Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions affect people all over the world. They are caused by the movement of tectonic plates. Tectonic hazards can destroy buildings, infrastructure and cause deaths.
Which part of the Earth is found above the mantle?
What is the name given to semi-molten rock?
What is the upper part of the mantle called?
What is the asthenosphere made up of?
What is the lithosphere?
The uppermost part of the Earth
The layer surrounding the inner core
The centre of the Earth
What is the name given to the hot underground currents which move plates around?
What is the name given to boundaries where plates move together?
What is the name given to boundaries where plates move apart?
What name is given to boundaries where plates move side by side?
Which islands are found above hot spots?