Geography The Location of Tectonic Hazards

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Geography The Location of Tectonic Hazards

  1. 1. Where do earthquakes and volcanoes occur? What are the missing labels?
  2. 2. Where have earthquakes occurred? • Alaska 1964 • San Franscisco 1906,1989 • Mexico City 1985 • Guatemala 1976 Plot these earthquakes on • Peru 1970 to a blank outline map • Italy 1980 • Turkey 1983 • Pakistan 1935 • India 1993 • Pakistan 1935 • China 1976 • Tokyo 1923 • Philippines 1976
  3. 3. Where have volcanoes erupted? • Mount Etna, Italy • Mount Fuji, Japan • Heimaey, Iceland • Pinatubu, Phillipines Plot these volcanoes on • Mauna Loa. Hawaii to your map • Aconcagua, Chile • Chimborazo, Ecuador • Katmai, Alaska • Krakatoa, Indonesia • Popocatepetl, Mexico • Mount St Helens, Washington State • Vesuvius, Italy • Unzen, Japan
  4. 4. How can we explain the pattern?
  5. 5. What causes the plates to move?
  6. 6. What evidence is there that the plates have always been moving?

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