Lava Plateau

maeveniairtneide
Mind Map by maeveniairtneide, updated more than 1 year ago
maeveniairtneide
Created by maeveniairtneide over 6 years ago
38
0

Description

Processes that have led to land formation of any two landforms
Tags

Resource summary

Lava Plateau
1 Flat Area of ground
1.1 Antrim Plateau covers large part of Antrim that was cause by volcanic activity - 65 years ago.
2 Eurasian and American plates seperated.
2.1 Huge fissures on the earths crust
2.1.1 Magma emerged through earths crust.
3 Lava was basic lava that spread out quickly to cover the area it covered.
3.1 Several different lava flows -- some up to 40 meteres thick.
3.1.1 Layer upon layer of basalt cooled and hardened on top of eachother.
3.1.1.1 These then became Lava Plateaus
4 Eurasian and American plates began to drift apart - new crust was formed
4.1 Atlantic ocean opened up
5 The Giants Causeway
5.1 One of the most distinctive parts of the plateau
5.1.1 Famous for its hexagonal shapes.
Show full summary Hide full summary

Similar

The Lymphatic System
james liew
Functions of Money
hannahcollins030
French Essay Writing Vocab
caitlindavies8
Using GoConqr to study English literature
Sarah Egan
Using GoConqr to study geography
Sarah Egan
Using GoConqr to study Economics
Sarah Egan
Using GoConqr to teach science
Sarah Egan
Using GoConqr to learn French
Sarah Egan
Using GoConqr to teach Maths
Sarah Egan
Using GoConqr to teach English literature
Sarah Egan
Using GoConqr to study Art
Sarah Egan