GeoPatterns: Global Earthquake Distribution

by: Nancy W. West and Paul D. Fullagar

Do earthquakes occur randomly, or are there patterns to their distribution? Does where earthquakes occur shed light on why they occur? What causes earthquakes? What determines where an earthquake will occur? In this Activity, students will look for patterns—or the absence of patterns—in the distribution of earthquakes around the world.


Type Book ChapterPub Date 3/15/2011Stock # PB298X1_1a

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