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  • GCSE GEOGRAPHY Tectonics Revision 2010
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    • Conservative/ Transform
    • Destructive
    • Constructive
    • Collision
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  • California, USA Iceland Indonesia Himalayas
  • Case Study: Sichuan Earthquake 2008
    • Location & Causes:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRSrtAZ4OAo The Epicentre was 92km NW of the City of Chengdu in the province of Sichuan. The Earthquake struck at 2.28pm on the 12 th May 2008 The Cause was the build up of energy at the Collision Boundary between Indian and Eurasian Plates http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v = tLKeKIC_FRE
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  • Effects
    • Short term primary effects
    • Long term secondary effects
    • Effects on people
    • Effects on Economy
    • Effects on Environment
  • 69,172 Dead
  • 375,000 Injured
  • 45 Million Affected
  • 15 Million Forced to Move
  • 15 Million Buildings Collapsed
  • 12 Million Animals Dead
  • 5000km Of water pipes destroyed
  • 900 Schoolchildren Died in Dujiangyan
  • 200 Die in Chemical Factory
  • Thousands of miles of roads destroyed
  • 391 Dams Damaged
  • 100,000 Hectares of Rice Damaged
  • 34 Quake Lakes formed due to Landslides
  • 1 Giant Panda (Maomao) Died
  • On 27 th May 420,000 buildings collapsed in aftershock
  • Response/ management
    • Short term immediate response and management
    • Long Term response and management
    • How did the people cope?
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  • GCSE GEOGRAPHY Tectonics Revision 2010