracked gas lines to homes and businesses and ignited a deadly menace. The fires raged for days on end and burned down the city’s buildings and neighborhoods. 75% of the city was destroyed. Homes, […]

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Earthquakes & Subduction Zones Lab Report
2474 words 5 pages

This lab uses earthquake data to construct profiles of two convergent boundaries: the Tonga Trench and the Peru-Chile Trench. Where two tectonic plates converge, if one or both of the plates is an oceanic lithosphere, a subduction zone will form. When crust is formed at a mid-ocean ridge, it is hot and buoyant meaning it […]

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Pacific Islands
1901 words 4 pages

1.What roles do plate tectonics play in the geomorphology of Pacific Islands? The earth’s crust is made out of plate tectonics. Each plate has a defined boundary and direction it moves. The plates in Earth’s crust perform two actions; they submerge under each other or they spread out. The Pacific Plate is the largest plate […]

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Mt. Nyiragongo
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Mt. Nyiragongo is a very interesting and explosive volcano, even though it isn’t especially world renown. It is on the continent of Africa, near the Uganda and Rwanda border. Though it is near those borders, the volcano is in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The latitude and longitude of Mt. Nyiragongo is 1. 5167° […]

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Continental Drift
1230 words 3 pages

Continental drift is the idea that continents move freely over Earth’s surface, changing their positions relative to one another over time. This hypothesis has been around for more than 130 years. It’s amazing to know that once ago these continents on Earth were once joined together and have split and moved apart from one another. […]

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The Day Before Mayon Volcano Eruption
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Mount St Helens the day before the 18 May 1980 eruption Post, north of Mount St. Helens, on the clear Sunday morning of May 18, 1980. Seconds later, Mount Pinatubo is part of a chain of composite volcanoes along the Luzon arc on the west coast of the island (area map). The arc of volcanoes […]

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What to Do Before, During, and After an Earthquake
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Earthquake is one of the most dangerous disaster in the world. Scientists have never predicted a major earthquake. However, the increase in the number of seismograph stations in the world helped scientists have had more earthquake identifications each year. Thus, what do you need to do for an upcoming earthquake? To keep yourselves safely, you […]

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Mount Vesuvius Analysis
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Mount Vesuvius is probably the most famous volcano EVER! I wrote a couple of interesting facts that you can copy and paste freely for your term paper or geography project. Situated in Naples, Italy, Mount Vesuvius which is 19, 000 years old is a stratovolcano. This volcano can be recognized even from a distance, due […]

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Boxwork weathering
1297 words 3 pages

Internal processes which have been involved in the formation of boxwork weathered rocks. The major internal processes for my surface feature are: 1. The rock cycle and the formation of greywacke. 2. The uplift that brought the rocks from under the ocean up to the shore level. The rock cycle The rock cycle refers to […]

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