Geography Unit 4 - Tectonic hazards - pre release June 2016
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Before and after pictures of Italian towns devastated by deadly earthquake

Before and after pictures of Italian towns devastated by deadly earthquake | Geography Unit 4 - Tectonic hazards - pre release June 2016 | Scoop.it
The towns of Amatrice and Arquata del Tronto were among those in central Italy hit by a 6.2-magnitude earthquake early on Wednesday, killing dozens
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Magnitude 8 and Greater Earthquakes Since 1900

Magnitude 8 and Greater Earthquakes Since 1900 | Geography Unit 4 - Tectonic hazards - pre release June 2016 | Scoop.it
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards
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Plate Tectonics: intraplate (hot spot) volcanism

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Plate Tectonics: intraplate (hot spot) volcanism/ VolcanoDiscovery
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Major forms of extrusive activity – types of volcanoes.

Major forms of extrusive activity – types of volcanoes. | Geography Unit 4 - Tectonic hazards - pre release June 2016 | Scoop.it
A page of resources to help students understand Major forms of intrusive and extrusive activity – types of volcanoes.

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Volcano types and explanation - good for background knowledge and gaining more of an understanding
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Geology and landforms of the Isle of Arran

Geology and landforms of the Isle of Arran | Geography Unit 4 - Tectonic hazards - pre release June 2016 | Scoop.it
Some basic information about the geology of the Isle of Arran

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Good on Isle of Arran from the Field Study Centre located there
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Folding and faulting in the Earth's crust

Folding and faulting in the Earth's crust | Geography Unit 4 - Tectonic hazards - pre release June 2016 | Scoop.it
The topographic map illustrated in Figure 1 suggests that the Earth's surface has been deformed. This deformation is the result of
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The Geological Society

An online resource from the Geological Society, aimed at students aged 14 - 16. Learn how the theory of plate tectonics has developed, what happens at different plate margins, and the tectonic history of the UK.
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Tamu Massif even more massive: world’s largest volcano almost same size as Japan, widest in solar system

Tamu Massif even more massive:  world’s largest volcano almost same size as Japan, widest in solar system | Geography Unit 4 - Tectonic hazards - pre release June 2016 | Scoop.it
Joint China-US team hails its birth as one of the most spectacular events in earth’s history, says it is larger than Olympus Mons on Mars by surface area, describes its creation as ‘a miracle’
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Show Event | NGDC Natural Hazard Images | ngdc.noaa.gov

Show Event | NGDC Natural Hazard Images | ngdc.noaa.gov | Geography Unit 4 - Tectonic hazards - pre release June 2016 | Scoop.it
Images of Natural Hazards (tsunamis, earthquakes, volcanology, landslides, and other geologic hazards) offered by the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) Marine Geology & Geophysics Division.
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The Geological Society

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An online resource from the Geological Society, outlining the three types of plate boundary and the activity that characterises them.
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East Africa's Great Rift Valley: A Complex Rift System

East Africa's Great Rift Valley: A Complex Rift System | Geography Unit 4 - Tectonic hazards - pre release June 2016 | Scoop.it
A description of the East Africa Rift System with maps and cross sections.
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Fold Mountains - Block Mountains | PMF IAS UPSC

Table of Contents1 ‘Fault’ in Geology2 ‘Fold’ in geology3 Fold Mountains3.1 Simple fold mountains3.2 Complex fold mountains3.3 Very Old Fold Mountains3.4 Old Fold Mountains3.5 Alpine or young fold mountains3.6 Characteristics of Fold Mountains3.7 ...
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What Are Dikes and How Do They Form?

What Are Dikes and How Do They Form? | Geography Unit 4 - Tectonic hazards - pre release June 2016 | Scoop.it
Dikes are igneous or sedimentary intrusions that form in the pre-existing, vertical fractures of older rock.
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Lava Fountains from Bardarbunga Volcano Holuhraun Fissure Eruption viewed by Helicopter Flights

Footage from two helicopter flights to the Holuhraun fissure eruption of Bardarbunga Volcano, Iceland. Heli piloted in a professional and friendly manner b
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The 6 main types of volcanoes : shield volcano,stratovolcano, lava dome, cinder cone, fissure vent.

The 6 main types of volcanoes : shield volcano,stratovolcano, lava dome, cinder cone, fissure vent
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Geology and landforms of the Isle of Arran

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Some basic information about the geology of the Isle of Arran
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