Location Of Volcanoes And Earthquakes

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Location Of Volcanoes And Earthquakes

  1. 1. Learning Objective: To be able to use an atlas to plot locations on a world map using latitude and longitude To be able to describe geographical patterns Title: Where do earthquakes and volcanoes occur? Lesson starter: Shortly a series of words will appear on the screen. For each word write down up to 5 words that come to mind. Each word will stay on the screen for 20 seconds. Earthquake Volcano Lava Richter Scale Vulcanologist
  2. 2. Latitude and Longitude – Recap
  3. 3. Longitude and Latitude
  4. 4. DATE-(UTC)-TIME Latitude Longitude Depth Magnitude COMMENTS yyyy/mm/dd   hh:mm:ss degrees degrees km   2003/11/17  06:43:06 51N 178E 33.0 7.8 RAT ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN ISLANDS 2003/11/17  01:35:47 50N 87E 10.0 5.7 SOUTHWESTERN SIBERIA, RUSSIA 2003/11/16  23:34:02 50N 150E 446.3 4.4 NORTHWEST OF KURIL ISLANDS 2003/11/16  20:59:22 11N 87W 33.0 5.0 NEAR COAST OF NICARAGUA 2003/11/16  20:53:30 18N 145E 147.0 5.1 PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS 2003/11/16  11:29:10 14N 92W 33.0 4.3 OFFSHORE CHIAPAS, MEXICO 2003/11/16  07:44:51 38N 142E 33.0 5.1 NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN 2003/11/16  07:22:48 38N 20E 5.0 5.1 GREECE 2003/11/15  07:10:34 17S 172W 33.0 5.8 TONGA REGION 2003/11/14  07:33:05 3.S 101E 33.0 5.2 SOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA 2003/11/14  03:55:12 45N 138E 223.5 4.5 EASTERN SEA OF JAPAN 2003/11/14  00:22:00 40N 14E 360.5 4.3 SOUTHERN ITALY 2003/11/13  22:39:20 41N 142E 73.1 5.1 HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION 2003/11/13  18:27:48 66N 155W 10.0 4.6 NORTHERN ALASKA 2003/11/13  17:01:55 54N 160W 28.0 3.8 ALASKA PENINSULA 2003/11/13  11:20:04 11S 166E 33.0 5.0 SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS 2003/11/13  09:42:05 37N 72E 260.1 3.9 TAJIKISTAN 2003/11/13  08:00:00 35N 115W 5.0 2.0 NEVADA 2003/11/13  05:58:42 27N 142E 33.0 4.7 BONIN ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION 2003/11/13  05:56:00 1S 77W 212.9 4.2 ECUADOR 2003/11/13  05:41:25 7S 104E 33.0 5.0 SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA 2003/11/13  05:17:56 33N 116W 13.5 3.3 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
  5. 5. Map 1. The world patterns of volcanoes and earthquakes South America North America Asia Australasia Europe Africa
  6. 6. <ul><li>1. Look at map 1. It shows the distribution of the world’s active volcanoes and largest earthquakes. Write down the sentences from the list below which are true: </li></ul><ul><li>Volcanoes and earthquakes happen all over the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Volcanoes are found in narrow belts. </li></ul><ul><li>Volcanoes are found along the East Coast of North and South America. </li></ul><ul><li>Volcanoes are found along the West Coast of North and South America. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Copy the paragraph below. Select the correct answers from the brackets. </li></ul><ul><li>There are not many volcanoes in (Australia/Africa) or (Europe/North America). </li></ul><ul><li>Many of the volcanoes stretch along lines like the one down the side of ( Europe/North America) and the middle of the Atlantic (Ocean/Continent). </li></ul><ul><li>Many of the volcanoes are found in a big circle around the edge of the (Pacific/Atlantic) Ocean in countries such as the (UK/Japan). </li></ul><ul><li>3. In your own words describe the location of the world’s largest earthquakes. </li></ul>Map 1. The world patterns of volcanoes and earthquakes South America North America Asia Australasia Europe Africa

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