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Earthquakes: Everything you need to know – Sample Answer

Earthquakes are caused by structures and processes that have resulted from the operation of the tectonic cycle. Earthquakes are sudden and violent shaking of the earth’s surface. The plates of the earth move due to the movement of convectional currents in the mantle below the crust. This is called as the endogenetic force as… Continue Reading →

The Restless Earth – Revision

Crust: The outer shell of the earth is made of solid rock. It is 35km thick. Mantle: Very hot. Some rocks are semi-molten and flow about in slow moving currents. Core: The very middle which is very hot but solid iron. Pangaea 200 million years ago all of the present… Continue Reading →