Gavin's Natural Disasters Power Point

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Gavin's Natural Disasters Power Point

  1. 1. A disaster caused by natural forces Natural Disasters
  2. 2. <ul><li>An extremely destructive funnel-shaped rotating column of air that passes in a narrow path over land. </li></ul>Tornado
  3. 3. <ul><li>A violent tropical storm of the Western North Atlantic. </li></ul>Hurricane
  4. 4. <ul><li>A strong bitterly cold wind accompanied by a widespread heavy snowfall. </li></ul>Blizzard
  5. 5. <ul><li>A shaking of the ground caused by moving underground plates. </li></ul>Earthquake
  6. 6. <ul><li>A large mass of snow and ice detached from a mountain slope and sliding or falling suddenly downward. </li></ul>Avalanche
  7. 7. <ul><li>An unusually large sea wave produced by a sea quake or under sea volcanic eruption. </li></ul>Tsunami
  8. 8. <ul><li>A vent in the earth’s crust through which lava, steam, and ashes are expelled. </li></ul>Volcano
  9. 9. <ul><li>Water in swift, circular motion often causing a downward spiraling action. </li></ul>Whirl pool
  10. 10. <ul><li>An uncontrolled fire in a wooded area. </li></ul>Forest Fire
  11. 11. By: Gavin Walker For Mrs.Dunnavant's Class Science Expert Project Natural Disasters

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