GCSE Geography – HazardsLEDC – Volcano Case Study<br />Aim: To find out what made the 1985 eruption of Nevado del Ruiz sod...
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Watch the FollowingVideo and take Notes<br />YouTube The Eruption of the Nevado del Ruiz Volcano - Colombia 1985 <br />
Case Study<br />The Geography behind the disaster.<br />Type of plate movement that caused the volcanic eruption<br />The ...
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Nevado del ruiz 1985

  1. 1. GCSE Geography – HazardsLEDC – Volcano Case Study<br />Aim: To find out what made the 1985 eruption of Nevado del Ruiz sodeadly. <br />
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  3. 3. Plate BoundaryMap<br />
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  5. 5. StratoVolcano<br />
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  7. 7. Watch the FollowingVideo and take Notes<br />YouTube The Eruption of the Nevado del Ruiz Volcano - Colombia 1985 <br />
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  9. 9. Case Study<br />The Geography behind the disaster.<br />Type of plate movement that caused the volcanic eruption<br />The key facts and figures<br />Date and time of the eruption.<br />Primary effects (the things that happened immediately)<br />Secondary effects (ice cap on the volcano melted by the eruption = ?)<br />Social impacts (on the people)<br />Environmental impacts (natural environment)<br />Economic impacts (jobs e.g. farming and ability to earn a wage)<br />The rescue attempt <br />what was done and was it successful?<br />What factors hampered the rescue?<br />Lessons for the future.<br />How can the effects of a future eruption be minimised? You will need to do some additional research here on volcanic eruption prediction.<br />

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