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The table bEIDW summarizes the characteristics and effects of earthquakes that struck Haiti in 201D and Japan in 2011. Use this information and your

Using figures 9.16 and 9.17 in the textbook, and the Tectonic Plate Boundaries, Crust Types, and Features Handout (https://api.agilixbuzz.com/Resz/~0.iprUou5-8jQ_ZEVE.LbgM-YTW2-esq5wGFBLNHDy19FF6ct2YPOpsh6jm-1A/72631936,2C7,0,0/Assets/Media/PDF/TectonicPlateBoundariesCrustTypesandFeatures.pdf), find one example of each of the following combinations of plate boundary type and crust type. For each one, indicate where it is located geographically, name the plates involved, and (if present) list the tectonic, seismic, volcanic, and surface features that are found there. If certain features are absent, explain why. Geosystems in action 10.2 and figure 10.21 should also be helpful. (2 pts. each)

  1. Convergent boundary between oceanic crust and continental crust
  2. Location
  3. Plates
  4. Features
  5. Tectonic
  6. Seismic
  7. Volcanic
  8. Surface
  9. Convergent boundary between continental crust and continental crust
  10. Location
  11. Plates
  12. Features
  13. Tectonic
  14. Seismic
  15. Volcanic
  16. Surface
  17. Divergent boundary between oceanic crust and oceanic crust
  18. Location
  19. Plates
  20. Features
  21. Tectonic
  22. Seismic
  23. Volcanic
  24. Surface
  25. Divergent boundary between continental crust and continental crust
  26. Location
  27. Plates
  28. Features
  29. Tectonic
  30. Seismic
  31. Volcanic
  32. Surface
  33. Transform boundary between continental crust and continental crust
  34. Location
  35. Plates
  36. Features
  37. Tectonic
  38. Seismic
  39. Volcanic
  40. Surface
  41. Explain why Seattle and Portland have to worry about volcanoes but San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego do not. Figure 10.11 and the Tectonic Plate Boundaries, Crust Types, and Features handout should help. (2 pts.) 

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  1. How much larger was the wave amplitude in the Japan earthquake compared to Haiti? Approximately how much more energy was released in Japan compared to Haiti? (Hint: See "Earthquake Intensity and Magnitude" on page 330 in the textbook). (2 pts.)
  2. Notice that even though the Haiti quake was lower in magnitude than Japan, it caused many more deaths. What physical/tectonic characteristic could account for this discrepancy? Explain. What cultural/socioeconomiccharacteristics could account for this discrepancy? Explain. (2 pts.)
  3. Why was the cost of the earthquake in Japan so much higher than in Haiti? (2 pts.)
  4. In the 1978 movie Superman, the evil Lex Luthor plans to hit the San Andreas Fault with a nuclear missile, so that the land west of the fault will "fall into the ocean," creating new oceanfront property that he has already purchased at a very good price. Briefly explain why his plan would never work, and what really will happen to land that is west of the fault in the long run. Figures 10.11 and 10.17 in the textbook should help. (2 pts.)
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The table bEIDW summarizes the characteristics and effects
of earthquakes that struck Haiti in 201D and Japan in 2011.
Use this information and your knowledge of plate tectonics,
faulting, and earthquakes to answer the questions that follow. Magnitude Teotonio Fatalities
Setting 1D Transform 222.5?fl $25
Boundary billion
Japan Convergent 3U,Dt]t] $325
2011 EDUHEIEW billion

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