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Can tectonic forces be responsible for mass movements? - Geography

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Can tectonic forces be responsible for mass movements?

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Solution

  1. Plate tectonics are responsible for uplift and mountain building that creates and maintains slopes.
  2. Mass wasting is common in tectonically active regions.
  3. Plate tectonics causes earthquakes that can trigger landslides and cause sediment to lose its strength through liquefaction.
Concept: Mass Wasting
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Balbharati Geography 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 2 Weathering and Mass Wasting
Think about it. | Q 3 | Page 25
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