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Ocean Floor Configuration

Ocean Floor Configuration The ocean floor may be segmented into three major divisions based on the depth as well as the forms of relief. These......

Post-Drift Studies

Post-Drift Studies It is interesting to note that for continental drift, the majority of the facts was collected from the continental areas in the form......

Evidence in Support of the Continental Drift

Evidence in Support of the Continental Drift Continental Drift is the slow movement of the continents across the earth’s surface through geographical time. Continental drift......

Force for Drifting

Force for Drifting Wegener suggested that the movement accountable for the drifting of the continents was caused by pole-fleeing force and tidal force. Wegener’s thought......

Continental Drift

Continental Drift is the slow movement of the continents across the earth’s surface through geographical time. Observe the shape of the seashore of the Atlantic......

Volcanic Landforms

Volcanic Landforms Volcanoes are mountain or hill, naturally conical, having a crater or vent through which lava, rock fragments, hot vapor, and gas are being......

Volcanoes

Volcanoes are mountain or hill, naturally conical, having a crater or vent through which lava, rock fragments, hot vapor, and gas are being or have......

Structure of the Earth: The Core

Structure of the Earth: The Core The earthquake wave velocities helped in understanding the existence of the core of the earth. It is the solid......

Structure of the Earth: The Mantle

Structure of the Earth: The Mantle The mantle is the widest part of the Earth. It has a thickness of around 2,900 km. The mantle......

Structure of the Earth: The Crust

Structure of the Earth: The Crust The crust is the external layer of the earth. It is a slight layer between 0-60 km thick. The......

Measuring Earthquakes

Measuring Earthquakes The earthquake events are scaled either according to the magnitude or intensity of the shock. The magnitude scale is known as the Richter......

Effects of Earthquake

Effects of earthquake Although probably the most important, direct shaking effects are not the only hazard associated with earthquakes, other effects such as landslides, liquefaction,......