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scale on maps

bigger the number smaller the scale

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large scale map

mud map

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medium scale map

toporaphic map

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small scale map

world map

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situation

location of a feature inrelation to surroundings, physical and cultural elements

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situation examples

latitude, longitude, distance, direction

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latitude

- south, first, smaller number

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longitude

| east, second, bigger number

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time, speed, time

D
ST

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compass directions

N, nne, ne, ene, E, ese, se, sse, S, ssw, sw, wsw, W, wnw, nw, nnw

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slopes

steep, gentle

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steep

contour lines are close together

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gentle

contour lines are widley steed

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title

primary, secondary

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primary

documentation

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secondary

analyses primary source

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direction of riverflow

indicate the direction it flows

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gradient

measure, rise point A-B, scale (take 2 0s) convert scale, run= run/rise, convert to ratio scale

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landforms

valley, spur, ridge, saddle, knoll

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cross sections

mark 2 points, place paper and mark every contour line and height, headings, plot points, join

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site

characteristics of the land on which a feature is located

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site examples

altitude, hilly or flat, inland or coastal

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grid references

easting increase to the east, northings increase to the north

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died J

around 15,900

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injured J

around 6,200

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how J

pacific and eurasian plate converged

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magnitude J

9.0

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how far off the coast + how deep J

100km, 6km

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other results J

tsunami

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p wave J

automatic alarm

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s wave J

more destructive

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died H

around 220,000

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injured H

around 300,000

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homeless H

1.5 million

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how H

carriribbean and north american plates trasnformed

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magnitude H

7.0

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where H

port-au-prince

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earths outer core made of

liquid

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how is ocean floor created

at oceanic ridges and divergent boundaries

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structure of the earth

inner core, outer core, lower mantle, upper mantle and asthenosphere, lithosphere

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evidence of former continents

fossils, plant

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types of plates

continental or oceanic

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transform/ conservative

up and down

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hotspots

spots of high temps compared to surroundings

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diergent/ constructive

away

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divergent examples

earthquakes, volcanoes, new ocean floor

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convergent/ destructive

towards

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convergent examples

volcanoes, mountains

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what is the movement of plates called

continental drift

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subduction

oceanic plate slides beneath a continental plate

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how many plates

8 plates

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continental plates names

African, antarctic plate, south american, north american, eurasian plate, pacific plate, in-do australian plate

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where did ebola start

democratic republic of congo

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infected E

27 000+

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died E

11 000+

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how can it be stopped E

medical help, burial practices, contact racing, equipment, protocals

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spread E

bodily fluids, meat

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symptons E

tiredness, fever, weakness, internal bleeding and vomitting

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outbreaks E

sierra leone, guinea, liberia

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temporal distribution

guinea start, sierra leone, liberia

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types

5 types, 4 effect humans

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CDC workers

2471 workers

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RITE

rapid, isolation and treatment of ebola

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previously effected countaries

nigeria, spain, senegal, US, UK, mali, italy

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reduce risk E

exit scanning, contact tracing, isolation, evacuation

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triple bottom line

enviromentally, economically, socially

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mitigation

the action of reducing the effects and seriousness of something

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spatial association

way features are similary distributed. ring of fire

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spatial distribution

how resources and land features are arranged across earth. bus stops

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spatial interaction

usage of goods and services in respondto localised supply and demand. food outside footy

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BOLTS

boarder, orientation, legend, title, scale