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SIO15 HW1 - undersea earthquakes triggering...

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1. Asia. -high population density -weak infrastructure 2.  Landslide Gravity Volcanoes Earth’s internal heat Hurricanes Heat from the sun 3. Most places on Earth experience two high tides and two low tides per day or every 6 hours.  4. Age of universe:  15 billion years  (precise value is 13.73 +/- 0.12 billion years) Age of solar system:  4.5 billion years Asteroid belt  between Mars and Jupiter . Dwarf planets with Ceres being the largest about  1000km  diameter. 5.  Sudden changes in sea level off the Atlantic coasts of South Africa and Namibia in late August were most likely caused by
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Unformatted text preview: undersea earthquakes triggering slumps (mudslides) on the ocean floor One of the three abrupt tide changes observed within a 6-hour period on of Aug. 20 and 21 caused minor damage along the South African coast. 6. The Bay of Fundy is located on the east coast of Canada is a bay on the Atlantic coast of North America, on the northeast end of the Gulf of Maine between the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, with a small portion touching the U.S. state of Maine. Tidal Range is 17 meters at Burntcoat Head, Nova Scotia for the Bay of Fundy...
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