GEOG 1700 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Seismic Wave, Convergence Zone, Landform

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Geography 1700- Lecture 6
- General Questioned Answered
- The Earth’s seasons are based on the Earth’s tilt
- Intertropical Convergence zone: It gets sun all year round
- Gets small and larger based on seasons
- There is rainfall along the equator almost every day
- Geomorphology
- Thin, outer layer of the earth
- Includes: Lithosphere, Rocks and soil, Surface landforms, Plains,
Mountains and hills, Valleys
- The crust moves
- Effects from movement
- Earthquakes
- Sudden movements of the crust
- Seismic waves: recordable vibrations
- 5-7 are huge earthquakes
- Volcanoes
- Magma: molten rock
- Lava: molten rock reaching Earth’s surface
- Volcano: surface vent for lava
- Magma may flow over the surface, forming a plain of volcanic rock,
or it may build up to form a mountain.
- The chemical composition of lava effects how volcanoes behave
- Types
- Shield volcanoes
- Runny lava
- Basalt rock
- Mauna Loa, Hawaii
- Sedate
- Composite cone volcanoes
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