GCSE 2010 Plate Tectonics Revision

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GCSE 2010 Plate Tectonics Revision

  1. 1. GCSE GEOGRAPHY Tectonics Revision 2010
  2. 4. <ul><li>Conservative/ Transform </li></ul><ul><li>Destructive </li></ul><ul><li>Constructive </li></ul><ul><li>Collision </li></ul>
  3. 5. California, USA Iceland Indonesia Himalayas
  4. 6. Case Study: Sichuan Earthquake 2008 <ul><li>Location & Causes: </li></ul>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
  5. 8. Effects <ul><li>Short term primary effects </li></ul><ul><li>Long term secondary effects </li></ul><ul><li>Effects on people </li></ul><ul><li>Effects on Economy </li></ul><ul><li>Effects on Environment </li></ul>
  6. 9. 69,172 Dead
  7. 10. 375,000 Injured
  8. 11. 45 Million Affected
  9. 12. 15 Million Forced to Move
  10. 13. 15 Million Buildings Collapsed
  11. 14. 12 Million Animals Dead
  12. 15. 5000km Of water pipes destroyed
  13. 16. 900 Schoolchildren Died in Dujiangyan
  14. 17. 200 Die in Chemical Factory
  15. 18. Thousands of miles of roads destroyed
  16. 19. 391 Dams Damaged
  17. 20. 100,000 Hectares of Rice Damaged
  18. 21. 34 Quake Lakes formed due to Landslides
  19. 22. 1 Giant Panda (Maomao) Died
  20. 23. On 27 th May 420,000 buildings collapsed in aftershock
  21. 24. Response/ management <ul><li>Short term immediate response and management </li></ul><ul><li>Long Term response and management </li></ul><ul><li>How did the people cope? </li></ul>
  22. 27. GCSE GEOGRAPHY Tectonics Revision 2010

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